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Best e-book readers

Looking for an e-book reader? You have more choices than ever before--though the number of models we

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iPad Mini

If you want the full, polished Apple tablet experience in a smaller package, the iPad Mini is worth the premium price. Otherwise, good alternatives are available for less money.

By Oct. 30, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Oct. 30, 2012
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Apple iPad

The Apple iPad is the first affordable tablet computer worth owning, but it won't (yet) replace your laptop.

By Apr. 2, 2010

4 stars Editor's rating Apr. 2, 2010
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iPad Mini with Retina Display

The new iPad Mini somehow shrinks down the iPad Air into an even more compact package, sacrificing nearly nothing. It's more expensive than before, but it's also the perfect smaller tablet.

By Nov. 13, 2013

4.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 13, 2013
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Amazon Kindle Fire

Though it lacks the tech specs found on more-expensive Apple and Android tablets, the $199 Kindle Fire is an outstanding entertainment value that prizes simplicity over techno-wizardry.

By Nov. 13, 2011

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 13, 2011
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Apple iPad Air

Functionally, the iPad Air is nearly identical to last year’s model, offering only faster performance and better video chatting. But factor in design and aesthetics, and the iPad Air is on another planet. It’s the best full-size consumer tablet on the market.

By Oct. 29, 2013

4.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 29, 2013
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9

If you're looking for a pure media consumption experience, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 delivers better than any tablet before it. People looking for something more utilitarian, however, will want to look elsewhere.

By Nov. 19, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Nov. 19, 2012
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7in

With a beautiful screen, refined interface, and huge coffer of media consumption options, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is the Kindle Fire as it should have been.

By Sep. 11, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 11, 2012
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Kindle Paperwhite

With an excellent built-in light and Amazon's best-in-class e-book selection, the Kindle Paperwhite rises to the top of the e-reader pack.

By Sep. 6, 2012

4.5 stars Editor's rating Sep. 6, 2012
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Amazon Kindle (2012)

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.

By Nov. 13, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 13, 2012
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Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013)

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.

By Nov. 1, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Nov. 1, 2013