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Breathometer smartphone breathalyzer

Now Your Smartphone Can Be A Breathalyzer

These days, smartphones seem to be the answer to everything including, apparently, drunk driving. A new device called the Breathometer is billed as the "World's First Smartphone Breathalyzer." Its makers say it gives people the opportunity to asses their ability to drive before the police have to... read more

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Ford's Keyfree Login

Ford May Have Built The Perfect... Password Manager?

Near Field Communication (NFC) keys are nothing new to the auto industry, which has embraced the concepts of keyless entry and push-button start on a near-universal basis... read more June 21, 2012 by 


 
All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Maximizes Electric Car Experience With Smartphone App

What separates your regular gasoline car from an electric car? The batteries? The motor? Plugging in each night versus going to a gas station in the morning? All of the... read more January 12, 2012 by 


 
NPR News App with Ford Sync AppLink  -  2012 CES

CES 2012: NPR News App Making Debut In Ford Vehicles

If there’s one in-car tech trend we predict will really take off by the end of this year, it’s in-vehicle apps. With most major automakers now phasing in... read more January 9, 2012 by 


 
Prototype screen of the Tesla Open Vehicle Monitoring System. Image: Tesla Motors Club

Tesla Roadster Fans Design Their Own iPhone Monitoring App

Given the importance of Tesla's Roadster for changing the way the general public thinks about electric cars, it's a little strange that owners have been left in the dark as... read more December 5, 2011 by 


 
Navigon 2.0 update for iOS

Navigon Now Lets Users Download Maps One State At A Time

Millions of Americans are planning road trips this holiday week, and many of them will use navigation software to get them where they need to go -- whether that's over the... read more November 22, 2011 by 


 
Porsche Design P-9981 BlackBerry smartphone

Porsche Design Unveils The Ultimate BlackBerry Smartphone

For the sophisticated executive who has everything, or the geekiest of Porsche fans, industrial design group Porsche Design together with Research In Motion (RIM), the maker... read more October 28, 2011 by 


 
Cobra iRadar for Android

Cobra Electronics Launches iRadar Connected Community App

If you consider awareness of radar speed traps and checkpoints to be a vital component of your defensive driving armoury, then you may already have heard of Cobra Electronics... read more October 26, 2011 by 


 
Toyota Touch Life smartphone synchronizing

Toyota Touch Life: Sync Smartphones With In-Car Displays

Given how well the display and layout of functions found on modern smartphones works, it's surprising that automakers haven't turned to companies like Apple and Android in an... read more October 26, 2011 by 


 
Ford SYNC

Ford Sync Reads Text Messages Aloud, Starting Today

We've reviewed a number of smartphone apps that read texts aloud to drivers -- apps like DriveSafe.ly, PhoneGuard, and SafeCell -- but we've seen very few text-to-speech... read more October 18, 2011 by 


 
GM's smartphone-based vehicle communication app

Smartphone Communication Could Make Roads Safer, Says GM

Your car might already have an option to synchronize with your smartphone, but General Motors reckons the technology could offer so much more. Apps like Waze and Bump can be... read more October 17, 2011 by 


 
Silverlit Ferrari Enzo Bluetooth RC

Ferrari Enzo Smartphone App

No, we're not talking about the upcoming Enzo successor. And no, Ferrari's hardest street car won't be getting a lock/unlock smartphone app (as far as we know). This here is... read more October 15, 2011 by 


 
2011 Audi A8 L

Audi Launches New Mobile Site And Features In The U.S.

Any carmaker worth it's salt has at least one mobile customer information point these days whether an iAd, app or mobile site for customers browsing on the move. Audi of... read more September 30, 2011 by 


 
A screen grab from Invictus' Race of Champions game.

Race Of Champions Game Screeches Onto iPhone, iPad, Android

As naming norms for sports events go, Race Of Champions is fairly self-explanatory. Take top drivers from the highest reaches of motorsport including Formula 1, NASCAR, the... read more September 28, 2011 by 


 
In-car internet

Generation Y Prefers Internet, Tech And Gadgets To Cars

For the average young person back in the 1950s, only two things really mattered: A hot date for the weekend, and a hot car to go to the local drive-in, diner or secluded... read more September 26, 2011 by 


 
2012 Nissan Versa Apple iAd

2012 Nissan Versa iAd Will Spin You Right Round, Baby

Nissan was one of the first companies on the Apple iAd bandwagon when Steve Jobs announced his revolution in advertising over a year ago. In fact, an iAd for the 2011 Nissan... read more September 23, 2011 by 


 
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