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 2015 and our tablet buying guide to compare models and find the right slate for your needs.

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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, ...

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...

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.

Is the Amazon Appstore Lowering the Bar for Android Tablets?

Anyone who follows CES can attest to the astonishing number of Android tablets that have debuted over the past two years. Many of those devices came from unknown Asian manufacturers without any brand ...

Google Earth for Honeycomb: Xoom Around the Globe

Yesterday, Google released a new version of its popular Google Earth application designed specifically for Honeycomb tablets. With the help of a trusty Motorola Xoom, we fired up the program to see ho...

Help Me, LAPTOP: I Need A Tablet for Creating Digital Art

Sometimes, a question shows up in our inbox at exactly the right time. Take Gin's, for example: Basically I've been on the look out for a tablet, along the lines of an iPad. Mostly, I want to use it ...

Tablet Buying Guide: How to Pick the Perfect Slate

2010 was the year of the iPad. And this is the year the competition starts to get serious. Nearly every company that makes a PC or phone is releasing a tablet to take a bite out of Apple's dominant ...

LogMeIn Ignition Review

LogMeIn Ignition is an affordable alternative to GoToMyPC that lets you stream audio as well as video, but its overall performance isn't as smooth.

App Appraisal: ThinkFun's Rush Hour for iOS and Android

Rush Hour is a fun game that engages your brain just enough to be difficult, but doesn't tax you so much in the beginning that you get frustrated. Actually, it's pretty addictive, especially on the easy levels.