driver

Thu
20
Jun
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'DriveSync' Device Tracks Vehicle Location, Speed

Waterloo, Ontario-based Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) and BlackBerry recently took the stage at the Telematics Detroit conference. Their focus: showing people how they plan to bring a new generation of high-tech tools to the 'connected' car. ... IMS' major unveiling involved its 'DriveSync' device, which effectively turns any car into a connected car. 'Black Box' Tracks Driver Behavior How so? IMS' DriveSync involves a driver connecting a small black box to a vehicle's on-board diagnostics systems. From there, the device gathers critical information, including vehicle location, speed, ... (view more)

Thu
25
Apr
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Auto Firms Asked to Help Limit Driver Distractions

The Department of Transportation (DoT) is calling on automakers to disable technologies that allow someone to send text messages while driving. However, the DoT is only making recommendations and cannot yet force automotive firms to follow its ... advice. The new guidelines are based around electronic devices that are built directly into vehicles, such as GPS navigation devices and communications tools. The DoT has two main recommendations. The first is that such equipment should never force a driver to stop looking at the road for more than two seconds at a time to carry out an action. Officials ... (view more)

Tue
09
Oct
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Nissan Car Parks Itself, Catches Would-Be Thieves

A prototype car offers self-driving technology with a twist: valet-style parking. The Nissan vehicle, which is codenamed NSC-2015, can also foil thieves by streaming live footage of a potential break-in. This new model was recently shown off by ... Nissan at a tech conference in Tokyo. Several companies are already working on driverless cars. However, in the few locations where their use is or will be allowed, laws say a driver must be inside the vehicle to take over in case of a malfunction. Nissan could circumvent these laws if the feature is used only on private land, such as driveways and ... (view more)

Thu
19
Jul
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'Driver Fusion 1.1.1', and 'AllDup 3.4.8'

Driver Fusion 1.1.1 Driver Fusion is a powerful driver management tool for PC computers. It helps to manage all the computer's devices and assist with important tasks, such as a complete replacement of system drivers. Driver Fusion keeps a PC ... running more efficiently by means of an advanced system driver removal tool that deletes files, directories, and registry entries left behind by its devices. http://treexy.com AllDup 3.4.8 AllDup is a freeware tool that helps to search for and remove duplicate files on your computer. Its fast search algorithm instantly finds duplicates of any file type, ... (view more)

Mon
07
Nov
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'Driver Magician Lite 3.81', and 'EMDB 1.35'

Driver Magician Lite 3.81 Driver Magician is a program that can extract your hardware drivers from MS Windows, and store them onto a location of your choice. This is especially useful if you've misplaced your old driver CDs and need to reinstall ... Windows, for example. http://www.drivermagician.com EMDB 1.35 EMDB is a small utility to keep track of your DVD collection. It offers an automatic import from the database of IMDB, export to CSV, text or complete website, thumbnail cover preview, a loan tracker, search function and multi-language user interface. EMDB is written in C++ using Microsoft ... (view more)

Mon
23
May
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'NirLauncher 1.11.09', and 'Bluetooth Driver Installer 1.0.0.68'

NirLauncher 1.11.09 NirLauncher is a package of more than 100 portable freeware utilities for Windows, all of them developed for NirSoft Web site during the last few years. NirLauncher and all the utilities in the package are completely freeware, ... without any Spyware / Adware or Malware. http://launcher.nirsoft.net Bluetooth Driver Installer 1.0.0.68 This small freeware utility will try to install generic Microsoft driver for your bluetooth adapter. The program is based on a widely known method of patching %WinDir%\inf\bth.inf file. It works for most (but not all) bluetooth adapters, both USB ... (view more)

Mon
25
Oct
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'Driver Sweeper 2.6.0', and 'E3MC NetMeter 7.2.0.0'

Driver Sweeper 2.6.0 Driver Sweeper is a tool to remove drivers installed on your system. It supports the following features: a) Scan for and delete and/or backup drivers installed on your system, b) View log files about removed drivers, c) Desktop ... icon backup and restoration, and more. http:/phyxion.net E3MC NetMeter 7.2.0.0 NetMeter is a free bandwidth monitor. It also provides a powerful suite of Internet traffic management for home users as well as businesses. It monitors incoming and outgoing bandwidth and is managed by an online control panel in the users private account section. http ... (view more)

Wed
04
Aug
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'Driver Magician Lite 3.6.6', and 'Foxit Reader 4.1.0726'

Driver Magician Lite 3.6.6 Driver Magician offers a solution for device drivers used in the Windows operating system. It identifies all the hardware in a system, extracts their associated drivers from the hard disk and backs them up to a location of ... your choice. Then when you format and reinstall/upgrade your operating system, you have the option to restore all the "saved" drivers just as if you had the original driver diskettes in your hands. http://www.drivermagician.com Foxit Reader 4.1.0726 Foxit PDF Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF (portable document format) viewer ... (view more)

Thu
06
May
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'Process Priority Saver', and 'Double Driver'

Process Priority Saver This compact program allows you to save the priority you specify for any process. Once set, every time you execute the program, it'll run at the priority level you previously outlined. Process Priority Saver is free for ... personal use. http://www.prnwatch.com Double Driver Double Driver is a very simple and useful tool which not only allows you to view all the drivers installed on your system but also allows you to backup, restore, save and print all chosen drivers. A very handy and time-saving program. http://www.boozet.org Today's fresh software picks were provided ... (view more)

Thu
21
Jan
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Printer not Compatible with Windows 7? No Driver

Infopackets Reader Pat M. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 Home Premium. Where can I find find drivers for my printer? My original CD ROM disc for printer doesn't work with Windows 7. " My Response: Unfortunately, ... this is a common problem when upgrading to a newer Windows Operating System. Some hardware device drivers are not compatible with Windows 7, and the hardware vendors do not release updated drivers, which renders the hardware unusable. Making your Old Printer work with Windows 7 There are a few things you can do to work around the issue. First and ... (view more)

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