Article Photos: Review: Gift guide to smaller tablets 2/4

FILE - This Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 file photo shows the Kindle Fire  at a news conference in New York. The tablet computer is without a doubt the gift of the year. just like it was last year. But if you resisted the urge in 2011, now is the time to give in. This season's tablets are better all around. Intense competition has kept prices very low, making tablets incredible values compared to smartphones and PCs (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)