CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.
The 2013 Kindle Fire HD works perfectly as an e-reader with a few extra tablet features, but users looking to take full advantage of Amazon's ecosystem should pay more for the Fire HDX.
With convenient features like Send to Kindle and Shelfari integration, Kindle for Android is a rock-solid e-reader app, especially for anyone already invested in the Amazon ecosystem.
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With the release of the new Nook HD and Nook HD+, B&N is discounting its older tablets -- the Nook Color is down to $139.
Barnes & Noble's Nook Color is a capable color touch-screen e-book reader that offers much of the functionality of an Android tablet for half the price of an iPad.
The Kobo Glo is an excellent Kindle alternative, especially for readers seeking EPUB compatibility and international options.
The $69 Amazon Kindle is an excellent no-frills e-book reader for anyone who’s willing to forgo a built-in light or a touch screen.
A credible source has told CNET that Barnes & Noble is set to release a new 7-inch Nook Tablet this fall with a slick new proprietary display technology.
The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight sets the standard for e-ink e-readers going forward and is well worth the extra money if you do a lot of nighttime reading.
Until March 18, Barnes & Noble is offering $20 off the Nook Simple Touch and Nook Color e-readers if you purchase the products with a MasterCard.
Barnes & Noble's $199 Nook Color got a big software update today that adds many features available on the step-up $249 Nook Tablet.