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Review: Lenovo’s IdeaPad Y500 offers excellent gaming specs for the price

Lenovo's made a solid-performing gaming laptop in a smaller, lighter, cheaper package.

Best overall high-tech car: The Audi A8

Audi does an impressive job of combining elegant luxury and advanced tech in the A8.

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The techiest cars of 2013

Edmunds.com and PCWorld/TechHive take a close look at this year's models, and pick the ones that make the best (or most interesting) use of technology inside the car.

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Best all-electric high-tech car: Tesla Model S

The Model S has not one but two Nvidia-powered screens, natural voice controls, and, of course, an all-electric powertrain.

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Best high-tech family sedan: Toyota Avalon

Toyota has added lots of tech to this luxury sedan, in an obvious effort to attract a younger crowd.

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Best high-tech car for mom: Infiniti JX35

The JX35’s biggest strength is its multitude of options for controlling the car’s infotainment system.

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Most controversial: Cadillac ATS

Offering an all-touch user interface for the infotainment system is a bold step, but the concept doesn't cut it in real driving conditions.

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Review: Asus VivoTab Smart offers full Windows 8 OS in hybrid tablet form

This slim tablet has slim accessories to match. Its full Windows OS is nice, but it is a tablet, so don't expect PC-level performance.

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How to become a LinkedIn power user in five easy steps

Use our guide to squeeze maximum value from the career networking service.

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Review: HP Spectre XT TouchSmart is a sweet-looking, underpowered laptop in an Ultrabook’s clothing

The brushed-aluminum look screams Ultrabook, and the bigger display is a nice bonus. But the weight, performance, and battery life make it better suited for living-room laptop duty.

Getting Started with SkyDrive and Windows Phone 8

How to get the most from Microsoft's cloud storage service

Samsung Chromebook 3: Cheaper, more productive alternative to a tablet

This Chromebook is perfect for someone who wants a lightweight, portable tablet-like machine that has a keyboard.

Digital Storm x17: It's a more portable gaming option

Digital Storm's x17 is a good gaming machine, that's lighter than most desktop replacements, but it delivers less performance as well as fewer ounces. If you can plump your budget by $200, you can grab something like an Alienware M17x R4, which is more powerful, but costs $1974.

A brief history of pi

In honor of Pi Day, we bring you a brief history of everyone's favorite irrational constant.

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10 rugged gadgets for surviving dirty, dangerous jobs

Does your work require a hard hat? Are fires and floods a common workday hazard? This tough tech will help you keep your business humming along.