A slick Surface hybrid for less, this new version starts at just $499, but keeps a lot of the high-end design from the Surface Pro line. The biggest knock is that you still have buy the excellent keyboard separately.
Thanks to Logitech Darkﬁeld Laser technology, it works on just about any surface, and an integrated rechargeable battery can last up to 40 days on a single charge. Mac users, meanwhile, enjoy the extra perquisite of gesture support -- most of the multifinger touchpad gestures can be duplicated on the MX Master when holding down an extra key.
While the new 12-inch MacBook is the most buzz-worthy, the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro is, right now, the best combination of price, features, and power, especially with new Intel CPUs and a Force Touch touchpad.