For discriminating ears and eyes, the XPS 27 (2017) all-in-one offers the best combination of features for the money.
The new Endless Mission Mini and Mission One are small, inexpensive and can teach you coding.
The Asus VivoPC X isn't just paying lip service to VR -- this $799 (roughly £650, AU$1,100) machine has two HDMI ports to make headset hookups easy.
If you're interested in 3D printing, you have to check out this high-tech HP computer that has a built-in 2D and 3D scanner.
The HP Omen X builds a powerful gaming desktop with smart ergonomics into a bold but expensive statement piece.
Samsung quietly reveals the "ArtPC Pulse Premium" -- a consumer-friendly desktop with a built-in Harmon Kardon speaker system, decent specs and a very Apple-esque shape.
This expensive build of the Origin PC Millennium is overkill for even most VR gamers, but the component selection, tuning and hands-on support are top-of-the-line.
This desktop computer that straps to your back makes untethered virtual reality an actual reality.
A small-but-powerful gaming cube, with the latest Nvidia graphics.
The latest Intel Compute Stick takes a big leap forward in power -- and price -- while still being capable of turning any TV into a PC when not traveling in your pocket.
One of the most premium-feeling (and premium-priced) of the first generation of VR-ready gaming desktops, the Origin PC Chronos is compact but powerful.
The included NFC wristband unlocks a secret hard-drive partition and triggers overclocking.
The Lenovo 610S stores and streams movies, and also plays them via a wireless projector.
With a slim body and anti-glare 24-inch IPS screen, this is a shot at taking back a few desktops from the iMac.
Another entry in the Stick PC field, offering Windows 10 for under $130.
The Corsair Bulldog takes 4K PC gaming, adds in liquid cooling and then puts it all a silent and small(ish) case designed for the living room.
The new premium Zen AiO range from Asus has aluminium unibody design, killer sound and even has Intel's RealSense 3D camera built in.
The iMac with 5K Retina display now starts at $1,999, but keeps last year's CPUs.