Al Franken

Al Franken's New Bill Guards Your Privacy On The Mobile Web

Privacy has long been a serious issue on the web. Now, a new bill authored by Senator Al Franken wants to address some of those concerns -- and from where we sit, it's arrived just in the nick of time. In the early days of Web 1.0, long before the rise of social networking, privacy concerns... read more

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Memorial Day: 6 Apps For Your 3-Day Weekend

If you're one of our U.S. readers, you're probably (well, hopefully) preparing for a three-day weekend. And although gas prices are sky high, chances are good that many of... read more May 26, 2011 by 

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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Accessorizes With Apple iPad App

Automotive apps are all the rage, but it's a special kind of car that gets an app all to itself. The luxury 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class four-door coupe is just such a car... read more May 25, 2011 by 

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Apple iPad app

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Gets Its Own Apple iPad App

Mercedes-Benz is the latest in a growing list of luxury automakers releasing new apps for the Apple iPad, a connected executive’s latest must-have and something... read more May 25, 2011 by 

BumpChat driver connection app

Better Driver Chat App Than Ever: Acquires BumpChat

For those who can't get enough of chatting to strangers in traffic, the experience can now be enjoyed more widely than ever with's acquisition of BumpChat. The... read more May 24, 2011 by 


Ford Sync Could Soon Monitor Your Blood Pressure, Too

Ford's popular Sync telematics system offers an array of great features, like entertainment, navigation, and diagnostics. Now, the automaker's tech team are wondering if they... read more May 18, 2011 by 

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Road Ahead App May Be The Road Tripper's Best Friend

If you’re like us, you have a passion for road trips and a serious preference for certain brands of food, gasoline and coffee. If you own an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch... read more May 17, 2011 by 

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The eBay Motors App Arrives At Last, But Can It Save The Day?

We expected the eBay Motors app to arrive in March, but it missed that deadline by a couple of months. Now that it's finally arrived, can the app redeem itself by preserving... read more May 17, 2011 by 

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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 

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Audi Launches Roadside Assistance App For Smartphone Users

Just a few weeks ago Infiniti launched a new roadside assistance app for users of the Apple iPhone, and before that we saw MINI launch its own version, while Mercedes-Benz... read more May 11, 2011 by 

Audi Roadside App

Audi Goes Mobile With New Roadside Assistance App

Audi's newest product offering comes to owners of the Apple iPhone, as well as BlackBerry and Android devices, in the form of the Audi Roadside Assistance app. The free app... read more May 10, 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 

State Farm Driver Feedback app for iPhone

Uh-Oh: State Farm Is Watching (And Rating) Your Driving, Too

Remember Progressive's Snapshot program? Sign up, and the agency sends you a device that plugs into your car's onboard diagnostic port and lets Progressive know how safely... read more May 2, 2011 by 

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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 

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2011 BMW Vehicles Get Pandora Streaming App

Cars were one of the original homes of the mobile phone, and as technology has advanced, their integration has become ever closer. Today, BMW announced integration of Pandora... read more April 28, 2011 by 


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