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Siri Reading Every Emoji Is Hilariously Comprehensive

Emoji work great when you read them, but Apple’s CarPlay is all about keeping your eyes on the road. Instead, CarPlay recruits Siri to describe the emoji for you—often with hilarious results. Read More >>

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How Connected Cars Will Transform Our Lives at Home

Let me put this bluntly: Smart homes are pretty dumb. Or at least historically, connected devices for the everyman’s house have seemed gimmicky at best. This week at CES, however we saw some new technology that stands to reform our very conception of how homes work. Read More >>

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Just About Every Surface Inside Nissan’s Concept Car is a Screen Display

Seats, headrests, the entire dashboard — these are just some of the surfaces Nissan is covering with screen displays in its new concept car. We’re glued to phones and computers already, so why not fry our eyes in front of pixels as car passengers, as well? Read More >>

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I Would Ride This Emergency Vacuum Brake at an Amusement Park

Smart cars are already at the point where they can detect danger and react faster than a driver can. And to help ensure that a vehicle can actually stop in time to avoid an accident, a Swedish company has designed an emergency brake that grabs onto the road using extreme suction. Read More >>

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A Smartphone App Turns a Land Rover Into a Giant RC Car

Have you ever found your car stranded in a car park because some neighbouring drivers have parked too close for you to even open the door? That’s one problem that Jaguar Land Rover’s new prototype remote app can solve, letting you back your vehicle out of a tight spot using your smartphone. Read More >>

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Vauxhall is Developing Smarter Headlights That Will Follow a Driver’s Gaze

There are already cars on the road with intelligent headlights that can sweep left or right to improve visibility as a vehicle steers into a turn. But Vauxhall/Opel is developing next-generation headlight systems that can keep track of where a driver's looking, and automatically re-direct the lights in that direction. Read More >>

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A Sneak Peek at the Smartest Smart Cars Coming in 2015

Here's the driver's dream: a vehicle that sends us where we want to go, plays the music we want to hear, and allows us to communicate (within reason) with the outside world, all with minimal distraction. It's the vision of the connected car, and it's a promise many automakers hope to deliver for 2015. Read More >>

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The UK Is About to Connect an Entire Motorway to the Internet

Imagine a future where your car's not just connected to the road between the tire rubber and tarmac. It's connected to the internet and not only sending a steady stream of data but also receiving signals to speed up or slow down based on the traffic. This futuristic future is already here. Read More >>

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Cheap Researchers Are Working On a £150 Self-Driving Car

When you think of a self-driving car, you probably think of Google's little project. And exciting as that is, we still have to wait a long time for pay-off. And even then, you can bet it'll be pricey. Researchers in the UK are working on their own version of the tech, and it stands to be a lot cheaper. Maybe as cheap as £100. Read More >>

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Pong Played with Two Smart Cars, But What About Grand Theft Auto?

In a publicity stunt to demonstrate just how quickly an electric car can accelerate, Smart created this unique test drive where a couple of electric Fortwos were used as controllers in a giant game of Pong. Read More >>