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Connected Cars: Not Just Science Fiction Anymore

Satellite, cellular, and Wi-Fi connections are opening up new worlds of applications and content for the automobile.


PowerSkin for Droid X2 Review: More Battery Life, More Bulk

The PowerSkin for Droid X & Droid X2 can nearly double how long you go between charges, but it also adds a lot of weight and bulk to your phone. PowerSkins for other phones presumably have the same advantages and disadvantages.


The Best $3.95 You Can Spend on Your Laptop

If you use your laptop as your primary PC, chances are good you've got USB cords sticking out at all kinds of weird, unflattering angles. This cheap gizmo can help.

How to Ensure That Your Gear Is Physically Secure

Prevent hardware theft and snooping by using these devices.


Kids' Computers Through the Ages

The evolution of toy computers for children mirrors that of real-world systems for adults. We look at some of the changes the play-along versions have undergone in the past 70 years.

Essential Gadgets for the Road Warrior

Essential Gadgets for Road Warriors

Back-to-School Laptop Accessories

Here are all the notebook-friendly gadgets you need to maintain your 4.0 GPA.

Laptop Thieves Punk'd! Six Amazing Recovery Stories

A stolen laptop is a nightmare, but new antitheft software such as GadgetTrak, Hidden, and LoJack for Laptops is turning the tables on thieves.


Bluetooth Touted as the Cancer-free Wireless Tech

If you're worried that your cellphone might be giving you cancer, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has a solution for you: Use Bluetooth.

Acer Iconia A500 Tablet Pairs Nicely with Any USB PC Keyboard

I'm writing today's post on my Acer Iconia A500 tablet, which pairs with pretty much any keyboard you can scrounge up.