Much imitated but rarely equaled, the Apple MacBook Pro remains the gold standard of laptops: solid, powerful, sleek. With the addition of a Retina display – which offers more than double the resolution of a 1080p HDTV – its colors are richer, glare is reduced, and images are positively photorealistic. Try it once and be ruined for anything less. [starts at $2,200; apple.com]
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