Here’s a video I did recently about why you might consider purchasing a Macbook Air as your primary notebook computer if you are a writer. Most of the reasons given can be generalized to a lot of other professions and casual uses. This computer is the best I’ve had, and I’ve had over 20 notebook computers during the past 20 years.
Go have a look at them at least and see what you think. Ask the salesperson how to use the trackpad for all the cool gestures you can use to control the computer. No more clicking on x and _ to manipulate windows!