TomTom introduces Android Automotive-based software platform for cars

TomTom has presented IndiGO, a software platform for cars that can handle infotainment screens and digital instrument clusters. The platform is based on Android Automotive and allows car manufacturers to integrate cheaper software into their cars. IndiGO is a software platform that works on all screens within a car, displaying a unified interface, and acting … Read more

Google releases Chrome 96 with cache function for faster navigation

Google has announced the arrival of the stable version of Chrome 96. This will make available, among other things, a cache implementation that should make navigating faster. It specifically concerns navigating back to previously visited pages. Google reports in a short message that Chrome 96 is ready for the stable channel for Windows, Mac and … Read more

Apple mixed reality headset is coming (and getting pretty premium)

It can’t be long now: the Apple mixed reality headset is coming. Next year it will already be that time, writes Apple watcher Mark Gurman. There have been rumors about this completely new Apple product for a long time. Apple mixed reality headset Mixed reality means that the special Apple glasses support both Augmented reality … Read more

US warns of risk of global GPS time synchronization problems on Sunday

The US Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, or CISA, warns of possible GPS problems that could occur from Sunday. A bug in certain versions of gpsd service daemon will cause devices’ internal clocks to jump back nearly 20 years. According to the warning, it concerns devices that run gpsd version 3.20, 3.21 or 3.22. Those … Read more

Digital Version of Original GTA Trilogy Remaster Coming November 11

Rockstar Games will release the digital version of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition on November 11. This version is coming to PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox consoles and Nintendo Switch. A physical version will be released on December 6 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox consoles. The release dates of the remasters can … Read more

QNAP Releases QTS 5.0 Based on Linux Kernel 5.10

QNAP has released a new version of QTS operating system, QTS 5.0. The new version is based on Linux Kernel 5.10, has standard WireGuard VPN support, better security, improved NVMe SSD cache performance, and native exFAT support. QTS 5.0, the new version of the OS for NAS systems from QNAP, now runs on the new … Read more

Netflix releases Play Something shuffle feature for Android users

Netflix releases its Play Something feature for Android. It allows users to play any movie or series at the touch of a button. The feature became available earlier this year on its apps for smart televisions and media boxes. When Netflix released the Play Something feature for its TV apps earlier this year, the company … Read more

Researchers are doing location determination on Earth via Starlink satellites

Researchers at the University of California have developed a way to pinpoint a location on Earth using captured signals from Starlink satellites. The technique would yield an accuracy of about eight meters. The team reportedly operated independently of SpaceX and had no access to data sent from Starlink satellites to users on Earth. The researchers … Read more

Rocket Lab to launch satellite to the moon at the end of this year on behalf of NASA

Space company Rocket Lab will launch a satellite to the moon in the fourth quarter of this year on behalf of NASA. The mission is part of the Artemis program with which NASA wants to land humans on the moon again. The launch will put the Capstone cubesat, made by Advanced Space, into an elliptical … Read more