The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
This updated version of Dell's XPS 12 hybrid adds newer CPUs for improved battery life, but still works better as a laptop than a tablet.
The company's latest interchangeable-lens camera incorporates much of the power of bigger models at a fraction of the size.
Mileage has never varied more than it will between two 2012 Chevrolet Volt owners, but with regular charging, this part-time EV is capable of fantastic efficiency -- just don't look too hard at its dashboard.
Dell has revamped its rotating Duo laptop concept into the much-improved XPS 12, but like most convertibles, it makes a better laptop than tablet.
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Although pricey, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will work excellently for anyone who commutes less than 40 miles, as it requires almost no gas during a typical week while providing a comfortable ride.
The Vita version of Little Big Planet is the best yet, and makes great use of touch and tilt controls to boot.
At SXSW, a Texas company offers the Chaotic Unmanned Personal Intercept Drone. Yes, it's CUPID, not with a bow and arrow, but with a powerful stun gun.
If Apple is developing a fanless MacBook, it presents some interesting possibilities.
After a little more than three years on the market, the plug-in hybrid Volt is approaching 60,000 units sold. Is that enough momentum to compete with the mind share of the Prius and Tesla? We ask General Motors.