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Today In Tech: Ford Launches HD Radio And iTunes Tagging

Today In Tech: Ford Launches HD Radio And iTunes Tagging

Digital radios are much like the standard sets that many people have in their cars today, except they offer access to free, crystal-clear, digital programming that's hidden from analog units. iBiquity's digital HD Radio sets have been around for a few years now, working to make up market share lost... read more

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Chevrolet Wi-Fi by Autonet Mobile

Tech Update: Wi-Fi Now Available On Seven Chevy Models

Back in October, General Motors announced plans to offer Wi-Fi routers for its full lineup of vehicles. Although the routers -- built by Autonet Mobile -- had been available... read more December 15, 2009 by 


 
Pandora for the iPhone

Today In Tech: Pandora Coming To Cars

Pandora.com is a fantastic free site that allows users to create personalized radio stations chock-full of their favorite music. When Pandora jumped to the iPhone in 2008, we... read more December 10, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible

Self-Healing Paint Makes The Jump From Fenders To Phones

Nissan developed self-healing paint to protect vehicles from the surface damage caused by parking lots, home garages, and the like. Known as "Scratch Shield", it's appeared... read more November 30, 2009 by 


 
Mercedes SPLITVIEW

Mercedes-Benz Launching Splitview Technology At L.A. Auto Show

Mercedes Benz today announced the availability of a new display technology that allows driver and passenger to see two totally separate programs from the same screen, at the... read more November 24, 2009 by  1


 
Belkin TuneBase

Recall Alert: Belkin TuneBase May Catch Fire

There are lots of ways to enjoy music from portable devices in your car. Many new vehicles come with built-in iPhone/iPod docks, but there are a range of other options, ... read more November 20, 2009 by 


 
Affective Intelligent Driving Agent (AIDA) developed by MIT and Audi

MIT, Audi Develop Onboard Robot For Road-Trips & Guilt-Trips

Here at TheCarConnection.com, we see a lot of gadgets designed to enhance the driving experience. Like the Mercedes-Benz mbrace system we mentioned yesterday, most are... read more November 18, 2009 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz's Mbrace for the iPhone

Mercedez-Benz's 'Mbrace' Puts Luxury In Your Lap

The intersection between technology and daily life became slightly more seamless yesterday with the launch of Mercedes-Benz's new "mbrace" telematics system. It features a... read more November 17, 2009 by 


 
Tutorial for the Aha Mobile iPhone app

Today In Tech: The Aha Mobile App For iPhone

First, the good news: technologically speaking, the Aha Mobile traffic app is at the front of the pack. It pairs the iPhone's built-in geolocation capabilities with data from... read more November 12, 2009 by 


 
Monitoring lights for drivers (from GreenRoad)

New Ways To Watch Your Teen Driver, Courtesy Of GreenRoad

Back in the 18th century, British philosopher Jeremy Bentham came up with a nifty way to keep prisoners in line: as long as the incarcerated thought they were being watched... read more November 10, 2009 by 


 
Car Finder app for iPhone

Just In Time For Shopping Season: Car Finder For The iPhone

Here at TCC, we cover a lot of applications for mobile devices, and at the risk of sounding like shills for Apple, we've stumbled across another one that could come in handy... read more November 5, 2009 by 


 
The LTE Connected Car concept

Video: LTE Connected Car May Be The Future Of Telematics

Over the past couple of weeks, we've mentioned several systems that bring home computer-like services to automobiles. We've discussed proprietary systems like Ford's... read more November 4, 2009 by 


 
Scion Kogi xD mobile kitchen from MV Designs

Extreme Tailgating With The Scion Kogi xD From MV Designs

Looking for something out-of-the-ordinary to wow your fellow tailgaters? You could go the obvious route with an impressively oversized SUV, but really, where's the fun in... read more November 4, 2009 by 


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata South Korean model shown

Rumor: Hyundai Developing Telematics To Rival OnStar, Sync

Rumor has it that Hyundai is working on its own telematics system to rival GM's OnStar and Ford's Microsoft Sync. The news comes via a memo from Hyundai's manager of brand... read more November 3, 2009 by 


 
Ford Microsoft SYNC

Ford Wants Cloud Computing, Social Media On Sync System

"The Cloud" is hot news these days: it gives people the ability to upload data to the web -- spreadsheets, movies, music files -- and access them from anywhere. That's... read more October 30, 2009 by  1


 
2009 infiniti essence concept 018

Windows 7 Has Desktop Themes From Infiniti, Porsche, Ferrari

Microsoft has lost face in recent years -- both in court and in the marketplace -- but with the release of Windows 7, the folks from Redmond are working hard to restore the... read more October 30, 2009 by 


 
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