How to Avoid Traffic Jams, or at Least Getting Stuck in Them

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How to Avoid Traffic Jams, or at Least Getting Stuck in Them
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Every time we get behind the wheel we’re at the mercy of a multitude of variables that are simply out of our control. Weather, crashes and highway design flaws can all conspire to turn a short trip a drawn-out nightmare. But what is being done to minimize congestion? Municipalities can do a few things to… Continue Reading...

Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series Coupe iPad App Delivers 517 Virtual Horsepower

Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series Coupe iPad App Delivers 517 Virtual Horsepower
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The vast majority of us will never get to experience a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe Black Series up close and personal, so the German luxury automaker decided to take the liberty of creating an app for fans to enjoy some media on their Apple devices. The app showcases what makes the C63 AMG Black Series… Continue Reading...

Kickstarter Project Aims To Help Find Your Car

Kickstarter Project Aims To Help Find Your Car
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There’s nothing entirely revolutionary about an app that reminds you where you parked your car, but the guys looking to finish their “Find My Car Smart” app wants to revolutionize the process involved. Currently the vast majority (all) of the apps require you to launch the app after you park your car, mark it on… Continue Reading...

Mini Launches Driving Excitement App

Mini Launches Driving Excitement App
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MINI continues to use technology and connectivity to enhance the Mini driving experience with the release of a new app, called Driving Excitement, for its Mini Connected infotainment system. This new app allows the driver to do more than record their vehicle’s diagnostics. The first mode in the Driving Excitement app is the Condition Check…. Continue Reading...

MINI Launches New Social Media Map App For Smartphones

MINI Launches New Social Media Map App For Smartphones
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MINI does social networking right. Introducing the MINI Motoring smartphone app, available for both Android and iPhone, it allows fellow drivers to share their favorite driving roads with each other. Probably the best automotive app ever created, the only complaint we have is it should have been invented sooner. After making an account, drivers can… Continue Reading...

Sprint’s Drive First App Helps To Eliminate Distracted Driving

Sprint’s Drive First App Helps To Eliminate Distracted Driving
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Is eliminating distracted driving worth $24 a year? Sprint thinks so, and that’s why the company is offering its customers the new Drive First app. Available only to Sprint subscribers, you’ll need to download special software to your Sprint Android devices (Android phones launched later this year will have the feature built in, with BlackBerry… Continue Reading...

Close Your Garage Door Via A Smartphone

Close Your Garage Door Via A Smartphone
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Ever been out to the mall or on a trip out of town and wondered if you had closed your garage door? Well if you have the new Craftsman garage door with AssureLink, you can close your door using your smart phone, laptop or tablet. The system works similarly to that used by some car… Continue Reading...

Hackers Can Now Unlock and Start Your Car With Cell Phone

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Hackers Can Now Unlock and Start Your Car With Cell Phone
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Technology has progressed so much that sometimes it can be unsafe, even for your car. Mobile apps can now allow drivers to unlock car doors and remotely start their engines. However two hackers have exploited this convenience and now have access to vehicles with remote starters. Researchers Don Bailey and Mathew Solnik managed to use a laptop… Continue Reading...

Porsche Launches 360 HD-video Experience App [VIDEO]

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Porsche has released a unique application called the Porsche 360° app for the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. This app allows for an up-close driving experience without actually sitting inside one of the sports cars. The app allows users to ride shotgun, alongside Porsche driver Jeroen Bleekemolen for a lap around the Zandvoort circuit. While in… Continue Reading...

Audi Introduces Roadside Assistance App for Smartphones

Audi Introduces Roadside Assistance App for Smartphones
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Those of you who will become stranded in an Audi, never fear: the Audi Roadside App is here! No more fumbling through your wallet for that ragged AAA membership card that expired in 1999, or dialing 911 and sheepishly admitting that nobody around you has been shot. For those Audi owners with an iPhone, Android or… Continue Reading...

Cobra iRadar App Now Available for Android OS

Cobra iRadar App Now Available for Android OS
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While it may seem that Apple’s iPhone continues to dominate the smart phone market, Google’s Android is actually the more popular operating system. So naturally, many app developers and companies are slowly creating variants of their iPhone/iPad apps to work on Google’s Android system. Included in that list is radar detector company Cobra. Cobra’s iRadar… Continue Reading...

iSupercar Sounds App Released for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch [video]

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iSupercar Sounds has developed an app for various Apple iOS products featuring sound clips and high resolution wallpapers for various luxury and exotic cars out there. From Ferrari to Lexus, iSupercar Sounds has you covered if listening to supercars is your source of pleasure. Hey, we’re not judging. Currently there’s a free version of the… Continue Reading...

Rolls-Royce Ghost: There’s an App For That!

Rolls-Royce Ghost: There’s an App For That!
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It seems like everyone absolutely has to make an app for everything nowadays, and Rolls-Royce‘s marketing department didn’t skip a beat in jumping on the bandwagon. The free app released by Rolls-Royce gives users the ability to customize their own Rolls-Royce Ghost, similar to what is seen on their online website customization. So if you’re… Continue Reading...