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A friend of mine bought a new car recently, and it came equipped with a Bluetooth connection that let him pair his iPhone with the stock stereo. It was super cool — much better than the dock connector input I have in my older car. And now Chevrolet is integrating Siri into some of its cars, taking it one step further.

Do you use your iPhone in the car? If so, is it just as-is, or do you connect it to the vehicle in some way? Let us know in the poll to the right!

Icon image via Zatz Not Funny

Here in the United States, there are a few states that have laws that say if you’re driving that you can’t talk on the phone without the use of a Bluetooth headset. Now that’s all well and good, but to me, the Bluetooth headset craze has gone out of vogue, and I don’t see too many people wearing them walking through the streets unless they also wear mock turtlenecks and Girbauds from 1996.

But what about you? Do you use a Bluetooth headset, and if so, is it just while driving? Let us know in the poll to the right.

Tech blogs have been buzzing about Near Field Communication for some time now, hailing it as a major player in the future of portable electronics. In fact, the current wave of rumors indicates that the iPhone 5 might make use of NFC in some capacity.

So what is this voodoo technology that might or might not show up in your next iPhone? Will it make your life better? Should you be excited about it? Read on to find out!
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