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Dispatches from CES 2013: Long Live the Handheld, the PC Is Dead

Walking the floor at the Consumer Electronics Show, you don't see many PCs: Everyone is using tablets. With all the Web just an uttered sentence or touchscreen away, PCs just aren't portable enough, which is why the focus at CES is on devices you'll hold in your hand or control via remote.

One Eye on the Future: Iris Scanners Are Coming

You've seen iris scanners in movies and on TV, but the futuristic ID machines of sci-fi dreams aren't much found in the real world -- yet. Just wait, though: The Hoyos Group has the technology to make those scanners the next big thing and revolutionize everything from credit card machines to subway cards in the process.