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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.

Samsung's Galaxy Tab: Elegant, promising Android tablet

Stylish, feature-filled, and comfortable to hold, the Android-based Galaxy Tab promises to be the first true iPad rival.

Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-350SC

For a small-screen e-reader, the new Pocket Edition is one of the best models you can buy--but you'll pay extra for Sony's unique touchscreen design.

Logitech Revue and Google TV: Prospects and limitations

An air of mystique has surrounded Google TV, and Logitech’s Google TV device--the Logitech Revue--since they first became public knowledge. On Wednesday, Logitech unveiled the Revue--and we got our first in-depth look at what Google TV can do.

Pandigital Novel

Tablet/e-book reader needs to be lighter, with a far better screen and a more-responsive touch interface to truly be a contender.

Amazon Kindle (3rd Generation)

This e-book reader's lighter weight and complete overhaul make the third-generation Kindle the best reader from Amazon yet.

Kindle DX (Graphite)

At $380, the Amazon Kindle DX continues to excel as a large-format E-Ink-based e-reader, for both Kindle books and PDFs. And its lower price makes it that much more attractive. But prospective buyers will need to consider the trade-off of purchasing this e-reader versus a multipurpose tablet like Apple's $499 iPad. E-Ink displays continue to hold a battery life and readability advantage (especially in bright sunlight), but the LCD-based iPad is more responsive and supports color.

First Look: Amazon Kindle DX (Graphite)

Kindle DX gets a refresh with a dramatically improved E-Ink screen and a color change.

Aluratek Libre eBook Reader Pro

The no-frills, lightweight Aluratek Libre eBook Reader Pro is a refreshing surprise among e-book readers.

First look: Alex eReader

The Spring Design Alex eReader Model DS10 provides a fresh take on the e-book reader experience.

Alex eReader available for pre-order

If you've been anxious to get your hands on the Alex eReader from Spring Design, you won't have to wait much longer. The e-reader, which sports an unusual, double-display design, is now available for pre-order and will be shipping on April 14.

Canon EOS Rebel T2i invites upgrade from point-and-shoot

The new digital SLR boosts both still and video capabilities, closing the gap with more advanced models.

Six digital SLR cameras for under $1000

DSLRs continue to drop in price, and now offer video, swivel screens, and other extra features

CES: 3D comes home

It's important to underscore that the 3D being shown at CES is not akin to the 3D you'd get with anaglyphic red-and-green glasses folded up into a Cracker Jack box.

Nikon D3000

The feature-packed D3000 SLR camera offers a solid design, good image quality, and help for photography novices.

Sony debuts new design and 3D HDTVs for 2010

Sony today introduced 12 new series of HDTVs for the coming year. The new models will start rolling out in spring and continue in summer.