This is a review of the toshiba satellite pro a100. We have owned ours for approx 2 years and it's a very functional laptop. It has a widescreen which makes watching DVD's on it, a pleasure! You are able to burn DVD's and CD's using the laptop. The battery is very good and seems to last a very long time - there is an icon which appears at the bottom right hand corner which displays how much batter life is left. Down the left hand side of the keyboard, there are four buttons which play/pause/fwd/rwd your DVD's. The only trouble we have had with the laptop is related to a virus, so nothing to do with the laptop at all! The laptop has a slot for an SD card, so you are able to easily download photos onto it. The sound quality is very fairly average, but we watch a lot of DVD's on it, and it is adequate for that.