I should consider myself lucky.. I for one HATE paint jobs. I also find the IBM laptops sooo boring looking (although i admit they are good machines).
I prefer the sleek silver look. come on already Mitac 8050!!
Also the W1 is designed as a multimedia entertainment notebook with features such as TV Tuner, A/V Input and capture, remote control, front panel LED display, possibly HDTV output. (Of course this is for the more expensive version. I don't think the less expensive version without the AV options is worth it)