April 3, 2002
A computer buyer's confidence checklist: Evaluate
Lora writes: "When we suggested developing a Computer Usability Index, which would help people gauge "How useful is Z Computer System that is available today for my purposes?", we received thoughtful responses from readers. And as skeptical as this may sound, one person pointed out that it would be difficult to overcome the pressure of advertising. The pressures of advertising is an important issue that consumers should always keep in mind. Do you take review sites with a grain of salt or do you follow the guru of the month? In an effort to help sort through what you can trust, here's a "A Computer Buyer's Confidence Checklist: Evaluate Product Evaluators and their Evaluations". USE it well."