Keyboard/typing problem

I was trying out the new MacBooks in the Apple Store last night and encountered a weird problem when typing on any MacBook I auditioned. Periodically when I was typing a sentence the cursor would do one of the following:
--- jump up one line and continue typing the current word in the middle of a previously completed line
--- delete the last word I typed
--- delete the last entire line I typed
I'm a very fast typist so it was hard for me to figure out what exactly was going on, but my suspicion is that some part of my hand, in the normal typing motion, is gently brushing some part of the trackpad (or else my pinky finger is inadvertantly pushing on the up/down/right/left arrow keys just to the right of normal typing position), causing these unwanted commands to be executed in the midst of typing.
I tried the same test on the MacBook Pro and never had any problems, so unless there is some technical glitch in all MacBooks (highly unlikely) I suspect it is an ergonomic problem with my (fairly traditional) typing style and the design of the MacBook.
Has anyone else experienced these sorts of issues with their MacBooks? I was thinking of getting one but as its primary purpose would be for writing it's completely out of the question unless I can circumvent this problem... (and the MacBook Pro is a bit pricey for me...)

You're exactly right. The reason the cursor is jumping and misplacing your text is that your hand is brushing the trackpad, which is itself probably set to allow clicking. You can get rid of this behaviour by checking the 'Ignore accidental trackpad input' button in the system preferences panel.
Unfortunately, this is a bit of double-edged sword as checking the box also leaves you with an occasional but nevertheless unpleasant trackpad input lag when, for example, creating or closing Safari tabs.
The MacBook Pros reportedly also had similar issues but some people claim it was remedied with the release of a software update for the keyboard. Who knows. I just know that I never had any such issues with my 12in G4 PB.
MacBook 1.83 13in 2Gb Ram 60Gb HD   Mac OS X (10.4.6)  

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