The popular Yoga gets a buttoned-up ThinkPad version, complete with a clever hidden keyboard.
Toshiba's experimental extra-wide-screen ultrabook gets a Windows 8 software upgrade, but it turns the Toshiba Satellite U845W into a computer imperfectly matched for what Windows 8 has to offer.
Highlights of the latest release include improved mobile operation, cloud integration, and editing tools.
A nice, but not necessarily must-have update, Adobe Lightroom 5 remains a strong program for working with raw images.
QuickBooks Premier 2006 is the best upgrade in years. Its slick new interface is the best in small-business accounting, and its accounting toolkit is easy to learn. Small but growing businesses should buy it.
The third version of Lenovo's ultralight 14-inch laptop, the X1 Carbon, gets nearly all the basics right while adding a few new twists, including a function key row that changes app by app.
The niftiest new feature in this consumer video-editing application is Time Stretch, which lets you slow down, speed u,p and reverse clips.
While there are a handful of new capabilities in the update to Adobe's entry-level image editor, the most noticeable is a more readable interface intended for middle-aged eyes.
Though the HTC Windows Phone 8X brings some needed OS freshness to Sprint, its sluggish processor and average display make it hard to recommend for anyone but committed Windows Phone 8 fans.