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2022 is here. A fresh new year awaits.
This is that time of year where sales of consumer electronics takes a bit of a dip following the holiday period, but with coronavirus still dominating the news and working (and learning) from home looks like it's going to be a thing for the foreseeable future, there's going to be people looking to buy things.
And a sizable chunk of those products will be Apple products.
Apple is an interesting company. Some products go through a regular refresh cycle (the iPhone being the one that most people know), while other products are left to wither and rot. This means that there are products that are fresh and those that are not.
Here is my list of products to avoid, along with a list of Apple products that I recommend.
Blowing away the competition, Apple's AirTags are the perfect gift for someone who constantly loses things.
Well made, robust, and with a replaceable battery, these will make lost keys or wallets a thing of the past.
The best earbuds out there, and they integrate so well with the rest of the Apple ecosystem. Great sound, super comfortable, and great battery life.
Two years on from their release, these are still my favorite earbuds.
Without a doubt, this is the best smartphone out there.
The display is beautiful, the camera is superb, and the battery life is far ahead of the competition.
This is a great alternative to a laptop (especially for those in the Apple ecosystem). Powered by Apple's M1 chip, it's a huge upgrade compared to earlier iPad Pro tablets.
Paired with the beautiful XDR display and camera array featuring a 12MP wide camera, 10MP ultra-wide camera, and even a LiDAR scanner, this is a great product for both work and play.
This is a super-powerful laptop in a small, 13.3-inch form factor.
The M1 chip blows away anything that Intel could bring to a Mac, and it allows for incredible performance combined with unprecedented battery life.
Have I missed anything off the list? Drop me a note and let me know in the comments!