At the most basic level, liquid and electricity don’t mix. Liquid spills on any electronic device are bad news — and if the liquid has sugar, flavoring, or anything else dissolved in it, you’ve got more problems that just avoiding a short circuit.
Back to school season means parents everywhere are looking for pencils, paper, backpacks and more to prepare their kids for the fall. It also means questions for the Geek Squad on what technology will best help their kids with their school work. Thanks to the explosion of cheap netbook computers, one of the more common questions we’re seeing is “Netbook or Laptop, which should I get?”