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Melissa lives the tech-driven life she writes about. She's always on the hunt for the next gadget that will wow us with its design.

Asus Intros 7-Inch Tablet, Promises Hi-Res Display for Transformer Prime

Asus becomes the second tablet maker with plans for a 1920-by-1200 resolution display on a 10.1-inch Android tablet.

Samsung's New Optical Smart Hub Wirelessly Streams DVDs

Samsung's Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW wireless hub also uniquely supports two-communication with Android tablets and smartphones to back up digital media on the go.

How to Buy a Tablet

Tablets are everywhere today--and many more are on the way. We tell you what to consider, before you buy.

Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 Review: An E-Reader That's Big on Style and Flexibility

With a touchscreen and a row of physical buttons beneath the display, this e-reader takes a different approach from its competition.

Toshiba Thrive 7” Tablet Review: Great Design, Mediocre Audio

A nifty, lightweight design and a sharp, high-resolution display set this compact tablet apart.

Tablets in 2012: What to Expect

As tablets move into their adolescence, what changes will we see?

Motorola Unveils Droid Xyboard Tablets

Second-generation tablets introduce new screen size and new design.

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 Review: A Breakthrough Performer

The first tablet with Nvidia's Tegra 3 quad-core mobile processor provides zippy performance and impressive gaming graphics.

The Best Tablet for You

Sure, the iPad is great--but it isn’t right for everyone. A new tablet from Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, or another maker might be a better choice.

Kindle Touch Review: Finally, a Touch E-reader for Amazon

Amazon's first touchscreen e-reader is responsive, but its software lacks the finesse we had expected.

Kobo Vox Review: A Social, Multipurpose E-Reader and Tablet

Kobo Books' Android 2.3-based tablet offers a more open alternative to the Amazon Kindle Fire.

Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet: Which Should You Buy?

If you want an inexpensive slate, the new tablets from Amazon and Barnes & Noble are your best bets. We tested them head-to-head to see which one worked better for reading, browsing the Web, watching video, listening to music, and more.

Nook Tablet Review: Barnes & Noble's Worthy Alternative to the Kindle Fire

B&N's Nook Tablet has beefier specs than Amazon's Kindle Fire, but it also has its share of limitations as a tablet.