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Microsoft Office 2013 Review: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook

Microsoft Office 2013 arrives months before its companion, Windows 8. While it's obvious Microsoft designed the new Office apps around Metro and the latest OS, it also added new features[...]

How to Play Old-School Video Games on Android Tablets

If you're looking to enjoy some old-school gaming on your Android tablet, check out our easy how-to guide on getting started with emulators and ROMs of some of your favorite[...]

Amazon Vs. Google Play: Which Reigns Supreme?

Amazon and Google built their respective tablets, the Kindle Fire and the Nexus 7, around their content services. But which service has more to offer?

What are the Best iPad Language Translation Apps?

What are the best iPad apps for finding phrases, or for drilling down deeply into a foreign language? We've tested eight top apps. Here are the pros and cons.

CloudOn Review: The Best Way of Getting MS Office on an Apple iPad?

CloudOn's free app and web service bring MS Office to the Apple iPad. While there is no official Office app yet for Apple's tablet, there are plenty that mimic its[...]

Microsoft OneNote Mobile for Android Review

Microsoft already released a mobile version OneNote, its popular notes app, for iOS. Now it's also available for Android. The iOS version certainly had its limits, is the Android version[...]

Google Android 4.2 Hands On Review

Android 4.2 may still be called Jelly Bean like its predecessor, 4.1, but it still brings new sweet goodies to the Google mobile operating system.

What are the Best Android Tablet Widgets?

Android has one big feature advantage over iOS, and that is widget support. Active widgets bring useful info at a glance and allow Android tablet owners to personalize their devices[...]

What is UltraViolet and is it the Future of Video Streaming?

Forget iTunes, Netflix, and Google Movies. The big Hollywood movie studios are pushing UltraViolet as the answer to digital movie streaming. It promises to deliver a buy-once-play-anywhere solution. Does it[...]

What are the Best iPad Apps for Tracking Wall Street Stocks?

The Apple iPad can act as an excellent tool for trading and learning about stocks. We've selected seven cool apps in this category. Can they turn you into a Wall[...]

Hulu Plus for Android Review: The Streaming Media Service Finally Comes to Android Tablets

Hulu Plus is finally available for Android tablets, and it fills a major gap in the platform's app catalog. Does Hulu Plus offer enough to dethrone the current king of[...]

Amazon Instant Video Review

Amazon now offers a new app for streaming movies and TV directly to the iPad. Is it worth the free download? To find out, read the full review.

What are the Best iPad Fitness Apps?

Attention both couch potatoes and fitness fiends alike! That iPad you use for checking email and watching Netflix can also serve as your personal trainer, calorie counter, and all-around fitness[...]

OnLive Desktop Review: Windows 7 on an Apple iPad

With the free OnLive Desktop app, users are provided a cloud-based Windows 7 PC on their Apple iPad that will allow them to create and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint[...]

Join.Me Review: Free & Easy Screen Sharing from PCs to iPads

Join.Me is a new service from LogMeIn promising simple and easy screen sharing between PCs and tablets, with both free and paid offerings. Simple, easy, and free? There has to[...]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Review: New Life for the PlayBook Tablet

The BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update brings the PlayBook much-needed native email, calendar and contacts apps, as well as a number of new features and UI enhancements. Does it make[...]

Skype 3.0 for Android Review

Beyond a tablet-optimized design, Skype 3.0 is touted as bringing much better sound quality, among other things. How good are these claims? Read the full review.

What are the Best iOS Arcade Games?

Summertime means beaches and boardwalks, complete with arcades. Fortunately for those low on coinage, the iPad has an impressive selection of quarter munchers. Here are a few of our favorites.

What Are the Best Honeycomb TV and Movie Watching Apps?

Mobile tablets were made for watching movies, and with Netflix and a host of other movie and TV-streaming apps now available for Android, Honeycomb tablet owners can finally take full[...]

Does Google’s Quickoffice Deal Hasten Office for the iPad?

When will Microsoft release an Office app for iPads and Android tablets? As some analysts see it, editions for Windows 8 and RT will come first, regardless of Google's new[...]