CNET editors round up their favorite tablets, including products from Apple, Samsung, and Google.
While the new Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's best PC to date, it's more successful as a tablet than a laptop replacement.
For $679, you can get the Microsoft Windows RT 8.1 slate with 64GB and the perk of high-speed data on-the-go.
The Microsoft Surface 2 is great for getting work done, but those looking for extensive app support (beyond Office) will find top Apple, Android, and Amazon tablets to be better options.
The Surface Mini was supposed to be announced months ago, but its existence is now shrouded in mystery.
The Surface Pro's gutsy design successfully reinvents the Windows 8 laptop by cramming an ultrabook experience into the body of a 10-inch tablet. Those wanting to go all-in on the tablet experience won't regret buying the Surface Pro, but we're holding out for a future, more polished generation of the device.
Astronauts collecting samples on the International Space Station have found traces of sea plankton, and are baffled as to how it got there.
Microsoft's subtly updated Windows 8.1 tablet feels more like Surface Pro 1.5 -- improved battery life and better accessories make it a worthwhile (albeit pricey) laptop replacement, but it's still not an iPad-level category killer.
Microsoft will roll out new Surface tablets running both Qualcomm and Intel processors, according to a report.
Microsoft appears to have scrapped its small tablet -- at least in its current form.
Tech giant also confirms decision not to ship a smaller version of the device during its fourth-quarter earnings conference call.