IBM’s note book computers are one of the best on the market. I have one (which I got used from eBay) and would buy another in a heart beat. There are others, like Toshiba’s Portege that I also like quite a bit.
News Factor writes The Thinkpad R51 displays neither the slim and trim profile of an ultra-thin laptop nor the glitter of the svelte metallic packages of competing products. However, IBM has made up for the lack of product sex appeal by enabling customers to customize a perfect configuration. (full story)