Can't spring for a Surface Pro? The Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 520 is the best midrange Windows tablet you can buy right now, with excellent computing performance, a good keyboard, and an included stylus.
The Surface Pro 4 won't be replaced until there's a clear "experiential change" to trigger a major hardware update.
With workstation-grade components, the HP ZBook x2 packs more power than most detachable-hybrid 2-in-1 laptops. It's a good fit for for artists, 4K videographers, and anyone who needs massive power in a versatile form factor.
The Switch 7 Black Edition looks to be a thoughtfully designed, powerfully equipped detachable tablet that can give Microsoft's Surface a run for its money.
Business users will appreciate the Dell Latitude 7280's briefcase-space-saving size and impressive battery life, as well as the wealth of connectivity it offers in its small chassis.
Minecraft is also getting a Chemistry update, Lego is being brought into the classroom, and Office is being improved.
The ever-slim Apple MacBook gets a faster processor and remains a battery life champ, but a persistent dearth of connectivity ports makes it unappealing compared with the similarly priced MacBook Pro and Windows competitors.
The Dell Latitude 14 7000 (7480) is a top-notch business laptop when configured with top-of-the-line components, though it is a bit more expensive than rivals when so equipped.
Like other laptops with Nvidia's GTX 1070 rather than 1080 graphics, the Gigabyte P56XT is iffy for gaming at UHD rather than full HD resolution, but a solid choice for work at 4K and play at 1080p.
Lenovo will release a special ThinkPad laptop with "throwback features" to celebrate the 25th anniversary in October. Butterfly keyboard, anyone?