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The Best Budget Laptop (and How to Shop for One)
New on Wirecutter: The Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG is the best cheap laptop of the 100-plus models we researched in 2016, with a solid-state drive, a 1080p screen, and dedicated graphics—unheard-of features at this price.
After researching dozens of computerized sewing machines, we think the Janome DC5100 is the most versatile for intermediate sewers or beginners who want to invest in more advanced features. We also have picks for quilters, small apartment dwellers, and people who want to buy from a dealer.
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