Could an Ignition-Activated “Car Mode” Keep Drivers From Texting?

Texting while driving accounts for more and more accidents every year, but there’s no clear solution in sight (unless you think these new SMS rest stops will work). New York designer Joey Cofone is proposing another idea: An iOS “Car Mode,” akin to airplane mode, that would prevent you from texting while your car is… » 10/17/13 5:48pm 10/17/13 5:48pm

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

NASCAR And Sprint Offer Free Mobile Goodies For Fans

The NASCAR season is well under way and Sprint is gifting its NASCAR-fan subscribers with a free mobile service. NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile is an application that displays all kinds of NASCAR information including rankings, video clips, live audio, driver statistics and more. Forget about my NASCAR, opinions, pro or… » 3/03/08 3:00pm 3/03/08 3:00pm