Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Samsung newest Galaxy Note is spawning two new versions this fall with the Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge. The "phablets" get new and improved screens, especially with the Note Edge (above) that has a curved edge to add a whole new control experience to your screen.

The new Galaxies have 2.7GHz Quad-Core processors, 5.6/5.7" Quad-HD AMOLED displays, the latest Android OS, a 16 Megapixel camera, LTE, Wi-Fi, 3GBs of RAM, and 32-64GBs of onboard storage.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S

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While Android has made a major dent into the iPhone's marketshare, the platform still has some catching up to do in the tablet space and the latest volley at the iPad is Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S.

The killer feature Samsung is pushing is what they're touting as the industry's best screen, a very high-res WQXGA 2560 x 1600 Super AMOLED display. The Galaxy Tab S will come in 8.4 inches and 10.5 inches and is powered by their Exynos 5 Octa chips or a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800. It also features LTE connectivity, Android KitKat 4.4, 8MP rear camera/2MP front, 3GBs of RAM, 16-32GBs of onboard storage with expanadle microSD storage, and a multi-user fingerprint scanner. Look for the Galaxy Tab S this coming July.

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Transcend Jetdrive Lite

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If you've got a MacBook with an unused SD slot, you're absolutely going to want one of these new Jetdrive Lites from Transcend. These little expansion cards add 64-128GBs of storage and are built using high-end MLC NAND flash chips for read/write speeds up to 95MB/s and 60MB/s, are built to last and are completely resistant to dust and water.

$49-$99, Transcend

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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Sticking with its mission to create a better option than a laptop or an iPad, Microsoft unveils its latest Surface, the Surface Pro 3. The latest generation is their most powerful Surface to date and features an Intel Core processor, storage capacity from 64-512GBs, 4 or 8GBs of RAM, Mini DisplayPort, 9 hours of battery life, and a big 2160 x 1440 12" screen.

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Lenmar Chugplug for MacBooks

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Sure, the latest MacBooks have enough battery capacity to last you all day, but if you need that extra few hours of juice you may want to check out Lenmar's new Chugplug. Chugplug is a external battery pack that integrates with your MagSafe adapter (45W or 60W) giving you up to four hours of battery should you run out of power.

$160, Lenmar

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Finsix Laptop Adapter

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FINSix plans to lighten the load with their new Laptop Adapter that shrinks that heavy power brick into a much more portable form factor. FINSix says their adapter is "4x smaller and 6x lighter" than what's currently available today and they've even added a 2.1 amp USB port for smartphones and tablets and it's also one more plug you don't have to carry.

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FiftyThree Pencil

Paper, one of the best drawing apps on the iPad gets even better with its very own stylus, Pencil. Pencil is a smarter stylus that connects via Bluetooth LE for an always-on connection and enhanced features you won't get in a conventional stylus. Pencil features adaptive palm rejection so you can rest your hand on your tablet when you're drawing and be able to draw from any angle and you can also erase just like you would a normal pencil. Battery life is about a month under normal usage and the removable battery can be charged in under 90 minutes in any USB port.

$49-$59, FiftyThree

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2013 Retina MacBook Pros

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Apple is going full Retina with their MacBook Pro models replacing the full-lineup with Retina-only models. Starting with the 13" model, Apple has made it even thinner and lighter and packed it with 2.4GHz-2.6GHz dual-core Intel Haswell i5 processors, Intel Iris graphics, 9 hours of battery life, up to 16GBs of RAM, and up to 1TB of SSD storage. The 15" model will have 2GHz-2.3GHz quad-core Haswell i7 processors, up to 16GBs of RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage, and 8 hours of battery of life.

$1299+, Apple

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iPad Air

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Thinner and lighter than ever, Apple announces its latest full-size iPad, the iPad Air. Weighing in at 1.0 lb, the new iPad has a 20% thinner body, thinner bezels, and even more power with the new 64-bit A7 processor. It also has faster Wi-Fi with MIMO technology, an improved Facetime HD camera, and 10 hours of battery life.

$499-$929, Apple

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Nokia Lumia 2520

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Looks like Nokia and Microsoft hope to steal some thunder away from Apple's big iPad announcements today. The companies have unveiled their first tablet under their partnership, the Lumia 2520. Powered by Windows RT 8.1, the 2520 will feature a 10.1 inch HD display (218 PPI), 4G LTE + Wi-Fi connectivity, a 6.7 megapixel camera with Zeiss Optics, 2GBs of RAM, 32GBs of storage, and a 2.2GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 processor.

Available later this year - $499, Nokia

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