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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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Best Gear of the Year 2011

We combed through more than 350 reviews to pick out the most innovative and smartly designed devices of the year. The result is 9 laptops, 7 smartphones, 5 tablets, and 5 accessories--all of which br...

LAPTOP Staff Holiday 2011 Wish List: The Gadgets We Want

While our Gadget Guide, which features hundreds of mobile tech gift recommendations, from laptops and tablets to toy helicopters and jetpacks, we wanted to get a bit more personal with you for a momen...

The 7 Best Speaker Docks for the iPhone and iPad

Whether you're rocking an iPhone or an iPad, nothing keeps you rocking like a good set of speakers. If the speakers charge your iOS device at the same time, that's even better.

8 iPad Accessory Gifts for 2011

How do you make an iPad owner's gadget even better? You add one of these eight accessories. Docks like the Ion Audio iCADE or the Atari Arcade DUO Joystick will turn the slate into a retro gaming hub ...

Top Gadget Gifts Under $50 for 2011

It's true what they say: less is more, specially when it comes to buying gifts. If you spend less money on cool presents, you can buy for more people..

Top 8 Business-Friendly iPad Cases

More than 85 percent of Fortune 500 companies have deployed or are testing iPad use by employees right now, according to Apple. That means this tablet is the must-have toy for every executive in the l...

5 Back-to-School Tech Essentials

Shopping for a student's back-to-school gear can feel like taking a final exam for a class you skipped all year. How much RAM do they need? What's a good smart phone that won't break the bank? And how...

Top 15 Father's Day Gadget Gifts

Father's Day is June 19th. Have you found the perfect gift for him yet? If you order now, you can still get dad a great gadget. Whether he's a geeky dad, barbecuing dad, travelling dad, or musically i...

LAPTOP Reloaded: This Week's Reviews [May 15 - 20]

This week we had accessory overload (in a good way). Not only did we get a chance to test the speed of super fast USB 3.0 drives, but we also got to satisfy our media-loving hearts with a slew of noise-cancelling headphones.

10 Great Gadget Gifts for Grads

You're so proud you could burst. Your little academic is growing up. But does he or she have all the tools they need to really face the world? You can help with the perfect gadget, and we can help wit...