Apple’s biggest leap in laptop power and quality in over a decade. We love its insane speed, huge, mini-LED backlit 16″ display, its 21 hours of battery life, and how silently and cool it runs. We bucked the trend and selected the silver finish over space gray. Seeking an ultra-light and less expensive Apple laptop? The MacBook Air is another modern marvel in computer hardware.
A powerful, light, and long-lasting (22-hour battery life) Windows laptop with a large screen for maxing out productivity. Great for working from home (WFH), travel, and easy transport to the office — and your local coffee shop.
Does your work center around Google’s cloud platform using apps like Google Docs or Google Sheets? Perhaps you’re a teacher, professor, or student, or your primary PC use is web-based — all Chromebook’s sweet spot. The ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 is a top-rated 2-in-1 Chromebook laptop. It’s speedy, thin and light, impressive in build quality, delivers good battery life, has a backlit keyboard, and includes a touch display with tablet capability. We find its 14″ screen large enough for solid productivity while small enough for easy portability.
Its angle of approach mimics the natural “handshake” position, in turn providing comfort and reduced muscle strain. Logitech’s software enables you to move content between multiple devices. Works on Windows, Apple Computers, and iPads.
Backlit with Bluetooth, USB-C and a metal build. Works on Apple macOS, Microsoft Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android.
Seeking a keyboard with a smaller footprint for your MacBook or another type of Apple Computer? Then check out the Logitech MX Keys Mini Minimalist Wireless Illuminated Keyboard.
Sleek in looks, feel, and functionality, the Apple Magic Trackpad is wireless and rechargeable. It extends Mac OS capabilities by including the full range of Multi-Touch gestures and Force Touch technology. It comes in white and black.
For music, work, and calls. The best noise-canceling headphones by sound quality, noise reduction, cost, and form. Block noise and hear your audio better, for pleasure or in loud workspaces. Simultaneously satisfy your inner audiophile and GTD workaholic, focus-first productivity coach.
If you’re more concerned with the noise canceling than the audio quality and app, check out the Bose 700.
Apple’s 3rd generation AirPods Pro employ the cutting edge Active Noise Cancellation for blocking out noise so you can focus on calls, music, and other audio or video. Integrated elegantly with your iPhone and the rest of the Apple ecosystem.
ALTERNATIVE: If Apple’s tech isn’t your thing, then check out Sony’s high quality, noise-cancelling earbuds, the Sony WF-1000XM4 Earbuds. Lacking the phone sound quality and sleek form factor of the AirPods, but stellar tech packed into a gumdrop-of-audio-tech-magic nonetheless.