Review: Acer ICONIA A500: The Honeycomb Debutant 1

Review: Acer ICONIA A500: The Honeycomb Debutant

Introduction Until the arrival of Honeycomb, most tablets were playing catch-up with Apple's all conquering iPad and it's smartphone OSs. Now, in its second generation, the iPad 2 is likely to face some serious competition from the likes of
iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 2

iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder of my full-bodied, single-
Microsoft Surface: First look 3

Microsoft Surface: First look

Microsoft seems to have gotten the design and form factor right with its new Surface tablet computer. But the user interface, not so much. That's an odd conclusion to make about a device from a software company that usually lets others do the ma
Review: Asus Eee Pad tablet transforms into laptop 4

Review: Asus Eee Pad tablet transforms into laptop

The tablet computers that compete with the iPad have mostly been uninspiring. The Eee Pad Transformer stands out with a design that isn't just copied from the iPad: It's a tablet that turns into a laptop. For $399, $100 less than the cheape
Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 review 5

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 review

On the heels of Apple's new, lighter iPad, Amazon has come out with a full-size tablet that weighs even less yet sports a sharper display and a lower price tag. Although Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 hasn't received as much attention as
New iPad: A polishing of the old 6

New iPad: A polishing of the old

On Friday, the new iPad goes on sale. Be sure to ask for it by name: the iPad. Because if you ask for the iPad 3, the Apple representatives will look at you funny. Last year's model was called the iPad 2, but this third-generation model is just
Apple iPad 2: The emperor's successor 7

Apple iPad 2: The emperor’s successor

Introduction: The first iPad was a revolutionary product. There were naysayers galore, nobody was even sure it would work – neither a laptop nor a netbook, and there was no keyboard. Xxx years later, the iPad has sent the competition scrambling
Zync Quad 9.7 review 8

Zync Quad 9.7 review

While the market is flooded with 7-inch tablets, there's still some space for good quality 10-inchers. The Zync Quad 9.7 tablet promises to bring a high resolution 'Retina' display to the Android world at an unbelievable price. But doe