The desktops, laptops, monitors, and components we're looking forward to seeing this spring.
The outlook:The 20-inch iMac is our favorite of Apple's new round of desktops, mostly due to its outstanding performance.
Read our review of the 20-inch iMac.
Price: Starts at $1,999
Availability: Shipping by late April
The outlook: Dell's attempt at an upscale luxury brand could appeal to design-conscious consumers who, for one reason or another, won't switch to a MacBook.
Read our hands-on preview of the Dell Adamo.
Price: Around $300
Availability: Q2 2009
The outlook: It's a NAS drive, it's a Wi-Fi router, it's a digital photo frame...
Price: Starts at $399
The outlook: A long-overdue 10-inch version of Dell's popular 9-inch Netbook.
Read more about the Dell Mini 10.
The outlook: D-Link DNS-726-4 NVR Pro is a surveillance-oriented NAS with multichannel digital video camera support and sophisticated management software.
Availability: Now in Japan, soon in the U.S.
The outlook:Dell's budget-priced touch-screen all-in-one may emerge as the leader in the new low-cost segment of this category.
Price: TBD--likely under $700
Availability: spring 2009
The outlook: A step up (both in power and price) from standard Netbooks, with AMD's new Athlon Neo CPU.
Read more about the HP Pavilion dv2.
The outlook: Samsung's first LED backlit monitor.
Price: Around $600
Availability: Some limited international availability, wider U.S. release spring 2009
The outlook: The first Netbook to use VIA's Nano--a competitor to the Intel Atom CPU.
Read more about the Samsung NC20.
Availability: Now, but hard to find
The outlook: Samsung offers this 120Hz LCD with Nvidia's 3DVision kit, which creates amazing stereoscopic 3D effects in PC games and movies.
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