Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Cloud sync storage face-off

Google Drive vs. Dropbox, SkyDrive, SugarSync, and others: a cloud sync storage face-off | The Verge

A detailed comparison of many (13) cloud storage tools...
If you use SkyDrive, make sure you log in NOW and keep your free 25 gigs! (Hanselman info)


Today Google Drive and Windows SkyDrive came out with clients for Windows and Mac. There's also SkyDrive apps for Windows PhoneiPhone, or iPad and OneNote apps that sync to SkyDrive for Windows PhoneAndroid,iPhone, or iPad.

"Automated, Not Autonomous" (self-driving vehicle)

Automated Volkswagen Passat with Continental Tech Clocks 6544 Miles Through Nevada - WOT on Motor Trend

Continental, the Hanover, Germany-based supplier of electrical technology and tires...

Volkswagen Passat test car has one long-range radar and it has four short-range radar sensors, two in front and two in the rear. Its stereo camera shoots details of the car’s immediate surroundings, telling the sensors to brake for traffic flow or to steer around a potential hazard, using the electronically controllable electric power steering and the brakes.

The company says its technology differs from the kind of technology used in autonomous car testing like Google’s, in that Continental built its car mostly with standard equipment.

($90 instead of $70 000)