Archive for Tech

‘Free-Form Displays’ with Ultra-Thin Bezels Make New Display Shapes Possible

// June 18th, 2014 // No Comments » // Tech

This seems like a pretty big breakthrough in display technology in certain circumstances and applications. Once/if production numbers are up, it could lead to a lot of displays that are customized for the space they’re fitting in, like the dashboard mockup in the article.

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Apple, Samsung Interested Bendable Graphene Touchscreen Tech

// May 15th, 2014 // No Comments » // Apple, Tech

People have been talking about bendable displays for years. It’s neat and cool from an innovation and novelty perspective, but I’m having a hard time seeing utility for it beyond a watch.

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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)