Thursday , 22 October 2020

Tech

Garmin brings a heads-up display to your car’s windshield

What’s a GPS-maker to do when we’re all relying on our smartphones for directions? In Garmin’s case, the answer is a gadget that makes navigational smartphone apps safer and more useful. Garmin today announced the HUD (short for heads-up display), a $130 gadget that connects to its StreetPilot and Navigon apps over Bluetooth and projects key navigation information onto your …

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Facebook to Launch Graph Search Today

Facebook will launch its upgraded search engine Monday. Originally announced in January 2013 and dubbed Graph Search, the new search engine lets you search your Facebook social graph for people, places, photos and interests. With the new search engine, users will be able to ask specific questions, such as “which of my friends live in New York?” Graph Search is also integrated …

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Coming soon: Awesome smartphone displays

Displays are undoubtedly important for smartphones – without them, we wouldn’t have a smartphone. But aside from the actual specifications of what makes the display tick on the inside, one of the more prominent Achilles’ heels of a smartphone comes from the actual physique of the display: They’re breakable. They smudge. They produce too much glare. All of these issues …

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Latest rocket failure spurs concern about Russia’s space program (video)

The Russian Proton-M rocket that blew up seconds after blastoff Tuesday destroyed three satellites worth $200 million, spurred authorities to indefinitely delay two other launches this month and damaged the image of Russia’s lucrative commercial space industry. The rocket, which appeared to stall and roll about 10 seconds after it was launched, also spewed 600 tons of toxic fuel across …

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Deutsche Boerse to launch cloud computing exchange

FRANKFURT: Deutsche Boerse, operator of the Frankfurt stock exchange, unveiled Tuesday plans to launch a new market place where companies, public sector bodies and research institutes can buy and sell excess cloud computing capacity. The Deutsche Boerse Cloud Exchange will be a joint venture between Deutsche Boerse and Berlin-based cloud management specialist Zimory and will be operational from the start …

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Google Is Developing Android Game Console

Google Inc. is developing a videogame console and wristwatch powered by its Android operating system, according to people familiar with the matter, as the Internet company seeks to spread the software beyond smartphones and tablets. With the game machine and digital watch, Google is hoping to combat similar devices that Apple Inc. may release in the future, according to the …

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