Road warriors should look elsewhere, but anyone in the market for a budget-priced desktop replacement should take notice.
We name the best mobile and desktop computers that shipped this year.
The price of all-in-one PCs has been steadily decreasing. Now, Gateway's Gateway One ZX4270 cracks the $400 barrier.
Gateway's DX4870-UB2C is an old-school midtower desktop that delivers good productivity performance and copious storage for a very reasonable price.
Acer is trying to adapt to the slowdown in the PC market by shutting down its eMachines unit and refocusing Gateway and Packard Bell to offer new products that are "beyond the PC."
The Home Shopping Network is selling unannounced Windows 8 systems from Gateway and Acer, weeks before the release of Microsoft's updated operating system.
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Though not outstandingly fast, this all-purpose unit delvers a satisfying mix of looks, feel, and performance for the price.
Both series have been updated with USB 3.0 for faster connectivity and feature second-generation Intel processors or, in the case of the NV55 Series, AMD's A-Series 'Llano' processor.
A low price and excellent 1080p video playback counterbalance this Fusion-based laptop's overall weak performance.