Spotify is testing ‘Driving Mode’ feature to reduce distractions

We here at Vore are strictly against the use of cell phones whilst driving, and against distracted driving in all of its forms. So, we are glad that a company like Spotify, whom I love, is rolling out a new feature to reduce distractions when you want to play music in the car. The Swedish streaming service has announced they are working on a new … Continue reading Spotify is testing ‘Driving Mode’ feature to reduce distractions

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Apple Park Campus is creating an economic boom for Cupertino

Apple Campus 2, now referred to as Apple Park Campus, is Apple’s new $5 billion dollar spaceship campus that can actually be seen from space. Apple Park is beautiful, tourists walk by snapping photos with their iPhone 7 Plus cameras (most likely in portrait). Business and real estate is also booming thanks to the spaceship. Apple’s new Cupertino campus sits across the street from Sunnyvale, … Continue reading Apple Park Campus is creating an economic boom for Cupertino

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Volvo to end combustion engines by 2019

Volvo held a press conference earlier this morning to announce several new vehicles and powertrains to enter their lineup, and their plans for electrification of models by 2019. Here’s a rundown of the press event. In recent news, Volvo has decided to spin-off their Polestar brand to build high-performance, premium, all-electric models to rival Tesla. In the press conference, Volvo CEO Håkan Samuelsson says the … Continue reading Volvo to end combustion engines by 2019

Volvo’s future autonomous vehicles to be powered by Nvidia hardware

Swedish automaker Volvo has tapped American GPU manufacturer Nvidia for its ‘Drive Me’ autonomous vehicles initiative. Volvo announced plans to have their own autonomous vehicles on the road by 2021 with the help of Swedish-American firm Autoliv, who builds automotive safety systems, and Nvidia to supply the computing power, or brains of the operation. Volvo will be utilizing Nvidia’s PX Autonomous super-computer chipset announced at … Continue reading Volvo’s future autonomous vehicles to be powered by Nvidia hardware

First Impressions of Shift, and why I already love it

I’ve never been one to use standalone email apps mainly because of security concerns and plus I always keep a tab open to gmail on my web browser, at least that’s what I used to do until I stumbled upon Shift. Shift is an email client that you download to either your PC, Mac, or Linux computer and allows you to shift through multiple email … Continue reading First Impressions of Shift, and why I already love it

Volkswagen confirms Microbus Concept headed to production

The wait is finally over, folks. Volkswagen has confirmed that the successor to the iconic hippie-bus will be nearing production by the start of the new decade, as confirmed by VW boss Herbert Diess. The I.D. Minibus concept was shown off at the Detroit Auto Show in January as an all-electric, autonomous people mover. The production version of the minibus will feature an all-electric powerplant … Continue reading Volkswagen confirms Microbus Concept headed to production

IKEA is working to bring digital furniture in your home

Ah, yes, there is nothing like the luxury of a sofa that appears only when it’s summoned. Well, at least we can only dream. IKEA has announced a new partnership with Apple to bring their products into your home via digital demo to see which IKEA furniture looks good in your home. Announced at WWDC earlier this month, Apple’s ARKit brings a wealth of new … Continue reading IKEA is working to bring digital furniture in your home