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BMW 7-Series : The Future of Luxury Cars With Gesture Control, Airline Style Tables and Remote Control Parking

If Range Rover's James Bond style phone controlled car was not enough to get you excited, here is even more technology and luxury from BMW.

The 2016 BMW 7 Series is feature packed iteration to the companies lineage of luxury vehicle generations, BMW has released an 55 page press release explaining the bells and whistles of their new flagship model. Besides the new softer character the car now features the ‘Carbon Core’ tech which makes use of carbon fiber for structural pieces to reduce weight and improve efficiency of the car, on the technology front the car comes with "Remote Control Parking" allowing the driver to navigate in or out of forward-parking spaces standing outside of the car. The feature is initiated via the "BMW Display Key" which includes an integrated LCD display. Other noteworthy new features include the gesture control integration within iDrive where a dash-mounted 3D sensor will be able to detect predefined hand movements to interact with the infotainment system, inductive charging table for wireless charging of your gadgets, Welcome Light Carpet, elegant LED lighting of various elements inside the car, 4-zone climate control, ventilated seats with massage, flip-out airline style tables and much more. Do not forget to enjoy the introductory video displaying all the major new attractions of this new luxury car from BMW.

BMW 7-Series

Wafer Thin Android Powerd 4K TV's From Sony

TV's supporting 4K resolution are getting more main stream and now Sony has unveiled their X900C and X910C 4K TV models. The latest addition to Sony's catalog are super-slim and comes powered with Android OS for adding Smartness to the dumb screen. The slimmest of the two, X900C series is just 0.19-inch thick and is priced at $2,499 for a 55-inch model, and $3,999 for its 65-inch counterpart. The bigger 75-incher model X910C is scheduled for a later release for $5,499.

Android TV, Triluminos display and an X1 processor to decode 4K videos smoothly are standard features across all three new models.

4K TV

Experience The James Bond Thrill In Real Life With Land Rover's Mobile Controlled Car

Imagine yourself controlling your car with your smartphone just like Pierce Brosnan driving a BMW with his smartphone to escape bad guys, well this can soon be a reality with Range Rover Sport controlled by a Smartphone App. As demonstrated by Jaguar in the video shared below, the Remote Control Range Rover Sport research vehicle is being driven by the driver from outside the car via his smartphone.

The smartphone app includes control of steering, accelerator and brakes as well as changing from high and low range. This would allow the driver to walk alongside the car, at a maximum speed of 4mph, to manoeuvre their car out of challenging situations safely, or even to negotiate difficult off-road terrain. The smartphone app also comes in handy to reverse the car out of a parking space if someone has parked too close for them to open the door. Jaguar is doing some excellent research work in bringing technology to it's cars for tackling real life issue like the Transparent Car Technology Demonstrated earlier.

Land Rover Remote Controlled Car

WiFi Hotspot Protector For Apple iOS Devices - always on guard for safety of your sensitive data

WiFi Hotspot ProtectorWith nearly 5 million WiFi hotspots available worldwide, it’s easy to chat, shop online, pay for the services and work no matter where you are. Airports, hotels, coffee shops, malls, and parks have public WiFi hotspots. But except for travelers and freelancers, these places attract hackers and identity thieves.

Even inexperienced cyber criminals can set up a rogue access point, so-called evil twin, perform a ‘man in the middle’ attack, and begin eavesdropping on / ‘sniffing’ your traffic. You might think you are talking to your friend and sent your password to a man-in-the-middle. You may think you are connecting to the Starbucks WiFi hotspot when actually connecting to an evil twin and letting someone install malware on your device or clone your identity.

That is when WiFi Hotspot Protector comes in handy. This new security app is always on guard for the safety of your sensitive emails, credit card information, photos and passwords from your accounts. No need to stop using the speedy internet in WiFi hotspots. Each time you are using public hotspots with WiFi Hotspot Protector, you are safe.

WiFi Hotspot Protector For Apple iOS Devices

Apple iOS 9 To Support Built-in Ad-blocking

Apple iOS 9 brings a major shift to company's policy and will now allow developers to create extensions that block web-content on their devices. There was no public announcement regrading the new feature but developers running iOS 9 have found the "content-blocking" feature enabled in their device's Safari browser settings as shown below.

Adblocker For iOS

New Content Blocker App Extensions for Safari (on iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan) allows targeting of subsets of web-content (display ads, images, navigation elements, popups, scripts, fonts, style sheets, media files, cookies etc.) blocking them from being shown or loaded.

The final retail "Oculus Rift" gets unveiled

The final consumer retail version of long awaited VR headset "Oculus Rift" got unveiled officially with "Oculus Touch" controller. Videos of both shared below for your pleasure.

"Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety" Technology To Enforce Automated Ignition Lock For Drunk Drivers

DADSS LogoDrunk driving is the reason behind 10,000 deaths each year, 25 states in USA impose ignition interlock devices for drunk driving offenders which require them to blow into a breathalyzer to start the car. A new "Smart Car" technology called Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) aims to change that with automated, transparent, noninvasive alcohol safety check in all cars. The technology will automatically detect when a driver is intoxicated with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at or above .08 and prevent the car from moving. It will be made available as a safety option in new vehicles - like automatic braking, lane departure warning and other advanced driver assist vehicle technologies. Don't forget to watch the video demonstration of this smart car technology shared below.

Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS)

Is SoundHound The Siri, Google Now And Cortana Killer App?

When you have giants like Apple Siri, Google Now and Microsoft Cortana to your competition things can be very hard to get going. SoundHound, a new app for Google Android and Apple iOS is aiming to do exactly that, challenging them at being a better "Speech-to-Meaning" engine with better performance and competence.

Hound takes speed and accuracy to a whole new level by combining Speech Recognition and Natural Language Understanding to become a "Speech-to-Meaning" engine. Hound understands both context and detail, this Speech-to-Meaning capability makes Hound the new way to search and do things faster without typing. Hound gives user the ability to get fast and deep results like looking up the weather, placing a phone call, sending a text message, finding a hotel matching a detailed criteria, navigating to an address, checking the stock market, searching and playing music, and even playing interactive games.

As per the demonstration video posted ahead, the Hound beats the competition hands-down with it's insanely fast results to very very complex queries.

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Microsoft Cortana Voice Assistant Comes To Android and iOS

Microsoft has now officially announced the arrival of Cortana Voice Assistant on rival Google Android and Apple iOS platforms. Labeling Cortana as "the first personal digital-assistant who works across your PC & your phone", the idea here is to enable the power and intelligence of a personal assistant available across device's be it your Desktop or mobile device. The idea also opens up the opportunity to sync, analyze and share the collective wisdom derived from the data across user devices enabling smarter suggestions from the virtual-assistant.

Microsoft Windows 10 Phone Companion

The announcement also detailed a new Windows 10 feature, the ‘Phone Companion App’ on the PC. The Windows 10 application will not only help users install Cortana app from the Google Play or Apple App Store onto their phones but which will also allow seamless data-sharing and syncing of any Windows phone, Android phone, or iPhone to Windows 10 PC. Do watch the official introduction video to checkout what exactly Microsoft has in store for your computing future.

[SuperDeal] Ainol Windows 8.1 Mini PC With Intel Z3735D Quad-Core CPU, 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and 7000mAh Built-in Battery For $109

So, you’re looking for a new PC? It can be a daunting task shopping for a new one as the market is saturated with literally thousands of models, and, if you’re not an IT expert, you may not even know where to begin.

The good news is that purchasing a new computer is now so much easier and you can do it online and from the comfort of your own home (no more battling the crowds at the mall and sullen shop assistants). If you enjoy convenience (don’t we all?) or if you are “technically-challenged”, many PCs now come with pre-installed Windows software, such as the powerful new Ainol Mini PC powered which comes pre-installed with a legitimate licensed copy of Windows 8.1 . This means that you will not need to struggle through the long and arduous installation process and those horrible CDs that always used to come with new computers. Your computer is ready to use as soon as you receive it – what a joy!

Ainol MiniPC

The Ainol Windows Mini PC is a tiny, slim computer and is so compact that it can slide into your back pocket. It weighs only 335g which is the equivalent to a bottle of Coke! Don’t be fooled, though, because although this little PC is small, dynamite comes in small packages and this PC has an amazing Intel Z3735D 1.8Ghz 64 bit quad-core CPU, Integrated Intel HD Graphics GPU, 2GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC ROM, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, supports TF card upto 128GB, 3-axis G-sensor, high sensitivity, supports HDMI and has 2 x USB 2.0;1 x Micro SD card slot;1 x 3.5mm Earphone jack interfaces. It also has a built-in 7000m Ah battery and can work for more than 10 hours and on standby for a whopping 40 hours! It will act as a power bank for your phone and will fully charge 2 iPhone 6s. This powerful little PC comes pre-installed with Windows 8.1 (Bing authorized edition) so you will be ready to work within minutes! It also has other amazing features such as live Windows tiles, metro UI and has access to the Windows Store. What’s even more unbelievable is that the boot-up time is only 10 seconds !

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