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Garmin Head-Up Display review
Garmin is working on development of Garmin Head-Up Display (HUD). Garmin Head-Up Display is a new navigation device projecting navigational information from GPS enabled devices directly onto the windshield of the vehicle. It displays route, the current speed of the car, travel time to the destination and other useful traffic information.
Garmin Head-Up Display features
Head-Up Display does not restrict the driver’s view. The data are projected onto a transparent film pasted on the windshield or on the reflective lens that attaches to the HUD. Garmin head-up display is able to automatically adjust the brightness of the projection that it could be seen at night or in direct sunlight. The device is powered via 12 volt cable, which has built-in USB-port for charging your GPS capable mobile device.
Garmin Head-Up displays navigational information provided by your mobile device running on iOS, Android or Windows 8. All of them are capable to run either Garmin StreetPilot or Navigon application. The mobile device transmits navigational data via Bluetooth to the HUD. Among other things HUD could display on the windshield turn indicators, distance to the next turn, current speed and speed limit and estimated time of arrival.
Garmin Head-up Display: Release Date and Price
Garmin HUD should be released this autumn. The price of Garmin Head-up Display is around $130. Garmin Head-up Display is currently available for pre-orders.
Google Chromecast newest streaming player review
A few days ago Google introduced Chromecast. Chromecast is a brand new device for streaming of digital content. The device of size of a flash stick could be easily connected to modern TVs via built-in HDMI connector. Chromecast streams digital content via Wi-Fi from mobile gadgets as well as laptops and PCs to TVs. Google continues to announce low price and high quality gadgets. Chromecast is not an exception. The price of the device is $35 that is times less than its competitors Apple TV and Roku 3 streaming players could offer.
Chromecast streiming player features
Out of the box Chromecast plays video and music as well as allows viewing photos and browser tabs that runs on the mobile device. Chromecast is a cross-platform device. It could be used to play multimedia content from iPhone and iPad as well as from devices running on Android Operating System. Windows and OS X Operating systems are also supported. So you can use your laptop and/or PC together with Chromecast for streaming multimedia content to your TV. Google streaming player is running under Chrome OS.
How to use Chromecast streiming player ?
Chromecast is designed for streaming to TV multimedia content provided by various popular services such as Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Movies & TV and Google Play Music. Simply connect the gadget via HDMI-connector to your TV and surf to the website of your favourite multimedia content provider from your mobile device. Find and press Cast button and enjoy your favourite movies streamed to your TV via W-Fi.
Chromecast is broadcast only the media content and not the entire screen of your mobile device, laptop or PC. The other useful feature of the device is the ability to operate even when your other device felt into the sleep mode.
Chromecast streaming player price and availability
Chromecast streaming player is currently available in US stores. The price of the device is just $35.