It's often the way with the modern world: The products and services we use aren't just products and services any more - they're experiences. Where once you used to use a car to get from A to B with the occasional trip via C, now you can be as connected to your life on the internet as you are with your smartphone or home PC. The downside of this is that a lot more of your personal information is constantly in transit, whether paying for stuff when you're out and about or just driving around with a GPS signal trapping you. And with a recent change to GM's OnStar terms of service agreement...
2011 Nissan LEAF And Others 'Connected To The Cloud'
Cloud computing is very much a feature of 'Web 2.0'. Rather than using a location-dependent center of resources such as a server, cloud computing uses shared servers, all of which can be used to provide resources, software and data. For Average Joe, this might mean using web-based word processing...Antony Ingram
2011 CES: GM Launches Retail OnStar For Non-GM Cars, Shows Off 4G Prototype
GM is taking heed of customer demand to launch its innovative OnStar system as a standalone retail device, offering the system in a replacement rearview mirror that owners will be able to install in virtually any vehicle. The OnStar rearview mirror offers the key features of the popular GM...Viknesh Vijayenthiran