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The Best and the Worst Tablets: A Roundup of Reviews

by SkinnyScoop Team, posted to Tech & Blogging

Is there iPad 2 worth the investment? Do I go with a cheap Kindle, step up to a Kindle Touch or go for the Kindle Fire? What about the Nook? There are so many tablets and options out there, we wanted to round up the best tablet reviews to help you make a wise decision.


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How to Choose a Tablet | Digitwirl

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We’ll give you a basic rundown of what features to look for when...more

This is a 4 minute video tutorial that gives an overview of the various tablets and provides some information on picking the best one for your needs. Carley of Digitwirl does a nice job outlining pros and cons for the top tablets. Definitely worth a view!

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Paper Book vs eReader? | SkinnyScoop

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Question: Would you rather read an actual book that you hold in your...more

Despite the growing popularity of tablets and eReaders, 73% of SkinnyScoop women polled in this survey said they prefer to read an actual book rather than an eBook.

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Best 5 Tablets | CNET

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CNET editors round up their favorite five tablet computers, including...more

CNET is a go-to resource for technology product reviews. Their 2011 tablet review ranks the Apple iPad 2 top of the list with its easy-to-use interface, vast app catalog, and marathon battery life. CNET's review doesn't appear to take price into consideration so their top 5 tablets are mostly in the $500+ range.

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iPad 2 vs Kindle Fire vs Nook Tablet | Geek.com

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The Apple iPad 2, the Amazon Kindle Fire, and the Barnes & Noble...more

This review focuses on the big hitters of the 2011-2012 season - the iPad 2, Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet. It does a great job comparing the 3 tablets based on technical criteria such as design, display, processor, RAM, storage, battery life and more. A must read for the more technical buyers.

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The Official Kindle Page | Amazon

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Kindle: The World's Bestselling E-Reader

Amazon's official Kindle page does a nice job showcasing the various Kindles. if you scroll down on the page, there is a "Compare Kindles" chart that compares the models based on things like price, connectivity, display, battery life, storage and more.

Eden Godsoe: I gave my husband a Kindle Touch for Xmas. I thought he would enjoy loading up books on it but that he could also get his various magazine & newspaper subscriptions on it, namely The Economist & WSJ. Not the case. Even if you have a subscription to those publications, they charge you a full rate for the e-Reader subscription which is not cheap. He is now thinking of returning it :(

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Kobo Wireless eReader | One Smiley Monkey

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Suggested by Angela At Onesmileymonkey

One of my favorite things about the Kobo is the page turn button's position. I was able to hold the device and turn pages all with one hand while resting my thumb in the bottom right hand side of it. Plus the fact that it is so light and it has a rubberized back makes it really easy to handle and multi-task! Something else I really liked is how ea...

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Targus 3-in-1 Stylus Review | Scraps of My Geek Life

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Targus 3-in-1 has a stylus, pen & laser pointer all in one. Great...more

Suggested by Krista

A great related stylus review from Michele of Scraps of My Geek life. This sounds like a fantastic addition for any tablet.

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