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Continental is bolstering its Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS ) to not only monitor your tire pressure but its tread depth, too. As your tires age and change shape, so does the way they roll and interact with the road surface. Continental's clever system keeps track of these differences and...

May 15th 2014 at 4:18pm 0 Comments
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JetBlue's Fly-Fi satellite internet has been online since November, but while a handful of United's 737s have been equipped with the necessary components to launch its own version of the service for the same period of time, that legacy carrier has kept passengers in the dark. Until this week. Acco...

February 26th 2014 at 10:22am 0 Comments
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Google isn't the only outfit puttering around Nevada roads with its hands off the wheel -- German automotive supplier Continental has the state's approval to let the computer take the wheel, too. Earlier this week the Silver State signed off on the German company's safety, employee training, syste...

December 20th 2012 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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The idea of cars preventing accidents before they happen isn't novel, but at the end of the day, collision detection systems are only as smart as the information being fed to them. That's the ethos behind Continental's new stereo camera system, which spots people, pets, and other objects in a vehi...

May 5th 2011 at 12:34pm 0 Comments
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Looks like Continental is the latest to inch closer to our dream of WiFi on every flight: the airline just announced that it'll be rolling out Gogo in-flight internet service on 21 Boeing 757-300s in its fleet starting in Q2 2010. The service will cost $4.95 and up based on flight length, and the 75...

December 16th 2009 at 5:29pm 0 Comments
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This is a bit of a wild one: some very disparate companies are (apparently) teaming up to conquer the car, Microsoft Sync style. Details are a bit slim at the moment, but Continental Auto Group has announced plans to build what they're calling "the connected car." The new hardware and software s...

June 8th 2009 at 4:52pm 0 Comments
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There's a decent chance your average hybrid owner wouldn't know the difference between a lithium-ion and nickel-metal hydride battery if their life depended on it, but we know you -- dear reader -- are not one of those "average" joes / janes. That being the case, you may be interested to know that...

March 1st 2008 at 1:04pm 0 Comments
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In another mostly positive step for in-flight entertainment options, Continental Airlines will be rolling out DirecTV along with email and IM service on 225 of its planes starting next January -- the majority of its domestic fleet, according to Reuters -- although watching some tube will reportedly...

January 29th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Although the Federal Communications Commission isn't exactly known for ruling in favor of popular consumer desire, even we have to give a hearty round of applause to the traditionally nettlesome agency for its edict in the WiFi battle at Boston-Logan International Airport. The Massachusetts Port Aut...

November 2nd 2006 at 6:25am 0 Comments