Let's face it: you know it's faster, and you already know the apps it runs. The biggest feature of the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus — any new iPhone, really — is the camera. The 7 gets a 12 megapixel camera with optical image stabilization and a brighter f/1.8, six-element lens. Both models get a 7 megapixel FaceTime camera, but only the Plus gets the dual 12 megapixel camera system. One side has a wide-angle 28mm lens, while the second has a 56mm lens; this pairing allows for 2x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom, and a new Portrait mode that provides DSLR-like bokeh. The phones are also IP67 water and dust resistant, have solid-state home buttons that replicate clicks with the Taptic engine, get stereo speakers, lose the headphone jack in favor of wireless and Lightning 'phones (don't worry, an adapter is in the box), and a 25% brighter display with cinema-standard wide color gamut. Available in a high-gloss Jet Black, matte Black, as well as standard silver, gold, and rose gold finishes.
Many "desktop" PCs actually end up living underneath your work surface, the better to hide their unimaginative, ugly cases. The HP Pavilion Wave Desktop PC is an exception. Much smaller than a traditional desktop, it has a triangular design that puts the processor, graphics, and SSD on one side, a hard drive on the next, and the thermal system on the third. In the middle is a custom tuned, 360-degree audio system from B&O Play that works with vented top and woven sides to deliver outstanding audio, a perfect complement for the detailed visuals of a fully-supported 4K display.
The Disco has always been known for its off-road prowess. With the 2017 Land Rover Discovery, it'll be known for its technological acumen, as well. Its design, while sadly not as boxy as favorite models from the past, retains the stepped roof profile that makes room for its signature stadium seating. New Intelligent Seat Fold tech lets you reconfigure both the second and third row of seats from your phone, making room for that oversized impulse purchase before you even get out of the store. A 10-inch touchscreen cuts down on dash buttons by a third, an optional 17-speaker Meridian digital surround system makes the most of your media, up to six 12V and nine USB ports keep every possible gadget charged up, and the new waterproof Activity Key wristband lets you lock things up and adventure without worrying about the wellbeing of your keyfob. Despite all that, it weighs 1,000 pounds less than the LR4, while keeping the same 340hp 3.0L V6 (there's a diesel option as well), increasing ground clearance, increasing wading depth, and adding the new Terrain Response 2 system that can select which traction program fits the current conditions automatically. Arriving at dealerships in mid-2017.
With frontage on two Manhattan streets, 120 Allen Street adds 20 units to the Lower East Side. Designing not only the structure but the interiors and the majority of the furniture, the firm Grzywinski+Pons really had a hand in creating the the project from the inside out. The building sits 10 stories high to accommodate its slender lot and provide skyline views, while an attached 5 story building opens to the paralleled Orchard Street. To reflect the existing masonry of the neighborhood, the first five floors are covered in handmade coal-fired bricks that darken in color to fade into the upper level's zinc panels. Internally, the bones of the steel structure were put on display with exposed girders, columns, bolts and junction plates, warmed by a selection of luxurious fabrics and finishes.