Which Laptop/Notebook Do You Prefer? HP/SONY/APPLE?

I'm planning to buy a second laptop... At present I own a Compaq Presario with Windows Vista Home and AMD Turion..... So which brand do you prefer? The brands I like are Sony Vaio, HP or Compaq, Apple (maybe). As I own a Compaq I am Looking for Sony Vaio CR Series... Also, I would like to know about... show more I'm planning to buy a second laptop... At present I own a Compaq Presario with Windows Vista Home and AMD Turion.....

So which brand do you prefer? The brands I like are Sony Vaio, HP or Compaq, Apple (maybe).

As I own a Compaq I am Looking for Sony Vaio CR Series...

Also, I would like to know about Apple Notebooks. Which is better Apple or Vaio? Can you please point outs the pros and cons of these two brands?

Again, Which other brand do you recommed?
Update: Regarding the usage... I work 12 to 18 hours a day.... I am looking for Sony Vaio CR http://www.sony.co.in/product/vgn-cr23g/...
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