Night Drivers Need This Button – Kickingtires

Night Vision 11/23/14 | La Crosse – WKBT News8000.com

and [is] part of the reason older eyes have a harder time adjusting to changes in light going from darkness into bright light and vice versa.” Pair this phenomenon with the increasing size of electronic screens in cars and it’s a recipe for difficulty driving at night. Chrysler’s Uconnect system features an 8.4-inch screen; the new Volvo XC90’s touch-screen is iPad sized and inspired, and the Tesla Model S features a mac-daddy 17-inch screen. These screens emit a continuous glow, and it can be difficult to see after looking at a tablet-sized glowing screen and then back to the dark road ahead while driving at night. Want to turn the glow down while its in night mode or even turn it off? With many systems, you’ll have to stare directly into the glowing embers, so to speak, long enough to toggle through several menu screens to turn off the screen. Some automakers, however, have just a single off button. I was thrilled to find the Screen Off button one of only a few tactile controls in the Chrysler 200.
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Louis responded to protests with a flurry of tear gas and other military-style tactics and equipment. Agencies throughout Mohave County have stockpiled more than 75 pieces of equipment through the program since 2006, according to a database compiled by NPR through federal freedom of information requests. The Mohave County Sheriffs Department received a pair of observation helicopters, a Mine Resistant Armored Patrol vehicle, MRAP, assault rifles and other standard equipment through the program in the past years. The county doesnt have to pay to purchase the equipment but uses money seized during drug busts and other operations to refurbish and maintain the military equipment.
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Havaus, Mohave County agencies gear up through federal program – Havasu News: News

This system is available on the latest BMW 7 Series and other luxury cars. If it determines that a person or animal is too close or moving toward your line of travel, it will also give you visual and audio warnings. (NATSOT: Warning sound) The system worked well in Consumer Reports’ evaluations at its test track and would be helpful on dark or foggy roads. The engineers also checked out another system – Dynamic Light Spot. It not only uses infrared technology to detect people or animals but also shines a spotlight. Jennifer Stockburger, “For those of us that had the opportunity to drive the Dynamic Light Spot, we thought it worked very well. It illuminated pedestrians before we were even able to see them.” This system is currently available in Europe and Asia, but at this point it’s not permitted in the U.S.
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Everything you need to know about the recent Snapchat leaks – Yahoo Finance

Snapchats stickiness is very real.In an email, Spiegel explained that he doesnt think the apps advantage is teens or its threat to Facebook its the fact that it has pioneered a new form of messaging. 2) After Evan Spiegel gave a public speech, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo emailed Lynton singing his praises . He said, I really think [Spiegel]is one of the best product thinkers out there right now. 3)Despite the fact that Spiegel is stereotypically seenas a reckless bro who lucked into running such a successful company (see: his sexist college frat emails ), his emails suggest otherwise. In one message to Lynton, hepenneda comprehensive, dense analysis of market dynamics to explain why he thought Snapchat should stop fundraising and start building revenue streams.
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