The 15-inch Sony Vaio S does gaming, Blu-ray, and a lot more, all while keeping the design thin and light.
Despite its good looks and a few useful new features, Apple's new iMac is all about business. You can find a larger screen for less, not to mention all kinds of digital entertainment features, but no other all-in-one at this price can boast similar performance. If you need a modestly priced all-in-one for getting work done, we'd recommend no other system.
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Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro makes only minor tweaks to the previous version, but cutting prices and swapping the ExpressCard slot for an SD card slot are enough to make it a solid improvement over its predecessor.
Viewsonic's 8-inch DPG807 has a lot of positives, including decent image quality, an attractive design, and a couple of nice extras--but some quirks hold it back from a higher rating.
Apple's redesigned 15-inch MacBook Pro boasts a redesigned aluminum body that's stunning, thin, and sturdy; a new trackpad with expanded functionality; and a dual graphics setup for either longer battery life or better performance, but there's now less incentive to spend extra for it because its 13-inch mainstream cousin received a greater overhaul.
Apple MacBook Air (Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz
Apple MacBook Pro (Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz
The HP Compaq Presario SR1910NX is as strong a system as any other $400 computer, but that's not saying a lot. Spend a bit more--while still staying firmly rooted in the budget class--and you can push its replacement date back a couple years.
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If you're looking for a feature-packed flash player but you don't want to spend a ton to get one, Creative's Zen Nano Plus is the device for you.
Powerful, slim, and backed by a top-notch warranty, the HP Compaq nc8230 shows that you don't have to make compromises to travel light.