Don't-Miss Windows Tablet Stories

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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.

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Dell Venue 11 Pro 7139 (Security) review: Supremely powerful and super secure

This 11-inch tablet boasts an Intel Core i5 processor with vPro and Trusted Platform Module support, a smart card reader, and biometric security.

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Toshiba Encore 2 review: This Windows 8 tablet goes easy on your wallet

Keep your performance expectations in line with its price tag, and Toshiba’s 10-incher will do right by you.

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Lenovo ThinkPad 10 review: A thinner, lighter Windows tablet with a high-res display

Windows tablets are getting nicer all the time. This 10-inch model is a solid performer, and its optional accessories are useful (with one notable exception).