The Satellite L870 packs a big screen and decent processing power but usability lets the side down.
Parent company Acer recently announced it had repositioned Packard Bell right at the budget end of the market, so what can the EasyNote TV offer at a low price?
The Arnova 10b G3 boasts Google's Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) OS right out of the box and offers a reasonably snappy performance.
The Acer Aspire V3-571 is an excellent all-rounder, which marries top performance, decent build quality and a vibrant screen.
In the same month that Alienware unleashed the Ivy Bridge powered M17x, MSI has declared its 17-inch gaming contender - the MSI GT70.
As a home entertainment desktop replacement, the Samsung Series 5 550P succeeds on almost every level.
The Toshiba Satellite P875- 102 signals the arrival of third generation Intel Core power at the company and we have to admit that it's off to a flying start.
If you've turned your back on netbooks in favour of tablets and smartphones, you're making a serious oversight. Netbooks have some life left in them yet and the 1025C aims to prove it.
Dell has a solid reputation when it comes to business laptops, and the Dell Vostro 3555 is a good indicator as to why.
Panasonic Toughbook's have long been the poster child for rugged laptops and the CF-19 is another impressive model.
Beneath the stylish exterior of the N56V, there lies a sleeping beast; a beast with a roar louder than any others that lay before it.
There's little to dislike on this laptop. The red body looks great, its Intel Core i7-2670QM processor is capable and it's well-priced.
Asus has recently been focusing on tablets and smartphones, but its bread-and-butter is still laptops. The Asus X54H is an entry-level machine with several features that make it worth a look.
Tablet PCs such as this Dell Latitude XT3 could seem old fashioned to some. Why bother with a mixed ability device when you can have a tablet and a laptop as separate specialised units?
You'd be forgiven for not noticing Chromebooks - cloud-connected laptops that Google promised would revolutionise the way we use our PCs. Can Acer turn the tide?
In a nutshell, the Lenovo ThinkPad T420s is a powerful business portable that's a pleasure to use, but it's not exactly a looker.
Continuing the Seashell line, the 1015BX isn't a radical departure from previous generations in terms of looks, but it uses an AMD processor.
The Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A sets the standard for budget laptops. It's a solid looker that packs more power than its closest rivals, but does suffer a low quality keyboard.
Specialising in affordable handsets, Chinese manufacturer ZTE has now turned its hand to budget tablets and the result, the ZTE Light Tab 2, isn't a bad offering.
Don't be put off by the dull, grey styling: Toshiba's Z830-10N Ultrabook is quite a remarkable computer.
Say hello to the Lenovo ThinkPad X220, a splendid example of the Chinese manufacturer's commitment to powerful business machines.