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The daughter of a mechanical engineer, Melissa grew up playing with machine parts and still loves getting into the nuts and bolts of how things work. She is never happier than when she is on a factory tour.

Android, Bluetooth, and your car will all play nicer with new Broadcom software

Broadcom's new software stack promises to smooth over issues with flaky pairing and subpar streaming, and sync better with wearable devices.

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Printer buying guide: How to find the best model for your home or office

The best printers today have mobile apps and wireless connectivity, and inkjets are looking as good as lasers. Learn what to look for here.

HP Chromebook 14 review: It's bigger and better than most other Chromebooks

The 14-inch display alone makes this Chromebook a better deal than most others on the market, but it also offers great connectivity and long battery life.

Epson Expression Premium XP-810 Small-in-One review: Do-it-all printer offers best photo quality for the price

The ink costs more than it should be for a higher-end printer, but we have no complaints about the output.

Canon Pixma MG7120 review: All this gorgeous printer needs is cheaper ink

Great design and print quality melted our ink-obsessed hearts. A little.

HP Chromebook 11 review: Google gives the low end some much-needed luster

It's white! It comes with cute color accents! ...How the heck do you clean this thing? The latest and most colorful Chromebook, jointly launched by Google and HP, puts a fetching face on a model that's otherwise similar to other low-priced Chromebooks we've tested.

Haswell comes to Chromebooks with Acer's new C720-2800 for just $250

The new Acer C720 Chromebook is thinner, lighter, and only slightly more expensive than the C710, but its main claim to fame is being the first out of the gate with a Haswell processor.

Life on the edge of the electric car ecosystem: A desperate drive from charge to charge

You don't drive an electric car. It drives you, from charging station to charging station, as you plan your trips around maintaining the battery. The early infrastructure has a lot more building to do.

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Webroot upgrades SecureAnywhere suites with phishing protection, support for iOS and Android devices

The cloud's the thing for Webroot's SecureAnywhere suites, which aim to stay nimble by living online and analyzing files on the fly. All suites protect against viruses, malware, and phishing. Two higher-end versions add iOS/Android support and system optimization tools.

This little box adds NFC mobile printing to recent HP LaserJet, Officejet printers

Now that smartphones and tablets are essential equipment for businesses of all sizes, HP is giving part of its huge installed base a chance to keep up with its 1200w Mobile Print Accessory. It plugs into a printer's USB port and enables NFC connections with mobile devices for direct printing.