Laptops Take Center Stage

My spin: Check out the Washington Posts annual laptop buyers guide. I recently bought a 500MHZ, 256MB RAM IBM Thinkpad on eBuay for $481 and am very pleased with it (and it’s DVD player)!. I now have a wireless network card and regular ethernet card, along with the built in modem – I’m set.
Washington Post News Clip: In May, for the first time, the dollar value of laptop sales nudged past that of desktop computer sales — and it doesn’t look to stop growing anytime soon.
These signs of life in an otherwise sluggish market have manufacturers excited enough to show some signs of life of their own. While desktops haven’t changed much over the past year, except for sporting lower price tags, this year’s laptops look and work a lot differently than last year’s. (full story)