The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
The usefulness of connected features outweighs their hodgepodge organization in the 2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i, and the mediocre fuel economy might be a price worth paying for the excellent driving dynamics.
The iBolt xProDock Connect's strong hardware and flexible software work well together, but the NFC gimmick feels like a DIY hack.
One of the Samsung Galaxy S4's many new features is S-Voice Drive, a car- and driver-centric voice-command system. We take it for a spin.
Despite a few minor quibbles, the 2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid steps up the tech for good fuel economy, handling, driver-assistance features, and cabin infotainment in a premium sport sedan.
Turn off 2014 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance's advanced and off-putting driver aid systems and you're left with a competent and sporty, high-tech SUV.
The third-generation Lexus IS F-Sport is a weird-looking sedan, but it more than makes up for that with balanced performance and one of the coolest instrument clusters I've ever seen.
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The 2013 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 comes off as more show car than useful transportation. Its cabin electronics are outdated, but due for an upgrade in the next generation.
The feature connects users to a car by Bluetooth and lets drivers make calls, send messages, and check the weather with voice commands.
Despite ease of use and text-to-speech functionality, the Pharos Drive GPS 250 falters somewhat in the performance department. Test.
Tablets generally are better for browsing than for getting work done, but a Bluetooth keyboard accessory dramatically improves the iPad's utility, CNET's Stephen Shankland finds.