Melissa RiofrioExecutive Editor, PCWorld

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Melissa Riofrio spent her formative journalistic years reviewing some of the biggest iron at PCWorld--desktops, laptops, storage, printers--and she continued to focus on hardware testing during stints at Computer Currents and CNET. Currently, in addition to leading PCWorld’s content direction, she covers productivity laptops and Chromebooks, and car tech.

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Best frenemies: How Ford SYNC 3 works with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Google and Apple's products are rivals to SYNC 3, but Ford still went to the effort to make it seamless to use them with other SYNC features.

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The Faraday Future FFZero1 is an EV born of dreams, piles of cash, and poached Tesla talent

But if Faraday Future does succeed in jump-starting EV innovation, that's probably okay with Elon Musk.

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Apple CarPlay's coming to these 14 Chevrolet cars in the 2016 model year

You'll be able to plug your iPhone into a range of vehicles from the tiny Spark to the hulking Suburban, and even the new Volt.

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Adobe Acrobat flexes new muscles: Form filling, e-signing, mobile apps and more

Acrobat DC promises to ease our daily bureaucracy of forms with features for converting paper documents, and (through the Document Cloud service) signing and tracking electronic ones.

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If the iPhone 6 is too big for you, just wait: An 'iPhone mini' may be coming in 2015

Rumors swirl of a new 4-inch iPhone to succeed the iPhone 5s, a potential savior for small-handed and one-handed users.

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Apple CarPlay goes live in Pioneer NEX and AppRadio systems, giving real people early dibs for once

No mainstream new cars have CarPlay yet (the Ferrari doesn't count), so it's a small, sweet victory that older cars can get it now if they have or install one of these systems.

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Apple CarPlay ships first in Ferrari sports cars

Now that a Ferrari has been released with the latest in Apple's smartphone-car integration technology, you're ready to buy, right?

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Epson's new office inkjets have a secret weapon: fast PrecisionCore printheads

Cheap color lasers have more inkjets to worry about. The PrecisionCore printheads on Epson's new WorkForce printers promise faster printing and crisp-looking output. We're testing one right now to learn more.

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CarPlay for the rest of us: Pioneer demos Apple's interface in its NEX infotainment systems

You won’t have to buy a new car to get Apple’s CarPlay interface for your iPhone. Pioneer will be one of the first aftermarket manufacturers to offer it in an installable system for older cars.

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Watch Apple's CarPlay in action, as Mercedes-Benz takes us for a spin

Apple's CarPlay is bobbing up everywhere, it seems, though it's not quite final yet. Watch this video of a prototype, demonstrated at the Mercedes-Benz R&D facility in Sunnyvale.

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CarPlay keeps coming: Pioneer's NEX systems will get it via upgrade

Grab your iPhone and your older car! Pioneer joins Alpine in announcing CarPlay for its installable systems, which, unlike Alpine's, are already shipping (but the upgrade is pending).

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It can lick any color laser in the house: New HP Officejets tackle corporate workloads

Whatever you thought about inkjets, these are different. The new HP Officejet Enterprise Color MFP X585 and HP Officejet Enterprise Color X555 are faster and cheaper to operate than their color-laser competition.

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Remembering Pat McGovern, the technology media tycoon you never knew

PCWorld is here today because Pat shared our founders' passion for technology and educating people about it. Longtime PCWorlders remember his vision and his boundless energy.

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