The Asus Eee PC 901—the new 8.9-inch Eee—is shipping now from Newegg (Amazon still has it on pre-order only). Configured with Atom processor, 1GB of RAM and 12GB of SSD storage, the little laptop can be yours for just $599.99. And in a strange cosmic occurrence, today is the day I expect to finally get my MSI Wind test unit.
We bought the girls (19 and 21) laptops for x-mas last year on the day after thanksgiving for almost nothing. Never been a laptop fan until we did. We set up a wireless network and man this is cool. I'm outside on my deck right now, listening to Mike and Mike as we speak. BUT, this toshiba is 15.4 inches with more RAM and more HDD space than the Eee and $150 less. I think the size of the screen really doesn't do it for me. My $.02