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Thanks to a partnership with Microsoft, you will soon be able to download software updates for your new Ford wirelessly. Continue Reading...
After a good decade and a half in-vehicle infotainment is still something of a mess. Practically every automaker has taken its own approach to implementing advanced connectivity technology. And just like freshly fallen snowflakes no two solutions are alike. Continue Reading...
Ford will reportedly drop Microsoft for its next-generation Sync infotainment software, instead turning to Blackberry’s QNX platform. Continue Reading...
The winning design from the Forza Motorsport Honda Civic Si Design Contest will be unveiled at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. Continue Reading...
Contrary to rumors and reports Ford CEO Alan Mulally will not be leaving the American automaker to take over as Microsoft CEO. Continue Reading...
Microsoft is looking for a replacement CEO now that Steve Ballmer is on his way out, and current Ford CEO Alan Mulally is at the top of the list of candidates. Continue Reading...
The McLaren P1 surprised many E3 show goers this past week, playing an integral part in showing off Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox One and the upcoming Forza Motorsport 5 title. Continue Reading...
Though Qoros won’t be heading to America anytime soon, the Chinese automaker is working on an infotainment system built on the Windows Azure cloud platform. Continue Reading...
Gamers worldwide anxiously awaited the announcement of Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox console today – the Xbox One – and along with the announcement came footage from the newest Forza Motorsport racing game. Continue Reading...
Microsoft wants to further increase its involvement in the automotive industry, vastly increasing its role with automakers. Continue Reading...
Hollywood and the automobile industry share a rich history. Since the first motion pictures debuted cars have played a starring role, something that’s still true today, especially on the small screen. Continue Reading...
Earlier this year, the Ford SYNC system by Microsoft was inducted into the Computer History Museum, marking one of the first automotive computer systems to be featured. Continue Reading...
Apple, the technology guru, is teaming up with major automotive manufacturers to bring its Siri voice-recognition personal assistant system to a long list of cars. Continue Reading...
Racing games have really evolved to the point where looking back at the original Gran Turismo or Forza compared to today’s releases is almost comical. Continue Reading...
Virtual racing fans looking for the most realistic experience outside of a race car should start saving up their dollars. Fanatec, creator of the Porsche branded steering wheel and pedal set for gamers, has evolved one of its best products with its new ClubSport Pedals V2. Having experienced Fanatec’s products firsthand, we undoubtedly believe that… Continue Reading...
The SRT Viper debuted at the New York Auto Show earlier this week and has become the new, hot, and trending topic since then. As with any vehicle debut, there’s mixed emotions and opinions about it, but overall the reception on the SRT Viper is that it’s a success. But for most automotive enthusiasts, the… Continue Reading...
While Apple successfully continues to campaign a clean and subtle design for all of their products, and Google embraces the open-source world, it seems like Microsoft is a bit lost. Outside of its Kinect and Xbox 360 video game system, the once tech giant has become an afterthought in most people’s minds. But in the… Continue Reading...
Forza Motorsport 4 fans have something to look forward to on Feb. 7 when the American Le Mans Series is released as new downloadable content (DLC). The pack will give gamers 10 new virtual cars including the 2011 Audi R18 TDI 24 Hours of Le Mans champion and the 1991 Mazda 787B, the last Japanese… Continue Reading...
Auto enthusiasts who enjoy gaming will be happy to know that Top Gears Jeremy Clarkson will be spicing up Forza Motorsport 4, as he will be featured in the XBOX 360 game. Top Gear UK and Microsoft have been working to create a partnership between the witty British motoring show and Forza Motorsport. The partnership… Continue Reading...
Now that we’ve all had some time to settle in on the disappoint that was Gran Turismo 5, virtual racers can look forward to the upcoming release of the Xbox 360 flagship driving simulator, Forza Motorsport 4. On October 11th, gamers from all around the world will be able to experience the next installment of… Continue Reading...
Microsoft is enjoying a new generation of success with the release of its Kinect add-on for the Xbox 360, but true gamers aren’t fooled by all the motion-sensing gimmickry. The thought of enjoying Forza 4 while waving your hands and arms aimlessly in the air pretending to drive a car is a little discerning, to… Continue Reading...
The integration of multimedia into vehicles is no longer a novelty, and storing media files such as MP3s is becoming more and more common. So it’s no surprise that Microsoft has decided to forge yet another relationship in the automotive sector, this time with e.solutions, the company that supplies Volkswagen with their infotainment software. Microsoft… Continue Reading...
At first glance, the pairing of Toyota and Microsoft might make some a little uneasy. The prospect of unintended acceleration and “the blue screen of death” that appears on Windows computers might be the most terrifying technological catastrophe known to man. Nevertheless, the two companies will be collaborating, but only as far as telematics. Ford… Continue Reading...