A netbook is a small, lightweight, and relatively inexpensive laptop computer. It is commonly used for travel and has becoming increasingly popular in education because of their word processing programs. One of the top ten netbooks is the Acer Aspire One (AOD 255-2509). This netbook has a 160 GB hard drive, 1GB of memory, and a battery life of four hours. The Acer screen size is 10.1 inches, includes a webcam, and has a built in digital microphone. The Acer Aspire One is the second of its kind to have a dual core processor, the first being the Asus Eee PC 1015PN. The two are the same in size and both have the same style chiclet keyboard as well as the same pixel screen at 1024 * 600. The Asus has a battery life of 8 hours instead of 4 hours and has a larger hard drive of 250 GB. The Asus Eee PC provides built in wi-fi and HD capability. The Acer Aspire One is priced between $199.99-260.00 while the Ass Eee PC 1015PN is a bit higher at around $375.00.