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Ford’s new SmartLink OBD accessory adds connected features to older cars

e-pid_800x320-with-disclaimer Connectivity features are increasingly included as standard on new vehicles, with cellular modems in particular becoming a popular feature included even in base level trim. Now, connectivity is so important to Ford, that the automaker is actually offering an easy retrofit option to add connected features to Ford and Lincoln vehicles from model years between 2010 and 2016, with SmartLink, a… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 27th

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Nerf’s New Blasters Shoot Tiny Foam Cars Instead of Darts

Every kid knows that if you want your die-cast toy cars to make an impressive jump off a ramp, you need a lot of steep track to build up speed. But Nerf wants to change all that with a new line of blasters that simply fire tiny toy cars directly at a ramp, so you don’t need any track at all.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 24th

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Nerf’s New Blasters Shoot Tiny Foam Cars Instead of Darts

Every kid knows that if you want your die-cast toy cars to make an impressive jump off a ramp, you need a lot of steep track to build up speed. But Nerf wants to change all that with a new line of blasters that simply fire tiny toy cars directly at a ramp, so you don’t need any track at all.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 24th

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Next-gen Samsung EV battery gets 300+ miles of range from a 20-minute charge

samsung_sdi_presents Samsung’s SDI battery subsidiary announced a new battery cell designed for use in electric vehicles that offers improved density to manage a max range of up to 372 miles on a full charge, with a quick charge capacity that will help it regain 310 miles or so of charge on just 20 minutes of charging. Unveiled at the North American International Auto Show for the first time, the new… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 9th

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Next-gen Samsung EV battery gets 300+ miles of range from a 20-minute charge

samsung_sdi_presents Samsung’s SDI battery subsidiary announced a new battery cell designed for use in electric vehicles that offers improved density to manage a max range of up to 372 miles on a full charge, with a quick charge capacity that will help it regain 310 miles or so of charge on just 20 minutes of charging. Unveiled at the North American International Auto Show for the first time, the new… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 9th

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How Amazon and Nvidia won CES this year

100872_4-audiq7 This year’s CES displayed a pretty broad mix in terms of production areas, with plenty of representation for categories ranging from wearables, to health, to VR and beyond – but the clear winners were two companies, and both succeeded primarily through partnerships than by direct demonstration of their own consumer products. How Nvidia won Of the two, Nvidia had a much more… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 8th

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Honda’s Riding Assist gives motorcycles balance tricks from its Asimo bot

honda-drive-assist-compressor Honda’s new Riding Assist motorcycle model isn’t a shipping product yet, but it is an impressive technical demo. The concept at CES showed how it can help motorcycles maintain balance while traveling at low speed, something particularly tricky for even experienced drivers. Speeds between 2 and 3 mph actually prove among the most challenging in terms of making sure a motorcycle… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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Honda’s Riding Assist gives motorcycles balance tricks from its Asimo bot

honda-drive-assist-compressor Honda’s new Riding Assist motorcycle model isn’t a shipping product yet, but it is an impressive technical demo. The concept at CES showed how it can help motorcycles maintain balance while traveling at low speed, something particularly tricky for even experienced drivers. Speeds between 2 and 3 mph actually prove among the most challenging in terms of making sure a motorcycle… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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Honda’s NeuV is a mini electric concept car with emotional intelligence

147a0114 Honda is another carmaker focused on supplementing the driving experience with an emotional, AI-based component. The NeuV, Honda’s latest concept which it unveiled at CES on Thursday, is a city-friendly lightweight electric car that has Honda’s Automated Network Assistant (HANA), built with SoftBank, on board to help personalize the driving experience. Through HANA, the car… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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Honda’s NeuV is a mini electric concept car with emotional intelligence

147a0114 Honda is another carmaker focused on supplementing the driving experience with an emotional, AI-based component. The NeuV, Honda’s latest concept which it unveiled at CES on Thursday, is a city-friendly lightweight electric car that has Honda’s Automated Network Assistant (HANA), built with SoftBank, on board to help personalize the driving experience. Through HANA, the car… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 5th

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