The dual-core version of the ThinkPad x100e is a much better bet than the original single-core version. Battery life is still an issue, but it's a nice-to-the-touch 11.6-inch business Netbook.
Acer's desktop replacement, the Aspire 9300-5005, breaks the $1,000 mark and includes some unexpected extras, but don't expect the performance to match more expensive systems.
If you want that white MacBook look without buying a Mac, the Fujitsu LifeBook A3110 is pretty much the only game in town, as long as you're happy with the set-in-stone default specs and woeful battery life.
Dual-core AMD Turion: slow out of the gate
We all know how great Intel's Centrino Duo laptop processor is, but how does it compare to the brand new Turion 64 X2 from rivals AMD?
The CeBIT show in Hanover was a good chance to take a look at the way PCs are evolving. The scary news is they're leaving us poor humans, far, far behind
The introduction of AMD's chips into two ThinkPad models breaks Intel's longtime monopoly on Lenovo's line of notebooks.
If you're thinking about buying a low-priced Netbook, you might first consider this HP laptop for $299.
HP was one of the early trend-setters in the ultrathin laptop market with its Voodoo design. But this has languished for more than a year.