Samsung sent along the S21 Ultra with the best specs, 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage, so this beast has been able to handle everything we've thrown at it so far. The S21 Ultra 5G gets just about everything right and is gorgeous.
The Tab Active 3 is an affordable tablet that is optimised for the mobile workforce. It doesn't have high capacity RAM, but we have yet to see it stumble with any task thrown at it. It has external storage capacity and the ability to extend its functionality with POGO pins, too.
Dell has added 11th-generation Intel processors and Thunderbolt 4 to the XPS 13 2-in-1's solid chassis and superb 360-degree rotating screen. However, this is not a particularly lightweight 13-inch 2-in-1 and it's short on ports and connectors, while battery life is disappointing -- at least with a Core i7 processor and power-hungry 4K screen. Then there's the keyboard action, which might be the most problematic issue.
The ZenBook 14 UX435EG is well made and has an up-to-date, high-end configuration. The keyboard is noisy but very comfortable to use, the 14-inch IPS screen is excellent and all-day battery life should be no problem for knowledge workers. The ScreenPad may be an acquired taste, but you won't know if it suits you until you spend some time with it.
Although it doesn't use the latest 11th-generation Intel processors and doesn't offer discrete graphics, there's much else that pleases. If you're looking for a 13.3-inch convertible laptop with plenty of features and all-day battery life, the EliteBook x360 1030 G7 is worth shortlisting.
The Redmi Note 9T is a very nice phone. With a MediaTek processor, a lower-resolution display, and huge battery capacity, it should easily get through a day or two with heavy usage. Added features include an IR blaster, 3.5mm audio jack, USB-C port, and capable triple camera system.
The reMarkable 2 E Ink tablet is an excellent device for basic note-taking. A backlight is a must-have addition for the next version, as is support for exporting to more formats and identification of in situ graphics during text conversion. The price also needs to come down considerably.
This is anything but a retro microphone. It has built-in smarts, onboard storage, and a battery that helps it serve as a completely portable microphone. Or, if you'd rather, you can use it as a USB microphone to improve the quality of your personal podcast or video calls.
At £459/$519.99, the 1.92TB model isn't cheap, but this hardware is a way to get better performance out of a NAS that you've got maxed out on capacity to serve multiple users. If this kind of cache will improve productivity, the high price tag will be worth it.
Panasonic's PressIT Wireless Presentation System does its job – replacing HDMI cable connections to meeting room monitors or projectors with wireless links – with minimal fuss and good attention to detail, although it's a shame there's no iOS app available.
The Orbi 4G LTE (LBR20) takes a two-pronged approach, supporting both wired networking via Ethernet and 4G LTE mobile broadband. You can use the mobile broadband connection by itself or as a backup option.