The Stig to appear at Gadget Show Live to promote AlcoDigital breathalyser test

Chris Price Gadget Shows, Motoring 1 Comment

In what has to be fantastic timing given the interest in Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear at the moment (can't think why), Ben Collins, otherwise known as The Stig, is to appear at this year's Gadget Show Live at the NEC on April 7th. The show sees breathalyser company AlcoDigital andCollins launch the UK’s largest…

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Eutelsat’s satellite broadband helps to bridge the communications gap

Chris Price Motoring, Satellite TV, Science Leave a Comment

In association with Eutelsat What is Eutelsatbroadband ? If you thought satellite technology was just about watching Premiership football or the latest Hollywood Blockbusters you'd be wrong. Increasingly satellites are being used for voice and data communications especially in remote locations or for applications that require greater levels of control. One example is the automotive…

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Mercedes and Audi unveil self-driving cars at CES 2015

Stuart O'Connor Car stuff, CES 2015, Motoring, Uncategorized 1 Comment

If Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson was dead, he would be spinning in his grave right now - because it seems like the future of motoring is driverless. We know that Google will be road-testing its driverless cars here in the UK this year, and now we see some of the motoring industry bigshots also…

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The Digest: Ford dumps Microsoft… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor BlackBerry, Google, Microsoft, Motoring, Piracy, Sony, The Digest 1 Comment

Ford dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry infotainment system | CNN "Ford is upgrading its infotainment system to make it more like a smartphone or tablet - and it is dumping its longtime software provider Microsoft as part of the change. Instead, Ford will use BlackBerry's QNX operating system for the new Sync 3 infotainment…

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The Digest: Vinyl is back… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Gadgets, Microsoft, Motoring, music, Social Media, The Digest, Video games, Xbox 360, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high | BBC News "More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996. The figures mark a largely unexpected resurgence in an industry now considered to be dominated by digital.…

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The Digest: Microsoft unveils fitness band… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Gadgets, Gaming, Google, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Motoring, Uncategorized, Video games, Wearables 1 Comment

Microsoft unveils $199 wearable fitness device | The BBC "Microsoft has unveiled its first wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well as connect to a health service on smartphones. The Microsoft Band will retail for $199 (£125) on the company's online store. The device can operate for two…

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