With new fancy tech being introduced on what seems like an hourly basis, making a decision on a gadget upgrade can feel overwhelming. So sit back, relax and check out the latest and greatest. And then go smash your old gear Office Space style.
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon As a winner of the CES Innovation Award of 2015, this Lenovo laptop has a lot to offer. A multi-touch display, thin, durable construction, and RapidCharge technology are just a few of the features on this sure win laptop. $1,079.10, lenovo.com.
Macbook AirThe Macbook Air 13” model has been voted best overall laptop by tech blogs every year since its release. It has crazy fast flash storage, the battery lasts a full 12 hours, and you can get it for under a thousand ducats. $999, apple.com.
Asus Transformer Book The name “Transformer” exudes awesomeness—and the laptop is pretty rad too. From work to play in seconds, this laptop transforms into a 12.5” tablet. It’s the best of both worlds! $599, asus.com.
Dell XPS 13 Dell has really stepped up their game in recent years. Their new XPS 13 is built with speedy Intel processor and impressive Intel graphics. The slim, lightweight design is similar to the MacBook Air, but the multi-touch screen sets it apart. $1,199, dell.com.
Amazon Fire HDX Amazon has come a long way from the Paperwhite. Their new super light tablet has 30% more pixels than Retina Display, amazingly quick graphics performance and Dolby Atmos audio. Plus, Amazon gives you free unlimited Cloud storage. $379, amazon.com.
iPad Air 2 Arguably Apple’s best iPad yet. The Air 2 is an amped up version of previous models with incredible graphics and advanced processing—but in a lighter and thinner package. The new model also had Apple’s Touch ID feature for failsafe security. $499, apple.com.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S Samsung’s aesthetic can rival Apple’s finest any day—and it’s not just the fancy metallic details that look good. The Tab S’s display has about an extra inch on the iPad, if you are looking for some movie time. $499.99, samsung.com.
Nvidia Gaming Tablet A tablet built for hardcore gaming geeks. The shield has the world’s fastest mobile processor for lag-free gaming on the go and provides the option of pairing with a controller, plugging into the flat screen, or streaming action to Twitch. $299, shield.nvidia.com.
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Sony’s waterproof tablet is perfect whether you’re an underwater adventurer or an accident-prone techie. The compact size makes this tablet actually portable and the PS4 remote play is a big bonus. $499, sony.com.