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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July 29, 2014
There's finally a Start button, smarter search, improved multitasking and a broader array of compelling apps. But Microsoft's Windows 8.1 OS doesn't really shine unless you have a great tablet or hybrid to go along with it.
4 Stars
July 29, 2014
The Nvidia Shield Tablet provides a kick-ass combination of features, including a very-fast K1 processor, game streaming and a versatile stylus.
2.5 Stars
July 24, 2014
The Fuhu Nabi DreamTab was designed to be your child's constant companion for fun and education, but it's too complex.
3 Stars
July 21, 2014
The Lenovo Yoga 10 HD+ Android tablet boasts awesome battery life and a built-in kickstand, but you'll sacrifice some speed and color quality.
3.5 Stars
July 14, 2014
For just $269, the 10-inch Toshiba Encore 2 offers an attractive design, a quad-core Intel Atom processor and one year of Office 365.
July 11, 2014
The amount of tablet-optimized apps for Android is a mere fraction of what the iPad has to offer, but that doesn't mean that there isn't some big-screen gold worth mining for on Google Play. Whether y...
July 10, 2014
The iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display boast some impressive technical specs, but it's the 475,000 apps on Apple's App Store that make the devices must-haves. Google Play and the Windows Store...
3.5 Stars
July 09, 2014
The Lenovo ThinkPad 10 is a pen-friendly Windows 8 tablet with strong battery life and a comfy keyboard dock, but the touchpad needs work.
July 08, 2014
The Google Play store offers more than 1 million apps. Talk about a daunting number. The thought of sifting through that selection to find the 40 or so apps you'll actually ever download probably frie...
4 Stars
July 07, 2014
The MeMO Pad 8 ME181C is yet another Android tablet with strong performance, a luminous screen and impressive battery life, all for just $199.
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