Well, Go on, touch them already, they didn't add a multi-touch screen and touch specific programs like a Bulletin Board and ReelTime to the new Satellite M505 and U505 laptops just for you to look at. Launching November 1st these Windows 7 laptops can be configured with a 14" or 13" touchscreen and bundled with Toshiba's new touch ready software package called Toshiba LifeSpace.
Acer just announced the Aspire AS5738PG, their first multi-touch notebook, that will ship with Windows 7 on October 22nd. Unlike many mobile PCs that sport a touchscreen the Aspire AS5738PG doesn't fold flat like a tablet, opting for a conventional laptop configuration. This doesn't take away from the ability to use the touchscreen; it just changes the focus of touch technology from that of a tablet.
Joanna Stern from Laptop Mag stopped by MSI's booth at CES 2009 and took a look at the U120H with a touch diplsay. The netbook isn't scheduled to hit the market anytime soon, but it's example of how the company's trying to innovate and improve its netbooks.