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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...

ZMP RoboCar MEV can drive itself to pick you up

01/21/2011, Who hates the exorbitant prices that we’re expected to pay when parking our cars at a shopping mall, airport or hotel? Or do you hate looking for a parking spot during lunch hour? Wish you could just drive yourself there and then send your car away...

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...

Lightweight Edison2 Concept Car Achieves 100+ MPG

09/16/2010, At the X-Prize competition, the team that designed the Edison2 concept car was able to get their lightweight automobile with innovative design and construction and not with simple green technology like an electric engine. However, despite using an...

Japanese Drivers May Soon Get to Keep Their High Beams On

08/31/2010, Through the use of a newly developed headlight technology called BeamAtic Premium, made by Valeo SA of France, Japanese drivers may soon be able to keep their high beams on without worrying about blinding drivers of oncoming traffic. BeamAtic works by...

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...