Tablet Guide

Shopping for a tablet can be a confusing experience. Do you buy the iPad, an Android competitor or a powerful Windows 8 slate? Check out our reviews of the best tablets of 2014 and our tablet buying guide to compare models and find the right slate for your needs.
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April 08, 2014
Adobe's Lightroom software has long been hailed as the go-to program for photographers who need better control over their workflow. Starting today, iPad owners (iPhone version to follow) will be a...
3 Stars
April 08, 2014
Acer's Iconia A1-830 is an affordable Android tablet that packs an 8-inch screen in an attractive design, but don't expect blazing performance.
April 07, 2014
When you're ready to upgrade your old tablet, you have a lot to think about. Beyond what should I buy next, you also must consider should you sell or donate it? How do you make sure all of your pers...
3 Stars
April 04, 2014
The ASUS VivoTab Note 8 stands out in the 8-inch Windows 8 tablet crowd with its built-in stylus. But awkward button placement holds it back.
April 03, 2014
In order to help you make the right choice when shopping, Laptop Mag is constantly looking for new tests that more accurately reflect how consumers are using mobile technology, as well as for ways to ...
April 02, 2014
Windows 8.1 is about to get friendlier for those who prefer to use a mouse or touchpad. Soonusers will receive a free over-the-air update that willinclude a new taskbar that shows up in Modern mod...
April 01, 2014
Apple's iPad became thinner and more powerful than ever last year with the iPad Air. This year, the iconic tablet is expected to go Pro. The purported iPad Pro is the next evolution of Apple's long-ru...
April 01, 2014
Do you wish Samsung made more tablets? You're in luck. Today, the company unveiled a new Galaxy Tab4 series that includes three new Android slates, all newer iterations of its Tab 3 from last year...
March 28, 2014
Parents know the incessant whine as a child begs to use the family tablet. Parents also know little hands will immediately drop electronic devices, spill things or otherwise wreak havoc the second their fingers touch the screen.
March 27, 2014
  As tablets become better productivity partners instead of mere entertainment devices, Apple wants to help shoppers transition away from their PCs. A patent published by the US Patents and Trad...
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