A lot of you out there fear that buying a netbook without a CD/DVD drive will hinder your ability to get stuff done or enjoy watching a movie on a long flight but you can easily add virtual CD/DVDs to your netbook, check out my latest post on the laptop blog:
The Virtual CD lets you easily burn your CD/DVDs into ISO images, which then can instantly emulated as virtual CD/DVDs. Since my Eee PC comes with a hefty 160GB of harddrive, I can easily store many DVDs, especially if I am on a long travel. Plus, Virtual CD will be faster than any real physical drive at 200X speed.
Without a doubt, software like this will let you free yourself from carrying a full-fledged laptop.
Try it out yourself here by downloading the trial version here.