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Navdy is portable HUD with smart phone integration and a sense of humor

Filed under: Aftermarket, Technology, Videos, Infotainment Automotive head-up displays were once limited to high-end luxury sedans and sports cars, but in recent years they have started trickling down to affordable models like the latest Mini Cooper and Mazda3. Navdy, a startup from San Francisco, is aiming to broaden this tech even more with its new, [...]

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Chomping at the (Fit)bit: Xiaomi releases a $13 fitness tracker

Xiaomi started off as a smartphone-maker that offered well-designed products for a fraction of the cost of its better-known competitors. Then it released a smart television set that led Pando to label it “one of the world’s most interesting tech companies.” Today it took another step forward with the Mi Band, a fitness band that also acts [...]

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Nobody needs an Amazon Fire phone. This waterproof Kindle, though…

This week, Amazon released a phone. Like many other phones, it makes phone calls, sends texts, takes pictures, and accesses the Internet either through a browser or one of the many apps available for download from a large marketplace. The main thing that differentiates from other phones is that it’s designed to make you buy as much [...]

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With a new music service and more apps, Amazon lays down the kindling for its debut smartphone

Amazon today announced that its software marketplace, which comes pre-installed on Kindle tablets and can be installed on other Android devices, has over 240,000 applications available in more than 200 countries. That’s a pittance compared to the App Store but it’s impressive for Amazon, which says that its Appstore is three times larger than it was just one year [...]

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Button-pushers: Amazon extends its reach with new payments tools

Amazon is finally getting a button of its own. That seems to be a benchmark for technology companies: they know they’ve “made it” when their name and logo appear on countless sites around the Web, whether it’s a sign-in button from Facebook or Google or it’s a share button from Twitter or Pinterest. (I suspect that [...]

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Report: Google Nearby to Bring Android Next-Level Contextual Awareness

AndroidPolice got an exclusive look at an alleged new feature that’s said be coming soon to Android devices: Google Nearby, a next-level contextual awareness suite that would give Google-powered devices an even deeper understanding of where you are and what you’re doing, no user interaction required. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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