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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.

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Asus Chromebox pushes deeper into PC territory

It's small, it's extremely well-connected, and it's ready to take on PC-like tasks in your home theater or home office.

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HP Color LaserJet Pro M177fw review: Great output, but little else

Unless you don't print much, the expensive toner and dumbed-down features on this color laser MFP are going to frustrate you.

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A car’s a car, but the car's apps make the difference at CES

Car apps represent a sea change in how people use their cars—not just for simple mobility, but for getting things done while mobile—and they were the biggest car-tech news out of CES 2014.

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High-tech hope for older cars: Pioneer NEX's touchscreen and app integration

The new NEX infotainment systems play better with smartphones by offering touchscreen interfaces and an app store that's pretty big by current standards.

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The little shuttle that can: Induct Navia is first self-driving vehicle

You heard right: It can drive itself on a programmed route, stop for crossing pedestrians, and come when you call it from a smartphone app. Check out our video, it’s pretty adorable.

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The BMW i3 electric car mixes virtue and fun

Most electric vehicles are sedate econoboxes. Would the i3 be like them, or could it aspire to Tesla-level celebrity? We floored it to find out.

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2015 Hyundai Genesis gets Google Glass app, destination search

New additions let owners connect to vehicle features remotely through Blue Link platform.

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Three wheels, two seats, one unique ride: Toyota’s iRoad tests simple transport

The iRoad’s distinctive design includes front wheels that tilt instead of turning, making it super-fun on a slalom course. We drove one ‘round and ‘round and ‘round during CES 2014.

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TomTom: Our traffic data is better than yours, with new GO navigation devices

Smartphone-based navigation and traffic apps are quickly invading the space of TomTom, Garmin, and other GPS devices. TomTom hopes to gain an edge by offering its once-costly traffic info for free.

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This solar-powered Ford C-MAX concept car can move itself to follow the sun

The C-MAX Solar Energi's battery can charge using only the sun -- at least, conceptually. When parked under a special energy concentrator, it will "creep" back and forth a short distance to maximize the light hitting its rooftop solar panels.

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Spiked with LIDAR sensors, Ford research car tracks objects and creates 3D maps

Ford tricked out its Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle with enough sensors to see more than a driver ever could—so the car can help the human drive better.

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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.