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Tesla has figured out a way to efficiently warm your butt

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Seat heating systems in cars these days usually sound better on paper than they are in real life. They consume a ton of energy and typically aren’t that pleasant after the first minute or so. 

But Tesla has a solution. In a patent application filed in February and published last week (via Electrek), the company envisions a fluid-based heating and cooling system that, in theory, sounds much better than traditional, air-ventilated systems. 

These conventional systems, Tesla claims, “are typically insufficient to remove excess heat and provide a comfortable environment for the occupant.” Furthermore, they’re “bulky, occupy space in the seat which typically requires the seat to be thicker, and are inefficient in heating the seat as the heat typically must travel through multiple layers and heats regions of the seat that the occupant does not contact.” Read more…

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Apple updates iOS 13 yet again, hopefully squashing the remaining bugs

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Apple has released another update for iOS 13 on Monday — the third in the space of a week, bringing it to version 13.1.2.

Just like the last update, this one is mostly about bug fixing and does not bring any significant new features. 

The most important fix is for a bug in which the phone’s camera didn’t work. Others include fixing a progress bar bug in iCloud Backup, an issue in which the flashlight sometimes did not activate, a bug that could result in a loss of display calibration data, an issue in which shortcuts could not be run from HomePod, and a Bluetooth disconnection bug in “certain vehicles.” Read more…

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Apple updates iOS 13 yet again, hopefully squashing the remaining bugs

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Apple has released another update for iOS 13 on Monday — the third in the space of a week, bringing it to version 13.1.2.

Just like the last update, this one is mostly about bug fixing and does not bring any significant new features. 

The most important fix is for a bug in which the phone’s camera didn’t work. Others include fixing a progress bar bug in iCloud Backup, an issue in which the flashlight sometimes did not activate, a bug that could result in a loss of display calibration data, an issue in which shortcuts could not be run from HomePod, and a Bluetooth disconnection bug in “certain vehicles.” Read more…

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