Melissa Perenson

8 business card apps for smartphones: Scan 'em and store 'em

Review: 3 new scanners store your documents in the cloud

If you regularly need to store documents in the cloud, a desktop scanner could help. We look at three new devices from Brother, Neat Company and DCT that approach the task in different ways.

Image gallery: 7 business card apps for smartphones

Image gallery: 7 business card apps for smartphones

If you can't keep track of your business cards, one of these 7 smartphone apps will help you scan and store all those new contacts.

Asus crams Windows 8 and Android 4.1 into one gargantuan tablet

Hardcore tech enthusiasts know Asus for its inspired--some may zany--reinterpretations of common computer formfactors. Next in the list of Asus flights of fancy: An all-in-one desktop/tablet combo that doesn't make you choose between...

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 review: Stylish, high-performance Android tablet

The long-awaited Asus Transformer Pad Infinity blasts ahead of the pack to establish itself as the best-performing Android tablet we've seen to date.

Toshiba Thrive 7-in. tablet: Great design, mediocre audio

The Toshiba Thrive 7-in. tablet is the latest in a recent deluge of 7-inch contenders. Its biggest distinguishing factors are its crisp, high-resolution 1280-by-800-pixel display and its strong complement of ports. But disappointments...

Kindle Touch: Finally, a touch e-reader for Amazon

The addition of touch navigation aligns Amazon's Kindle Touch with its competition, but a few debatable interface and physical design choices might reduce your enthusiasm for this product.

Kobo Vox: A social, multipurpose e-reader and tablet

Like its E-Ink sibling, the Kobo Touch e-reader, the Vox has a social focus, and places an emphasis on sharing reading experiences.

Nook Tablet: Hands-on with Barnes & Noble's alternative to the Kindle Fire

The $250 Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet will provide solid competition for Amazon's Kindle Fire. This is Barnes & Noble's second-generation device, a follow-on to last year's Nook Color, which now drops to $200, the same price as the...

Amazon's Kindle Fire misfires

Amazon's Kindle Fire is best considered a relatively inexpensive, hassle-free but flawed way to consume books, music, and videos. As a tablet, though, the Fire can't hold a flame to the best tablets available today.

First Impressions: The Nook Tablet is the value tablet to beat

The Nook Tablet is leaps ahead of its competitors. That said, the Nook Tablet is not a full-featured tablet and lacks built-in Bluetooth, stereo speakers, GPS, and front- and rear-facing cameras.

Hands on: Asus Eee Pad Slider SL101 -- a tablet with keyboard

Tablets can be great companions for lots of things, but if you want to use one for work, you'll probably need a case that props up the screen on an angle, plus an external keyboard for efficient typing. The Asus Eee Pad Slider SL101...

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