Tablet Guide

Shopping for a tablet can be a confusing experience. Do you buy the iPad, an Android competitor or a powerful Windows slate? Check out our tablet reviews and buying guides to find the right slate for your needs.

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Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro: Why Microsoft Wins

Creatives have a tough choice to make. Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro is now more powerful than ever with its 7th-generation processor, but Microsoft's gunning for it. The Surface Book invites artists an...

Surface Pro 4 vs. iPad Pro: Which Tablet Wins?

Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 are two of the most powerful tablets yet, but they're not designed for the same type of shopper. Aimed at creative types and those who like to play as mu...

Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: Which Is Right for You?

 If you have more than $1,000 to spend on a 2-in-1, Microsoft has two compelling choices in the Surface Pro 4 (starting at $1,029 with keyboard) and the Surface Book (starting at $1,499). While both ...

Surface Pro 4 vs. Pro 3: Worth the Upgrade?

Microsoft has taken the wraps off the Surface Pro 4 (starting at $899), the newest version of its flagship 2-in-1, which promises to be thinner, faster and lighter than the Surface Pro 3. The Pr...

Looking to go toe to toe with the Microsoft Surface 3 and the iPad Air 2, Google's Pixel C starts at $499 and has a 10-inch display. But how well does it measure up to the tablets from Apple and Micr...

Looking for a large tablet on a small budget? Amazon's new Fire HD 10 is a tantalizing option with its low $230 starting price. The 10-inch slate is super sleek and lightweight, and comes with a whole...

Fire HD 8 vs. iPad Mini 2: Small Tablets Compared

Amazon's 8-inch Fire HD 8 (starting at $150) is now available for pre-order, promising a lot bang for your tablet buck. The most similar tablet available from Apple is the 7.9-inch iPad mini 2 (star...

iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 3: What Should You Buy?

 Apple's new iPad Pro is big news, but it isn't the only big-screen tablet out there that's designed to help you work. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has been targeting business users and creative profe...

Fans of Microsoft's hybrid Surface tablets that have wanted more ports and a better keyboard for less money should give Lenovo's new 2-in-1 a good look. The leading PC maker's upcoming Ideapad Miix 7...

Apple iPad Air vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch

With its sleek redesign and fast new A7 processor, the iPad Air is an instant hit. But the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is more than ready for battle. For $120 less, Amazon's slate offers a higher-resolution s...