The Five Coolest Tablet PCs Of 2011


The Year Of The Tablet PC

The iPad may have arrived in 2010, but the tablet market didn't reach its fever pitch until this year when top manufacturers flooded the market with dozens of devices. Whether they ran Android, iOS or Windows -- or were called slates, tabs, or "pads" -- tablets of various sizes, styles and functionality were everywhere in 2011. While many didn't live long enough to see 2012 (HP's TouchPad and Dell's Streak, to name two), there were some standout devices. Here's a look at five of the best tablet pcs to arrive this year.