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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.

ITunes Appears to Change Colors of Images Sent to the New iPad

When you sync an image to the new iPad, iTunes doesn't just optimize the resolution--it seems to change the colors, too.

Apple iPad Review: The Retina Display Redefines the Tablet

With a better-than-HDTV display, the third-generation iPad advances tablets to the next level.

New iPad vs. Android Tablets: Is It Game Over?

We spent some time testing the third-generation Apple iPad. Here's our take on how Apple matches up with the best of the Android tablets.


The New iPad, Mobile World Congress Recap, and Windows 8 Consumer Preview on PCWorld Podcast #133

The third-generation iPad with Retina display is here, plus we wrap up the cool announces at Mobile World and talk about life with Microsoft's downloadable Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

Apple iPad: How It Stacks Up Against the Android Tablets

On its debut, we compare the third-gen iPad to recent Android tablets both available and announced.


Apple's New iPad Stays Comfortably Ahead of the Tablet Pack

Is Apple’s lead insurmountable? Very possibly. We look at what the third-gen iPad brings to the table that the Android tablet competition doesn’t.


Five Must-Haves for the Next iPad

After using tablets of all shapes, sizes, and operating systems, here are the five things that will make Apple’s next iPad a stand-out.

What Windows 8 Means for Tablets

Could Windows 8 tablets deliver the same interface and software as your laptop, and run all day long? Here's a look at the greatest hopes, and the reality we know so far.

Lenovo's K2 Tablet: A Hands-On Tour

The tablet felt lightweight and well-balanced and the display looked good for its resolution, with a noticeably minimal air-gap.


Microsoft Launches Windows 8 Consumer Preview With Free Apps

Microsoft shows off Windows on ARM and the Microsoft Store at Mobile World Congress, but doesn't discuss Windows 8 for phones or an arrival date for the OS.

Hands-On With Toshiba AT270 Tablet

Toshiba isn't at MWC, but its tablet is.


Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: A Hands-On Tour

Samsung's tablet is the most compelling model at the show--largely because of how it does something different, and better, than other comers.


Samsung Shows Off Galaxy Tab 2 Series

The company takes the wraps off its first refresh of its Galaxy Tab series, which comes in 7-inch and 10.1-inch versions. Here's our take on where they fall.


Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: First Look

Samsung's Android 4.0 pen-toting tablet is back--bigger and better than before.


Hands On With Huawei's MediaPad 10 FHD

Huawei's new tablet has a slick design, and even slicker specs.