Your Next Computer

Photo via Engadget, obviously.
Among other things, I make technology recommendations for a living. There's no blanket answer to the question "what should I get next?" and I pride myself on taking the time to listen to clients' unique needs before advising them. That said, I think a lot of people who want an excuse to get a Mac are going to be excited to see this:

Apple MacBooks top all Consumer Reports laptop categories

On the other hand, if you need a Windows-based machine, there's a new Dell for you! And, hey - you can always take the Apple sticker that came with your iPod and slap it on the lid over the Dell logo. I've seen more than one of those in the wild, but strangely I've never seen a MacBook with a Dell sticker on it.