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 2016 and our tablet buying guide to compare models and find the right slate for your needs.

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HP Retraining Support Agents to Offer Better Windows 10 Advice

Expect a more enthusiastic response next time you call HP tech support asking about Windows 10. In response to LAPTOP's most recent Tech Support Showdown, in which we reported that Dell and HP reps w...

If you've recently started using Microsoft's speedy new Edge browser, one of the most important things to know is how to set a website as a favorite (aka bookmark) so you don’t need to type in the U...

This Dell XPS 13 Bug Fix Adds 2 Hours of Battery Life

If you bought a Dell XPS 13 in the past couple of months, you may not be getting all the endurance you're entitled to. However, a future BIOS update, which is due in mid-December, promises to improve ...

How to Set Up and Use Find My Device in Windows 10

Until now, PC owners had no built-in Windows tools to track down a misplaced or stolen computer. But Microsoft has updated Windows 10 with a Find My Device feature, which pinpoints a device's loca...

How to Keep Google From Spying on Your Kid's Chromebook

 Schools love to hand out Chromebooks to students, but they may not be happy to find out that Google’s low-priced notebooks log student Web activity and send the records to the company’s ...

How to Multitask on the iPad Pro: Slide Over, Split View, Picture in Picture

There's a lot of real estate to fill on the iPad Pro's 12.9-inch screen. Fortunately, Apple has added multi-tasking features in iOS 9 that let you view multiple apps at the same time, so you can ma...

Chromebooks vs. Windows 10 Laptops: What Should You Buy?

Chromebooks have quickly grown from a curiosity to a force to be reckoned with. Offering a simple and stripped-down experience, Google's Chrome OS is extremely easy to use (if you can use a browser, y...

How To Use Your iPhone as a Hotspot for the iPad Pro

Unless you've splurged on the most expensive version of the iPad Pro (the $1,079 128GB model), your new tablet doesn't have a cellular modem, rendering it unable to surf the web, send messages or s...

How to Patch Dell's Dangerous Certificate Flaw

As we reported yesterday (Nov. 23), Dell is selling computers with at least one dangerous security flaw that makes it easy for hackers to access your system. We have found two such vulnerabilitie...

Faulty iPad Pros May Lock Up After Charging

Apple released the iPad Pro last week to generally positive reviews that applauded the 12.9-inch tablet for its great screen, fast processor and long battery life. But over the last few days, users ...