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Top Products in Two Decades of Tech Reviews

Walt Mossberg on the dozen personal-technology products that were the most influential over two decades of reviews.

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Two Houses, One Cable TV Bill

Walt answers questions from readers about streaming TV from one house to another and the search for smartphones without cameras.

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Diabetes Data Beamed to Your Phone

New meters from iHealth and LifeScan are small steps toward better diabetes care.

Calling Overseas on Wi-Fi

Walt Mossberg answers a reader’s question about using Wi-Fi to make international calls.

Dell Tablets at Bargain Prices

The Dell Venue 7 is a heck of a buy for a brand-name Android tablet, says Walt Mossberg, but if you can spare more money, you’ll get a better experience in a more expensive small tablet.

Tablet Buyer’s Wi-Fi Goof

Walt answers a question from a reader who unintentionally bought a Wi-Fi-only tablet: Can it be activated for 4G cellular service?

Smartphone With Wi-Fi Smarts

Republic Wireless is offering a clever, modern service on a good smartphone, and is showing that Wi-Fi calls can be as good as cellular ones.
Republic Wireless

E-Reader vs. iPad

Which is a better reader for all types of light: The Kindle Paperwhite or the iPad?

Wi-Fi(delity) in a Smaller Sonos

Sonos has come out with a lower-priced, smaller model that preserves its quality sound and its modular, wireless connection system.

In Data-Speed Race, Who Is the Fastest in LTE?

Walt puts four carriers’ LTE services to a download-speed test.

Is a Nexus Phone Running on KitKat Any Sweeter?

Google’s new Nexus 5 has some big advantages over its predecessor, but also a big minus.

Where’s the Intel Sticker?

Walt answers a reader’s question on how to tell if a PC has a new Intel chip if you’re buying online and can’t see the Intel sticker on the box.

Speed and Power Packed Into a Thin iPad Air

Sneaky Apps and Quiet TV Watching

The Laptops to Buy

When You Don’t Want a New Start

In Search of a Virtual Keyboard App

The Money Is in the Email

Kindle Fire HDX: A More Helpful Tablet

How Can You Undo an Upgrade to Apple’s New iOS 7?

New Spin on Video Chats Brings More to the Party

Fingerprint Confidential

Cloud Video for You and Your Friends’ Many Devices

A New Touch for iPhone

Finding a Tablet for a 4-Year-Old

A Valuable Tool for Web Browsing

Parallels Access Requirements on Windows

Top Products in Two Decades of Tech Reviews

December 17, 2013 at 6:04 pm PT

Diabetes Data Beamed to Your Phone

December 10, 2013 at 6:16 pm PT

Two Houses, One Cable TV Bill

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Calling Overseas on Wi-Fi

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Dell Tablets at Bargain Prices

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