Question of the Day: Do You Really Need a $1000 Laptop?

With the economy sucking, pricey new MacBooks hitting store shelves and the increasing popularity of netbooks, one has to wonder whether or not we really need to spend $1000 on a laptop these days. I mean, incremental upgrades on MacBooks alone will cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars. So, take a moment to think about what kind of performance you really need and ask yourself whether or not there are sub $1000 laptops out there that can handle the job.

Poll Results from last question: "Do You Prefer Self-Checkout Lines"

33.5% always use self-checkout
11% always uses registers
31.8% only uses self-checkout when they have a small number of purchases
21.7% use whatever is open
2% chose "other"