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Melissa lives the tech-driven life she writes about. She's always on the hunt for the next gadget that will wow us with its design.

Huawei's MediaPad 10 Tablet Shown at CTIA 2012

This tablet, which we first saw in February, still has a lot to like, but it's not shipping soon.

AT&T Enters Home Automation Fray

AT&T's new home automation system, due in trials this summer, will rely on smartphones, tablets, and AT&T for access.

CTIA 2012 Preview: New Phones, More Debate Over Spectrum

CTIA 2012, the big U.S. mobile phone and tablet show, kicks off Monday. Will a few very hot LTE phones make their debut?

Tablet Face-Off: Budget Models From Acer and Asus vs. Apple's iPad 2

The Apple iPad 2 and the Asus Transformer Pad TF300 are highly competitive, but the Acer Iconia Tab A200 falls behind.

TechHive: Reality Check: How E-Readers Can Fight to Stay Alive

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The e-reader is one of those rare niche gadgets that can and should have a place in our tech lives.

Reality Check: How e-readers can fight to stay alive

As tablets continue their march to world domination, the venerable single-purpose e-reader is suddenly faced with redefining its niche as the premier reading gadget in a multipurpose world.

Is the future a toaster fridge or a toaster oven?

Dan Frakes and Melissa J. Perenson discuss the future of tablet/laptop convergence. We thought they were going to fight, but they actually sort of, kind of agree?