so i was in the market for a new laptop for school... mostly for portability reasons... i have a 20 inch iMac at home that would be my "workhorse" and so i was looking at getting the 13 in white macbook for about $1200 with an education discount... my budget is roughly $1400. so last night we went to best buy to check out surround sound systems for our living room and i wandered over to the apple section.... where a bright yellow sticker caught my eye... "open item" MBA 1.6ghz 80GB for $699!!!!! i wasn't even considering the MBA because of $$$, but this just blew my mind! so i got it however, they couldn't find the restore discs and have to order new ones from apple so that they can restore it and remove the demo software off of it. so it will be a couple days before i actually get it. i was a little worried about it being open item, but best buy reassured me that if anything doesn't work properly or anything is wrong with it i can return it. and now i have extra money from my budget to buy peripherals needed... such as apple care via apple store... external cd-rom.... i got a 320GB external hard drive... and now i'm in the market for a nice case to carry my new little friend in! ahhh i'm so excited!! haha i feel i have now truly turned into an apple geek.