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Dell Chromebook 13 review: Carbon fiber and extra-long battery life make it a class act

Dell’s Chromebook 13 proves an important point: You can make a classy Chromebook that's reasonably affordable. Dell gives its Chromebook 13 a slender yet sturdy chassis, good performance, and long battery life.

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The best laptops of 2016: Budget PCs, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks and more

Our top picks show off the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials.

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The specs and story behind the autonomous Robocar and its Nvidia Drive PX 2 brains

You'll find no driver and no cockpit, but plenty of processing power in Roborace's autonomous racecar, thanks to Nvidia's lunchbox-sized Drive PX 2 supercomputer.

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Tesla’s $35,000 Model 3 won’t ship until late 2017, yet it still makes other EVs nervous

Folks lined up the night before to preorder the Model 3 for its 215 miles of EV range and sterling pedigree. But they won't get their car until late 2017. Probably.

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2016 Chevy Volt review: The cult hero of plug-in hybrids reaches for mainstream fame

The Volt's category-leading 53 miles of EV range automatically sells the car to green-car nerds, but Chevrolet wants more. We drive it seven days and 700 miles to see how it plays out.

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Panasonic's Nubo is a security camera you can take pretty much anywhere

The highly-portable Nubo lets you stake out remote corners of your backyard, or monitor your campsite—and its surveillance and convenience features help it stand out from other security cameras.

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Elliptic Labs' ultrasound tech lets you control your devices with a friendly wave

The company can use a device's existing microphone and speaker to respond to your gesture.

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SanDisk's Extreme 510 Portable SSD is small, fast and tough

This $249 portable SSD is built to withstand hard drops and raindrops alike.

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Intel’s Brian Krzanich says 5G networking will let millions of drones roam the earth

We're not talking "Terminator" (we hope), but we are talking connected everything from toasters to trains, all enabled by the big push for faster, stronger 5G wireless networks.

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The $499 Lenovo Yoga 710 brings 360-degree versatility to budget users

The Yoga 710 is portable and productive, and it can rotate 360 degrees on its hinge. Not bad for an affordable small laptop.

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Lenovo's ideapad Miix 310 is a "Surface lite" that's much more affordable

It's a basic Windows tablet, but the detachable keyboard lets you be productive at will.

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With the Flex 4, Lenovo unites Intel core i7 and AMD graphics in a 360-degree laptop

The Lenovo Flex 4's 14-inch and 15-inch versions will both offer high-end options on everything from processors to connectivity. Battery life promises to be good, too,

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Lenovo's Tab3 7 and Tab3 8: Cheap Android tablets that are safer for kids

Android Marshmallow's support for multiple user accounts lets Lenovo set up a kids mode with parental controls. You can monitor what children do and where they go on a tablet, and for how long.

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Lenovo's Tab3 10 for Business brings out the serious side of Android

Starting at $199, this tablet shows that Android has arrived in the corporate world. The Tab3 10 for Business is built to take a full day at the office, with sturdy construction and the enhanced security and manageability of Android for Work.

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HP’s Elite x3 is a flagship sailing into a dangerous Windows phone wasteland

HP thinks its Elite x3 Windows phone can escape doom by focusing on corporate customers. It's a reasonable plan facing incredible odds.