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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 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?

Review: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite really shines

The new Kindle Paperwhite is a dramatic update inside and out, one with fully redesigned software and an appealing built-in light that makes the Kindle more usable in any environment.

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HTC's Windows Phone 8X and Phone 8S: Hands-on

HTC's pair of Windows Phone 8 devices have a refined design that makes them worthy of being a hero device for Microsoft's upcoming launch of the new OS.

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Kindle Fire HD review: A big improvement from Amazon

Amazon's latest simplifies some aspects of using a tablet, but it falls short of the company's promise of being the best tablet at any price.

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Live blog: Amazon's Kindle press event

We're on the scene at Amazon's big press event in Santa Monica, California, and live blogging now. Join us.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Review: The Pen Sets This Android Tablet Apart

With pen input and a highly customized version of Android 4.0, the Note 10.1 distinguishes itself in a crowded market.