Bob Ferry's 1906 Oldsmobile replica. Photo: Inside Google Books

Vintage 1906 Oldsmobile Built Using Google Books Downloads

Accessing the internet in your car is nothing new these days. Using the internet to build your car is rather more special. That's exactly what Kentucky-based vintage car enthusiast Bob Ferry did, constructing his "brand new" 1906 Oldsmobile Model B Runabout using information downloaded from Google... read more

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Pulled over by the police

Senators Push Apple, Google To Nix DUI Apps -- But Does It Matter?

In March, we told you that four U.S. Senators had pushed Apple, Google, and Research In Motion (creators of the Blackberry) to remove apps that revealed the location of DUI... read more May 12, 2011 by 

Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson Squeezes Into TomTom's App For iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Given the vast number of free navigation apps available for Apple, Android, Blackberry, and Windows handsets, we've been more than a little skeptical about the future of... read more May 4, 2011 by 

Copart's Sell My Car app

Tired Of eBay, Craigslist? Sell Your Car With Copart App

Online car sales sites have transformed the way we buy and sell cars. Whether you're selling to the highest bidder on an online auction site or setting your price and waiting... read more May 2, 2011 by 

BMW i App

Planning A Road Trip? Make It 'Appen With These Mobile Apps

In the good old days all you needed for a road trip was a car, some buddies, and a sense of adventure. Even a map was optional. These days you can have it so much easier with... read more April 29, 2011 by 

Rolls-Royce Phantom app

Rolls-Royce Phantom Gets Its Own App

Rolls-Royce is the latest automaker to launch a downloadable app for Apple’s range of mobile devices, offering it for users of the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The app... read more April 27, 2011 by 

MINI Connected App

MINI Connected 'Enhances Driving Fun' With Social Networking

Cheeky styling and endless personalization options already mark out the MINI as a fun and sociable vehicle, but now a new App from MINI called MINI Connected will give... read more April 27, 2011 by 

BMW EVolve app

New 'EVolve' App From BMW Decides Whether You're Ready For An EV

Electric vehicles and other alt-fuel rides are big news these days. Tech fans and green enthusiasts can't wait to get their hands on 'em, while others think that hybrids and... read more April 19, 2011 by 

Aston Martin Experience iPhone app

Aston Martin Launches New ‘Experience’ App For iPhone

Following on from the success of its previous ‘Explore’ app released for the Apple iPhone back in December, Aston Martin has now launched a new and updated... read more April 15, 2011 by 

Classic Car Guide app for iPhone

Search For Vintage Rides (And Get Insurance Quotes, Too) On 'Classic Car Guide' App

We've seen a handful of apps for classic car aficionados, and we've seen apps for insurance quotes and claims, but until now, we haven't seen those two services combined in... read more April 8, 2011 by 

Scion app

Apple Shuts Down Toyota Jailbreak App

Jailbreaking your iPhone may be legal now, but that doesn't mean the UI perfectionistas at Apple will let other megacorporations have their way with the lovely walled garden... read more April 5, 2011 by 

Parking In Motion app

Parking In Motion Tries Its Hand At Building A Useful Parking App

If we were app developers, the next-to-last frontier we'd want to conquer -- right after organ donation -- would be parking. By their very nature, cars are constantly in... read more April 4, 2011 by 


In-App-ropriate? DUI Checkpoint Apps Get The Red Light

With more than 10,000 Americans dying every year in DUI-related car accidents, you might think it poor taste that you can download DUI checkpoint warning applications for... read more March 24, 2011 by 

2010 Ford F-150

Video: Didn't Take Long, iPad 2 Installed In 2010 Ford F-150

Apple's iPad 2 has only been around for a week or two but already audio installers SoundMan Car Audio has completed their first installation of the tablet PC in a vehicle... read more March 15, 2011 by 

MountMe Freedom mount for the Apple iPad

MountMe's Portable 'Freedom' iPad Cradle: The Good, The Bad, The Mildly Ugly

When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad, a lot of people got angry. "What are we supposed to do with that?", they asked. "It's not a computer, it's not a phone, it's just another... read more March 2, 2011 by 

2011 Nissan Leaf

Consumers Want Simpler Gadgets; How About Simpler Cars?

They say that the simple things in life can bring the most pleasure. Though not everything simple automatically brings happiness to your life, there's certainly a joy to be... read more February 22, 2011 by 


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