An iPad That’s Mini in Screen Size Only

Apple’s new iPad mini has the same screen resolution and chip for faster processing as the iPad Air.
iPad Mini

Speed and Power Packed Into a Thin iPad Air

This new iPad isn’t a radical rethinking of what a tablet can be, but it’s a major improvement on a successful product, says Walt. And it’s the best tablet he’s ever reviewed.

Kindle Fire HDX: A More Helpful Tablet

The most unusual feature of the Kindle Fire HDX is its Mayday button, but a better help system isn’t exactly the prime reason to buy a new tablet.

New Kindle Paperwhite Is a Snappier, More Capable E-Reader

The new Kindle Paperwhite has a faster processor and a better screen than its predecessor. Should you upgrade?

Limiting Wi-Fi Access Per Child

Walt answers readers’ questions about limiting Wi-Fi Internet access for family members.

A Tablet Good for Living Room, Bag and Water

Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z’s stylish overall design, screen, fast performance, good camera and noticeably high sound quality make it easy to love, says Katie. Plus, it can run underwater.

New Flipboard: News and Posts Handpicked and Shared

A new second generation of Flipboard allows users to create and share their own handsome digital magazines with a few clicks and without any design talent required, says Walt.

How Much of a Tablet Can You Get for Under $300?

Walt looks at two large tablets for under $300: the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD and the Asus MeMo Pad Smart 10.1.

Amazon’s E-Book Business Is Up 70 Percent, but It’s Still Not Disclosing Kindle Sales

Whatever Kindle sales were in Q4, they could have been better had Amazon not sold out of its flagship e-reader.

Nook Loses Ground in Tablet War

Revenue at the bookseller’s Nook segment, which includes all the Nook devices, digital content, plus accessories, fell 12.6% to $311 million for the nine-week compared with the same period a year ago, the company said Thursday.