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You Must Read This Extremely Detailed Guide To Every In-Car Infotainment System In 2018

Touchscreens are all but unavoidable in cars now, so it’s only fitting that they deserve a closer look. Roadshow went through and reviewed every automotive infotainment system on sale in 2018 in one of the most detailed consumer guides I’ve ever read here, and you should definitely check it out.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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So How Do Wind Turbines Work, Anyway?

Most of us can agree that more clean energy is a good thing, but a surprising number of folks still don’t want wind turbines built in their backyards. That’s a shame, because the technology driving these bad boys is not only carbon and pollution free—it’s cool as hell.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Your Emails Are Being Spied On To Identify “Hate Speech” As Defined By The Anti Defamation League

If you have several email accounts, you might suspect a bunch of corporations just sent their legalese munchkins to a writer’s workshop. What’s going on here? Microsoft Microsoft is the 800 pound gorilla of computer technology. There are some new changes to the Microsoft user agreement. This affects users of Hotmail or their many other services […]

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Forget tickets – Ticketmaster seeks to use facial recognition for concert entry

Everyone hates to wait in line. Oftentimes, queues for concerts can wrap around the block, leaving ticketholders standing around aimlessly for their turn to get into the venue. Hoping to alleviate this problem is Ticketmaster and its parent company, Live Nation. They’re looking to partner with a facial recognition company called Blink Identity to cut […]

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I Knew Buying a Newly Redesigned MacBook Pro Was Stupid And I Did It Anyway

Do not be me. I was desperate for a new Apple laptop to replace my dying 2012 one and as soon as the 2016 Macbook Pro with Touch Bar was available to buy I ordered it. This was a major redesign for Apple, and experience with other products told me that buying the first generation […]

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At Long Last, Flat Earth Rocketeer Finally Manages to Blast Himself Into Sky at God Knows What Speed

Self-declared Flat Earth researcher and DIY steam rocket enthusiast “Mad” Mike Hughes has finally managed to prove the haters wrong about his ability to blast himself some 1,875 feet into the sky without being crushed or scalded to death, the Associated Press reported on Sunday.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This New App Is Like Shazam for Your Nature Photos

In July of 2016, thousands of people wandered out into streets and parks under the guidance of a hugely popular wildlife app. The app was Pokemon Go, and the wildlife did not, in any real sense, exist. Yet while Pokemon fans were attempting to collect fantastic—if ultimately digital—animals, some inevitably found real…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ford’s New Co-Pilot360 System Doesn’t Seem Like A Particularly Good Co-Pilot

Ford unveiled a host of new tech features today that will be standard on all of its models by 2020. They’re calling the whole thing Ford Co-Pilot360. The important base set of features lets the car brake for you in emergencies and keep you in your lane. But that co-pilot name implies much, much more. […]

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After Puppy Dies in Overhead Bin, United Airlines Mistakenly Sends Different Dog to Japan

United Airlines did a very sad, regrettable thing this week when its attendants insisted a passenger store their 10-month-old French bulldog in the overhead bin on a flight from Houston to New York, resulting in said puppy’s untimely death of probable suffocation. In the second story casting doubt on the airline’s…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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