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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Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition Has 2-Year Replacement Offer

NEW YORK - Not to be outdone by the likes of kiddie-tablet makers Fuhu or competitors like Samsung, Amazon is introducing its own tablet intended for kids. Starting at $149, the Kindle Fire HD Kids Ed...

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 and 7: Best Cheap Tablets Yet

Amazon is out to prove that "cheap" isn't a dirty word when it comes to tablets. The new Kindle Fire 6 and 7 are designed to be twice as durable and reliable as the iPad miniand yet they cost just $...

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9: Snapdragon 805 Power, Killer Dynamic Screen

The fastest tablet this holiday season could be Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, which is the first Android slate to pack Qualcomm's blazing 2.5-GHz Snapdragon 805 processor. We're talking 70 percent...

Best iOS Keyboards Now (and Coming Soon)

Android users are already familiar with the power of keyboard apps that let you swap out the standard layout for options that offer smarter predictions, more customization options and other goodies. N...

iOS 8: Top 12 New Features

When Tim Cook called iOS 8 a giant release, he wasn't kidding. The newest version of Apple's mobile operating system, available now, features a number of improvements to notifications, the TouchID sen...

iPad Air 2 Launching Sept. 9 with iPhone 6 (Report)

Between two expected iPhone 6 devices and the iWatch, you might think that Apple was unveiling enough gear at its Sept. 9 event. But there could be one more thing coming from Tim Cook & Co..

ASUS MeMO Pad 7 Gets Stylish, Sharper Refresh

BERLIN-- ASUS' most recent MeMO Pad 7 impressed with its thin build, vivid display and strong performance, and it's about to get even sexier. Arriving later this year for $199, the refreshed MeMO...

Lenovo Tab S8: Intel Quad-Core Android Tablet Is $199

In the world of compact tablets, 8-inch is the new 7-inch. As consumers gravitate toward larger smartphones, they're looking at tablets with 8-inch screens as the ideal compromise: big enough to be ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Review

For those locked into a Barnes & Noble library, the $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook might be worth a look. But its poor performance and complicated controls might scare others away.

LG G Pad 10.1 Tablet Review

The value-priced LG G Pad 10.1 keeps ticking when other 10-inch tablets bite the dust.