Don't-Miss Tablet Stories

T-Mobile G-Slate: A Modestly Sized Android 3.0 Tablet, With a Price to Match

A versatile size and 3D video capture add to this tablet's appeal, but poor speakers and a high no-contract price limit its reach.

RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook Is a Study in Contrasts

While we're impressed by the PlayBook's convenient size and novel navigation, we found the tablet’s sometimes primitive native software and selection of apps frustrating.


Inside the RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet: A Visual Tour

Get a peek at the fresh-looking interface of RIM's highly anticipated first tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook.


RIM BlackBerry PlayBook: A Promising Tablet, but With Many Rough Edges

This svelte tablet hits the right notes in many areas, but it stumbles on some basics, and some core features aren’t ready yet.


Kyocera Echo: The Phone That Wants to Be Your Tablet

The Echo attempts a bold design innovation, unfortunately the phone’s two screens don’t work together well enough to create something greater than the sum of the parts.


Acer's Iconia Dual-Screen Laptop

The Acer Iconia is a $1,200 all-purpose laptop that’s being marketed as a “touchbook” due to its dual 14” touchscreen displays.


Android Apps: 9 Best, Free Social Networking Choices

Share, save and savor all things social with these nine free Google Android apps, hand-picked by's mobile maestro, Al Sacco.


Hands-On With Huawei's Value Tablet (Video)

Get an up-close look at Huawei's well-priced S7 Slim tablet, which was unveiled at CTIA in Orlando.


My $5.79 Clipboard/Paper/Ballpoint Ensemble Totally Rules

The question isn't tablet versus laptop. It's tablet versus laptop versus clipboard.


Samsung Touch Wiz UX For Honeycomb Tablets (Video)

Here's a hands-on peek at Samsung's Touch Wiz UX overlay for Honeycomb tablets, which adds new widget options to Android 3.0.


15 Best iPad Apps for Newbies

Here are 15 iPad apps you probably won't regret downloading and trying out, especially if you just picked up Apple's tablet for the first time.