PC Magazine today announced the finalists for its 19th annual Awards for Technical Excellence. The awards recognize “individuals and products that have advanced the state of technology and set new standards for technical innovation in 2002.” Apple’s iMac is named as a finalist in the Desktop PC category, and the iPod is a finalist in the Mobile Devices category. The publication’s editorial staff and lab analysts chose more than 30 products in 11 different categories for the awards. The winners will be announced on November 18, at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.