Google Is Taking Android to the Car With Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai

Google has just announced that it's joining forces with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia to create the Open Automotive Alliance. In other words, it's planning to take Android to the automobile. » 1/06/14 9:10am 1/06/14 9:10am

WSJ: Google and Audi Are Working on In-Car Android

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google has been working with Audi to develop in-car entertainment and information systems based on Android—and the pair plan to make an announcement at next week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. » 12/30/13 4:30pm 12/30/13 4:30pm

Ding! FAA May Roll Back Stupid Restrictions on Electronic Device Use

Good news for the flying, gaming public: The Federal Aviation Administration's bullshit, insulting-to-the-intelligence rules for the use of "approved portable electronic devices" are due to be relaxed, allowing for gate-to-gate use of your iPad, 3DS, Android phone or whatever. This could come as early as September. » 6/23/13 2:53pm 6/23/13 2:53pm

How To Make A Quick And Dirty Emergency USB-To-Cigarette Lighter Socket

Okay, here's what's happened: You had to get out of town, fast. Maybe you just need a break, maybe you need to clear out while things blows over. Who knows. Point is, you're in your car, heading out onto a nice long stretch of nothing, when it hits you: You forgot your phone car charger. You have your dock/data… » 3/02/12 1:30pm 3/02/12 1:30pm

The Android-powered car is just a year away, America

Swedish carmaker Saab will be the first major manufacturer to bring an Android-powered infotainment system — called iQon— to market next year. And unlike closed systems in other vehicles, Saab's turning over 500 inputs from vehicle sensors to third-party developers. » 3/03/11 10:00am 3/03/11 10:00am