Compaq Presario 1800

This stylish, speedy notebook doubles as a portable jukebox

WHAT'S HOT: The Presario 1800 caters to Web surfers and music lovers, with six programmable quick-launch buttons and a separate set of buttons for operating the laptop as a stand-alone CD player. You can even play one track or the entire CD repeatedly if you wish--an unusual extra. The easy-to-read LCD window on the front edge shows the current music track and time remaining, plus the current battery charge, even with the case closed.

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