But, computer lust continues. Now Sony has announce the latest edition to the "T-series":http://www.sonystyle.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/eCS/Store/en/-/USD/SY_BrowseCatalog-Start?CategoryName=cpu_VAIONotebookComputers_TSeries&PageNumber=0&Dept=computers T-350P/L. About $2000 street. What's new, well, it includes an EDGE modem so that on Cingular, you get for $80/month unlimited data and automagic switching between Wifi and EDGE (this gives you about 80-100Kbps).
Not yet quite available, but the upper models now come with 60GB driver, DVD dual layer RW drives etc. About $2,200 according to "Pricegrabber.com":http://www.pricegrabber.com/p__Sony_VAIO_VGN_T350_L_PM_753_1_2GHz_2MBL2_400MHz_512MB_60GB_DVD_R_DL_EDGE_56K_Nic_802_11bg_BT_10_6_XB_XPH,__8872096/search=sony+t-350
There is the similar T-340P/L which is about $2000 according to "Pricegrabber":http://www.pricegrabber.com/p__Sony_VAIO_VGN_T340P_L_PM_753_1_2GHz_2MBL2_400MHz_512MB_60GB_DVD_CDRW_EDGE_56K_Nic_802_11bg_BT_10_6_XB_XPP,__8872094/search=sony+t-340 which is similar but doesn't have the fancy DVD drive. A better buy really since I'm pretty sure most folks won't be burning many DVDs with these things for those who want the Edge. Get the T-360P/L if you want 1GB of memory. List for $2400.
Otherwise, the Sony T-250P/L by the way is the same model line but without the EDGE technology and so a little cheaper at less than $2000 according to "Pricegrabber":http://www.pricegrabber.com/search_getprod.php/masterid=6199877. The T-140P/L is a little slower and only has a DVD/CD-RW but is just $1500 according to "Pricegrabber":http://www.pricegrabber.com/search_getprod.php/masterid=4762539