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Alien Covenant VR experience headed to major platforms, Report

Alien Covenant VR experience headed to major platforms, Report

The Alien franchise is getting another virtual reality …. “experience,” this time based on the upcoming Ridley Scott film Alien: Covenant. Variety reports the project does not yet have a release date but will be a “paid title on major VR platform”. The fact that you have to pay for it, and the following description, makes it sound like a ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury set to come out at MWC 2017 – complete with keyboard

BlackBerry Mercury set to come out at MWC 2017 - complete with keyboard

BlackBerry’s QWERTY sporting smartphone, codenamed ‘Mercury’ has finally been revealed at CES 2017. Chinese manufacturer TCL has rights to create phones under the BlackBerry name, and this model is unofficially called the Mercury. They revealed a prototype today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and it’s pretty darn sleek: Enjoy our official first look at what’s to come ... Read More »

University of Waterloo team helps launch new autonomous vehicle at CES In Las Vegas

University of Waterloo team helps launch new autonomous vehicle at CES In Las Vegas

Researchers at the University of Waterloo played a key role in the development of a highly autonomous vehicle that Renesas Electronics America unveiled today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Using sensors and powerful computers, the car is capable of detecting and responding to other vehicles, stop signs and traffic lights to provide a safer driving experience. ... Read More »

Honda Canada Recalls a Large Number of Odysseys

Honda Canada Recalls a Large Number of Odysseys

Honda Canada is recalling over 50,000 Odyssey minivans between the model years of 2011-2016. Honda Canada explained today the problem stems from the mechanism that controls tilting and sliding in the van’s second row seats. Sometimes when the seats are tilted forward to allow access to the rows behind them they don’t lock back into place properly. Honda is also ... Read More »

One-third of Canadians still texting at red lights, CAA poll

A third of people say they still text while driving, CAA poll

One third (33 percent) of Canadians admit they have texted while stopped at a red light in the last month, reveals a poll from the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). The media release said that is despite evidence showing the mind could still be distracted and not on the task of driving for up to 27 seconds after interacting with your ... Read More »

New Infiniti QX50 Concept With ProPilot to Debut in Detroit

New Infiniti QX50 Concept With ProPilot to Debut in Detroit

Next year’s Detroit Auto Show will mark the global debut of the new Infiniti QX50 Concept, representing the brand’s vision for a next-gen mid-size premium SUV. In terms of design, the QX50 Concept is an evolution of the 2016 QX Sport Inspiration, while attempting to show how the brand’s ‘Powerful Elegance’ design language could be adapted for a future production ... Read More »