Apple Finally Gives Us The Racing Emoji (And Unicorns) We Need In iOS 9.1

Multiple sources who have gotten their hands on the iOS 9.1 beta are now reporting that Apple included its most important emoji additions yet. Not only are track-ready snacks such as tacos and burritos part of the release, but rejoice, motorsports PR wonks everywhere: there are finally “racing car” and “racing… »9/12/15 7:40pm9/12/15 7:40pm

Alongways Mobile Finds Interesting Spots to Stop on Your Road Trip

Android/iOS: Alongways, the service that finds interesting and useful places to stop along your road trip route, just took the wraps off of new mobile apps for iOS and Android that will guide you to interesting sights, places to eat, historic landmarks, and more while you're already on the road—perfect if you'd like a… »1/20/15 12:42pm1/20/15 12:42pm

This Tweak Puts CarPlay On Your iPhone Without An External Screen

The CarPlay interface is undoubtedly better for using while driving than the regular 'ole screen. But unless you've got a shiny new car (or one of the expensive aftermarket dashes), chances are you don't have anything to pair your iPhone with. But this tweak gives you an idea of what CarPlay would look like running on… »12/06/14 10:14pm12/06/14 10:14pm

Tesla Owners Will Be Able to Start Their Cars With Only an iPhone

Tesla's Model S is so technologically advanced, it gets software updates the way your old fashioned car gets oil changes. And rumor has it the newest update will let iPhone-using Tesla owners forget their car keys forever: The car will soon recognize the owner's phone to start the car. »8/21/14 10:59am8/21/14 10:59am

Our WWDC 2014 Liveblog Starts Right Here, Right Now

It's that time of year again! Later today at WWDC 2014, Apple's going to trot out its latest and greatest offerings developments for all the world to see. iOS 8! OS X 10.10! And very possibly a plan to take over your home in a way that should totally not freak you out. We'll be covering it all as it unfolds, right… »6/02/14 1:02pm6/02/14 1:02pm

Leaked Apple 'iOS In The Car' Videos Show iOS Future In Our Cars

App developer and guy soon to be removed from Apple's holiday card list Steven Troughton-Smith published some screenshots and videos of a beta of Apple's 'iOS in the Car.' The videos suggest a tight integration between iDevices and future car's infotainment systems, yet don't show in-car iOS installation. »1/29/14 1:20pm1/29/14 1:20pm

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 10:55am11/26/13 10:55am

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 2:53pm6/23/13 2:53pm