Solid-state drives are appealing because they boot faster, run applications quicker and reduce noise and power consumption.
But there's a catch. Toshiba said its Portege R600-ST4203 will be available in June and only sold direct. And the real kicker: The laptop will run you $3,499.99. Innovation has its price, but given the rise of the netbook the Portege R600-ST4203 isn't likely to find a lot of buyers.