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QNX CAR 2 in-car infotainment platform

A Look At The Near Future Of In-Car Technology: QNX CAR 2

If you're a typical car owner, or even an enthusiast, you probably don't know what QNX is--but you should. Or at the least, you should know about the company's work in the field of in-car technology, because chances are good you use it every day. In the near future, you'll use it to do new things... read more

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GM's OnStar smartphone app technology

"New Message: Your Car Has Been Stolen"... With A Text

Getting text messages from friends or loved ones is always welcome. Spam messages from companies can be a nuisance. Having someone unlock and start your car with a text... read more July 28, 2011 by


Future Urban Mobility Relies On Real-Time Data Access

The requirements for travel within the urban environment comes under greater pressure with every passing year. We're already past the point at which more than 50 percent of... read more July 28, 2011 by

Google Street View car

Use A Mobile Device? Google Street View May Know Where It Is

UPDATED: See below. If you use a mobile device -- a laptop, a cell phone -- you know how great it can be to stay connected on the go. But as we've seen with the Apple iPhone... read more July 26, 2011 by

GMC Showroom Mobile App for iPhone

GMC Brings Its Showroom To The Smartphone

According to Nielsen, Americans are finally shifting to smartphones: 38% of mobile users already have one, and the majority of those shopping for new handsets are planning to... read more July 1, 2011 by

iOnRoad app

iOnRoad App Brings Collision-Avoidance To Your Smartphone: Video

If you're in the market for a new vehicle, you might be tempted to go for something with high-tech safety features, like a collision-avoidance system. At the moment, though... read more June 2, 2011 by

eBay Motors app infographic

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

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

Mobiado Aston Martin CPT002 Phone

Move Over iPhone, Mobiado Aston Martin Concept So Much Cooler

One of the little joys in owning an Aston Martin - and we're guessing there are many - is the little crystal key you get to start the car. Sure, it has an enormously... read more March 31, 2011 by


Powermat Car Charger Rolls Out To Other Cars (Not Just GM Models)

Last month, we told you that GM cars would soon feature built-in charging devices from Powermat and that the Chevy Volt was first in line for the goods. Now, Powermat has... read more February 17, 2011 by

Cell Phone Safety

Cellcontrol: Kick The In-Car Cell Phone Habit With New Device

Whilst not illegal in many states, taking a call or texting whilst driving can be very dangerous since it can take your eyes and mind off the road and if you're not using a... read more February 4, 2011 by

Ryan Mottau's DIY phone holder

Save Money With Do-It-Yourself Cell Phone In-Car Mount

Four simple and cheap products from an office supplies store are all you need for a functional and universal in-car cell phone mount. Why spend $50 on a dedicated mount when... read more February 1, 2011 by

T-Mobile's DriveSmart

T-Mobile Joins The Battle Against Distracted Driving With DriveSmart

Over the past few months, we've seen a number of smartphone apps designed to curb distracted driving -- namely, SafeCell, PhoneGuard, and Mashable's mobile app of the year... read more January 21, 2011 by

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Smartphones Are Taking Over Your Car -- And The Planet

Over 3 million of today's smartphone users use telematics apps -- apps ranging from navigational services like Waze to streaming music players like the now-ubiquitous... read more January 20, 2011 by

Multitasking man on highway

Video: Man On Freeway Reading A Book, Kindle E-Book And Using A Cell Phone

For those of you who ever thought men were incapable of multitasking, meet the man who could possibly be the most efficient person in the world.. or the most dangerous. He... read more November 3, 2010 by

Lamborghini and Tag Heuer Meridiist mobile phone

Lamborghini Teams Up With Tag Heuer For New Meridiist Mobile Phone

There’s usually nothing worth mentioning about a mobile phone but here’s one that will get the attention of most performance enthusiasts and luxury aficionados... read more November 3, 2009 by


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