This may not be obvious from the consumer point of view, but for designers, it’s a big change. Honda has stepped away from the auto design strategy that has been in practice for nearly 100 years and has implemented virtual reality technology to create its cars. Honda continues to rely on life-sized clay models for the evaluation of its newly designed cars. That said, those models – which are an industry-wide practice originally created by Harley Earl, a designer for GM – aren’t as critical as they used to be.…Read More
The travel industry has come a long way from the travel office to the travel website to the travel app. Business travelers are especially liking these trends. Travel apps are a great downloading favorite now a days, making mobile a necessity for every traveler.
Will US follow EU in allowing 5G calls from mobile devices on planes?
The European Commission has voted to permit voice calling from phones on commercial flights. Travelers in Europe will soon be able to use 5G enabled mobile devices to make voice calls on commercial flights without being instructed by a flight attendant to place it into Airplane Mode. The European Commission recently ruled to permit 5G voice calling and high-speed internet connectivity on airplanes in 2023. The decision is being applauded as an important opportunity for businesses operating out of Europe. “The sky is no longer a limit when it comes…Read More
Google dedicated Street View app’s days are numbered
The next few weeks will represent the last opportunity to be able to download the application. Though the standalone Street View app is still available to download as of the writing of this article, the time in which that will be possible is getting shorter as Google has announced that it will soon be shutting down. The application is headed to a digital product graveyard that has been increasing in size over the years. Shutdown notices have been discovered and reported on as the latest version of the Street View…Read More
QR code tickets via WhatsApp launch on Bengaluru train lines
The Indian city is now letting riders use the messaging app to purchase their fare and travel passes. WhatsApp using travelers in the Indian city of Bengaluru will now be able to use the application to scan and purchase QR code tickets and make travel pass refills to ride the train. The Meta-owned messaging app announced the new service, describing it as a first ever for the application. According to Meta’s news release announcing the QR code tickets, it is a “first-ever” service for its WhatsApp. The application and the…Read More
Apple AirTags aren’t allowed for luggage tracking on Lufthansa
The airline has become the only one so far to say that passengers cannot use this technology. German airline Lufthansa has announced that its passengers will no longer be allowed to use Apple AirTags to track their luggage. According to the device maker, regulators permit the use of the Bluetooth gadget for all baggage. Lufthansa has now become the only airline to have said that international standards don’t permit them. The German airline has many passengers confused as to whether they can use the Apple AirTags to help track their…Read More