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 iPad Mini 4 makes the most of iOS 9 and has a number of welcome upgrades, but its high price will have some skipping straight up to larger iPad Air models.
The best-feeling and most protective keyboard case accessory for the iPad Air 2 is Belkin's premium case, hands-down: It's well worth the extra money.
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.
From the Cheapskate: Amazon's ludicrously affordable tablet is now even more ludicrously affordable. Plus: an extra 2GB of Google Drive storage, free!
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.
Best Buy continues the holiday sale madness with price cuts on select Apple tablets and smartphones.
The sale on last year's little Apple tablet runs Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PT, but the deal is available only on Best Buy's website.
The sale comes a few days before Apple is expected to release the iPad Mini 4. Should you buy it or wait for the new model?