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To prevent unintended acceleration, NHTSA proposes new standard

A proposed NHTSA safety standard will require a brake-throttle override system on all vehicles.

By Apr. 12, 2012


Toyota electronics not at fault for unintended acceleration

A government report clears Toyota vehicles' electronics of fault in cases of unintended acceleration.

By Feb. 8, 2011


Monotype text engine gets hardware acceleration

Shunting work onto the graphics chips is all the rage in computing circles, and Monotype is jumping on board. iType 5 adds effects for zooming, 3D text, and lighting.

By Aug. 19, 2011


Opera aims for Android, hardware acceleration

Google's mobile operating system is a match made in heaven for the Norwegian browser company. Also coming: hardware acceleration for mobile, desktop.

By Oct. 14, 2010


Hardware acceleration slips to Chrome 9

Tapping into graphics chip power can speed up browsers. But it's a deep, complicated change, and it's not imminent for Google's browser.

By Oct. 12, 2010


NASA to look into Toyota acceleration issues

The Transportation Department announces two major investigations into unintended acceleration in cars and the possible role played by electronic controls.

By Mar. 30, 2010


Chrome gets acceleration, WebGL, Google Instant

Beta testers are closer to getting major new Chrome features, and dev-channel users get them now: WebGL's 3D graphics, Google Instant search, and some hardware acceleration.

By Sep. 30, 2010


Firefox 4 beta 4 adds hardware acceleration

Some Windows users will be able to try a Direct2D-accelerated version of Firefox--if they manually switch it on. Also coming: tab candy.

By Aug. 19, 2010


Flash 10.1 updated, no GPU acceleration support yet

Yesterday Adobe has released a new version of Flash for OS X, which is available for download from the Adobe flash player website. These days peoples' experience with the plugin at times seems to be hit-or-miss, but the update may help people who are having problems with current versions of flash (ie, not being able to view AppleByte videos in some situations). At the very least it should fix a few bugs and security or stability issues with the last version.

By Jun. 11, 2010


Winter driving tips: Acceleration and traction control

Today's video is part two of the Michelin series regarding techniques on winter weather driving and features tips and tricks on acceleration and the utilization of traction control.

By Feb. 25, 2010