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.

FINSix (via Gizmodo)

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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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HP Chromebook 11

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The new HP Chromebook 11 is laptop minimalism at its finest. HP wrangled together a durable magnesium chassis, an 11.6" screen with a wide viewing angle, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0, 16GBs of SSD storage, and 6 hours of battery life inside a lightweight, 2.3lb laptop. It even charges via Micro USB so you won't have to worry about a huge power brick and its one less charger to worry about if you've already got an Android in your pocket.

$279, Google

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Kindle Fire HDX

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Amazon is putting some serious horsepower under the hood of its latest Kindle Fires. Today they've unveiled the HDX line which is powered by the latest 2.2GHz Quadcore Snapdragon 800 processors, 2GBs of RAM, Adreno 330 graphics, 11-12 hours of battery life, 1900x1200 resolution in the 7"/2560 x 1600 resolution display in the 8.9", and optional 4G LTE connectivity.

$229-$579, Amazon

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Kindle Paperwhite 2013

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Amazon releases its update to the ever popular e-reader with a brand new version of the Paperwhite. The new Paperwhite is brighter and faster using a higher contrast screen that's also more reflective giving you deeper blacks and bright whites. The tablet also has a faster processor and new touch tech for improved performance, improved touch recognition, and faster page turns. Spec-wise battery life is rated at about two months (with wireless off), Wi-Fi and 3G models are available, and storage will get you enough room for ove 1,000 books.

Available September 30th, $119-$189, Amazon

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Sony VAIO Pro

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Looks like the MacBook Air might need take a trip back to the gym, Sony's new VAIO Pro series has landed and it arrives with a leaner build than the golden boy from Cupertino. The 13" VAIO Pro weighs in at a very svelte 2.3lbs while its 11" sibling comes in at a pretty incredible 1.92lbs. On the performance side, the laptops have Intel's next generation "Haswell" Core i7 processors, 4GBs of DDR3 1600MHz SDRAM on the 11" and up to 8GBs of DDR3 1600MHz SDRAM on the 13", 256GB SSD (up to 512GB on the 13"), Intel HD4400 graphics, and both have 1080p screens. Available June 9th. $1149-$1249, Sony

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