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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.

RCA reinvents mobile TV for the tablet universe

New tablet is the first to integrate a tuner for receiving over-the-air digital broadcasts.

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Panasonic's new Toughpads are ready to rumble

New, rugged 10.1-inch and 7-inch Windows and Android tablets are built for tough conditions and serious business.

Panasonic's 4K Windows 8 tablet will make your jaw drop

Creative work on a tablet won't be the same after seeing Panasonic's beauty.

Samsung Galaxy Note II

An inside look at Samsung's approach to product design

At a gathering of designers from Samsung's Korea headquarters, the company made it clear that it will continue to push toward being a lifestyle brand, and one that emphasizes connecting consumers with their personal electronics.

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CES first look: Android tablets tuned for kids

Fuhu adds to its Nabi product line of Android tablets for kids, with cool cameras, NFC fields, and of course, bright colors.

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Asus crams Windows 8 and Android 4.1 into one gargantuan tablet (video hands-on)

Asus's 2013 lineup includes some products we've seen before, but now have release dates. Foremost among them: An all-in-one desktop/tablet combination that attempts to merge the best of two worlds.

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Nvidia boosts graphics, Web performance on its new Tegra 4 mobile platform

Nvidia's new system-on-a-chip is set to lead tablet performance to new heights in 2013.

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Seagate launches Wireless Plus and Central networked drives

Seagate launches Wireless Plus and Central networked drives.

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How Google Nexus 7 with mobile data changes connected tablets

The first mainstream tablet with an unlocked SIM card slot catapults Nexus 7 to the top of the list for jet-setting travelers.

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Today's best-performing tablets

We've seen about two dozen tablets in our labs over the past few months. Here are the best of the best on our benchmarks.

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Six key messages Microsoft is sending to Windows 8 developers

Microsoft made its pitch to Windows 8 developers -- and by extension, consumers -- during the opening session of its Build conference Tuesday. Sitting in the audience, Melissa Perenson spotted five trends surrounding the company's efforts to promote its new operating system.

Review: Barnes & Noble Nook HD wows with stellar display

Barnes & Noble's latest 7-inch tablet, the Nook HD, packs a high-resolution display—and the results are a visual delight.

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How Microsoft blew its Windows 8 launch keynote

One day before Microsoft's new operating system goes on sale, the company hosted an event to launch its newest OS in style, but said little about it that we didn't already know.

Review: Asus VivoTab RT has thoughtful design, but brings a mixed tablet experience

Asus' latest tablet is stylish and benefits from Microsoft Windows RT's strengths, but also trips up on some tablet basics.

How Microsoft Surface stacks up against competing tablets

We now know most of the specs of Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT. So how does Microsoft's flagship tablet stand up against its iPad and Android competition?