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Ford Evos: Cloud Connected Car

08/30/2011, Ford has announced the Ford Evos, a Hybrid sedan concept car that is constantly connected to the cloud. While it is only a concept at the moment, it is -mostly- based on ideas and technologies that can be achievable in the near-future. For instance,...

Facebook facial recognition rolls out worldwide

06/07/2011, One of the most interesting features of Facebook when it was released has got to be its photo tagging feature. It was one of the features that brought a lot of joy and misery to Facebook users all over the world. Well sometime during last year, Facebook...

Pioneer AppRadio: In-Dash iPhone Apps

05/25/2011, Earlier today Pioneer has showed us the Pioneer AppRadio, an in-dash device that integrates the iPhone 4 to your car in a way that no other solution does. AppRadio is basically a multi-touch display that is designed to be mounted and completely integrated...

Automatic camera trigger built from an automatic air freshener

02/04/2011, Ever encountered one of those Glade air fresheners that are set to automatically spray out fragrances at timed intervals? A Hack A Day member decided to take it apart to see how it works. Upon discovering a timed mechanism that triggered the spray...

Demand for Cars with WiFi to Increase 40 Times by 2017

11/29/2010, iSuppli is forecasting that demand for cars with built-in WiFi will increase to 7.2 million vehicles in 2017, a 40-time increase from today’s 174,000 connected cars. Though integrated WiFi may provide a more limited role in getting road warriors...

Ford Customizes Cars Using WiFi

08/26/2010, Using the same technology on its Ford SYNC system that allows drivers to create a mobile WiFi hotspot within Ford cars, automaker Ford is now using that same WiFi tech to customize cars off of the assembly line. WiFi transmitters at an assembly plant can...

Android Powered AutoLinQ Head Unit For Your Car

02/01/2010, Continental will be offering a system that will bring Google’s Android OS into your car’s head units. The system, AutoLinQ, is obviously powered by Google’s Android, and is part of a new connected services platform that car makers can...