Tag: technology

Consumer Reports Slams Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot Update, Calls System ‘Far Less Competent’ Than a Human Driver

<img data-attachment-id="1583932" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368.png" data-orig-size="920,480" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla model 3" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-450×235.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-610×318.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1583932 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-610×318.png” alt=”tesla model 3″ width=”610″ height=”318″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-610×318.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-75×39.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-450×235.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-768×401.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368-120×63.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Screen-Shot-2017-08-08-at-3.58.07-PM-e1502222455368.png 920w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In this writer’s opinion, one of the greatest things to happen to high-speed […]

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The Coolest ‘Smart City’ Tech Being Developed Around The World

Uproxx Technology is constantly advancing, which means our lives and world are constantly changing. Look up any topic of progress, you’re likely to find plenty of, “but is this really a good thing?” articles mixed in with the excitement. Should robots be security guards? Should cars drive themselves? What about the internet? Won’t someone please […]

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unu unveils second generation electric scooter with integrated display and lively hues

unu, the berlin-based mobility company launches the second generation of the unu electric scooter. the scooter was designed by unu’s design team in berlin and the munich based industrial designer christian zanzotti. the new product generation is equipped with a sleek, bold-hued body and several smart features such as key sharing, navigation and anti theft […]

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Spotify’s in-car music player, Motorola’s folding RAZR phone, and the rest of the current tech rumors

It’s fun to speculate about tech rumors, especially when they apply to the products we use every day. But, every rumor is different. Some are likely true, while others are little more than desperate clickbait. On this page, we plan to keep a running tab of the most popular rumors in the tech world and […]

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minecraft earth uses augmented reality to let players build in the real world

a new minecraft game is being developed for mobiles which uses augmented reality to let users place virtual creations in the real world. the new version, titled minecraft earth, marks the 10th anniversary of the original version, which has since become a gaming phenomenon. images courtesy of minecraft building on the success of other location-based videogames, […]

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impuls camouflages custom motorcycle and e-bike with reflective print

camouflaged bodywork is typically spotted on development cars in the aim of using confusing patterns to hide their form. taking inspiration from this practice, especially that of ford, florian huth creates ‘V /’ artwork for impuls’ latest two-wheelers. adorning on both an electric bicycle and motorcycle, the print goes one step further by using foil […]

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designers create ‘holographic reality’ megastructures that host collective experiences

‘holographic reality’ is a physical structure with a virtual application that responds to the individualization that vr/ar technology causes. the project was conceived by behruz hairullaev, brandon muir and nicholas licausi to counter the treatment of technology as a personal endeavor and make it a communal experience. aerial view for decades, films and media outlets […]

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Last week in tech: DJI’s new action camera, a clever new flying machine, and RIP YTMND

There’s this prevailing thought that the internet never lets anything die. If you happen to appear in a stock photo that becomes a ubiquitous meme, for instance, it can take over your whole public persona. Or, if you look like an idiot in public and someone films it, that’s a mark on your social credibility […]

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Lotus to Serve As Geely’s Tech Pioneer; Group CEO Aims at Porsche

<img data-attachment-id="1581198" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1959,1102" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="lotus evora gt430" data-image-description=" Lotus Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1581198 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1-610×343.jpg” alt=”lotus evora gt430″ width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/lotus-evora-gt430-1-120×68.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After Chinese auto giant Geely took a controlling stake in Lotus two years ago, the British […]

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Formula 1 racing teams have intense recruitment programs for engineers

Formula 1 racing tests the physical and mental capacity of its drivers, but unlike other sports, it shines almost as much of a spotlight on the STEM whizzes behind the scenes. With world famous engineers like Red Bull’s Adrian Newey, whose cars have won an astounding ten Constructors’ Championships (the ultimate prize in Formula One) […]

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Black Hawk helicopters have a flight plan to go autonomous

Helicopters aren’t easy to fly. Consider this: a pilot operating a helicopter in hover mode, without an autopilot, literally cannot take their hands, or feet, off the controls, or it could quickly crash. Of course, an autopilot can help in situations like that, but helicopter-maker Sikorsky is developing a system that goes well beyond that, […]

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divergent debuts ‘blade’, the world’s first 3D printed hypercar

los angeles-based startup divergent 3D has revealed the world’s first 3D-printed hypercar. using techniques adapted from the aerospace industry, the company developed a 720 bhp hypercar made from aerospace-grade carbon fiber and aluminum alloys. images courtesy of divergent 3D divergent made the blade to showcase the capabilities of 3D printing. called the ‘blade’, the fully […]

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Nissan’s ProPilot Aims to Get Your Hands Off the Wheel, but Only Just

<img data-attachment-id="1660798" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2020RC3-23-1-e1549564451184.jpg" data-orig-size="3266,2178" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"10","credit":"Jeremy Cliff","camera":"NIKON D850","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1548869596","copyright":"","focal_length":"31","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"8","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Nissan Rogue Sport" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2020RC3-23-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2020RC3-23-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1660798 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2020RC3-23-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> Will online videos soon emerge showing Nissan drivers taking naps or hopping into the backseat while underway? Maybe, but Nissan hasn’t been as cavalier as Tesla in playing up the […]

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