Are High Tech Cars Driving You Crazy?

Man, oh, man!!  Cars, trucks, and SUVs are packed full of technological gadgets, features, buttons, and sensors these days that it’s sometimes hard to think that we can keep our mind and eyes focused on driving.  This week we are talking about whether or not your high tech car drives you crazy.

Apple Announcements

With the anticipation of iOS 7, a new iPhone, new iPod products, and maybe some other smaller announcements, Apple is setting the stage for another rush of consumer purchases.  Tuesday is the day.  So, keep your eyes peeled and your ears open for something that may interest you.  What are you looking forward to?  What hot Apple product are you looking at being announced this fall?

Instagram Ads

Instagram is considering pushing advertisements into their photo and video sharing platform.  To date, Instagram has been ad-free, to the joy of many users of the app.  With much knowledge learned from the Twitter and Facebook advertising debacles, Instagram is trying to find a way of providing ad space and push promoting content without upsetting the masses.  With this mind, we may see a fee-based, ad-free option in the near future.

NFL Sunday Ticket Outage

Oh man, not the way DirecTV wanted to start NFL Kickoff Weekend.  For select subscribers of the Sunday Ticket NFL package, the service was unavailable through the traditional TV platform.  Many had to watch a portion of the games via their mobile devices through the DirecTV app.  With some upset customers, find out what DirecTV did or didn’t do to remedy the situation. Oyster App

Oyster

A trio of bookworms have launched an new subscription based e-book application called Oyster.  Oyster is touting a 100,000+ book library with access for only $10 per month.  They have an agreement in place with HarperCollins and are looking to other top publishers to join the service.  Tune in to hear about some of the features behind Oyster and how they may play in the e-book, subscription based realm of reading.
High Tech Cars

High Tech Cars

Man, oh, man!!  Cars, trucks, and SUVs are packed full of technological gadgets, features, buttons, and sensors these days that it’s sometimes hard to think that we can keep our mind and eyes focused on driving.  This week we are talking about whether or not your high tech car…drives you crazy.  Steve has a vehicle that came standard with many tech features – GPS, LCD screens, push start ignition, Bluetooth, temperature controlled air flow, and rear camera options.  On the contrary, Dave has grown accustomed to his older model truck that the older tech features – power windows, 6-disc CD changer, AUX cable hookups, and cruise control.  It’s amazing to consider the advancements in the driving experience in only a short 10-year cycle.  Let us know what you think by contacting us.  Does you high tech car drive you crazy?

 

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