With a full 128GB SSD at a great price and a thin, light design, the Toshiba Portege Z835 is one of the best deals in ultrabook-style laptops to date.
The P330 delivers good images in a pocketable, easy-to-use package, though processing times may annoy power users.
Aperture and iPhoto now can handle raw images from Canon's new midrange SLR as well as some higher-end compact cameras from Sony, Olympus, Nikon, and Fujifilm.
Adobe's image editing and cataloging software supports 25 new cameras and addresses image-quality problems on Fujiflm's X-Trans and EXR sensors.
Nikon has announced a range of new cameras, including the Coolpix A compact camera with APS-C sensor, as well as an "affordable" 80-400mm telephoto lens.
This machine, which packs a 128GB solid state drive and a 1.4GHz Intel Core i3-2367M processor, becomes one of the least-expensive ultrabooks from a top-tier vendor.
With some new 2012 models getting great reviews, the ultrabook competition is heating up.
The new devices could appear later this year, with hybrid disk drives helping keep costs low, according to a report.
Prices for Intel-based ultrabooks from major brands such as Toshiba, and Acer remain well below $1,000, keeping the pressure on Apple's pricier MacBook Air.