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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.

October 29, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2013
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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.

November 13, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating November 13, 2013
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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.

October 30, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating October 30, 2012
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Apple iPad March 2012

With a host of improvements--faster graphics, 4G wireless options, a better camera, and a gorgeous high-res screen--the latest iPad cements its position at the head of the tablet pack.

March 15, 2012

4.5 stars Editors' rating March 15, 2012
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Google Nexus 10

The Nexus 10's durable design, consistent updates, and good performance make it one of the best Android tablets to date.

November 2, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 2, 2012
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Apple iOS 8

Apple's latest OS for the iPhone and iPad heaps on the features, but makes more minimal changes compared to last year's OS overhaul.

June 2, 2014

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Anker TC930 Ultra-Thin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air

You can't beat the price of Anker's thin keyboard for the iPad Air, but serious typists should invest in a better option.

May 28, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 28, 2014

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Small tablets losing to phablets: iPad Mini-sized models getting hit

Smaller tablets like the iPad are under assault from smartphones, says NPD DisplaySearch.

By July 9, 2014

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Asustor AS-604T NAS server

Not only is the Asustor AS-604T an excellent NAS server for serious network storage needs, it's also very easy to use thanks to the extremely well-designed user interface.

April 26, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating April 26, 2013
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Tablet shipments slow for first time, down 5 percent

Despite rapid gains in recent years, consumer appetite for tablets seems to be shrinking, thanks to demand for bigger smartphones.

By May 28, 2014