The 2014 Volkswagen Passat competes well in its segment for driving character and fuel economy, and checks off the right boxes for cabin tech, but falls short on driver-assistance features.
With its slim design, fantastic screen, and oodles of power, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is a superb smaller tablet, and a worthy competitor to the ever-popular iPad Mini.
Although the Sony Xperia M2 looks pretty slick, it's let down by its low resolution display and its old version of Android, which makes even its affordable price way too high. For much less money, you could snap up the Moto G or spend a little more and pick up the older Xperia Z with its full HD display and waterproof design.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is a smooth-performing midrange slate, but it's overpriced compared to similar tablets.
Dedicated Lightroom fans will find Lightroom mobile a fine lean-back photo-editing experience, but it needs a little bulking up before it's enough to attract new subscribers to the fold.
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The Japanese company is devoting an entire plant to making screens for Apple, but according to a senior executive, that "presents a high level of volatility risk."
For sheer typing responsiveness, the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air is still a pro. But, even with its new tilt-angle design, it's no longer quite as unique as it used to be.
If you want a sturdy, easy-to-use keyboard accessory that looks nearly as good as the iPad itself, the Belkin Qode Thin Type is one of the best.
Over a month ago, Nikon announced its Nikon 1 J4 everywhere but the US. Now it gets a little publicity boost by making it official here.
The 10-incher is another moderate Windows 8.1 release in HP's latest lineup of slates.