At AU$999, the DreamBook Light 350S is one of the cheapest notebooks money can buy. You get what you pay for, however.
Despite its extremely affordable price and logical design, the M50 fails to stand out in terms of performance, features or battery life.
Toshiba's Satellite Pro P100 is a competent multimedia workhorse that could easily replace most regular desktop PCs. It boasts powerful graphics and storage subsystems, while the Harmon/Kardon integrated speaker set beats most competing offerings hands-down.
Ultraportables don't get much lighter than Sony's 1.2kg TX17. Although diminutive in size, the 11-inch Vaio has a built-in DVD burner, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
O2's Xphone IIm should appeal to those who want a smarter than average phone, but against serious smartphone opposition it comes a very distinct second.
The Flybook glides into Australia boasting good looks and much hype as the '"smallest ultra portable tablet PC in the world". Read our Australian First Take.
The 3230 continues Nokia's run of style-plus-substance phones, offering a 1.2-megapixel camera, video editing and a positively lush-looking screen.
If you need a smart phone as a business tool, the h6365 is a solid choice. On the other hand, if you're seeking a stylish gadget, you'd do better to look elsewhere.
O2's latest smart phone, the Xphone II, sheds the bulk of its predecessor and gets decked out in a stylish case.
The slick P900 smart phone gets a QWERTY keyboard and a few noteworthy additions.
Heavyweights Motorola and Microsoft unite to produce the MPx200; a sleek, all-black clamshell smart phone. Read our Australian review.
If you're looking for style, the Satellite M30 series is worth a gander; otherwise, hold out for better thin-and-light notebooks.