Here's another cool option for those who are currently looking for a good laptop to buy:
The Lenovo Y550
Obviously not a netbook, this machine runs on a 2GHz Core 2 Duo T4200 processor and 2GB of DDR3 memory. Other specs include 250GB hard disk, 6-cell battery, integrated DVD writer, and touch-sensitive Desktop Navigator shortcut bar.
You get all that for only $699.