While the new Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's best PC to date, it's more successful as a tablet than a laptop replacement.
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Acer's Predator 8 gaming tablet has Intel's latest Atom processor under the hood, with quad speakers on the front and an Android OS.
While the upcoming 12-inch MacBook has all the buzz, this 13-inch system gets a handful of updates to remain a top choice for combining power and portability.
Robotic ball toy Sphero and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" astromech droid BB-8 are a match made in the Netherworld of the Force.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is satisfyingly simple tablet, but its lackluster screen and relatively high price make it forgettable.
The company's newest active stylus gets an easy-connect makeover.
For novice Android users with a desire to greatly personalize their experience, the Sony Xperia Z4 is a beautifully constructed tablet with high-end specs that won't disappoint.
The iPad Air 2 is a nice refinement and finesse of last year's model, with a bevy of tweaks, enhancements, a much faster processor, and the welcome addition of Touch ID. Simply put: it's still the gold standard for tablets.
The budget-priced Surface 3 is a solid tablet that finally runs the real version of Windows, but it would be a much better value if the must-have keyboard cover was included.
The $119 i-Bright7x Smart Surge Protector is a seven-outlet strip that allows consumers to use an iOS app to control and program plugged-in devices.