In-car infotainment is dead. Long live the app

For the rich app experience that customers have grown accustom to, auto manufacturers need to change how they think about apps. Native apps that reside on smartphones and interact with on-board systems are the answer to what’s been plaguing in-car infotainment systems since they were introduced to the market.

Just 24 hours remain for a discount to New Relic’s FutureStack conference

New Relic, the San Francisco-based leader in Saas Application Performance Montoring is hosting its first-ever technology conference, FutureStack, in San Francisco on October 24th-25th. The conference—which is an exploration of the future of Modern Software—is inviting 800+ disruptive developers, technologists and creatives together to help imagine, build and craft the future of software innovation.

The changing script of the web developer

As depicted in the press, the impact of the HTML5 seems to be a battle between whether to develop native or for the Web, the reality being that these days HTML5 and CSS3 (along with the suite of java script solutions that come with CSS3) are actually changing the span of control enjoyed by developers.

How the cloud is bringing new meaning, choices to in-vehicle ‘infotainment’

The trend is obvious — most new cars come with large flat-screen displays embedded in dashboards, replacing CD drives, tape decks, and analog controls. Some cars have moved toggles to touchscreens, others have created their own GPS systems. But outside of proprietary creations by brand, carmakers are taking advantage of the cloud and its vibrant arc of entertainment offerings to make driving a richer experience than ever before.