Asus has expanded its notebook lineup today with a new model that aims to offer the perfect balance between a desktop replacement and an ultraportable computer. Bearing the forgettable The U30Jc also manages to fit in an optical drive, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 320GB hard disk spinning at 5,400RPM, HDMI-out, Wi-Fi, multi-touch trackpad and the usual webcam and microphone. The notebook has an aluminum enclosure and uses the widely-spaced island style keyboard that many manufacturers are opting for today. It's reasonably priced for just under $900 and immediately available on Newegg and other online sellers.