It’s Tech Tuesday again, meaning it’s the best day of the week to get your dose of web and tech news you should know. In today’s post, we cover everything from mobile and interactive news to online security, auto safety and a little bit of Internet humor.
[Mobile] Apple Announces iOS9, Which Offers Plenty of Tweaks
The announcement of a new operating systems for its phones and tablets is nothing new for Apple. However, its latest “OS” features plenty of tweaks that hint that the “home screen” may be becoming obsolete. >>
[Interactive] Google’s Project Soli is Taking Tech to New Heights of Interactivity
What would it be like to control the volume of your radio by simply moving your fingers like you’re turning a volume knob? Google’s “Project Soli” is examining how to make movements like this and more possible using an old technology: radar. >>
[Auto Tech] NTSB Calling for Standardization of Collision Avoidance Tech
We’ve all seen the touching commercials where an auto manufacturer shows off their latest collision avoidance system. However, a shockingly small percentage of this technology comes standard in vehicles. The National Transportation Safety Board is calling for this life-saving technology to be standard in more cars, trucks and SUVs. >>
[Security] Is the Global Internet One Huge, Hackable Network?
While we may think of the Internet as a sleek, streamlined network that works seamlessly all the time, the truth is that it’s closer to a bunch of patches that were meant to be short-term fixes. This leaves the entire Internet vulnerable. >>
[Internet Humor] You’ll Never Encounter these 12 Internet Experiences Again
A lot of things have changed with the Internet since it first became a widespread tool. There are many things we’ll never go through again (thankfully), like these 12 archaic Internet experiences of the 90s and early 2000s. >>