"tablet PCs" news, interviews, and features

Slideshow about tablet PCs

  • IN PICTURES: 15 Ways iPad goes to work

    IN PICTURES: 15 Ways iPad goes to work

    Apple's iconic iPad reports for work in all sorts of strange places, from archaeological digs in Pompeii to movie sets in Hollywood to cockpits in the sky.

    IN PICTURES: 15 Ways iPad goes to work
  • Gallery: Meet RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

    Gallery: Meet RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

    Research in Motion announced a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet Monday that will do battle with Apple's iPad and the Samsung Galaxy Tab early next year when it becomes available in the US.

    Gallery: Meet RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet
  • Tablets: Real and rumored

    Tablets: Real and rumored

    With more than a million units sold in its first month, it's pretty clear that Apple's iPad touchscreen tablet has been a success so far.

    Tablets: Real and rumored
  • Nine real iPad alternatives

    Nine real iPad alternatives

    Even since Apple released its "magical and revolutionary" iPad, other vendors have been scrambling to deliver products that go Apple one better.

    Nine real iPad alternatives
  • Cisco's Cius business tablet: A visual tour

    Cisco's Cius business tablet: A visual tour

    Cisco gets down to business with its Cius business tablet that will let you perform video conferencing and is optimized for apps such as WebEx Meeting Center.

    Cisco's Cius business tablet: A visual tour
  • Tablets, real and rumored

    Tablets, real and rumored

    With more than a million units sold in less than a month, it's pretty clear that Apple's iPad touchscreen tablet has been a success so far. But Apple isn't the only company out there to develop a tablet, as there are several iPad alternatives on the market or in the works right now that could give the iPad a run for its money.

    Tablets, real and rumored
  • Slate Wars: 15 Tablets That Could Rival Apple's iPad

    Slate Wars: 15 Tablets That Could Rival Apple's iPad

    So the iPad has arrived to what can only be described as excessive fanfare. But will tablets become the gadget of choice for consumers who want to kick back and browse the Web, check e-mail, read an e-book or magazine, play games, or watch a movie? It's debatable

    Slate Wars: 15 Tablets That Could Rival Apple's iPad
  • Apple iPad: A hands-on tour in Pictures

    Apple iPad: A hands-on tour in Pictures

    Though the Apple iPad's interface may look familiar (see our hands-on impressions for more on the iPad), the hardware is clearly bigger than its iPhone/iPod Touch siblings.

    Apple iPad: A hands-on tour in Pictures
  • Microsoft's history with the Tablet PC

    Microsoft's history with the Tablet PC

    Microsoft's demonstration Wednesday of "Slate PCs" made by HP, Pegatron, and Archos is by no means its first attempt to help develop such a form factor. The Slate PC seems to be identical to a Tablet with only the name changed. In fact, the Tablet PC has long been a pet project for Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who showed the first Tablet PC prototype in 2000 at the now-defunct Comdex trade show in Las Vegas.

    Microsoft's history with the Tablet PC