Melissa AparicioMultimedia Correspondent, PCWorld

Melissa Aparicio is multimedia correspondent for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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Epson's new office inkjets have a secret weapon: fast PrecisionCore printheads

Cheap color lasers have more inkjets to worry about. The PrecisionCore printheads on Epson's new WorkForce printers promise faster printing and crisp-looking output. We're testing one right now to learn more.

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A new crop of HP laptops flip or spin, and run Windows, Chrome or Android

New models sport 360-degree hinges and hybrid forms. A refreshed Chromebook comes in more colors. As for Android, it comes in a buzz-worthy yellow-and-black clamshell.

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13 fun facts and dreams about Google’s next self-driving car

See this bug-shaped prototype in action with real people and learn more about its mind-bending, near-lack of manual controls -- a major shift in how people experience autonomous driving.

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No steering wheel. No pedals. Google gets serious about self-driving cars

This friendly-looking prototype car could be rolling its own route within a few years, as Google takes another big step toward autonomous cars.

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Nvidia wants to steer its Tegra K1 into driverless cars

Nvidia sees driverless cars as a big opportunity for its new mobile processor

on techhive.com

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Meet UBR-1, a robot that can stock shelves, work alongside people

The Silicon Valley startup Unbounded Robotics wants to make its $50,000 robot a platform to develop the industrial worker of the future

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The 4G mobile hotspot you can drive: The 2015 Audi A3 is all about data

This car's first-ever 4G LTE data plan spoils everyone. Passengers can stay online, and the driver gets some impressive data services from the MMI infotainment system and Audi connect.

on techhive.com

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Tech Tip: How to change the default font in Microsoft Word

Set a new default font so that every document you start in Word uses the font settings that you want.

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Lenovo announces N20p Chromebook with touchscreen and 300-degree hinge

Adding two premium features rarely seen in Chromebooks, the N20p is the most interesting 11-inch Chrome machine we've seen yet.

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How to organize your browser by using pinned tabs

Keep your favorite Web apps organized in your browser.

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World Tech Update: On the road at the New York Auto Show

Video roundup of the week's biggest tech stories

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World Tech Update: Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace and NHK shows off 8K television

Video roundup of the week's biggest tech stories

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A look at the world's most powerful X-ray laser

Research at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source is used to develop future data storage systems and electronics

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Windows XP survival guide: How to upgrade (or not)

Whether you’re fleeing to a new OS or battening down the XP hatches, read this to survive unscathed.

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Meet California's first Bitcoin ATM

In this video report, we'll see a demo of how a machine built by Las Vegas-based Robocoin lets you buy Bitcoins with cash or sell them from your digital wallet.