I just bought a Lenovo 3000 N100 notebook after an extensive search. Full details on my search results are here.
Gateway’s latest notebook, the NX570X is $700 after a $200 instant savings. It’s hard to know exactly which notebook is for you but some things to consider are weight, RAM, hard disk size, wireless options and security options (built in is good if you can).
The new Gateway NX570 Series features advanced performance technologies such as Intel Core Duo processors, integrated Bluetooth and 802.11a/b/g wireless. Configurations of the new notebook are Microsoft Vista Capable or Microsoft Vista Premium Ready and are eligible for a for a free upgrade to Microsoft Windows Vista thanks to the Microsoft Windows Vista Express Upgrade Program.
I’ve been through several Gateway computers and the only reason I didn’t buy one recently was due to over-heating issues with the past two computers. I’m hoping this problem is solved in the NX570X.
The new Gateway NX570 features a 6-in-1 media card and connected directly to a digital camera, digital video camera and computer peripherals through its four USB 2.0 ports and IEEE 1394 port.
Gateway has been making great computers for years and their support is top notch.