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ipad as e-reader

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Tablet sales sink, though there is one ray of sunshine

The exception to the worldwide drop are tablets that double as laptops via an attachable keyboard. Such hybrid units saw a 120 percent surge in shipments last quarter, says research firm IDC.

By April 28, 2016

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Pocket-eAzl: Nifty folding stand for tablets and e-readers

Crimson's adjustable stand fits in a pocket and props up your slate device in a horizontal or vertical position.

By June 22, 2012

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Apple iPad 2

Still the tablet against which all others are judged; find out what makes the iPad 2 a great gift idea.

By November 18, 2011

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How do you use your tablet? (poll)

Is it just a glorified e-reader? A laptop replacement? Or do you use it to suck down media content like there's no tomorrow? Vote in our poll!

By February 25, 2013

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iPad Mini ads play up tablet as e-book reader and photo viewer

Apple's latest TV spots compare its 7-inch reader with its larger counterpart for reading books and viewing photos.

By November 12, 2012

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Do you need a case for your smartphone?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice on smartphone cases and also helps a reader decide between the iPad Mini and the fourth generation iPad.

By December 22, 2012

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Nook Tablet hands-on: Can it fight the Fire?

Barnes & Noble's follow-up to the Nook Color adds more storage, a faster processor, and better apps--but can it compete against the Kindle Fire and the iPad?

By November 15, 2011

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Comics, PDFs, and more: Stanza for iPad is a universal (and free) killer e-reader

Comics, PDFs, ePubs and more: Stanza is the best universal e-reader we've tried, and it's also free. We hope competitors are taking notes.

By June 4, 2010

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AT&T or Verizon: Which offers the best deal on 4G iPad data?

In this Ask Maggie, I help a reader determine which LTE-enabled iPad to buy. I also offer some guidance to a Sprint customer wondering about the future of Sprint's WiMax network.

By April 13, 2012

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Which e-readers will the iPad crush?

With Apple's release of the iPad, several new e-readers will probably be rendered obsolete. Check out our list of e-readers in jeopardy.

By April 1, 2010