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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Bright Tablets Help Bad Eyes Read Faster

Far from ruining your eyes, digital screens can actually help people read better, especially those with bad vision. Researchers from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey found that pe...

Apple Announcement Causes Tablet Trade-In Surge, Mass iPad 3 Exodus

Time will tell how popular the newly announced iPad mini and iPad 4 will prove to be in the long run, but in the short term, initial signs point to consumer delight over Apple's decision to offer new ...

Apple Event On for Oct 23:

The worst kept secret in the tech world is finally about to become real. Apple just sent out invitations to a special event taking place Oct. 23rd, and we fully expect the iPad mini to be officially u...

iPad Mini Rumor Roundup: 8 Things You Need to Know

During a 2010 earnings call, Steve Jobs predicted that 7-inch tablets were going to be "dead on arrival." Jump to 2012, and small slates like the Kindle Fire and the Nexus 7 have held their own ag...

Fresh Ways to Follow the Presidential Debates

Tonight (Oct. 3) the first presidential debate of the 2012 election will be broadcast on major networks, live-streamed on YouTube and much discussed, no doubt, on Twitter. .

My Xbox Live for iOS Hands-On: Game on Your iPad

At this year's E3, Microsoft announced Xbox SmartGlass, a free feature that would enable users to interact with their Xbox consoles via a smartphone or tablet. My Xbox Live brings that functionality...

This Week's Top 6 Stories in Mobile (7/6)

What did you miss this week? Tons. In the past five days, we watched as encryption problems sent iPhone apps crashing and an Android botnet army pelted unsuspectinng users.

Spider-Man AR Book HD Hands-On: Interactive Spidey Content for $4.99

App developers for "The Amazing Spider-Man" certainly know how to spin a web of anticipation. Just ahead of the superhero flick's blockbuster summer premiere, Disney Publishing has released "The Amazi...

Apple CEO:

Lest there be any doubt that Tim Cook is fully in the driver seat as Apple, he demonstrated a cool confidence, sense of humor and vast knowledge of the inner workings of the company he took over from ...

31 Most Amazing iGadgets

Remember when the most exciting accessories for your iPhone or iPad were cases and speakers? Today's iGadgets are truly amazing, from flying drones and universal remote controls to devices that trac...