March 6, 2012

Windows 8: Something old, something awkward

Microsoft's old Windows desktop and tablet-friendly Metro UI make strange bedfellows

February 22, 2012

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 OS: Closer, but still no cigar

RIM's updated tablet OS allows direct email and calendar access, but both tablet and OS fall behind iOS and Android devices

February 16, 2012

Galaxy Note: Lame tablet, lousy smartphone

Samsung's 5.3-inch device repeats the sins of the first Android tablets, but also brings intriguing pen-computing capabilities

January 12, 2012

Motorola Xyboard: A better Android tablet

Wireless printing and video streaming set the Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 apart from the crowd

July 18, 2011

Jailbreak! Upgrading a non-upgradable Android

Is your old Android phone a dead end? Crack it open and breathe new life into it with a replacement ROM

July 14, 2011

Windows 7 business tablets: Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 vs. Motion CL900

These two new Windows 7 tablets offer ruggedized components and enterprise-level mobility

July 6, 2011

The fall and rise of Microsoft Silverlight

Before hitching up with Windows Phone and Windows 8, Microsoft's cross-platform rich Internet application framework gets a modest upgrade

June 29, 2011

Tablet deathmatch: HP TouchPad vs. Apple iPad 2

The first WebOS tablet tries to take on the iPad (and Android tablets), with a mix of cool innovation and underwhelming capabilities

June 22, 2011

Attack of the mobile browsers

Firefox, Opera, and a horde of mobile upstarts give iPhone, iPad, and Android users plenty of alternatives

June 17, 2011

Tablet deathmatch: Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs. iPad 2

Samsung's Android 3.1-based tablet is the first to give Apple's iPad a real run for its money -- most of the time

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