Even with a 6 hour battery I need to post a sticky why we should not be using the battery when there is AC. Most laptops have 300 cycle batteries and at over 100 bucks why would you want to squander that resource?

Ok, my son finds that many of the high schools are getting netbooks. I'm going to offer one and see where you go with that.

http://www.amazon.com/Acer-AS1410-2039-11-6-Inch-Windows-Premium/dp/B002P3KVAY
Bob