It won't run Photoshop or play games, but add a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse and the Asus Chromebit turns any HDMI-compatible display or television into a Web-surfing station.
Alienware Alpha Desktop Computer
There are many ways to put PC games on a living room TV, and the Alienware Steam Machine is one of the most ambitious. Like all new console launches, there are rocky patches, but the biggest hurdle may be proving why Steam OS is a better choice than Windows.
Apple iMac with 4K Retina display ( 21.5-inch, 2015)
The smallest Apple iMac trades up to a 4K display, and jumps to newer, but still not the latest, processors. While the design hasn't changed, newly crafted accessories with rechargeable batteries and Lightning connectors add flair and convenience.
Lenovo ThinkCentre Chromebox 10H5
The Lenovo ThinkCentre Chromebox doesn't exactly inspire, but if you or your employees need simple online access, it performs well for a very small investment.
Acer Revo One RL85_Pw5010U
The Acer Revo is a do-it-all media-friendly PC that can fit anywhere.
Intel Compute Stick
This inexpensive PC is an exciting experiment, but the tablet hardware can't quite keep up with Intel's vision of a mini-PC.
HP Pavilion 300-020 Mini
Smaller and less expensive than a Mac Mini, the HP Pavilion Mini focuses on big storage over fast performance.
Apple Mac Mini ( 2014)
While its sealed-case limitations will turn off power users, Apple's least expensive Mac delivers a solid OS X experience in a compact box with similar performance to the entry-level MacBook Air and iMac models.
Gaming all-in-one desktops are rare, and not for everyone, but the MSI AG270 is a self-contained gaming rig.
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HP Envy 23xt Beats Special Edition
This 23-inch all-in-one is built for entertainment, offering great speakers and a striking look. But the glossy, reflective display throws a wrench in the works.
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