If you've been waiting for an upgrade to pick up your new computer, this might be it. The New Apple MacBook ($1100-$1500) packs all the standard features of the older models, plus faster processors, more RAM, and bigger hard drives. The white base model runs at 2.0 GHz, packs an 80GB hard drive, and has a DVD-ROM/CD-RW combo drive. The mid-range white model steps up to 2.16 GHz, a 120GB drive, and an 8x SuperDrive. The high-end black model also runs at 2.16 GHz, boasts a 160GB hard drive, and also sports an 8x SuperDrive. In addition, all the new models pack 1GB of RAM, as well as Apple's award-winning iLife software suite. Oh, and if you need any accessories for your new toy, don't forget to check out our recommendations.
The HTC Shift ($1,750) is a sweet new gadget that totally has us ready to drop our cash as soon as a price is announced. The ultra-portable computing device, powered by Windows Vista, sports a QWERTY style keyboard and offers lots of wireless connectivity options such as tri-band UMTS/HSDPA, Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi. It's about the size of several DVD cases and houses a 7-inch widescreen touch display and 30GB hard drive, among other features.
Wow the guys you share Starbucks office space with via the Flybook VM ($2,400-$2,700). This innovative notebook computer has a unique telescoping arm which can raise the 12.1-inch screen (housed in one of four different finished casings) over the keyboard at almost any angle. It's loaded with tech goodness such as an Intel ULV Core Duo 1.06 GHz (U2400) processor, 2GB RAM (max), 60GB hard drive and integrated dual-layer DVD burner.
The Toshiba Portege R400 ($2,600-$3,500) is a new convertible laptop that can be quickly positioned in notebook or tablet mode. It automatically synchronizes your e-mail and calendar events with Microsoft's Active Notifications, and sports Toshiba's Edge Display, a tiny secondary display located on the front edge of the R400 for monitoring your inbox and calendar activity. The R400 has a scratch-resistant ultraviolet clear-coat case and a super bright 12.1inch backlit LED wide-screen.