Removed several HP software, but had to reinstall them, as I found that they were needed for certain functions, e.g. on-screen display, wireless assistant.
The notebookreview DM1 forum thread is useful, but with 300 pages of posts, I'm struggling to find the gems quickly. Still at page 73 currently.
I brought the DM1 out once, and the battery life was good. Screen reflection was not too serious (I was in a cafe).
One more small glitch. After changing the power button setting to shutdown the laptop, the button continues to put the laptop to sleep only...