Technology has its own form of survival of the fittest. Once-popular media formats are eventually pushed aside as the masses move on to the new, more convenient way to watch movies, listen to music or read books. DVDs are currently falling victim to this vicious cycle as on-demand streaming video has finally become widespread. CDs have been on a slow decline since the dawn of the iPod over a decade ago. (When’s the last time you brought a disc into the car?) And now the auto industry has started to ditch the disc as well.
With automakers trying to display ads on our dashboards, even offering in-car discounts through location-based services, many drivers won't appreciate the intrusions. But according to a new survey from tech giant Cisco, a majority of drivers say … [Continue reading]
The best way to control infotainment features, particularly while driving, is through voice recognition. Press the button, say a command, and your wish -- whether to call someone from your connected Bluetooth phone or navigate to an address -- is … [Continue reading]
Before he died, Apple founder Steve Jobs had wanted to extend his influence and product wizardry to designing a car. That's according to a former Apple board member, although we’ll never know if an "iCar" would have ever seen the light of day had … [Continue reading]