The Concorde Cockpit Is A Heavenly Festival of Switchgear

Once upon a time, cars were temples of analog knobs, toggles and gauges. Now? Digital multi-function iDrive silliness. But what if a modern supercar (not Spyker) were just analog switchgear? We think the cockpit'd look like this dearly-departed Concorde. [Wikipedia] » 12/24/10 10:00am 12/24/10 10:00am

Antique Analog Aussie Traffic Signals

No matter how much technological mumbo-jumbo is put into modern traffic signals, nothing will top these analog beauties of yesteryear. Used from the 1940s to the 1970s in Australia, these signals are much more efficient because you can tell how much longer you have to wait before commencing hoonage. Despite being… » 6/03/08 2:40pm 6/03/08 2:40pm

FCC Killed The Analog OnStar? Older OnStar Users SOL Next Week

Older OnStar systems that operate on the analog cellular network will no longer work as of January 1, or next week. Now why would OnStar ever want to send its most loyal, early-adopting users out to sea without a paddle? They wouldn't — but it's not like there are many other options, at least at this point. » 12/26/07 3:15pm 12/26/07 3:15pm