Perfect economical PC or Mac replacement for the net-centric user
If you do most of your work on a computer _at work_ and then mostly check Facebook, listen to music, and watch videos on your home computer, you might be a good candidate for this Samsung Chromebook. It boots fast, requires a quick and seamless setup, and can do most of the things you probably want your computer to do with less bloat and extraneous bluster. $240 for the Samsung 11.6" Chromebook (XE303C12), free shipping
This model is probably the most purchased Chromebook because of its generally solid build quality. It does what you need it to, and that's it. Multi-touch pad, 16GB SSD for what you don't want to store in the cloud or on an external drive, and it weighs under 3 pounds, making it a uniquely portable machine.