Don't-Miss Tablet Stories

Microsoft dangles $200 gift cards to coax iPad owners to swap for a Surface

But don't forget: The second generation of Surface tablets is coming soon.

Tablets dominating tech market as consumers drop PCs

It’s the end of one era and the beginning of another: According to research from IDC, shipments of tablets are destined to surpass those of all PCs in the fourth quarter of the year.

Verizon to launch Total Mobile Protection program, for that added sense of security

Now you can pay a monthly fee to get a little more help with your device.

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Sony's Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition comes stocked with foodie-friendly extras

Sony's Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition comes with everything but the proverbial sink.

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Asus' Transformer Book T100

Asus' $349 Transformer Book T100 tablet has Bay Trail, Windows 8.1

Asustek unveiled a new $349 Windows 8.1 tablet called the Transformer Book T100, which runs on Intel's Atom chip code-named Bay Trail.

Intel's Atom chip code-named Bay Trail

Windows 8.1 tablets with 64-bit Atom chips not coming until Q1

Intel executives said Wednesday that the first Bay Trail tablets will use only the 32-bit version of Windows 8.1, despite 64-bit support on the chip.

Dell to revive Venue mobile brand with new Windows 8.1 tablet

Dell showed on Wednesday a new Windows 8.1 tablet called Venue, a brand name for mobile devices the PC maker abandoned when it discontinued shipment of smartphones early last year.

Trade-in market for older smartphones gets more competitive

As Apple and Wal-Mart enter the trade-in market, NextWorth ups its game, anticipating swarms of older phones being traded by users to fund new iPhones.

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Hands-on with Bay Trail: Intel's latest, best hope for tablet relevance

Promising faster performance, longer battery life, and cheaper prices, the new chips can run Android or Windows and will power $199 tablets.

iOS7

FAQ: everything you need to know about iOS 7

It's the biggest change to Apple's mobile OS since the introduction of the iPhone. Naturally, we all have lots of questions about iOS 7. Here are the answers we have now that Apple's announced a release date.

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Apple sneaks in changes to AppleCare+

If you drop your iPhone or iPad, it'll now cost you more to invoke your AppleCare+ coverage. But on the plus side, iPod touch and classic owners can now get in on the AppleCare+ fun.

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Brian Krzanich Intel

Intel challenges ARM with new Quark chips for wearables; shows off Bay Trail, Broadwell

Intel launched its Intel Developer Forum Tuesday by announcing a new line of Quark embedded chips, while showing off PCs running next-generation "Bay Trail" Atom and "Broadwell" Core chips.

What we need to see in a Surface 2 tablet

Deep discounts are helping push the first Surface generation off the shelves, but the next generation's going to have to do better than that. Here's our wish list for the second time around.

Make room for big tablets, all-in-ones at IFA show

Panasonic and Acer believe bigger is better when it comes to tablets and all-in-ones. This video report from the IFA consumer electronics show looks at Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet and Acer's 24-inch all-in-one.

Nvidia's Tegra Tab passes through the FCC

But the big question is: Why?

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