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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).

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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.

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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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Snakebyte Vyper tablet doubles as an entertainment hub for your TV

From the interface to the stacked deck of cool accessories, Snakebyte's Vyper is designed to get you gaming on the big screen. But do people want that?

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Pressure-detecting Sensus case turns your entire iPhone into a touchscreen

Who doesn’t need a touch- and pressure-sensitive pads on the back and sides of their iPhone 5s?

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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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Five nutrition apps for a healthy New Year

It's New Year's Day, and while we're not yet capable of coherent speech, we do want this year to healthier, fitter, and more nutritious. These apps will help you eat better...starting tomorrow.

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.

Make money via online rebate sites while shopping for Black Friday deals

Online rebate sites like Ebates and Swagbucks will give you a small percentage of your online purchases back in cash or gift cards, but you must jump through some hoops first.

Sit, Ubu, sit: 7 free apps for training your new puppy

Who needs a puppy school when you've got a smartphone?

10 ways to repurpose your old iPad

Want to treat yourself to a new iPad? Go ahead--we've collected a few great ways for you to make use of your old one.

How to make your pet as Internet-famous as Lil Bub and Menswear Dog combined

Tips from the experts on launching your cat, puppy, or parakeet's career as a meme.