Okay, so I'm thinking about finally updating my old laptop (Windows ME doesn't really do it for me anymore, y'know?) and I want to cash in on some bargains while the promise - threat? - of Vista brings down the prices on machines currently running XP ... I was seriously considering switching over to a MacBook so I could do the dual boot-up thingie, but then this little baby caught my eye:
Good screen size (17"), plenty of memory (2048 MB), rewritable DVD drive (that means it can write to CDs too, right?), a TV tuner (that may come in handy someday), dual 80 GB hard drives ... If anyone can recommend this model (or point me towards any other good ones), I'm all ears.
I'm looking at dial-up services for my mother-in-law. They don't use the 'net for much, so even the extra $10/month for DSL isn't really worth it for them. Most of the services I found are around the $9.95/month ballpark. My question is this: