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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.

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.


Hands-On With the HTC EVO View 4G Tablet

HTC’s first tablet will appear on Sprint this summer. How does this 7-inch tablet stack up? Here’s our take.


HTC Introduces the Evo View 4G Tablet

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


Samsung's New Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9 Tablets: A Visual Tour

Samsung introduces a tablet thinner and lighter than the Apple iPad 2 that will be available in June.


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.


As Tablet Shipments Soar, Apple's iPad Faces a Mounting Challenge by Android Army

New report from research firm IDC shows tablet shipments up, and Apple's share of shipments fell.


Apple iPad 2: Tablet Is Thinner, Lighter, Faster to Use

The iPad 2 isn't the revolutionary product that the original iPad was, but it's a very good followup.


Star Wars Episode I to Go 3D in 2012

Attention Jar-Jar Binks fans! Lucasfilm will be releasing Star Wars Episode I in 3D next year.


What Google's Honeycomb Has That Apple's iOS Lacks

Widgets and notifications stand out as areas in which Apple needs to mount a challenge.


Hands-On With Apple's iPad 2 Alongside the Original iPad

We went hands-on with the iPad 2, and saw first-hand the difference a little weight, and a lot of tapering could make compared with the first-generation iPad. Let's take a look.