They're finally here! Apple's high end iPad models for 2017: the iPad Pro 10.5" and the second generation iPad Pro 12.9". Both feature 600 nit Retina 264 PPI displays with P3 color gamut, True Tone color compensation and ProMotion 120Hz refresh rate displays. They both use the extremely fast Apple A10X CPU, have 4GB RAM and your choice of 64, 256 or 512GB storage. The 10.5" model's slim bezels mean it almost as compact as the iPad Pro 9.7 it replaces..
We go hands-on with the newest Surface Pro model. It features the same casing as the Surface Pro 4, with an updated hinge and changes on the inside. Most notably, it runs Intel 7th generation Kaby Lake CPUs on Windows 10 Pro, and the pen has improved. Alas, the pen is no longer included in the box, nor is the Type Cover keyboard. Microsoft claims much improved battery life and the Core m and Core i5 models have no fan and are thus silent.
Apple has finally refreshed the iMac 21" and 27" models, and we look at the 27" model here. The all-in-one comes standard with a 27" 5K Retina display with wide P3 color gamut, Thunderbolt 3, Apple's Magic Mouse 2 and Bluetooth Magic Keyboard. The computer starts with quad core 65 watt Intel 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i5 CPUs, and a 4.2 GHz Core i7 is also available. It has AMD Radeon Pro 5xx series graphics (570, 575 and 580 available) and your choice of a Fusion HDD or an SSD.
This is a relatively slim and light 17" gaming and pro apps notebook that's the more affordable alternative to MSI's Stealth Pro. The Leopard Pro is available with NVIDIA GTX 1050, GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1060 graphcis and it has a quad core Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU. The laptop ships with 16GB DDR4 RAM, a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD, 1TB HDD. Gaming goodies like an RGB backlit keyboard, Killer Ethernet and a 120Hz full HD display are standard. It's also available in a 15" size.
Motorola's affordable unlocked Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone works on both GSM and CDMA networks with 4G LTE. The $229 Moto G5 Plus is powered by a 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 CPU and it has a 5.2" full HD display, an aluminum back, front fingerprint scanner that supports Moto gestures for device navigation and 3,000 mAh battery. The $229 model has 2GB RAM and 32GB storage and there's a $299 model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
The ROG GL753 is a slim and light 17" gaming and pro apps notebook that's an inch thick and weighs 6.6 lb.. This is an entry to mid-level gaming laptop with the Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad core 45 watt 7th generation Kaby Lake CPU and your choice of NVIDIA GTX 1050 or 1050Ti graphics. The GL753 has a 1920 x 1080 matte, non-touch IPS display, RGB backlit keyboard, a boot SSD (on all but base model) and a 1TB HDD.
Apple's mid-2017 refresh has Intel 7th generation quad core i7 Kaby Lake CPUs and AMD Radeon Pro 5xx series graphics. The casing and core features are the same as the 2016 15" MacBook Pro, and Apple has simply refreshed the CPU/GPU and tweaked the Butterfly keyboard. This is Apple's largest and highest end laptop, with a price tag starting at $2,399 US.
Lenovo's got their mojo back with the Y520: it has competitive specs for the price, an NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti, a nice slim design and it's understated looking. The laptop starts at $850, and that gets you an Intel 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i5-7300HQ CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 1TB HDD. Our $1,180 middle configuration adds a boot 128 gig PCIe SSD, 16GB RAM and upgrades to the Core i7-7700HQ.
The 2017 refresh of the 12.5" X Series ThinkPad sports Intel 7th generation Kaby Lake CPUs and a USB-C port along with an impressive selection of ports and long battery life. The X270 has Lenovo's Bridge Battery system, with an internal battery and removable rear battery.
The refreshed version of the Alienware 15 R3 has Intel 7th generation Kaby Lake CPUs and an improved heatsink design for cooler temperatures and quieter fans. We look at the model with the Core i7-7700HQ and NVIDIA GTX 1070. There's a new option for the Core i7-7820HK overclockable CPU with this refresh, and you can get the Alienware 15 with your choice of NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti, GTX 1060 and our GTX 1070. and a variety of SSDs and displays.
BlackBerry is back with an Android 7.1.1 smartphone with a hardware QWERTY keyboard and BlackBerry Mobile's usual customizations— Messaging Hub, BBM, DTEK security and more. The glass and metal phone has a 4.5" display running at 1080 x 1620, and it supports both GSM and CDMA networks. It's sold unlocked and in the US, Sprint will sell it this summer as well. The KEYone has a 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 CPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB and a surprisingly capable rear 12MP camera.
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