Many companies around the world are doing their part in helping combat the coronavirus outbreak. Some companies are leveraging their manufacturing and production facilities to help create medical equipment used by hospitals, and it looks like Tesla is gearing up to join in the battle as well.
According to a report from last month, it was discovered within the code of iOS that Apple seems to be toying with the idea of allowing users to use their iPhones as car keys to unlock their car doors. This isn’t that much of a stretch, especially given that modern cars these days sometimes use key fobs instead of regular keys.
We all know that texting while driving is incredibly dangerous and there have been numerous accidents reported in the past that have proven that. However, it seems that using platforms like CarPlay or Android Auto could actually be more dangerous than that. This is according to a recent study conducted by RoadSmart which suggested that these services might actually be more dangerous.
Every one of us must have encountered or witnessed a case of dangerous driving at some point in time.However, it isn’t usually feasible for every commuter to report someone quickly.Usually, it comes to the evidence and not everyone has a car dashcam or a bike helmet GoPro cam. So, we rely on the police to hopefully notice and take action.One cyclist in the U.K has been doing impressive work in […]
Over time the more we drive our cars, the threads on our tires start to get bald. This is simple physics and science and there’s really not much we can do except to change our tires to new ones when that happens. However, perhaps in a bid to cut down on waste, Goodyear has a new tire concept that could deal with this issue.
From time to time, you hear about stories about people getting into fights and arguments whenever a seat in an economy class section of a plane is reclined. Due to the extremely limited space, it is understandable that people can get a bit sensitive when others encroach on in their space when there wasn’t that much to begin with.
Whether or not the day will come when Apple unveils their own car remains to be seen, but for now, it seems that the company is definitely showing a ton of interest in automobiles with the various patents we’ve seen the company file for in the past. In fact, here’s another you can add to the list.
A couple of years ago, there was a Tesla that was involved in a fatal crash. Now according to the NTSB, it seems that they are laying some of the blame on Apple for the crash. While the governing body did lay most of the blame on Tesla, it seems that they believe that Apple should shoulder some of the responsibility.
Subscription models are all the rage these days, especially on the software front. However, it seems that the subscription model is starting to spill over for physical products as well. Nissan has recently announced a brand new service called the Nissan Switch where for a monthly subscription fee, it would allow users to access a bunch of Nissan cans on demand.
Cars these days are getting smarter where they come with a variety of sensors and cameras on board that can warn drivers of obstacles. All of this seems to be paving the way towards a future of self-driving cars, but it seems that there still needs to be some work done on them, especially when they can be tricked with a simple two-inch piece of tape.
Earlier this month, the iOS 13.4 beta revealed that Apple had an upcoming feature in the form of a digital car key, where users would, in theory, be able to use their iPhones to unlock their (compatible) cars. Now upon further investigation, more details about the upcoming feature has been revealed.
Safety is extremely important for bike riders, especially with the number of bike related accidents that happen every year. Granted, according to the NHTSA, that number seems to be decreasing, but that doesn’t mean that we should stop trying to be safe drivers on the road, and also cyclists should always try to keep themselves protected at all times.
As electric cars become more common, there will also become a growing need for more EV chargers. Unfortunately, as it stands, EV chargers simply aren’t quite as common or ubiquitous compared to gas stations, but there has been work by companies to try and get more of them out there.
Let’s say a family member gave you their old laptop or computer and did not bother wiping or formatting it. On the computer, there are a bunch of software and services that belonged to the previous owner. Would you, legally, have the right to use that software and services even though you did not buy them?