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Android tablet reviews
Find out what reviewers think about Samsung's 10-inch Galaxy Note and other Android tablets from LG, Google and HP. The Note 10.1 is a worthy iPad competitor, but the other devices have various strengths and weaknesses. Read Now
Endpoint device purchasing is a complex endeavor in the mobile era. PC refresh cycles are still a part of the process, but corporate buyers now must consider smartphones and tablets as well.
There's no shortage of manufacturers pumping out PCs, mobile devices and hybrids with various operating systems. Cost, usability and software availability all factor into the decision-making process, but where should evaluations start?
This smartphone, tablet and laptop buying guide offers in-depth advice to help get your search off the ground. We regularly compile PC and mobile device reviews from our colleagues at NotebookReview, Brighthand and TabletPCReview and update this guide with the most important information for business buyers.
1Apple OS and device reviews
Apple is extremely popular with consumers because it integrates with other services, devices and applications that they already use. The company has built up its enterprise features over the years, however, and now offers iOS 7 with more IT management tools than ever. Learn about Apple iOS and the company's many smartphones and tablets.
Guide to Apple iOS 7, Mavericks and new devices
Apple offers a plethora of devices that now run iOS 7, including iPhone 5s and the lower-cost iPhone 5c. If you're a laptop buyer, you should also get to know the latest Mavericks OS. Learn more about what iOS 7 and Mavericks have to offer IT when it comes to management and security, plus specs for Apple iPhones and iPads. Read Now
2Laptop buying guide
Now that Microsoft has ended support for Windows XP, more IT buyers may at least take a gander at Windows 8.1. Those that do will find a plethora of options, from more traditional PCs by the usual OEM suspects to the tablet/PC hybrid Surface 2 made by Microsoft itself.
Surface Pro 2, plus more from Acer and Lenovo
Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 is an impressive Windows 8.1 tablet. If you're looking for a full-fledged PC, however, there may be better options. The Acer Aspire S7 and Lenovo ThinkPad T440S rated higher than their competitors from Dell and HP. Read Now
Lenovo IdeaPad beats other Windows laptops
If you're looking for a light Windows 8 laptop with a large screen and all the ports users need, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P fits the bill. Reviewers also took a look at new laptops from ASUS, Samsung and others. Read Now
Dell, HP update Windows 8 PCs
The latest Dell Inspiron and Latitude PCs went under the microscope, as did updates to HP's Spectre and Pavilion lines. But they didn't stand up to the ASUS ZenBook UX51VZ. Read Now