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    Video: Translogic finishes CES by going solo
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    Our sister site Translogic follows up on its Consumer Electronics Show coverage with a new episode this week. This one is a smorgasbord of automotive tech, including a spin on the Solowheel, a mobility device that's sort of like half a Segway. The Translogic crew also talks to the chief ...

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    Video: Translogic hangs out with Daimler's Zetsche and Ford's Mulally at CES
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    Usually our sister publication Translogic is out putting futuristic transportation hardware through the paces or talking to geeks who are trying to reimagine the very infrastructure of our world. But this week, the show has a decidedly more conventional subject: Interviews with Daimler CEO Dieter ...

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    Video: Sync Applink gets new NPR app, Destinations hands-on
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    Our friends at Engadget got up close and cozy with the new Ford Sync Applink interface at CES 2012. Ford has put plenty of time ironing out some of the wrinkles in the voice-command system, and the company's work has paid off. Sync Applink is designed to allow users to access certain applications ...

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    Android integration comes to your car's mirror [w/video]
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    Just when you thought manufacturers couldn't cram any more technology into a vehicle, CES rolls through Las Vegas to show off all-new levels of car-bound gadgetry. A company by the name of Rydeen hopes to produce a new range of stereo head units that run the Android operating system. The ...

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    Video: Aha Radio coming to 2013 Subaru BRZ
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    Subaru and Honda have shacked up with Aha Radio to bring streaming Internet tunes to your vehicle's cabin. According to Engadget, the system is expected to show up as an option on the 2013 Subaru BRZ. Users will need to have the Aha Radio app installed on their iOS or Android smartphone. The ...

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    CES: We can't show you the most impressive infotainment system at CES
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    The only thing we can show you is the image above. No video, no additional pics, just that. Tucked away in the way-way-back of the South Hall at CES is Garmin's private meeting room. One section holds the company's current automotive, nautical and aviation systems, while the other is an ...

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    Report: Mercedes boss Zetsche offends Cubans with Che Guevara joke
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    For every college student with a Che Guevara poster on their dorm room walls and a copy of Motorcycle Diaries on their shelves, there are plenty of Americans who remember the communist leader as a cold-blooded killer. That's the problem with revolutionaries; they're nothing if not divisive. ...

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    CES: Gracenote MoodGrid could be in cars by year's end
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    Last year at IFA, we had a chance to check out a beta version of Gracenote's MoodGrid, an Android tablet app that automatically creates a music playlist using a 10x10 grid with Positive, Energentic, Calm and Dark criteria placed on each axis. Select a place on the graph and it automatically ...

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    Report: Audi accidentally(?) previews 2013 A3 design at CES
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    . Audi may have accidentally let slip the exterior design of its upcoming 2013 A3.The German automaker set about showing off the hatchback's cabin with a static display at Las Vegas' CES ahead of the vehicle's expected unveiling at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The display gives the world a sense of ...

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    CES: QNX guts a Porsche 911 to show off next-gen infotainment
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    QNX – now owned by Blackberry – ripped the guts out of a 997 Porsche 911 Cabrio to showcase its latest blend of infotainment, navigation and connectivity solutions. If nothing else, it's one of the better looking interfaces we found at CES. The system integrates the standard music, ...

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    CES: Mercedes-Benz DICE concept brings gesture controls to the cockpit [w/video]
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    Not to be outdone by its competitors from Ingolstadt, Mercedes-Benz brought out its own vision of the future of interiors, complete with augmented reality, a fully customizable dashboard and gesture-based controls. There's not a knob or button to be found... The video after the jump demonstrates ...

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    Video: Audi shows off gesture-controlled heads-up display
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    Across the Audi stand from the new A3's interior and updated Audi Connect system was a prototype of the next-next-generation of heads-up display technology. The display comes in three parts: one in front of the driver, another in front of the passenger and yet another sitting between the two, ...

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    Video: Hands-on with Kia UVO2
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    Kia is rolling out the second generation of its UVO infotainment system before we could really get to know the original, but UVO2 is packing all the advanced telematics and connectivity features of its competitors – or at least it will when it ships later this year. We had a chance to ...

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    CES: Next Audi flagship will drive autonomously in traffic jams
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    Audi had plenty to announce at CES, including the debut of its new Audi Connect system and Touchpad-integrated MMI knob, modular entertainment platform, NVIDIA Tegra 3 chipset and its planned expansion of both infotainment and active safety systems. On the safety front, Audi execs announced ...

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    CES: Hands on with Mercedes-Benz mBrace2
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    Following Dr. Z's keynote here at CES, Mercedes-Benz showed off the latest iteration of its telematics and infotainment system, mBrace2. The system simply expands and enhances what M-B's system has been doing for the last few years, integrating Facebook, Google Point of Interest searches and now ...

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    Exclusive: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class to feature all-new infotainment system
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    Mercedes-Benz is making a big splash at CES this year, finally bringing a booth to the party and trotting out Daimler head Dr. Dieter Zetsche to keynote Tuesday morning's festivities. The big news is the introduction of mBrace2, Mercedes' new cloud-based entertainment and information delivery ...

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    CES: Audi shows off 2013 A3 interior with new Audi Connect, we go hands-on [w/video]
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    Audi has tripled the size of its booth here at CES, and contained within is a mockup of the next A3's interior. Well, half of it. But the functional display was designed to showcase the latest generation of Audi Connect, the automaker's reworked infotainment system that's set to debut on the 2013 ...

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    CES: AOL Autos announces new Technology of the Year award
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    With in-car technology coming fast and furious at this week's North American International Auto Show and the Consumer Electronics Show, it seems like the perfect week for AOL Autos, Autoblog, Translogic and Engadget to announce a new "Technology of the Year" Award program that will reward the ...

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    CES: Hands-on with Chevrolet MyLink for the 2013 Sonic, Spark
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    We got our first taste of Chevrolet's new entry-level version of MyLink at CES, and for being a pre-production unit that's not due to arrive in showrooms until later this year, we're throughly impressed. The system uses a seven-inch resistive touchscreen to display the basics – audio, ...

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    CES: Ford updates Sync Destinations with voice controls, better traffic data
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    Ford is extending its AppLink support to its own Sync Destinations app, finally providing voice control and including more accurate, real-time traffic and rerouting data thanks to its partnership with Inrix. Surprisingly, you weren't able to access the app through voice commands before, but this ...

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