I can remember back to when I had the massive Metroplex Transformer when I was a child. He might not have looked this cool back then but through imagination we had some fantastic adventures.
1. Windows 8 Professional (operating system)
With its biggest OS rollout since Windows 95, Microsoft seeks to embrace all things computing with a one-size-fits-all operating system. Love or hate the new Start screen and app storefront, look beyond those polarizing elements, and you’ll find substantial performance improvements, numerous updates to critical features, and a largely successful effort to retain compatibility with desktop applications while also fulfilling the needs of mobile apps. Windows 8 has already spawned new designs and all sorts of hardware experiments. This bold step forward won’t appeal to old-schoolers, but its sleek, modern look just might win over a new generation of users that Microsoft must attract to remain relevant.
2. Apple iPad, 3rd Generation (tablet)
We’ve listed the third-gen iPad here because it had the biggest impact on the tablet market—it was the first to feature Apple’s high-resolution Retina display. But if you want to buy a full-size iPad now, get the fourth-gen model: It has a faster processor, better Wi-Fi capabilities, and improved LTE circuitry.
If the iPhone was the catalyst for human evolution, it probably would have looked something like this 2001-inspired iPhone dock, which combines Lego, Apple and Stanley Kubrick in a single, glorious entity. Consider it your alpha and omega, [Reddit via Wired Design]
OK OK OK…. this is the first time seeing this trailer… I needed to share!