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The Drill Down 600: The Future Is Now
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On this week’s The Drill Down podcast Number 600, is it time up for TikTok, AT&T gets throttled for throttling, lasers hack your smart speaker, a way to preserve big data on glass, how well did Blade Runner predict 2019…and much, much more.

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Darth Vader & Other ‘Star Wars’ Voices To Offer You GPS Guidance For TomTom
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These days, most people with newer vehicles have some sort of navigational system to help them get to their destinations without getting lost. One of the popular GPS devices comes from TomTom, a company who might just be about to become a whole lot more popular to geeks and fanboys worldwide.

I many cases, people can choose the voice that is the most appealing to them who will dictate directions to them as they drive. Over the next few months, TomTom will be releasing a line of Star Wars character voices for just this purpose. The first voice released was that of the Sith Lord, Darth Vader, and in the coming months the assistance of C-3PO, Master Yoda, and Han Solo will also become available to users of the service.

Click on over to the other side for more and to check out a video of Darth Vader recording his lines for his TomTom debut!

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