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You don't want that, you want this!

Talk me through buying a new laptop like I'm 5... [more inside]
posted by Chorus on Sep 2, 2014 - 11 answers

Which iMac Should I Purchase?

Help me figure out which iMac I should buy. [more inside]
posted by dbirchum on Aug 4, 2014 - 10 answers

Run away from a used car that's barely been driven in years?

I'm in the market for a used car, and I know that it's bad news when a car isn't driven regularly. I've found one that's otherwise good for me. I don't know how little driving is too little, whether the kinds of problems that result could be checked by a mechanic's pre-purchase inspection, and whether my own tough driving patterns make any difference. [more inside]
posted by daisyace on Jul 26, 2014 - 8 answers

Final pre-purchase car questions!

Continuing my car questions (1, 2, 3). We’re buying a gently used Forester. Two questions I need to resolve before picking up the car: should I finance any part of the purchase (can pay all cash), and should I pay to extend the bumper-to-bumper warranty to seven years? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Mar 26, 2014 - 14 answers

I'd like to buy 6 months of unlimited Internet in England.

I'm moving house next weekend and new place does not have WiFi. It's a six month lease and I'll probably be moving out of the country after that. I use a lot of internet (streaming music, downloading podcasts, films, sending large files, using cloud services, etc.) and so I need something unlimited or pretty near it. Everything I'm seeing online so far is either too much £ for too little internet (£20 for 2GB per month, seriously??) or too much commitment (12-18 month contracts for phone, broadband and TV). I only need internet. What are my options, if any? Thanks!
posted by iamkimiam on Mar 9, 2013 - 11 answers

A smaller car with great gas mileage?

It's time for me to get a new car. I'm leaning towards a smaller car. What should I get? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jan 21, 2013 - 55 answers

Looking for projector in Minneapolis / St. Paul metro area.

Looking for projector in Minneapolis / St. Paul metro area. [more inside]
posted by senterstyle on Feb 27, 2012 - 4 answers

Where can I find cheap bulk 256mb usb drives?

Where can I get a pack of four or five 256/512 mb usb flash drives to be used as give-aways? [more inside]
posted by robobrent on Apr 13, 2011 - 19 answers

How do I get British things sent to the US?

Does a service exist that will allow me to purchase things overseas that aren't available in the US and have them shipped to the US? Some kind of forwarding service? [more inside]
posted by tylerkaraszewski on Mar 11, 2011 - 5 answers

I will freak out if I actually have to write a $550k check.

How much cash do you actually have to part with when buying a house? How many other fees and charges are there on top of the down payment? [more inside]
posted by tylerkaraszewski on Mar 1, 2011 - 42 answers

Help me buy a tabla. Please.

I would like to buy a tabla (online) as a gift, but I know nothing. Can you help me? [more inside]
posted by HopStopDon'tShop on Sep 1, 2010 - 3 answers

And no, not a Snuggy...

What's the most useful item you own that would easily fit into a backpack? [more inside]
posted by karminai on Aug 30, 2010 - 40 answers

ET, Loan Home

Buying a house before starting a new job? [more inside]
posted by MsMolly on May 6, 2010 - 11 answers

So the MacGyver version of the Ipad or the one where I leave well enough alone?

Trying to decide if I should get the 16gb ipad and hack the crap out of it or, for 200 bucks more, get the 64gb and treat it well. [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Mar 16, 2010 - 19 answers

HDTV-buying for the confused

My sis wants to buy a flat-panel HDTV, but is not terribly familiar with either the nomenclature or the various technologies underlying current-gen panel TVs. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by killdevil on Feb 9, 2010 - 10 answers

Please help me find the make/model I want, so I can focus on the next steps. Thanks!

I need to buy a new, used or certified used car real quickly. I could use some help deciding on a make and model that meets some specific criteria. [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Aug 7, 2009 - 13 answers

Japan or bust: recommend a camera

I'm planning on going to Japan later on in the year, and I need a new camera. [more inside]
posted by doctor.dan on Jan 30, 2009 - 22 answers

there's got to be a way to save me money somewhere

What's the best way to buy a Mac? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Jan 7, 2009 - 10 answers

I'm a PC

mac purchase advice: I'd like to pick up a used mac laptop on ebay for under $400. What specs or models should I look for that will give me the least buyers regret? [more inside]
posted by jak68 on Oct 1, 2008 - 14 answers

When will we see new MacBook Pros? When should I buy mine?

I will have $3000 saved by the end of this month. I am hoping to spend it on a high-end 15" MBP. I am currently a high school senior, and am looking to replace my aging P4 desktop with a laptop that will last me into college. When is it likely that Apple will release new MBPs? [more inside]
posted by nokry56 on Sep 9, 2008 - 58 answers

What are the implications of buying an existing LLC in Massachusetts?

What are the implications of buying an existing LLC in Massachusetts? [more inside]
posted by pikaboy202 on Jan 17, 2008 - 4 answers

Estimating when a specific airfare will increase?

Estimating how long I can wait to book a specific airfare I found, before that fare increases... [more inside]
posted by sparrows on Sep 20, 2007 - 10 answers

American Bringing Cuban Goods into the U.S.

I'm an American traveling to Cuba legally (under a general license). What are the restrictions on what I can/cannot bring back into the U.S.?
posted by cookie googleman on Sep 17, 2007 - 3 answers

Let's do the (Microsoft) time warp

Where can I buy (or otherwise acquire) a legit copy of Windows 98 SE these days? [more inside]
posted by phaded on Jun 11, 2007 - 11 answers

Any suggestions for a good homebrew rig to run a VM on?

I'm looking to build a Virtual Machine friendly PC box. I'm hoping to spend no more then $600 on it to start (that will not include a moniter; I don't need one), but the key is to have it be quite expandable in the future (say 1 to 1.5 years). I don't need a lot of starting RAM, just enough to run one or two low demand VMs (one with XP on it). Any good suggestions for what I should look to buy (full specs please)? I assume I should be looking into the newer chips, right? Thank you!
posted by TrueVox on Sep 4, 2006 - 7 answers

It crunches when I type

I'm looking for a new keyboard. My current one is wireless, and I am tired of buying batteries. I have a lengthy feature list, inside. [more inside]
posted by bkudria on Mar 3, 2006 - 6 answers

How to get peach Mentos

I'm a HUGE mentos fan! I've seen there are peach flavor mentos available in Japan. Does anyone know a way to order/buy japanese candy (specifically peach mentos) in the US? [more inside]
posted by scottfi on Aug 18, 2005 - 4 answers

What to buy Mum for her 65th birthday?

My mum will be 65 on March 18. She can just about buy anything her wee little heart desires. I cannot because money is, well, in short supply. What should I get/buy/do for her birthday? [more inside]
posted by deborah on Mar 8, 2005 - 21 answers

Laptop Question

Another laptop question. [more inside]
posted by Juicylicious on Dec 5, 2004 - 6 answers

Processor speed, RAM, hard drive speed-- Where's the best bang for the buck?

Processor speed, RAM, hard drive speed-- Where's the best bang for the buck? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by trharlan on Feb 4, 2004 - 13 answers

How can I get one of these eyeball webcams without reading Japanese?

For obvious reasons, I want this. The problem is that I don't read Japanese. I've tried Google, but searching "eyeball webcam" doesn't really narrow down results.

Is there a caring, Japan residing MeFite that can help me accomplish this goal?
posted by eyeballkid on Dec 9, 2003 - 20 answers

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