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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iPad Air 2 Rumors: Design, Specs and More

Apple released the iPad Air almost a year ago, updating its original iPad with a thinner, lighter design. The company updated the iPad Mini to incorporate the same svelte design, but since then the fo...

Windows 10: Top 6 New Features

Windows is about to get a big upgrade. From a resurrected Start Menu to new multitasking tools, the latest Microsoft operating system is designed to remedy the frustrations caused by the confusing...

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 With Revamped Start Menu

SAN FRANCISCO -- The next Windows is such a radical departure from its predecessors that Microsoft has jumped up two version numbers. At a press event today (Sept. 30), Microsoft executive vice pres...

HP Expands Stream Line with 4 Windows Laptops, Tablets (Update with Hands-On)

  At the beginning of Septemeber, HP revealed a single member of its Stream line, a $300 14-inch laptop featuring a low-power AMD CPU and a full version of Windows 8.1. Now HP is back to add fou...

iPad Air 2 to Arrive in October (Report)

  Apple's not done with its product launches for this year yet. Following the announcement of the iPhone 6, the Cupertino company is expected to unveil its next-generation tablets in the month t...

LG G Pad 7 Review

The Android-powered LG G Pad 7.0 offers a vivid screen, excellent audio and epic battery life for just $150.

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...