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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.

15 non-payment uses for NFC

Near-field communication can be more than just mobile payments. We found more than a few examples of NFC at work during Mobile World Congress.

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Are autos the new smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2013?

Mobile developers and automakers alike are interested in creating some sort of smartphone/car union that doesn't get people killed.

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Voyager car smartphone looks to make driving and dialing safe

Built by Accel, the Voyager is more like a small, mounted GPS device that also runs apps and makes phone calls.

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Volvo shows off smooth, snappy touchscreen infotainment system

Volvo's new Sensus Connected Touch system is Android-powered and surprisingly responsive.

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WildTangent brings cross-device gaming to Sony Xperia

The cross-device games company will now be native to Xperia handsets. Its games app is alread available on Windows PCs and Android devices, including the Kindle Fire.

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Ford, Spotify bring on-demand streaming music to cars

Spotify Premium users will now be able to control their Spotify accounts in Ford AppLink-enabled vehicles.

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Vuzix M100 hands-free smartphone display--a smaller, cheaper Google Glass

Vuzix's M100 hands-free smartphone display is a smaller, cheaper wearable screen that can also do augmented reality. It will be available this summer for under $500.

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The complete guide to Windows Phone 8 settings

We explain the ins and outs of your Windows Phone 8 handset.

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Go paperless or die trying! 15 tablet apps for ditching dead trees

Whether you're getting paid by a customer or editing a coworker's presentation, these tablet-optimized apps take the dead trees out of doing business.

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MyFord Mobile app adds support for hybrid vehicles

Ford’s iOS and Android app now works with the Ford C-MAX and Fusion Energi cars, and also includes charging station data from PlugShare.

Origin EON17-SLX review: blurring the line between desktop replacement and desktop

The EON17-SLX is a gaming powerhouse, but can we really still call it a laptop?

Puget Systems Serenity Pro Review: The stealth ninja of performance desktops

This ultra-quiet system is actually a fantastic overall performer.

Asus VivoBook x202 review: a netbook with a touchscreen

This VivoBook occupies the no-man’s land between laptop and tablet. It looks like Asus is bringing the netbook back.