NEC has a new ultraportable laptop coming out, the NEC LaVie LA700/DD1F. Not much information currently available, and so far it looks like it’s initially only going to be sold in Asia.
Specifications: 12″ Widescreen Display – 1280×768 Intel Celeron M383 (1GHz) Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Intel Video Chipset 512MB of RAM (Max 2GB!) Dual Layer DVD Writer 80GB Hard drive space Less than 1300 EUR/$1600 USD
Of note, it comes with some kind of a remote control, similar to what you see with Windows Media Center machines.