Tag Archives: dashboard

How To Install the iPad Into Your Car’s Dashboard

You’ve finally got the iPad and the novelty of playing around with it has sort of worn off. Understandable. That new gadget excitement can only last so long, but there are ways to extend that excitement. Check out this project which teaches you how to integrate your iPad right into the dashboard of your car. Using the Toyota Tacoma as an ...

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The New Experience Has Arrived

If you turned on your 360 yesterday, you probably were flabbergasted at the new interface that’s been getting some mixed reviews. Whether or not you like the new dashboard interface matters not, the new experience is here to stay. Don’t forget to fashion your new Mii-like avatar to look like your least favorite dictator. Mine is a spitting image of ...

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Ford’s LCD Gauge For Its 2010 Hybrids

Ford has unveiled its new take on automobile dashboards with what it’s calling the SmartGauge. The LCD gauge will debut in Fords 2010 line of hybrids, the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Mercury Milan Hybrid. The gauge uses an all-digital screen with lively animations to prompt drivers on good driving habits by displaying a heavily stylized greenery for good behavior. It’s ...

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Trying Out The New Xbox 360 Experience

I hope you’ve been preparing for the new Xbox experience because it’s going to change the way you play your 360. No doubt you’ve heard that Microsoft has completely revamped the dashboard, bringing with it a new design and avatars that give core players the casual feel of the Wii. Is this a good thing? It sure is according to ...

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Prepare For The New Xbox Experience

Microsoft has announced its New Xbox Experience will launch November 19, bringing a fresh look to the Xbox 360 Dashboard that integrates social features and customizable gamer avatars reminiscent of the Nintendo Wii’s Mii. In order to compete with the upcoming PlayStation Home, Microsoft is adding a slew of avatars, social networking features and more media to the Xbox 360.

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Blood Sugar Monitor On Your Dashboard

If you’re one of the many who suffer from diabetes and your glucose levels are so sporadic that driving any distance could lead to unpredictable results, then this device is for you. Medtronic Diabetes unveiled its new car, a Lincoln equipped with a system that wirelessly associates your glucose monitor with a screen on the dashboard to make driving safer ...

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Geekify Your Car’s Audio System

If you sit around, rummaging through the internet all day, odds are that, like me, you can’t afford a sound system in your car which you can be proud of. Not that I listen to tunes with thumping bass anyway (don’t listen to him, yeah he does), but at least I can support my geeky ego with a self-modified system. ...

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Microsoft reveals QWERTY Xbox 360 Controller

With the announcement that MSN Messenger will now be integrated into the Xbox 360 dashboard, Microsoft has also announced a QWERTY controller for hassle-free text input for the chat program. The 47-keyed controller plugs into the normal controller via the headphone jack. While it might be a little clunky looking, it sure as hell beats having to lug a full ...

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