The Asus Eee Pad slider is the latest touch-screen tablet flaunting its floaty icons to tempt your Christmas cash. But this time it has a keyboard. The Barker family sees if this can be the gadget that combines family games appeal with the serious needs of a writer on the road.
The cost of repatriating travellers taken ill abroad has reached an all-time high - and if you're not properly covered it could cost mortgage money to fly home. Holidaymakers face being stranded overseas for not reading the small print according to specialist travel insurers AllClear.