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F-Secure Internet Security 2014 review: bulletproof protection, bad user interface

F-Secure delivered fantastic malware detection rates, but its interface needs some improvement.

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2014 review: All-in-one suite offers excellent protection

Trend Micro's suite combines first-rate protection with 5GB of free online backup, online-banking security, and more.

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Toyota FT-1 concept trades dials and gauges for fighter-jet windshield display

Toyota’s futuristic sports car has a fully functioning head-up display (HUD) that projects data ahead of the windshield so that eyes stay on the road.


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What recall? Tesla recasts Model S problems as mere updates

Tesla perishes the thought of a recall and focuses instead on doubling its retail and service centers in 2014.


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2015 Mercedes C-Class gets semi-autonomous braking, distancing, and parking

It can brake proactively if it foresees a collision. It can follow the car ahead of you in stop-and-go traffic. And it can parallel-park with your help on the pedals (just so you still feel useful).



TrackingPoint's computer-guided smart rifle can make every hunter a sharpshooter

TrackingPoint's targeting system tracks every variable you can throw at it AND includes live-streaming video capabilities.



Elio Motors’ three-wheeled car gets 84 miles per gallon

Unlike the Toyota iRoad, Elio Motors’ car is not a two-person scooter with a roof.


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Enhanced Sync AppLink will debut on 2015 Ford Mustang

Looking for a better Ford Sync AppLink experience? Look at this muscle car!


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Dell XPS 15 review: A practically perfect laptop

Dell's latest incarnation of its XPS 15 high-end notebook is the type of laptop dreams are made of.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M93p Tiny review: A tough yet petite desktop PC

This diminutive business PC is smart enough for the office, and tough enough for the factory floor.

9 ways to stay below your data cap on Android and iOS

Limited data plan? No problem—we have some simple tricks that can help you cut back on data usage.


The 10 techiest cars of 2014 drive, park, and even smell better than you do (yep)

It's true: One car offers interior scent control, and you’ll also see dual displays, digital instrument clusters, and better connectivity (for a fee).


Black Friday free-phone offers: Are the deals real?

Plenty of retailers will offer phones for free on Black Friday—but only some of these deals are worth it.