​This Little Dongle Is Going To Help Your Kids Learn To Drive

Automatic, the smartphone-connected OBDII dongle that does everything from tracking your gas mileage to diagnosing a check engine light, is getting into the drivers' ed business. It's called License+ and it's designed to keep tabs on new drivers during those crucial weeks and months after they're licensed.
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​This Valet App Might Be The Next Best Thing To Uber

Parking in most major cities – and San Francisco, in particular – sucks. More often then not, when the wife and I head into the city for a night out, we park somewhere cheap and Uber our way around. It's both idiotic and costly, but it beats circling for a space for 45 minutes and then walking 10 blocks. That's why… » 10/24/14 9:25pm 10/24/14 9:25pm

Sorry, But the FAA Has Decided Your 'Uber for Planes' Idea Can't Fly

The Federal Aviation Authority has shoved your Uber for planes idea back into the hangar. Yesterday, it ruled that it has banned pilots from "publicly offering seats on their planes in exchange for gas money," reports TechCrunch. That puts startups like AirPooler and FlyteNow in a legal bind since they were offering… » 8/17/14 1:29pm 8/17/14 1:29pm

List Your Ride In Less Than 60 Seconds With This App

When it comes time to finally let go of your ride, selling it can be hassle. You have to take pictures, write a description, and get it online. It's almost enough to say screw it and keep it. CarLister has just launched a new app for Apple and Android devices that will list your car in about a minute. » 8/13/14 5:22pm 8/13/14 5:22pm

​The Fuelist Is An App That Wants To Reshape How You Shop For Classics

Big Data is your all-knowing best friend. It's used to predict everything from Supreme Court outcomes to Senate races to what you should watch on Netflix tonight. Now it's being used to fuel your classic car Craigslist binges and ensure you don't get fleeced on that Ferrari 288 GTO that's going up for auction. » 5/20/14 2:44pm 5/20/14 2:44pm

Volkswagen's New App Creates Music Based On Your Driving Style

Have you ever noticed that how you drive is often based on what you're listening to? Softer music can make you a more cautious driver, while loud upbeat tunes make you more aggressive. But with this new app from VW it's the other way around. It generates music in real-time based on how you already drive, so your… » 11/26/13 10:55am 11/26/13 10:55am