Don't-Miss Tablet Stories

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Buying a Refurbished iPad is Actually a Good Idea

Apple's online store is currently selling iPads at a discount. The catch? They're refurbished. Should you buy one? We say yes.

Why the Surface Pro 4 beats the iPad Pro in the enterprise

CIO.com's Sarah White pits the Surface Pro 4 vs. the iPad Pro to see which device offers the functionality business users need.

Hands on with the Galaxy TabPro S, Samsung's Surface competitor

Samsung is taking a stab at the Windows 10 2-in-1 market with a new tablet that can be unlocked with a Galaxy smartphone.

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The 5 best tablets for kids, and how to choose

The kids keep borrowing your tablet? Get 'em one of their own—complete with airtight parental controls and curated, educational experiences.

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Apple will pay Ericsson patent royalties on iPhones and iPads

Apple has agreed to pay Ericsson royalties on the wireless devices it sells in settlement of a long-standing patent dispute.

Countdown: Microsoft's big 2015

Blair Hanley Frank counts down some of the biggest news and announcements from Microsoft in 2015.

Google's Pixel C is a killer Android tablet on a productivity mission

The Pixel C has beautiful industrial design, a gorgeous screen, killer components, and a clever hardware keyboard that attaches with magnets. But Google’s pure Android tablet still has work ahead as a productivity machine.

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Apple releases faster Lightning to SD Card Reader

Wish your file transfers from your camera’s SD card to your iPad Pro were faster? Your wish just came true.

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Win-ning: Windows wins big in the Windows tablet market

When you look at every kind of Windows device and only one kind of Apple device, Microsoft becomes the clear winner.

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The refrain: Stop repeating yourself

Repeating dire claims about the iPad Pro does not make them true.

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iPad Pro no: Apple’s latest is already proclaimed a failure

It's been out for two weeks and it hasn't changed everything!

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Video: See the iPad Pro in action with Smart Keyboard and Pencil

The Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil make the iPad Pro a serious multitasking machine.

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Tested: Why the iPad Pro really isn't as fast a laptop

One benchmark makes it look good. A lot of other benchmarks show a different story. Get all the details here.

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Get to know the iPad Pro

Take a closer look at Apple's mega-tablet, the iPad Pro with the Smart Keyboard and Pencil.

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Kindle vs Fire: How to choose the right Amazon e-reader

So you’ve narrowed the e-reader field to Amazon’s lineup. We’ll help you pick the right model for your needs.

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5 high-tech toys to delight kids of all ages

Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.

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How to buy the best productivity-focused Android, iOS, or Windows tablet

Avoid the low-cost throwaways. We'll help you find a quality device with the features you'll need day in and day out.

Which Amazon reading device is right for you?

Shopping for a tablet for reading books? We'll help you make the right choice.

How to Pick the Best iPad

Trying to decide which iPad to buy? We've got the lowdown on each iPad model so you can buy the right one.

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Out of touch: The iPad Pro’s premature failure

Apple's philosophy is different than Microsoft's and that's OK.

5 awesome high-tech toys your kids will love

From robots who teach STEM skills to a tablet just for them, these gifts will be a huge hit with your kids (and with you) this holiday season.

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Traffic court: Trying too hard for attention

Sometimes things aren't worth deconstructing.

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No, Apple won't make an iPad-Mac hybrid, Tim Cook says

The iPad Pro and Microsoft's Surface Book are nothing alike.