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Aftermarket CarPlay Support Faces Technical Hurdles, Uncertain Future

// March 14th, 2014 // No Comments » // Apple, iOS, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Tech

Apple’s new CarPlay system that’s already been announced as being integrated with new Volvo and Ferrari vehicles doesn’t sound promising for older vehicles or aftermarket stereos.

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Automatic: Auto OBD-II Interface For Your Mobile Devices

// March 10th, 2014 // No Comments » // Apple, iOS, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Tech

Was just talking the other day to Amanda about getting an OBD-II reader for the house for diagnosing auto issues (like my Honda’s recent secondary O2 secondary sensor issues) Now I’m considering one of these instead.

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Doc Brown and Tony Hawk Show Off a Real-Life Hoverboard (or Not)

// March 4th, 2014 // No Comments » // Tech

If only it were true, but it doesn’t look like we’re going to get our real-deal hoverboards by the year 2015. Thanks to my friend Bret for Tweeting this article to me this afternoon.

Doc Brown and Tony Hawk Show Off a Real-Life Hoverboard (or Not)

My Fitbit Force is Just Fine

// February 27th, 2014 // No Comments » // Health & Fitness, Tech

I’m a big fan of the Fitbit. I’ve been a constant user of their beefed up pedometers and pre-ordered the original Fitbit Tracker after they were first demoed/announced at the TechCrunch50.

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Nike Designer Confirms Power Laces For 2015

// February 25th, 2014 // No Comments » // Back to the Future, Tech

“Power laces, alright!”

Right on time with the time line of the second film in the Back to the Future trilogy, Nike confirmed that power laces are coming.

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