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The car dashboard is not the place to let 1,000 apps bloom

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There is growing number of sophisticated connected car development platforms emerging in the auto industry, but so far automakers have been a reluctant to actually let developers at them. The reason is the overriding concern of safety. Unlike on a smartphone, an overly complicated or flashy app on the dashboard...
The car dashboard is not the place to let 1,000 apps bloom

Robot Hitches Ride in Hybrid Car, Sets Up Camp on Car Dashboard

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Chinese car maker BYD introduced a new hybrid car this week--complete with a friendly robot built into the vehicle's dashboard....
Robot Hitches Ride in Hybrid Car, Sets Up Camp on Car Dashboard

Apple Sells Three Million iPads and iPad Minis in Opening Weekend

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Apple today announced that it has sold a total of three million iPads since the launch of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad on Friday. The number was not broken down into separate counts of iPad and iPad mini sales.Apple today announced it has sold three million iPads in just...
Apple Sells Three Million iPads and iPad Minis in Opening Weekend

iPad Mini Sells Out in Two Hours at Apple's Flagship Fifth Avenue Retail Store

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While reports have indicated that launch-day lines for the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad have been shorter than seen for many previous Apple product launches, some Apple retail stores are still seeing long lines. Fortune notes that despite the impact of Hurricane Sandy in the northeastern United States, Apple's flagship...
iPad Mini Sells Out in Two Hours at Apple's Flagship Fifth Avenue Retail Store

'Nightline' Looks at Apple's Woes as Stock Declines 20% from All-Time High

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Apple's stock is now down 20% since its all-time high set in mid-September, with investors concerned about the company's prospects for the future amid a management shakeup and questions about where the company's next major revenue growth driver will come from. Samsung's rise to prominence in mobile device markets is...
'Nightline' Looks at Apple's Woes as Stock Declines 20% from All-Time High

Apple Hit with $368 Million Judgment in VPN Patent Lawsuit from VirnetX

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Bloomberg reports that VirnetX has been awarded a $368.2 million judgment against Apple in a 2010 patent lawsuit over virtual private networking (VPN) connectivity related to Apple's FaceTime video calling feature.The VirnetX patents cover the use of a domain-name service to set up virtual private networks, through which a website...
Apple Hit with $368 Million Judgment in VPN Patent Lawsuit from VirnetX

Microsoft Working on Gaming-Focused 'Xbox Surface' 7-Inch Tablet

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Just as Apple's iPad mini joins the market of smaller tablets with displays of 7-8 inches, The Verge reports that Microsoft is preparing to launch its own 7-inch tablet. Interestingly, rather than simply being a smaller version of its just-launched 10-inch Surface tablet, the forthcoming "Xbox Surface" tablet will be...
Microsoft Working on Gaming-Focused 'Xbox Surface' 7-Inch Tablet

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Search Is Google's To Lose

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Google, Mobile Search And The Paradox Of Competition (Search Engine Land)How much does Google figure into the "future of search," which will largely be determined by mobile...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Search Is Google's To Lose

Did Apple Spend $2 Billion to Bail Out Sharp?

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Apple analyst Horace Dediu has dug deep into Apple's 2012 capital expenditures and found some spending, above and beyond what Apple had previously disclosed. He discovered that Apple spent $2.3 billion more than it had forecast on "product tooling, manufacturing process equipment and infrastructure". However, Apple didn't actually shell out...
Did Apple Spend $2 Billion to Bail Out Sharp?

Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue Joins Ferrari's Board of Directors

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Eddy Cue, Apple's head of Internet Software and Services (including Siri and Maps), has joined Ferrari's board of directors. Cue is a bit of a sports car buff and says he has owned a Ferrari for five years. Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo said Cue's "huge experience in the dynamic,...
Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue Joins Ferrari's Board of Directors

iPad Mini Component Costs Estimated to Begin at $188

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AllThingsD reports on an iPad mini teardown from research firm IHS iSuppli estimating the component costs for Apple's new iPad mini at $188 for the 16 GB model.The base model, a Wi-Fi-only 16 gigabyte iPad mini, which sells for a starting retail price of $329, costs about $188 to build....
iPad Mini Component Costs Estimated to Begin at $188

BMW taps Nuance for in-car speech recognition

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BMW will be the first the automaker to incorporate Nuance Communications’ new voice command and control platform into its dashboards. The German car manufacturer said today it is using Nuance’s Dragon Drive voice messaging technology in its BMW 7 Series flagship luxury sedans as well as the BMW 3 Series...
BMW taps Nuance for in-car speech recognition
Why the car dashboard computer needs to die

Pixar Names Main Building in Honor of Steve Jobs

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The Pixar Times reports (via 9to5Mac) that Pixar has recently named its main building in honor of Steve Jobs, with a Pixar employee tweeting a friend's photo showing the new name on the building.Peering in through the windows, you can clearly see the outline of Sulley, confirming that this is...
Pixar Names Main Building in Honor of Steve Jobs

Samsung launches car dashboard app for Galaxy S III

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Samsung launches a custom interface for in-car use for its Galaxy S III smartphone, but not for users in the United States. [Read more]...
Samsung launches car dashboard app for Galaxy S III

First iPad Car Installation [VIDEO]

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It was one of those “waiting to happen” customizations from the get-go: The iPad has been installed in a car dashboard. A project of Sound Man Car Audio in Santa Clarita, CA, the installation video below shows the dock connector hook into an Onkyo ND-S1 Digital Media Transport, Audison...
First iPad Car Installation [VIDEO]

Cutting the cable: Wireless charging becomes a reality

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With more than 120 companies developing products, the market for devices that can charge or be charged wirelessly is about to explode in place you might never have imaged, like that car dashboard....
Cutting the cable: Wireless charging becomes a reality

The downside of making cars more like PCs: BSODs and fixing bugs

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Performance enhancement, bug fix, usability fix. Call it what you like, Ford’s recent updates to MyFord Touch show what happens when your car dashboard has some attributes of a PC, tablet, or iPod: The fast-moving technology can be upgraded, and because of its complexity probably will need to be. Hundreds...
The downside of making cars more like PCs: BSODs and fixing bugs

Foxconn Chairman Admits to 'Falling Short' of iPhone 5 Demand

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Reuters reports that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou has acknowledged that his company is struggling to keep up with demand for the iPhone 5, echoing an earlier report addressing the difficulty of assembling the phone to meet strict quality control standards."It's not easy to make the iPhones. We are falling short...
Foxconn Chairman Admits to 'Falling Short' of iPhone 5 Demand

Apple Notifying Former MobileMe Members of New iCloud.com Email Address Options

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Back in July, Apple revealed during developer testing of iOS 6 that it would be launching new icloud.com email addresses for users of the service, with former MobileMe members using me.com or mac.com address also receiving equivalent icloud.com addresses. Those new icloud.com addresses have been rolling out gradually over the...
Apple Notifying Former MobileMe Members of New iCloud.com Email Address Options

Apple Accuses Samsung's Version of Android and the Galaxy Note 10.1 of Infringing Patents

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Continuing the seemingly endless patent lawsuits between Apple and Samsung, Apple today argued that Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet infringes on its patents, as well as Samsung's implementation of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system on its devices. Apple has also said it wants to add a number of...
Apple Accuses Samsung's Version of Android and the Galaxy Note 10.1 of Infringing Patents

Video Speed Trap Lurks in New iPad

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Brandon Wells got the new iPad last Friday, started wirelessly streaming March Madness games the next day and by Saturday night was out of gas. Two hours of college basketball—which he viewed mounted to his car dashboard and live at tournament games—had burned through his monthly wireless data allotment of...
Video Speed Trap Lurks in New iPad
Hack Team's Voice-Guided Learn To Drive App Makes Learning With Mom & Dad Less Domestically Disruptive

Yes, there is already an iPad Mini installed in a car dashboard (video)

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What's that? You had dreams of being the first person in the world with an iPad Mini installed in your 2012 Toyota's dashboard? Well consider those dreams dashed, as Tampa, Florida's Soundwaves is way ahead of you. Like, "they already did it" ahead of you. That regular old iPad...
Yes, there is already an iPad Mini installed in a car dashboard (video)

iPad gets fitted into car dashboard, makes you an instant carpooling superstar (video)

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iPad gets fitted into car dashboard, makes you an instant carpooling superstar (video)

Belkin Announces First Official Third-Party Lightning Accessories

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While a number of vendors have been launching unofficial Lightning accessories while Apple works to bring official partners up to speed on the new standard, Belkin today became the first official vendor to introduce accessories using the Lightning connector."Belkin was the first third-party manufacturer to develop accessories for the 30-pin...
Belkin Announces First Official Third-Party Lightning Accessories

Here's Why Your Future Car Will Be Full Of Apps

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Apps are already making their way into cars. Ford has embraced the connected car movement with its Sync platform, which integrates apps like Amazon Cloud Player, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Live into the car dashboard. And the Tesla Model S touchscreen connects to the Internet for access to things...
Here's Why Your Future Car Will Be Full Of Apps

iPad gets fitted into car dashboard, makes you an instant carpooling superstar (video)

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Let's face it, the Toyota Tacoma has a long way to go before being considered glamorous, or even remotely cool, but jacking an iPad into its console might be a good start. That's what the good people of SoundMan Car Audio over in California have done with a little...
iPad gets fitted into car dashboard, makes you an instant carpooling superstar (video)

Apple Store App Updated With Siri and Gift Card Passbook Support (Theoretically)

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Apple has updated its Apple Store app [App Store] with support for Siri, and the ability to email Passbook enabled gift cards to friends via the app. However, despite being in the release notes, neither the gift card feature and Passbook support appear to be enabled yet. What's New in...
Apple Store App Updated With Siri and Gift Card Passbook Support (Theoretically)
LG announces Optimus LTE Tag with NFC stickers to control settings
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?