I don't mind the brand, as long as it doesn't come with the windows tax.
I want it small, small enough to carry anywhere. I want decent battery life and a large hard drive on it. I want to be able to hook it up and turn it into a friendly email checker and web browser with a nice 1080p monitor.
Always Innovating Touch Book
ArchOS 7 Internet Tablet
The ArchOS 7 Internet Tablet is also tempting. This is $280.
Dell Ubuntu Netbook
Dell is offering a good deal on Ubuntu netbooks. I thought I saw one for under $250.