Other features include music controls, a stopwatch and timer, a front light so you can see the face in the dark, and the ability to have it ring your phone. So while the Fossil Hybrid HR isn’t quite a full smartwatch like the Fossil Gen 5, it sounds like it comes quite close. … [Read more...] about New Fossil Hybrid HR brings a heart rate sensor to a classic watch design
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There are a couple other big ideas here. One is that the line between applications and the media they create is getting blurrier and blurrier. Byte represents an effort to blur it further. "A perfect user interface that’s super designed and made up of a couple colors — that’s something that evolved out of older computers that couldn’t really do that much," he says. "That was the best they could do with a GUI. But there’s no reason that a UI couldn’t be a piece of media." … [Read more...] about Byte is a wild new creative tool from the founder of Vine
Another tech-inclusion we found useful was the multiple cameras all the way around the Q5. Put the car in reverse and you’ll be shown two camera views - one shot of behind the bar and another birds-eye-view from above, which uses all the cameras to give you a 360 degree view around the car. It ensures you won’t miss any low obstacles, and lets you check you’re inside the lines of your parking bay. … [Read more...] about Audi Q5 TFSI e: Audi’s plug-in hybrid SUV delivers a smooth, comfortable, quiet ride
Self-driving technology is expensive and time-consuming to develop, which is why many of Aurora’s competitors are owned by or aligned with big auto manufacturers and tech companies. Aurora, in contrast, plans to stay an independent supplier. “To have the biggest impact, we’ll work across a bunch of different automotive companies and truck companies and support their businesses,” Urmson says. “Whether they are public transit agencies or the Ubers and Lyfts of the world or logistics companies like Amazon or FedEx or UPS. We think about building a driver that can support all of those opportunities.” … [Read more...] about Aurora is finally ready to show the world what it’s been up to
How Do I Buy a TV with Filmmaker Mode? At this writing, there aren’t any TVs on the market that use Filmmaker Mode. However, you can expect a flurry of models that support this new standard to launch this year. To get your hands on one, look for the Filmmaker Mode logo (see below) on the TV’s box or marketing materials. … [Read more...] about What Is Filmmaker Mode on a TV, and Why Will You Want It?