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Tim Cook finally admits to Apple self-driving car research

While it has been an open secret that Apple is currently working on self-driving car technology, it was only recently that company CEO Tim Cook finally acknowledged and elaborated on the research being done on the topic. During an interview with Bloomberg Television on June 5, Cook said, “We’re focusing on autonomous systems.” This statement […]

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PLDT, Globe to provide free high-speed WiFi on Edsa

MANILA — Forget the creeping traffic on EDSA—at least the internet is fast. This is the latest promise of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), which enlisted the help of telecommunication giants PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom for the June 12, 2017 launch of its high-speed Wi-Fi project on EDSA. DICT Secretary Salalima said […]

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Smart, Globe offer free internet on Edsa

Telco giants PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom rolled out on Monday WiFi internet along Edsa, Metro Manila’s busiest road. PLDT’s Smart Communications and Globe announced separately that their WiFi service would be available along the entire 24-kilometer stretch of Edsa, which cuts through Caloocon, Quezon City, San Juan, Pasay and major business districts such as […]

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LOOK: New Mars rover concept appears to be inspired by the Batmobile

As if being the first people on Mars isn’t cool enough, NASA is also hoping to equip soon-to-be-Mars-bound astronauts with a pimped-out ride to go with their bragging rights. And people are noticing the concept vehicle’s curious resemblance to the Batmobile. NASA recently unveiled a futuristic concept Mars rover at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor […]

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Smart bus with virtual tracks gets rolling in China

The world’s first smart bus that runs on virtual tracks was unveiled last June 2, in the city of Zhuzhou, within central China’s Hunan Province. Xinhuanet reports that the technology is called the Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit (ART). It was developed by the research arm of CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd., the same company that […]

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Takeoff and cruise: Toyota making ‘flying car,’ luxury boat

TOYOTA, Japan — Toyota Motor Corp. is working on a “flying car.” A startup backed by the Japanese automaker has developed a test model that engineers hope will eventually develop into a tiny car with a driver who’ll be able to light the Olympic torch in the 2020 Tokyo games. For now, however, the project […]

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Toyota shows robotic leg brace to help paralyzed people walk

TOKYO — Toyota is introducing a wearable robotic leg brace designed to help partially paralyzed people walk. The Welwalk WW-1000 system is made up of a motorized mechanical frame that fits on a person’s leg from the knee down. The patients can practice walking wearing the robotic device on a special treadmill that can support […]

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Public can help fine-tune driving law

The Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) technical working group is set to meet as early as next week to “fine-tune” guidelines related to the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (Adda) and entertain suggestions from the public, following the confusion and widespread criticism that marked its implementation last week. The department suspended the law on Tuesday, saying it was […]

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Uber Now Has Filters that Show Your ETA and Monday Mood

Ride-sharing app Uber has a fun update to let your friends know that you’re on your way. It’s via Snapchat filters, of course. Uber and Snapchat announced their tie-in last November. The Snapchat filters have been available since this week, so if you’re a user of both apps, you can unlock the Snap filters while […]

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Dash cam OK, but rosaries, trinkets listed as ‘distractions’

Amid the confusion that greeted the implementation of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA), a transport official reminded motorists that their “line of sight” should be clear not just of electronic gadgets but also rosaries, small figurines, trinkets, and other accessories that can hinder their view of the road. Owners of public and private vehicles have […]

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Jun 21, 2017

If I were to ask how many of you use the seat belt while driving, I would see a

Jun 21, 2017

I can still remember my Dad’s own 1996 model Honda Accord with the 2.2-liter VTEC engine over 20 years