"Better design & value that IBM T42"3.5 starson
Pros: Nice form factor/low weight. Hot-swappable optical drive. Security panel for the truly paranoid. Large disk available (80 GB). Memory expandable to 2 GB. Keyboard has a solid feel to it. Low price for the feature set.
Cons: The touchpad is occasionally flaky and annoying for the first 10 minutes after cold boot. During that time, the pad is often overly sensitive; adjusting mouse settings to compensate is an extremely tedious process. The computer runs a bit hot, but not o