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Apple iPad 6th-gen review

June 28, 2018 — Steve Duncombe

Hands-on with the new standard 9.7-inch iPad, now with Apple Pencil support

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Surface Book 2 review

Jan. 8, 2018 — Steve Duncombe

Hands-on look with Microsoft's second-generation two-in-one laptop that converts to a tablet.

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iPad Pro 10.5 + iOS 11 review

Sept. 27, 2017 — Steve Duncombe

Hands-on with the up-sized iPad Pro and the new iOS 11 with its iPad-specific improvements.

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How reliable is your tablet?

Oct. 12, 2016 — Ros Page

Top tablet brands for reliability and service, as chosen by CHOICE members.

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Logitech Create keyboard case for iPad Pro 9.7 review

Sept. 15, 2016 — Steve Duncombe

Convert your iPad Pro 9.7 into a laptop alternative with this smart backlit keyboard case.

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Amazon Kindle Oasis first look review

May 26, 2016 — Denis Gallagher

It's a great e-reader, but is it worth the price?

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Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review

April 26, 2016 — Steve Duncombe

Hands-on with the new mid-sized tablet that joins its 12.9-inch 'bigger brother' in the iPad Pro lineup

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iPad Pro 12.9-inch and Apple Pencil stylus review

April 26, 2016 — Steve Duncombe

Hands-on with Apple's hot new extra-large iPad Pro tablet and Apple Pencil stylus.

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Universal Foldable Keyboard review

Nov. 26, 2015 — Peter Zaluzny

Turn your tablet into a laptop-like device with this foldable wireless keyboard.

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Hands-on with the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book

Nov. 23, 2015 — Steve Duncombe

Microsoft's new two-in-one laptop and improved tablet aim to take a big slice of the growing convertible-computer market.

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Microsoft Surface 3 review

July 6, 2015 — Steve Duncombe

Microsoft has made a smaller and cheaper version of its Pro tablet, but is there a penalty for the reduced size and cost cutting?

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Why every tablet has a footprint

Dec. 6, 2014 — Ros Page

Tablet manufacturers' environmental and social policies compared

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

Nov. 20, 2014 — Steve Duncombe

Microsoft has pitched it's new, bigger tablet fairly and squarely at the laptop market. With Windows now touch-friendly, is this the future of laptops?

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Apple iPad Air 2 review

Oct. 27, 2014 — Steve Duncombe

Thinner, lighter, faster. Could this be the iPad upgrade you've been waiting for?

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Apple, Amazon and the problem of ebook pricing

June 18, 2014 — Ros Page

Is the lowest price always the best option for consumers?

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