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  • F5 member Scott Ertz was at the iOnRoad booth to see some of their new driving technology. He talked with Ohad Akiva about this great product. You mount your mobile device to a windshield, and iOnRoad will use augmented reality to figure out how far you are away from other cars, or potential hazzards. iOnRoad is a CES 2012 Innovation Award. They have also seen […]

    iOnRoad: Smartphone Car Augmentation – CES 2012

    F5 member Scott Ertz was at the iOnRoad booth to see some of their new driving technology. He talked with Ohad Akiva about this great product. You mount your mobile device to a windshield, and iOnRoad will use augmented reality to figure out how far you are away from other cars, or potential hazzards. iOnRoad is a CES 2012 Innovation Award. They have also seen […]

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  • Remember when Radar detectors were important in driving, and how police banned them, and we started fitting cars with bras? Yeah. Those days have changed. Cobra has been in the radar detector business from the start. Their line of detectors were always the ones to have in your car. Now, Cobra has the iRadar – an app for iPhone, and iRadar – an app […]

    Cobra iRadar (iRAD-100): Most Intelligent Radar Detector with iPhone, Android App – CES 2012

    Remember when Radar detectors were important in driving, and how police banned them, and we started fitting cars with bras? Yeah. Those days have changed. Cobra has been in the radar detector business from the start. Their line of detectors were always the ones to have in your car. Now, Cobra has the iRadar – an app for iPhone, and iRadar – an app […]

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  • Cadillac is working on a great new interface for their cars. It adds functionality and luxury, while giving users a great experience. We got to spend a lot of time with Cadillac at CES and learn all about the Cadillac User Experience (CUE). Then, at CES Showstoppers, we stopped by Cadillac to play with and talk to Cadillac about the CUE. Here, they explained […]

    Cadillac User Experience (CUE) at #CES 2012 Showstoppers

    Cadillac is working on a great new interface for their cars. It adds functionality and luxury, while giving users a great experience. We got to spend a lot of time with Cadillac at CES and learn all about the Cadillac User Experience (CUE). Then, at CES Showstoppers, we stopped by Cadillac to play with and talk to Cadillac about the CUE. Here, they explained […]

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  • I know – this is not a political website. However, I cannot ignore the protests that are happening around me here in Madison, WI. Last night, The Wisconsin house tried to put a vote to fine the missing Democrats and push the State budget. However, their attempt was met with more protesting. March 10th is going to be a powerful day up around the […]

    Show Us What Democracy Sounds Like: Wisconsin State Budget Protests

    I know – this is not a political website. However, I cannot ignore the protests that are happening around me here in Madison, WI. Last night, The Wisconsin house tried to put a vote to fine the missing Democrats and push the State budget. However, their attempt was met with more protesting. March 10th is going to be a powerful day up around the […]

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  • Most people want to have a tactile feel while reaching for a button. Touch-screens are nice, but you get distracted for a second trying to find that virtual button. But can’t both technologies work in harmony? Visteon thinks it can. They work in figuring out how car dashes can be changed so you reach over and touch a button without taking your eyes off the road. […]

    Visteon Combines Buttons, Touchscreens, Swipe Technologies

    Most people want to have a tactile feel while reaching for a button. Touch-screens are nice, but you get distracted for a second trying to find that virtual button. But can’t both technologies work in harmony? Visteon thinks it can. They work in figuring out how car dashes can be changed so you reach over and touch a button without taking your eyes off the road. […]

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  • Most people want to have a tactile feel while reaching for a button. Touch-screens are nice, but you get distracted for a second trying to find that virtual button. But can’t both technologies work in harmony? Visteon thinks it can. They work in figuring out how car dashes can be changed so you reach over and touch a button without taking your eyes off the road. […]

    Visteon Combines Buttons, Touchscreens, Swipe Technologies

    Most people want to have a tactile feel while reaching for a button. Touch-screens are nice, but you get distracted for a second trying to find that virtual button. But can’t both technologies work in harmony? Visteon thinks it can. They work in figuring out how car dashes can be changed so you reach over and touch a button without taking your eyes off the road. […]

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  • Toyota will be bringing applications like I Heart Radio, Pandora, Bing search, movie tickets and more. Toyota In-Tune is the name of the program. They are still in prototype, so check with your Toyota dealer for more information. The launch will show what Toyota USA will bring to market. Of course, Toyota has been around for a number of years, working in everything from […]

    In-Car Innovation with Toyota In Tune Multimedia

    Toyota will be bringing applications like I Heart Radio, Pandora, Bing search, movie tickets and more. Toyota In-Tune is the name of the program. They are still in prototype, so check with your Toyota dealer for more information. The launch will show what Toyota USA will bring to market. Of course, Toyota has been around for a number of years, working in everything from […]

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  • This week on the 5 Tech Things you Should Know: Data Vault Code inside FCC helping out with cell phone overages 40 Million EOS Rebel – 20 Million DSLR 2 Ford SYNC cars driving to Maker Faire on American Journey 2.0 Lime Wire lost. Time to pay for music and movies is at hand? Office 2010 – Competing with Google Docs? Sponsor: Back up […]

    5 Tech Things: Contest Codes, Ford Sync, Office 2010

    This week on the 5 Tech Things you Should Know: Data Vault Code inside FCC helping out with cell phone overages 40 Million EOS Rebel – 20 Million DSLR 2 Ford SYNC cars driving to Maker Faire on American Journey 2.0 Lime Wire lost. Time to pay for music and movies is at hand? Office 2010 – Competing with Google Docs? Sponsor: Back up […]

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  • This week on the 5 Tech Things You Should Know: CTIA is this week and we are learning about some great new phones like the HTC Sprint EVO 4G phone. People are still selecting SPAM and it’s costing us all. We need to teach them right. Firefox 3.6 is a FAIL. 3.6.2 is not much better The Rowe 350 Android powered car. Can it […]

    Android Cars, 4G Phones, Femtocell – 5 Tech Things Ep 31

    This week on the 5 Tech Things You Should Know: CTIA is this week and we are learning about some great new phones like the HTC Sprint EVO 4G phone. People are still selecting SPAM and it’s costing us all. We need to teach them right. Firefox 3.6 is a FAIL. 3.6.2 is not much better The Rowe 350 Android powered car. Can it […]

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