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HP TouchSmart 600 Quad: Mediacentric All-in-One Delivers Great Performance and Stellar Sound

HP's latest TouchSmart PC packs a punch, delivering strong media-theater functionality and the line's signature TouchSmart style.

Can the iPhone 4 Maintain Apple's Top-Dog Status?

The iPhone 4 is already a hit with users, but has Apple done enough to fend off Android-based smartphone challengers?


Lenovo Mini Wireless Keyboard N5901: Couch Potatoes, Your Keyboard-Mouse Is Here

It's not perfect, but this compact keyboard makes a useful addition to any media center PC.


Gateway ZX4300-01e: Speedy All-in-One Makes a Few Compromises

Gateway’s 20-inch all-in-one desktop might be fast, but it takes a lot of hits to achieve its balance of speed and cost.

CyberPower Gamer Ultra 9000: A Great Case Makes for a Great Computer

CyberPower's latest mainstream PC packs a compelling combination of performance and value into an impressive case.

Gateway ZX6900-01e: Strong Big-Screen Performance at a Compelling Price

Aside from a few dings and dents on its specifications sheet, this large all-in-one PC produces great numbers for its relatively meager price.

Micro Express Microflex 88B: Not the Best, but the Most Connected

The Microflex 88B mainstream desktop PC may not win any speed races, but it cruises to the finish line in Blu-ray and USB 3.0 style

HP Z200 Workstation SFF: Best-in-Class Business Performance in a Compact Shell

HP's Z200 offers category-leading performance for business-class desktops, but its premium components will cost you.

Gateway DX4831-03: A Great General-Purpose Mainstream PC

As long as gaming isn’t your thing, you’ll find much to love in the do-everything-else Gateway DX4831-03 midsize tower desktop.

Desktop PCs: Best Places to Buy

Making a desktop PC purchase? Our research shows that is the place to go to first.

Our Research Methodology: Best Places to Buy

We called, we shopped, and we checked out the Websites to find and rank the best places for buying tech gear.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5: Rugged and Sleek, but Touchy

Sony's tough-but-fashionable TX5 offers excellent low-light shooting, but its touchscreen and menus are drawbacks.

HP All-in-One 200: 21.5-inch All-in-One Offers Great Performance in Tight Spaces

Though it lacks a touchscreen, HP's All-in-One 200 offers excellent performance for the category, and a lush display.