One of the tools in my podcast/audiobook narrating arsenal, is my Acer Chromebook. It’s super lightweight and the battery lasts for hours. It lets me take me work everywhere.
But the best thing? It flips into a tablet that I can use for narrating! Seriously. For the price of an Android tablet, I get a full keyboard and touchscreen that runs all sorts of Android applications (and can run Linux!).
Get yourself a better laptop (Windows or Chromebook) and you’ll be so very happy.