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Buying a tablet
Tablets are taking over the computing industry. For media consumption and light computing tasks, they're easier to use and more convenient than computers. However, choosing the right one can still be confusing.
The best tablet for you depends on how you plan to use it. Will it primarily be for media consumption, business or playing games? Do you want it to be safe and unchangeable or customizable? Keep these questions in mind before heading to the store.
The iPad is the tablet that started it all, and it's my personal favorite. The gadget, now in its 4th generation, continues the tradition of excellence. It includes the features that made previous models great - but it has also fixed many of my frustrations.
It has a high-resolution Retina display that blows away any other tablet screen on the market. It's like reading a glossy magazine! You can buy a version with 4G cellular for blazing-fast Internet speed.
A new, high-powered processor and graphics system allow gamers and content creators more flexibility on the go. Gamers can download apps that rival home game consoles. Content creators have access to video editing, photo editing and drawing apps that nearly match computer-based programs.