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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Anypen (8-inch) review: Versatile, but small for serious Windows use

Small, light, affordable, and able to use a pencil or ballpoint in lieu of a stylus, the Yoga Tablet 2 Anypen with Windows is a better tablet than its 10-inch cousin, but less appropriate for business tasks.

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Surface 3 review: This is the one worth recommending, though it’s no bargain

Microsoft added Windows 8.1 and a surprisingly powerful Intel Atom chip to create the Surface 3, but it still feels expensive for what you get.

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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows review: This nice tablet suffers from a shoddy keyboard

Throw away the embarrassingly bad Bluetooth keyboard that ships with the Windows version and you have a nicely designed, fast, and long-running, if somewhat oddly shaped tablet.

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Toshiba Encore 2 Write tablet review: Information capture taken to a new level

Beating Microsoft to the punch, Toshiba has combined active stylus input, surprisingly good handwriting recognition, OCR of photos, and separating audio recordings by orator, which puts this Windows 8.1 tablet in a class of its own when it comes to capturing informational events--at least for now.

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Review: eTauro's Surface Pro 3 dock is cheap, fast, fat but flexible

A significantly cheaper alternative to Microsoft's official dock, eTauro's dock lets you keep the kickstand--though you do lose some connectivity.

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HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Windows 8.1 Tablet Review: Faster, better, still rugged

A nice tablet, now even nicer: This replacement for last year's ElitePad 900 boasts a faster CPU, more memory, longer run-time, and a higher-resolution display.