Computers: To buy, and Tabor student computers
It is not necessary to spend several thousand dollars on a new
computer / laptop to study at Tabor. A suitable Windows
based computer can be found for several hundred dollars.
Currently, new Apple laptops start at $1199.
Windows / PC
When buying a Windows laptop or computer, ensure it meets or
exceeds the following specifications:
Operating System: Windows 10 or higher
Processor: 1.6 ghz +
RAM: 2 gb - 4 gb
Hard drive: 80 gb +
Screen size: Whatever screen size suits your needs. Ensure the resolution is around 1024 x 768 or higher.
Apple / Mac
Any new computer from Apple (desktop or laptop) will be
sufficient for any online tasks.
All Apple laptops and the Apple iMac's now ship with both an integrated microphone and webcam.
The following specifications are recommended:
Mac OS X v10.6, v10.7, v10.8, or v10.9
Safari 5.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 17+, Google Chrome, or Opera 11+
Adobe Flash 220.127.116.11 or later.
512MB of RAM
Notes: An Apple iPad/iPhone, or Tablet/Smartphone is not suitable as your primary browsing device. You will be able to access Tabor Online with these devices and access content, but features such as uploading assignments, downloading audio files etc. will not be available on these devices.