The Magellan Roadmate 3000T simplifies GPS navigation, offering a 3.5 inch color touch screen and the option of receiving live TrafficKit updates of traffic incidents. It provides voice guidance to augment visual map displays. The 9-oz unit also doubles as an MP3 player and photo display unit. Itís based on Atmelís ATR0663, which consumes only 12 mA in operation even though the chip includes GPS baseband and LCD controllers along with an ARM core. The 3000T automatically turns up the volume when vehicle speeds exceed 45 mph, as well as adjusting lights to the ambient environment.
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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