A visit to your local computer shop can be overwhelming: tablets, desktops, laptops, ram, storage, security...wow! That is a lot to take in for a newbie and we haven't even mentioned PC's vs Macs.
You can spend as little as $100 or into the thousands. Here's a pro tip, unless you are doing some serious gaming on your computer, it is extremely unlikely that you will need to buy much more than a base model for a few hundred dollars at most.
Before you head to the computer store, be sure to check out the following links for some basic computer buying education. A computer or tablet is a large purchase that you only make ever few years, arm yourself with knowledge so that you make the best choice.