The 2014 BMW i3 looks and feels like the compact car of the future, but its high price tag will be a huge sticking point for thrifty small-EV drivers.
More muscle for the stripped down Chrome OS in this 11-inch laptop
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The Asus U41JF is a workmanlike but uninspiring 14-inch laptop that offers decent performance and graphics and excellent battery life, but costs nearly as much as a MacBook.
We take a closer look at Bridgestone's Ecopia EP500 tires for the 2015 BMW i3 electric car.
Qualcomm's robot is just one tool to test and develop exciting new camera features for smartphones and tablets. CNET's Jessica Dolcourt went inside Qualcomm's Research and Development Lab for a tour.
The latest in Gateway's line of versatile slim towers, the SX2850-33 stays current with a fast Intel Core i3 CPU, and more importantly adds Wi-Fi to improve its suitability as a living-room desktop. It might cost more than a Nettop or a dedicated video-streaming device, but for its overall speed and flexibility, we'd pick this system as a budget PC or an online living-room content center.
More mobile gadget than compact car, there's nothing on the road that looks like the 2014 BMW i3.
A thin design and Nvidia Optimus automatic-switching graphics make the Asus UL80JT-A1 an initially appealing laptop, but looks can be misleading: the underwhelming CPU and battery life are both serious negatives.
During a demonstration of BMW's ActiveAssist technology in an i3 electric car, I aimed it at a fake brick wall and floored the accelerator, only to have the car hit the brakes.
Green Car Journal chose the BMW i3 for its Green Car of the Year award, announced at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show, beating out such cars as the Volkswagen Golf, Honda Fit, and Audi A3 TDI.