Ferrari and Apple have shown off a live demo of CarPlay and Engadget was there to film in. In addition to seeing how CarPlay performs, there is information about how the car manufacturers will handle supporting non-Apple phones. http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/04/apple-carplay-ferrari-ff-hands-on/
At the Geneva Auto Show this week Apple is showing off CarPlay, it’s in-car media center powered by your iOS device. Ferrari, Mercedes, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar and Volvo are the first manufacturers to include the system but BMW, Ford, General Motors, Kia, Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota are expected in the future. CarPlay is compatible with the iPhone 5 and.
When planning home audio solutions, the simplest thing to do is pre-wire your house in the rooms you want to play sound. If you don’t find yourself with that luxury, the JBL SoundFly can fill the void and bring music to your ears wherever you might be at home. The selling point of the SoundFly is that all it needs to install is an electrical outlet which makes it extremely flexible.
Tesla has announced its intentions to build a “Gigafactory” for producing large scale lithium ion batteries in the US. The factory expects to takeover the market from Asia by 2020 and bring down battery prices by 30%. This will transition nicely into Tesla’s plans to build a more affordable vehicle that will have sales numbers. More details can be found in the Official Tesla.
What happens when you take a group of computer science engineers with a knack for problem solving and turn their attention to poor nutrition? Soylent meal replacement formula. With a tag line of “Never worry about food again”, they are focused on reducing nutrition to its simplest form and making it easy to prepare or consume. Before we dive too much into this topic, the vast.
Apple has released OS X 10.9.2 and iOS 7.0.6 updates that fix a significant security bug affecting SSL (secure websites). Prior to the fixes, your secure information could be intercepted between your computer and its destination. As a result of this significant bug, it would be advisable to make sure you are running the latest updates.
The Fisker Karma, an electric hybrid car, production was halted in 2012 but its new owner is set to change that. Wanxiang Group (China) purchased the remaining assets of Fisker and will be producing the Karma in Finland “within the year”. Once demand raises they will continue production in the United States. Also of note is that they be completing the budget version of the.
Not content with just having a “smart watch”, Samsung has announced the Samsung Gear Fit which is the industry’s first curved AMOLED display wearable device for tracking your physical activity. The Nike FuelBand started the trend of having a smart device track your activity in a small profile wrist band and Fitbit was quick to follow with the Fitbit Force. Instead of.
The fifth generation Galaxy S was unveiled today at Samsung’s Unpacked 2014 event. The Galaxy S5 features a 16 mega-pixel camera, fingerprint scanner and a heart rate sensor. Unlike the iPhone 5S which allows you to hold your finger on the home button to unlock, the G5 will require you to swipe your finger across the bottom to be read. Samsung is taking your fingerprint a.
A voluntary recall of the Fitbit Force has been issued and sales of the wearable health tracker have been halted until a new hypo-allergenic version can be release. Fitbit has received numerous reports of rashes forming on the skin under the Fitbit Force. According to Fitbit CEO James Park this issue only affects 1.7% of Force users but the company is taking the matter seriously. We wanted.