The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 and 10 sport a unique design, but are held back by mediocre screens and lacking internal specs.
Lenovo has two new tablets for your consideration, with tremendous promises of 18-hour battery life and nifty little kickstands.
This column originally mischaracterized the kickstand capabilities of the Surface. The kickstand supports the tablet in both landscape and portrait modes.
Originally $800, this refurbished 11.6-inch tablet includes a keyboard, kickstand, and 128GB SSD.
The energy-efficient fifth-generation Core chips will enable fanless laptops that can be converted into tablets, and a handful of them are on the way.
Normally $129.99, this portable (!) 16-inch screen works in both portrait and landscape orientations.
Microsoft's own-brand Windows 8 tablet will also be on sale in France, China and New Zealand in the next few weeks.
Commentary: In a breathless bid to differentiate their devices, PC makers are looking to outdo each other by adding unique ways to twist, turn, and tear apart their screens and keyboards. At some point, it becomes a case of diminishing returns.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a solid step up from the original Pro, but this sleek laptop replacement is still very difficult to repair.
With an improved kickstand, keyboard, and stylus pen, Microsoft says the new Surface solves the productivity problem of tablets. Meanwhile, Google tries to solve the chore of sorting vacation photos.