Melissa RiofrioExecutive Editor, Greenbot

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Melissa Riofrio spent her formative journalistic years reviewing some of the biggest iron at PCWorld--desktops, laptops, storage, printers--and she continued to focus on hardware testing during stints at Computer Currents and CNET. Currently, in addition to leading PCWorld’s content direction, she covers productivity laptops and Chromebooks, and car tech.

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Google’s $499 Pixel C will be a premium tablet rocking Android Marshmallow

The high-end Pixel C Android tablet, with an optional keyboard, will be available "by holiday time," Google promises.

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Tested by AAA: People park worse than self-parking cars

Humans lose out to the machines this time. In tests conducted by the American Automobile Association, self-parking cars did the deed faster and more precisely than human drivers.

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Microsoft designed Windows 10 to pull users into Windows Store, and it might be working

The Windows Store needs more users, so the company’s built app discovery into the very fabric of Windows 10. It seems to be working.

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Cheap and convertible Chromebooks debut at IFA: Lenovo’s 100S, Acer’s R 11

Lenovo’s Chromebook 100S costs just $179. The R 11’s 360-degree hinge makes it Acer's most versatile model yet.

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The latest Chromebooks for schoolkids are designed for playground abuse

Today's Chromebooks are ready to be pulled, pummeled, and even doused with water. Take a look at what Lenovo, Dell and Haier have engineered for their youngest users.

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Dell's Chromebook 13 is the first built for business, starting at $399

Clad in carbon fiber, aluminum and magnesium, and priced up to $899, the Chromebook 13 is offering quality and choices we haven't seen before in the Chromebook space.

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Nvidia turbocharges the 2016 Audi TT's virtual cockpit with gaming-speed 60fps graphics

A Tegra 3 quad-core processor makes everything from speed and engine revs to 3D Google Earth map views show up in real time.

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9 views of the all-digital 'virtual cockpit' in the 2016 Audi TT

A fast car needs fast digital readouts, and that's what you'll get with this superpowered, 60fps display that replaces the traditional instrument cluster on the Audi TT. Check out the views, from from speed and revs to maps and weather.

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Google, Delphi change story, saying their self-driving cars never got close

The companies dispute a Reuters story that described a coincidental encounter as a “near miss,” saying both cars were “doing what they were supposed to do.”

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Google's self-driving car is now driving itself around the city of Mountain View

Keep an eye out for the adorable little clown car, tooling along at 25 mph on the suburban streets of Google's hometown.

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Hands-on: How to digitize a dinosaur with HP 3D Capture

HP's 3D imaging technology turns a simple toy into a 3D image for printing, animation or other projects.

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HP pushes 3D imaging with the $299 3D Capture Stage turntable for its Sprout PC

Designed to be used with the company's Sprout imaging computer, the turntable and software knit together a 3D digital image from multiple shots.

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Android M will extend battery life with Doze management tools and fast-charging USB-C port

The Doze tool will preserve battery life when your device is inactive, while the USB-C port and its flippable cable will enable faster, easier charging.