HEXUS took a look at how laptop prices have plummeted in the last year or so and investigated the kind of options that currently exist in the sub-£500 market.
But why pay for a laptop when you can get it for free... kind of?
Numerous broadband providers are chomping on the bit to give you a free laptop if you sign up to various broadband packages for a fixed length of time. What's cool is that you get to keep the laptop once the period is up, so it's a little more than just a sales gimmick.
We take a look at a number of options open to the consumer looking for broadband Internet - be it mobile- of home-based - and evaluate which offer the best value for money.
Read on to find out.