Linux Mint is a simple and powerful operating system that is a great alternative to Windows or Mac OS X. It's especially good for older computers that cannot keep up with the most recent versions of Windows or OS X. Linux Mint is designed to work out of the box, and has full multimedia support. It doesn't require a lot of maintenance -- there's an Update Manager to make sure you're running the latest version, and there's no need for antivirus programs. Linux Mint is open source and completely free to use.
The Fitbit Surge is a watch designed for fitness first. It has GPS, making it great for runners that want to track distance, pace, elevation climbed, and review routes. It also features continuous heart rate monitoring, and can track calories burned, steps taken, and flights climbed. Fitbit Surge has multiple different sport modes, or you can automatically record workouts with SmartTrack. You can also see all of this data on the watch display while you're on the go.
The Razer Stargazer is a new webcam geared toward gamer streamers and broadcasters online. It offers 60 frames per second video capture at 720p resolution, or 30 frames per second for 1080p and an automatic noise cancelling microphone. But what really makes this camera unique is its Intel RealSense technology, which adds features like Dynamic Background Removal, 3D Scanning, and Facial and Gesture Recognition.
The Google Pixel C is an Android 6.0 Marshmallow based tablet that can also be used as a laptop with a full keyboard. The keyboard connects magnetically, and it can acommodate a range of different display angles. The keyboard can also act as a screen cover, and when the tablet is in the 'closed' position, it automatically charges the keyboard battery. The Pixel C has a 10" screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1800 and 308ppi.
The Surface Pro 4 is the latest tablet/laptop hybrid from Microsoft. It has a 12.3" PixelSense™ display with a resolution of 2736 x 1824 (267 PPI) and weighs just 1.69lbs. It has a kickstand that allows it to be positioned at multiple angles, and the optional Type Cover gives it a physical keyboard so it can be used like a laptop. The Surface Pro 4 runs Windows 10 Pro as well, making it capable of running desktop software.
The Amazon Fire Kids Edition is a full-featured 7" tablet with a 1024x600 IPS display, front and rear cameras, 8GB of internal storage with the option to add 128GB of storage wth a microSD card. You'll also get unlimited cloud storage for all Amazon content and photos taken with the Fire tablet.
Apple's latest set-top box brings a few convenient and significant changes. The first noticeable difference is the design. It now has a light grey background instead of black, with transclucent overlays that make it look more like iOS. The new Apple TV includes a brand new remote with a touch pad to make it easier to swipe across the interface to quickly get to things. The remote can also be programmed to control the volume of your TV or receiver.
The iPad Pro is the newest and largest tablet from Apple. It has a 12.9-inch Retina display with 5.6 million pixels, which is the highest resolution display of any iOS device. iPad Pro is also much faster, with CPU performance nearly double the iPad Air 2. It runs on a new 64-bit A9X processor. Battery life is similar to the other iPads Apple sells -- up to 10 hours of web use on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music. The cellular model can get up to 9 hours of web use.
Nexus 6P is the latest Android smartphone from Google, manufactured by Huawei. It has a 5.7-inch, WQHD AMOLED display at 518 ppi, and front-facing stereo speakers housed in an all aluminum body. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, which is the latest version. Because it's pure Android and isn't sold through carriers, the Nexus 6P will be able to receive updates as soon as Google pushes them out.
One of the marquee new features in the Nexus 6P is the 'Nexus Imprint' fingerprint sensor on the back. One touch of the sensor will quickly unlock the phone and compatible apps.
The Surface Book is the first ever laptop from Microsoft, and it has a 13.5 inch detachable screen that becomes a tablet. It uses a new hinge that Microsoft has dubbed "Muscle Wire™" that holds the screen in place securely, while still having the ability to detach with the push of a button. It can be used in three different configurations as a result -- as a traditional laptop, as a tablet, or with the screen attached the other way around.