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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Top 12 Tech Trends to Watch for 2012

Tech in 2011 may have been dominated by Apple--from the company's new MacBook Airs and the iPad 2 to the game-changing Siri--but 2012 promises to be anything but a one-player game. Whether it's Micros...

8 Things You Need to Know About the Windows Store for Windows 8

Microsoft is aggressively courting developers with the new Windows Store for Windows 8, which is emphasizing choice, discoverability, and transparency--all things the company asserts is lacking from...

Report: Facebook's Project Spartan Poised to Enter the HTML5 Ring

Facebook's long-awaited iPad app may be part of Apple's iPhone announcement next week, if the rumors can be believed. TechCrunch grabbed some unique looking app developer screens that seem to point to...

Top 10 Angry Birds Alternatives

Now that you've spent a bazillion hours flinging birds at pigs, it's time to find some new ways to kill time on your smartphone. Here are 10 other casual games that are fun to play and easy to learn, ...

New App Offers Virtual Private Cloud for iPad Users

If you have roving workers toting iPads, there's a new service that will let them access and manage files anytime and anywhere. Syncplicity, a provider of cloud-based file management, synchronizatio...

'Primate Playdates' May Be Near for iPad-Loving Orangutans

Orangutans at zoos nationwide may soon be able to connect with one another and create their own network of friends by using iPads and online chat services such as Skype. .

Skype for iPad Hands-On: Big-Screen Video Calls Try to Rival FaceTime

You can add the iPad 2 to the list of gadgets that work with popular video chat software Skype. Armed with the recently announced Skype app for iPad application, the company is now up and running on a...

Cutting-Edge NASA iPad App Brings Science to Life

NASA isn't just about space shuttles and rocket missions. The space agency also captures rich data from satellites and turns it into cutting-edge visualizations to help researchers better understand the universe..

Hands-On with StumbleUpon's Revamped iPad App

StumbleUpon released a revised version of its iPad app yesterday, saying the app features a new interface designed specifically with the iPad in mind. Although changes to the app were primarily made t...

Finger Painting: How A Realist Painter Makes Art with the iPad

Traditionally, tablets are considered content consumption devices, made for playing games, surfing the web, and enjoying photos and videos. But a slew of musicians, filmmakers, and painters are proving the iPad can do much more than that.