Try the forum pickers at http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19680_102-0.html?threadID=350349&tag=forums06;forum-threads
(Let's see if that Microsofty posts about the Microsoft picker which is listed in that link?)
Also, look at newegg.com and their picker. I like that because you can pick by price and get a listing of what's available today.
Off the top I'm thinking those Acer Timeline models might be a good idea. Most have 8 or more hour battery time.
I want to get a laptop to carry with me when I travel; I want to be able to watch movies on an airplane, do my e-mail, play flash type games on FB and do some simple photo editing (Picasa) and photo uploading while on vacation. I don't need a desktop replacement and sound is only important as far as the movies go.
Christine (who prefers a PC)