Find out all you need to know when buying a laptop, computer or tablet

Buying a laptop or computer can seem daunting. With such a huge range of computers and laptops on offer, working out what you need to know isn’t always easy. Tech specs and tech speak can leave you wondering what’s important – and what’s not. Which is where our handy Buying Guides come in.

Our Buying Guides tell you everything you need to know: what to look for when buying a laptop, a computer, and a tablet. They cover all the essential information, in an easy-to-understand format. Buying a laptop? Find out about all the essentials, such as RAM, hard drive capacity, processing speed and connectivity. You can find out how to buy a laptop that matches your needs and your lifestyle, while looking at all the factors that may affect your purchase.

Buying a computer? Whether you’re interested in Macs or PCs, you can find all the essential info you’ll need when buying a new computer. Our Buying Guides cover everything you need to know to help you choose from our range of Apple, Toshiba, HP, Acer and Asus desktops, laptops and tablets, as well as need-to-know info on monitors, processors, setting up a home office and so much more.

Buying Guide: ForwardIT - Explore Your Online World
Buying Guide: ForwardIT - Explore Your Online World

Harvey Norman brings to you ForwardIT - a website initiative from the South Australian government aiming to educate consumers about technology.

Buying Guide: How To Buy The Perfect PC
Buying Guide: How To Buy The Perfect PC

PC computers are great for a range of exciting experiences. Whether it's for 'everyday', 'professional', 'entertainment' and 'gaming', or for when you're 'on the go', there's a Windows 8 PC for you.
Harvey Norman provides for your convenience the following guide to buying the perfect PC from us.

Buying Guide: How To Set Up A Home Office
Buying Guide: How To Set Up A Home Office

Setting up a home office can improve your small business' productivity. We help you: choose the right laptop or desktop computer; set up a wireless network with router and modem; pick essential software like anti-virus security; and more.

Buying Guide: Laptops
Buying Guide: Laptops

Laptops, also known as notebooks, are versatile, portable, come in a range of sizes and boast different levels of features. So, how do you find the laptop that's right for your needs? Just follow our buying guide on notebook computers.

Buying Guide: LCD Monitors
Buying Guide: LCD Monitors

Buying an LCD monitor for your desktop computer isl about matching its features and functions — including size and usability — with your specific needs. Our comprehensive guide to choosing a monitor makes the decision easier.

Buying Guide: Microsoft Office
Buying Guide: Microsoft Office Discover the latest innovations and features from the latest version of Microsoft Office. Using your applications has never been easier thanks to the new Office user-friendly interface. Experience supreme compatibility with all of your devices, from phones to tablets to desktops.
Buying Guide: Understanding AMD Processors
Buying Guide: Understanding AMD Processors

Get blistering dual graphics capability, quad-core processing for serious multi-tasking, outstanding High Definition visuals and killer 3D-gaming with the AMD Quad-Core A8 Series Accelerated Processor.

Buying Guides: 2 in 1 Devices
Buying Guides: 2 in 1 Devices

In an increasingly mobile world, 2 in 1 devices are the natural evolution of laptop, notebook and tablet technology towards more powerful and highly functional personal devices.

Buying Guides: Desktops
Buying Guides: Desktops

Desktop computers boast fast processors, large memory and vast storage. They are powerful enough to run advanced software, the latest games and play video at the highest resolution. This guide will walk you through the choices involved so you get the best desktop for you.

Buying Guides: Windows 10
Buying Guides: Windows 10

This guide explains what you need to know about Windows 10 and why it can become the one interface that powers all your devices, including PCs, tablets and phones.

Compare Microsoft Surface
Compare Microsoft Surface

The future of tablets is here today in the shape of the Surface Pro 4. Online at Harvey Norman you will find the best tablets to buy, the only thing you have to decide is whether you want the Surface Pro 4, ranging from 128GB to 512GB of storage.

Explore Microsoft
Explore Microsoft

Learn everything you need to know about Microsoft products in this buying guide. Explore the available Windows devices, and discover Microsoft software and accessories for suitable finishing touches. Find the perfect combination for you.

Microsoft Holiday Gifts
Microsoft Holiday Gifts

These holidays treat yourself or a loved one to the ultimate gift from Microsoft. Choose from a range of Windows devices, such as All-in-one desktops, touch laptops and 2 in 1s. Find a Windows device suited to your needs, whether you require portability, power or performance.

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