Top Six Gadgets of the Year

Lenovo Thinkpad X220
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4. Lenovo Thinkpad X220

I posted a question on Twitter and Facebook not too long ago, asking which device in your office you’d replace. Quite a few people said they wanted a new laptop. This 3.3-pound, super-thin notebook, which has a 12.5-inch screen, scored the best in my litany of tests, which included applying Photoshop filters and copying files. The Intel Core i7 processor was lightning fast, and I loved typing on the keyboard.