One of 2013's best, the iPad Mini 3 is still a compelling choice despite the lack of upgrades. However, the nearly identical and significantly cheaper iPad Mini 2 is a smarter buy.
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The electronics giant has sent out invitations to an event next month in San Francisco, where it's expected to show off the next iPhones and a new Apple TV box.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 is excellent overall, and the only phone to buy if you want to write by hand. However, you'll pay a huge premium for a modest upgrade from last year's model, and less pricey competitors will satisfy many.
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.
You'll pay a premium for it, but the ClamCase Pro for iPad Mini is the best and most versatile all-around keyboard case we've seen.
The ClamCase Pro for iPad Air is a bendable multifunction keyboard case that doubles as a clever desk stand. It's the best accessory for fulfilling your iPad-as-laptop fantasies, provided you can live with a few drawbacks.
The smartphone's stylus gets jammed when you insert it backwards into the storage slot, which can break it permanently. It's a problem some research analysts say harkens back to Apple's iPhone design uproar.
With the ability to use natural language to make appointments and reminders, and a (mostly) intuitive interface, Fantastical 2 for iPad is the best way to manage your schedule.
As the tablet market slows, mobile computing is gravitating toward devices that can convert from a tablet to a laptop and back again.
Portable, flexible, and very useful all describe the VersaStand for the iPad, one of the best iPad desk accessories we've ever seen.