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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.

Amazon Kindle Fire Misfires

The Kindle Fire will appeal to those who buy books, videos, and music at Amazon, but it will frustrate those looking for a more versatile slate.

T-Mobile SpringBoard Review: Tablet Stands Apart With a Crisp Display, Light Weight

The stylish SpringBoard looks beautiful, but it has weak audio and a complex price scheme.

T-Mobile Launches SpringBoard, Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus Tablets

Two new tablets join T-Mobile's 4G tablet lineup, with pricing that utilizes the company's “down-payment” pricing plan.

First Impressions: Nook Tablet Is the Value Tablet to Beat

B&N's Nook Tablet is fast, has a dynamite display, and will give Kindle Fire and other value tablets a run for their money.

HP Slate 2: A Light Refresh For Biz-centric Windows 7 Tablet

With its sights set on business users, HP updates last year’s Slate 500 to the HP Slate 2.

Highlights from Japan and the CEATEC Show

Here’s a handful of the eye-catching products and technologies on display at the CEATEC consumer electronics show in Tokyo and in shops in Akihabara, Tokyo’s technology center.

How Steve Jobs Changed Mobility

Analysis: The Apple leader's influence on technology is clear; but he also altered forever our expectations about when and where we use our gadgets.

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Amazon Kindle Fire First Impressions: Solid but Limited

Following extended eyes-on time, here are a few thoughts on where Amazon's new Kindle Fire fits into the tablet landscape.