I will be using it to store (but not listen to) music on and load an iPod or whatever on.
Other than that, it needs Excel and Word. And that's pretty much it. Oh, and, like, Windows Media Player or something to watch porn.
a) I'm not sure how much 'cheap' is.
b) I don't know what 'specs' or anything I want. I don't know what they mean. Just, use your brains.
c) I don't mind whether it's a Mac or a Windows thingy.