Vinyl record production gets a much-needed tech upgrade

Ever wondered why you sometimes have to wait months after an album’s launch to get the music on vinyl? It’s not necessarily because the label hates vinyl — in many cases, it’s because the decades-old manufacturing process can’t keep up with the format’s resurgence. from Pocket via IFTTT Advertisements

Electronic glasses auto-focus on what you’re looking at

They’re not very pretty, but prototype eyeglasses from University of Utah scientists could make progressive lenses obsolete for older people. Using electronically activated lenses and infrared distance meters, they can focus automatically on whatever you’re looking at, whether it’s far or close up. from Pocket via IFTTT

Google Maps may soon offer parking suggestions

Google Maps can already tell you how congested your drive will be, but how about when you arrive? It looks like the app is about to give you at least a decent idea about the parking situation, thanks to a new feature spotted in the latest 9.44 beta by . from Pocket via IFTTT