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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.

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Now Available for Preorder

Best Buy will sell Acer's first tablet to hit the U.S. starting April 24.


Galaxy Tab Price Falls, But Don't Expect a Tablet Price War--Yet

Sprint and Verizon slash the cost of a Samsung Galaxy Tab after it's been for sale for barely six months.


Intel 320 Series SSD Boosts Capacity, Drops Cost

Test results for Intel 320 Series SSD show the third-generation drive benefits from new controller, adding reliability, security, and speed.

5 Questions About Android on Blackberry's PlayBook Tablet

RIM's Blackberry PlayBook will run Android apps. Which? When? And what does it all mean?


It's Official: RIM to Support Android Apps, More on BlackBerry PlayBook

Move by RIM makes BlackBerry PlayBook's scope and app potential infinitely more appealing.


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Mobile Web Browsers: Hands-On With Firefox 4 for Mobile

New Android Firefox browser entices with cool features and bookmark syncing across devices, while Opera gains social features, too, on its iOS and Android versions.


Hands On: Budget Android Tablet, Huawei S7 Slim

Huawei's S7 Slim, an Android 2.2 OS 7-inch tablet shown here at CTIA, just may be the first solid "budget" tablet worth taking seriously.


HTC Introduces the Evo View 4G Tablet

The Evo View 4G is the U.S. version of HTC's Flyer Tablet.


Samsung Announces 'World's Thinnest' Tablets: Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1

We go hands-on with both models; due out in summer, they’re the first to feature a custom version of Android 3.0.


Sprint to Update Galaxy Tab OS for Flash

Custom Sprint ID packages come to Epic 4G and Galaxy Tab with themes and individual options.


Sprint and Google Voice Numbers Can Now be One and the Same

Sprint and Google partnership lets subscribers use their Sprint phone number as a Google Voice number.

CTIA, Browser, and Disasters on PCWorld Podcast #110

This week, the PC Editors discuss the merits of the latest web browsers, preview the CTIA show, and discuss how technology is changing the way we respond to disasters.


Which Tablet Works Best? Apple iPad 2 vs. Motorola Xoom vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab

No one tablet does it all--yet. Here's a look at how today's three leading tablet contenders handle common tasks.