Apple held an education event recently where the company announced a new entry-level 9.7 inch iPad. It has been upgraded with the A10 Fusion processor, which has the high efficiency and high performance cores, making it about 1.5 times faster than the previous iPad. Wireless speeds are improved as well — up to 866 Mbps on Wi-Fi and 300 Mbps on LTE. Apple has also added support for its Apple Pencil, which was previously only available on the iPad Pro line.
Samsung's Galaxy S9 Android phone may not look much different from last year's model, but it does have some notable improvements. The main story here is the camera, which achieved the best-ever DxOMark camera rating. It uses a Dual Aperture lens that can adapt to various lightning scenarios. In the dark, the lens opens to F1.5 mode to pull in more light. In daylight it switches to F2.4 mode for a sharper photo. The camera is also capable of "Super Slow-mo" at 960 frames per second.
The Owl Car Cam takes the idea of the dashboard camera to a new level. This is being touted as a security camera for your car, and it has a lot of features to back that up. It's a very small touch screen device that is designed to blend into your car's environment, and the cables can be tucked out of the way.
The HUAHA USB Mini LED lights are very small and very bright. This pack of 10 lights has 5 warm and 5 white LED lights included. This is ideal for extra lighting for photography, or just for convenience on the go.
These mini LEDs are simple to use — just plug it into any USB port, like a laptop or power bank, and touch to turn the light on or off. Each piece has 6 LEDs on it.
The HomePod is Apple's new smart, Siri-enabled speaker with a focus on sound quality. It contains an Apple-designed A8 chip with advanced software that can automatically analyze the acoustics and adjust the sound based on the exact location of the speaker.
Since Apple’s move to replace all of the MacBook Pro ports with USB Type-C, many users have had to resort to using dongles to connect peripherals and devices. This can get inconvenient and messy, especially when the MacBook Pro is often used at home or at an office. A better solution is a USB-C dock that plugs into the computer, adding more ports, like the one from Other World Computing.
The LG V30 follows the bezel-less trend in smartphones with its 6" QHD+ OLED display. It supports HDR10 for improved brightness, color, and contrast when viewing movies, TV shows, and games. It has a Floating Bar with app shortcuts and call notifications that is moveable and collapsible. It's made with premium anodized metal sides, it has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back, it's shock resistant and IP68 dust and water resistant.
The EliteOne 1000 is HP's latest all-in-one Windows 10 PC. There are three displays to choose from, including a 23.8" touch or non-touch display, a 27" non-touch display, or a 34" non-touch curved display. The display can be changed or upgraded without the need for tools, and the base of the PC is upgradeable as well. It has an optional integrated 2 MP full HD webcam with integrated dual array digital microphone.
Apple's new iMac Pro is a very powerful Mac designed specifically for pro users that require workstation-class performance. It has Xeon processors up to 18 cores with Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz, up to 22 Teraflops of graphics performance, and a 27-inch Retina 5K display that can achieve 500 nits of brightness, a P3 wide color gamut, and support for 1 billion colors. This is particularly useful for real-time 3D rendering, immersive VR, intensive developer workflows, high megapixel photography, massive audio projects, and real-time 4K and 8K video editing.