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The Best Travel-Ready Tablets

The tablet is here, and it's time to jump on the bandwagon (or upgrade your month-old antiquated one).

Productive contortionist

Lenovo ThinkPad Twist

Lenovo’s family of convertible devices, with names like Yoga and Twist, remind us of that gymnast/cheerleader/yoga instructor/circus performer we dated years back. Unlike that experience, where the novelty quickly wore off, the Lenovo ThinkPad Twist ($849+) proves useful for both work AND play. A serious productivity Ultrabook with passable multimedia hardware, the Twist’s screen turns...

Drive a wedge

Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard & Mouse

Leaning into the October launch of tablet-ready Windows 8, Microsoft’s Wedge Mobile Keyboard and Mouse saves you from sacrificing screen real estate for data input. The two compact tools are both Bluetooth-enabled and designed to match smoothly with the company’s operating system. The keyboard comes with Hotkeys set to take full advantage of Windows 8...

Arm flailing not required

Asus Taichi Ultrabook Tablet

Anyone who’s tried working off just a tablet for a day has experienced the ecstasy of an easy, lightweight carry, and the agony of hunching over a slightly inclined screen for 10 hours. Like other gadgets we’ve seen, the Asus Taichi aims to solve that dilemma by combining an ultrabook and tablet into one airy...

A Separation Between Perch & Slate?

Lenovo IdeaPad U1 Hybrid Tablet Laptop

Apple may have the nation’s tech fiends in a frenzy over the calculated slow drip of details and rumors circling its potential tablet announcement at the end of January, but that doesn’t mean other major tech manufacturers can’t come up with lust-worthy ideas of their own. Take the Lenovo IdeaPad U1 Hybrid. Part Linux-powered web...

A Dark Horse Emerges in the Tablet Race

ICD Vega Tablet

While fanboys and tech pundits alike have been ferociously covering every whisper of detail surrounding the rumored Apple “Slate” and Microsoft’s Courier, it appears that maker Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) has pulled a fast one in the tablet race. Sporting Nvidia’s Tegra processor chip, the device will undoubtedly be capable of advanced multimedia functionality including...

Where Tablet and Netbook Meet

Yukyung Viliv S7

We know Netbooks are all the rage, but honestly what member of the male species has small enough hands to use them for long periods of time? That’s why we were intrigued by the cross functionality offered in the Viliv S7. Designed as a custom Windows XP powered hybrid touch screen tablet and Netbook, it...

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