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Adding a HUD to your car: three options

Adding a HUD to your car: three options

A head-up display (HUD) enables drivers to see all the details they need while driving without any hassle or risk of distraction (not to mention giving one's car the snazzy sci-fi feel of having data projected onto the windshield). Your car may not have included the technology, but that doesn't mean you can't easily equip it with its own HUD feature, and fortunately there are multiple ways to do this.

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Apple’s iPhone 6 expectations tipped to have suppliers scrambling

Apple’s iPhone 6 expectations tipped to have suppliers scrambling

Sources have cropped up once again speaking of Apple's upcoming iPhone 6, and they largely confirm what we've heard in the past: that the next-gen handset will come in both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch sizes, and while rumbles have surfaced hinting at production issues, Apple has reportedly requested that its suppliers produce between 70 and 80 million (combined) units by December 30th in anticipation of high demand.

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Ginger.io startup uses smartphones to detect mental illness

Ginger.io startup uses smartphones to detect mental illness

For most smartphone users, one's life is funneled through their handset in some manner, whether through searches or messages or other activities. In the grander scheme of things, the device also gathers behavioral data, including things like one's call record and location. Using this information, startup Ginger.io envisions identifying mental illnesses and their related symptoms when they arise.

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iPhone 6 4.7″ tipped to launch alone as 5.5″ version lags

iPhone 6 4.7″ tipped to launch alone as 5.5″ version lags

The upcoming iPhone 6 has long been rumored to exist in two sizes: 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches. Of these, the 5.5-inch model in particular has been more of a mystery, appearing less frequently in leaks and, on more than one occasion, being tipped as troublesome on the manufacturing level. The latest report on the model is no different, suggesting that the larger of the two iPhone 6 handsets will launch later on in the year, or possibly not until 2015.

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911 calls from smartphones giving wrong info, says FCC

911 calls from smartphones giving wrong info, says FCC

Calls made to 911 from a wireless device may not be as accurate as they need to be. A new study shows that roughly 10% of calls made to 911 from mobile phones in Washington D.C. have the necessary data for responders to help those in need. Just over 385,000 calls were made to 911 from mobile devices, with just shy of 40,000 having the right information.

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