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Tesla Offers Model S & X Owners Infotainment System Upgrade For $2,500

March 8th, 2020 | by Iqtidar Ali

There is some exciting news for Tesla Model S and Model X owners whose cars were built prior to March 2018 (the infotainment system* in these cars has gone legacy by today’s Tesla standards) — Tesla is offering Model S and X owners the option to update their system to the latest and fastest yet version for a $2,500 fee


10 Best Things About Owning A Tesla Model 3

January 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

We've had our Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus for about 5 months now. The car is a wonderful vehicle and I wouldn't trade it for anything else. (Though, I frequently debate with myself if I'd prefer the Model 3 or the Model Y.)


TeslaTheater.com (Beta) Is Live

January 21st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

A Tesla owner (TeslaModel11 on Reddit) created and developed TeslaTheater, which is a free service for fellow Tesla owners that will allow them to access different streaming media apps in full screen instead of just in a small browser window. The creator has verified its functionality on the Model 3, Model S, and Model X. He feels it is ready for wider beta testing and feedback


The Hyphenate Makes A Beat With Tesla’s TRAX (Video)

January 16th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Hip hop artist The Hyphenate not only makes a beat in Tesla's TRAX, but he shows you how to use it, too. For those who get confused when looking at creation software like this (like me), this is vital. I personally would never open it because I would be overwhelmed and not know what I am doing and just mutter a few curse words and exit out of the app. But The Hyphenate walks us through it beautifully


3 Ways Tesla Is Transforming What It Means To Be A Car

September 16th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Yes, Tesla cars are cool. They're the quickest cars on the market, the safest cars on the market, and the highest tech cars on the market. It's hard to overstate or even properly explain why they stand out and are genuinely in a class of their own. However, it's not just that they're quick, safe, and high tech. Tesla is starting to transform what it means to be a car


7 “Little Things” We Love About The Tesla Model 3

August 31st, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

"It's the little things." "Stop to smell the roses." "Don't forget to enjoy life." There are various phrases that try to remind us that big-picture topics don't always dominate our lives. In fact, little things of daily life can influence us on a grand scale. With many little things, it wouldn't hurt us to pause and appreciate them a little more


4 More Reasons We Bought A Tesla Model 3

August 27th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Yesterday, I wrote about the 4 top reasons we just bought a Tesla Model 3 and decided to say goodbye to a 2015 BMW i3 REx we loved. Below are 3 more reasons — not as big as the core 4 but notable nonetheless. Were any of these critical in deciding to bring home a Model 3? No, but they were big improvements over the i3 that continually came to mind and helped build the case for the switch. In our first day with the car, each of them was already noticed and appreciated


Tesla Software V10: Everything We Know

August 7th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla’s V10 software update was teased recently thanks to a flood of information flowing from Elon Musk's Twitter feed. According to Musk, the timeframe for V10 “depends on how release to owners with early access goes, but hopefully wide release by end of August.” Early access members have been given an early August release date


Breaking! Tesla Soon Adding YouTube & Netflix To All Cars

July 27th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

Elon Musk recently tweeted some exciting news to those who own Tesla cars and those considering buying them. Although all Tesla cars have had a web browser for a while, that browser didn't support Netflix or YouTube. Elon tweeted that Tesla will soon be rolling out both YouTube and Netflix capability to cars!


Tesla Rolls Out UV Light Fix For Yellowing Screen Border

July 6th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla has started rolling out its fix to an issue that caused the border of some of its in-car screens, also know as the Media Control Unit (MCU), to turn yellow. The fix involves a new UV light fixture tool that is just now starting to roll out to service centers


Hacker Installs Linux On His Tesla Model 3

December 13th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Smartphones have changed the way we live life. Along with the new tech, early on, we got an entire subculture of hackers who wanted to unlock their smartphones to use on other carriers or with different software. This same trend continues today, but now also with our ... cars


Tesla Party & Camper Mode Coming To Model S/3/X, + Games!

August 6th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

In a nod to the future of autonomous vehicles, Tesla is already starting to explore potential multimedia options for its vehicles. CEO Elon Musk confirmed last week that a handful of old-school Atari games will be included in the company's highly anticipated version 9.0 firmware


7 Top Tesla Shuttle Customer Reactions After 50,000 Kilometers

February 12th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

We're approaching one year of operation with Tesla Shuttle — city-to-city transport in a Tesla, airport pickups & drop-offs, special event show & tells, and a bit of Uber use. Just passing 50,000 kilometers of service and approximately 100 passengers, it seemed like a good time to reflect on some of the lessons learned and customer reactions


Tesla Easter Egg Unlocks Touchscreen Sketchpad

March 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Tesla's latest software update brought with it a number of new features, including Summon for Hardware 2.0 vehicles ... and a new Easter Egg. This time, the new hidden "Easter Egg" feature is a sketchpad feature for the touchscreen


AT&T Lives In Tesla Vehicles

October 22nd, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

Unbeknownst to most of us, the “connected features” in the Tesla Model S come courtesy of AT&T. While the partnership [&hellip



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