Mobile internet

  • In-car internet

    For the average young person back in the 1950s, only two things really mattered: A hot date for the weekend, and a hot car to go to the local drive-in, diner or secluded spot. Okay, so a Grease-like lifestyle wasn't enjoyed by everybody, but it's a sign of the times that for the youth of Generation Y, born in the 1980s and early 1990s, the internet is now considered more important than either dating or owning a car. The Connected World Technology Report by Cisco involved 2,800 college students and young professionals from 14 countries. When given the ultimatum of being forced to choose...

  • 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ
    2012 Chevrolet Silverado Gets WiFi Connectivity Tech

    If you've bought a truck you're probably a fan of the tough image, effortless torque and ample space afforded to you. However, just because your truck is designed for heavy duty work it doesn't mean you shouldn't expect the high tech gadgets you'd find in regular cars. Chevy agrees, and the 2012...

  • 2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Photo by Joe Nuxoll
    2012 Chevrolet Sonic: Spotify Invites For Info Requests

    As a replacement for the dull and unfashionable Chevrolet Aveo, GM is hoping the funky 2011 Chevrolet Sonic will appeal to a more savvy car buyer, and tempt people away from their Ford Fiestas and Honda Fits. One way of doing this is giving free invitations to the Spotify digital music service to...

  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney Still Alive, Still Kvetching

    As we understand it, Andy Rooney is still alive. We haven't personally verified those shocking allegations, but like certain terrorist masterminds we could mention, Rooney appears on TV at regular intervals, and he references enough current events to make us think he's still breathing. Andy Rooney...

  • Ford Microsoft SYNC
    Ford Goes WiFi With Mobile Hotspots For SYNC Vehicles

    The technology allows any mobile broadband modem to be used.

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