How to Sync Photos Docs and Data on iPhone and Mac With iCloud

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iCloud offers a clean and simple way to sync email, calendars, contacts, reminders, photos, Safari data and documents between a Mac and an iPhone. With OS X 10.9 and iOS 7, Apple updated iCloud and made it more robust, stable and useful so we decided to update our original guide to iCloud sync focusing this […]

2014 Ford Fiesta SE Delivers More Than Just the Basics

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When some people look at a subcompact vehicle like the Ford Fiesta, they view it as rudimentary transportation. They see it as a vehicle that someone would buy because they could not afford something better. That is hardly the case with the current small cars available for sale in North America, and the Ford Fiesta […]

2015 Mustang is “Most Technologically Advanced” Mustang Boasts Ford

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Ford recently took the wraps off the 2015 Mustang, and made some very bold claims about its completely redesigned pony car. According to J. Mays, head of Mustang design, the 2015 Mustang is the “most technologically advanced” Mustang ever produced. We were there for the announcement, and we like what we see in terms of […]

How To Automatically Backup iOS Photos (and Videos) to Dropbox

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If you have heard of Dropbox, or use it, you are aware that the program is designed to keep your files synced across a litany of devices. It even includes an online storage element that provides 2GB for free. You might not be aware of the fact that you can also have your iOS device […]

Spotify’s Ford AppLink Support Is Now Live

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At Mobile World Congress, Spotify and Ford announced that they would be partnering to bring a new Spotify app which would support AppLink. AppLink support will allow Ford drivers to access their playlists, move forward and back through songs, and everything else that they can do natively on the phone through the steering wheel or […]

iOS 7 is Apple’s Chance to Cut Down on Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is an issue facing every person and every local government nationwide. Presently, there are solutions for Android phones and from automobile manufacturers that attempt to curb distracted driving. Apple does provide Siri as a way to curb distracted phone use, but Apple markets it as a personal assistant rather than a driving aid. […]

How to Connect Spotify for iPhone to Ford AppLink

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Last month Ford and Spotify announced that the Spotify app would be compatible with Ford’s AppLink interface for SYNC. Recently, that app went live and you may be wondering how to take advantage of this functionality in your Ford vehicle. Here is how you do it! Pair Your Phone to Sync Via Bluetooth We previously covered how […]

2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Review

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Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT) is responsible for quite a few special vehicles. The F-150 Lightning, the SVT Focus and the Shelby GT500 are just a few of their popular items. In 2010 the SVT produced the Raptor. The Raptor is designed to be a truck that is more capable off-road than on. It is a […]

U.S. Government Publishes Tips to Reduce Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is the talk of the nation these days. Gruesome reports of accidents that occur from texting while driving are on the rise. Adults text and drive even when they know that it is more dangerous to do so. New technology is even coming along to prevent distracted driving. The government has now chimed […]

Ford Pushes for More Integrated Euro-US Auto Market

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Ford, along with allies in Congress, is pushing for a trade deal with the European Union that would allow companies to design one vehicle for sale everywhere in the world. Talk to any automotive enthusiast in the United States and they will tell you that Europe has some great cars. The Ford Focus RS is a […]

Spotify Joins Ford Sync AppLink Lineup

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Ford announced today at Mobile World Conference that Spotify is the latest app supported by Sync’s AppLink system. Ford is the first manufacturer to directly collaborate with Spotify to delivery voice and steering wheel mounted control of Spotify’s extensive catalog of songs while driving. Spotify is a subscription-based music service that allows users to create […]

SugarSync 2.0 Beta Brings Drag and Drop Sharing and More

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SugarSync released the SugarSync 2.0 beta to the public to test the new user interface design, drag and drop file sharing and better data control with a new search button. The company announced the update via the SugarSync blog calling it a “complete redesign” as one can see comparing the two images below. Along with the […]

Ford SYNC Turns 5: The History of Ford SYNC

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The Ford SYNC, in car connectivity and infotainment system is five years old, and as Ford announces the 5 millionth vehicle with SYNC we take a look back at the history of SYNC. SYNC is a joint partnership with Microsoft that played a major role in driving the innovation for in-car connectivity and infotainment and help […]

Google Enables Better Contacts Sync With iPhone, Macs

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Users who currently use Apple’s iOS mobile platform or the desktop OS X platform for Mac hardware can now get better calendar and contact sync through Google. Google has announced via its support page and Gmail blog that it is now rolling out support for CardDAV to make it simple for users to keep their […]

Google Drive Vs. Dropbox: Cloud Syncing Showdown

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Can new kid on the block, Google Drive, take on Dropbox, the current king of file syncing? Check out our Google Drive vs. Dropbox comparison to find out how the services compare. Google finally launch their much-anticipated Google Drive cloud storage service, which holds up to 5GB of data for free and adds extra storage […]

Cubby: A new LogMeIn Competitor to Dropbox and SugarSync

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LogMeIn just launched a new service called Cubby, a competitor to the popular and ubiquitous Dropbox with some of the best features of SugarSync built into the service. LogMeIn is a remote access and control service that lets users log into their computer from the Internet, iOS or Android devices. Once Cubby leaves beta, users can […]

Google Deep Shot Syncs Docs, Games, & More to Your Android

Google wants to solve the problem of taking your information, gaming and more from one screen to all your devices. A new patent posted at PatentBolt.com shows off Google Deep Shot. This is a new patent which could change the way you transfer information from your laptop or tablet to your phone. Ideally, you will […]

Ford SYNC OpenXC Opens In Car Development, SYNC Arrives in Europe

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Ford SYNC has changed the way our cars interact with our phones, the Internet and apps. Now, as Ford SYNC arrives in Europe on the B-MAX, Ford is kicking SYNC up a notch and introducing OpenXC, a new toolkit to speed development of SYNC compatible apps at small developers and universities. The B-Max is the […]

Sony Releases Bridge Software to Synchronize Macs and XPERIA Phones

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Sony is now beginning to support Mac users with its Android XPERIA smartphones by making a version of its synchronization software available to OS X customers. Though Mac users can mount their phones as a drive and drag and drop content into their phones, Sony’s new Bridge software will give an iTunes-iOS-like environment where Android […]