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.

E-Reader vs. iPad

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

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.

New Spin on Video Chats Brings More to the Party

Spin, a new mobile video-chatting service that lets up to 10 people share photos and videos, is so different from traditional video-chatting apps that it can be a bit confusing at first.

Finding a Tablet for a 4-Year-Old

Walt Mossberg answers readers’ questions on finding a tablet suitable for a child and creating a Wi-Fi hot spot in Paris.

Parallels Access Requirements on Windows

Walt answers readers’ technology questions, such as Parallels Access requirements and the transfer of photo files from a Windows PC to an iPad mini.

Controlling a PC or Mac, iPad-Style

Parallels Access, a new iPad app, treats the computer programs it accesses as if they were iPad apps, without sacrificing functionality.

Using Google Chromecast

Walt answers readers’ questions on Google Chromecast.

Wedding Video Via iPad

How do you transfer video from an iPad to a computer? Walt answers readers’ questions.

Apps Raise the iPad’s Aptitude for Real Work

iPads and other tablets are being used every day for productivity tasks once reserved for laptops. Walt Mossberg looks at apps that attempt to emulate the features of Office.

A Printer for the iPad

New Flipboard: News and Posts Handpicked and Shared

How Apple Gets All the Good Apps

Clearing Up an iPad Picture Problem

When an iPad Isn’t Enough

Should You Upgrade to Windows 8?

Surface Pro: Hefty Tablet Is a Laptop Lightweight

2013: Talk Gets Cheaper, TV Gets Smarter

A Maps of the World

iTunes Gets an Upgrade Without Missing a Beat

Testing the Speed of Internet Devices

Getting a Tablet With a Lot of Memory

Sizing Up the New iPad Mini

Kindle Fire, USB on the iPad, and Disk Defragmentation

Kindle Fire HD Is Better but It Isn’t the Best Color Tablet