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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.

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.

The Best-Performing Android Tablets Today

Led by slates carrying Nvidia's Tegra 3 processor, Android tablets are highly competitive against Apple's iPad.

How Microsoft Surface Stacks Up Against Its Tablet Competition

How do the specs for the upcoming Microsoft Surface for Windows RT and Surface for Windows Pro compare with the Apple iPad? Here's what we know.

Microsoft Surface RT vs. Surface Pro: Which Tablet Will You Want?

Will big-ticket apps be ready for the two different Surface models when they launch? Which version looks to be the better deal? And will Microsoft's radical gambit in producing its own tablet hardware succeed?

Microsoft Surface Tablet: Your Next Windows PC?

Redmond's upcoming Surface hardware feels stylish, fresh, and exciting. Apple's iPad finally gets some real competition.

Hands-On With Qualcomm's Snappy Snapdragon S4 Pro Tablet

We go beyond benchmarks to see just how Qualcomm's highly anticipated quad-core chip may change your tablet experience.

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Five Thunderbolt Devices for Lightning-Fast Data Transfers

Looking to add some speed to your rig's storage gear? Thunderbolt is ready to take you to new heights.

Live Coverage: Microsoft Office 2013

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer will very likely announce a pivotal new version of his company's Office suite at an event in San Francisco Monday. Tune in right here for our live coverage at noon Pacific Time.

TechHive: NBC Goes for the Gold With Live Streaming Olympics App

NBC Sports rolls out two free mobile apps aimed at helping you enjoy the Olympic Games, either independently or on a second screen.

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Review: Solid, but Not Revolutionary

The Nexus 7 does well in many areas, but its lack of expandability limits its scope.

Google Nexus 7 Could Heavily Impact Tablet Wars

Android still has a long way to go to best Apple's iPad. But the arrival of the Nexus 7--with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as its operating system--may shake up the tablet market.