CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.
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.
The affordable Kobo Mini is a likable touch-screen e-ink e-reader that's too small for some and not quite small enough for others.
Its reliable specs and availability on four carriers make the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini an easy-to-find midtier buy, but you should also compare the S4 Mini with its substantial competition.
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.
Kindle has its best holiday weekend sales yet -- though still no hard numbers -- and Amazon launches a short-fiction publishing shop.
That's $30 less than the cheapest Kindle, which lacks a touch screen and includes ads. Plus, the Mini can fit in your pocket.
Apple's latest TV spots compare its 7-inch reader with its larger counterpart for reading books and viewing photos.
The Venturi Mini is a stylish, all-in-one car tech device with an attractive design and an easy-to-use interface. While it lacks some of the robustness of in-dash systems, its portability and price tag make it an attractive option.
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As rumors mount that an iPad 5 release isn't far off, the most-anticipated Apple tablet is really the next-generation iPad Mini.
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