The FAA May Soon Allow Electronic Device Use During Takeoff

Everybody hates having to stop reading ebooks, listening to music and playing Angry Birds during take-off. But it's not a fact of life; the FAA is rethinking its policy on using electronic devices during takeoff and landing. About. Bloody. Time. » 3/19/12 7:00am 3/19/12 7:00am

Connect An iPod To Your Beater's Theft-Deterring Radio With A Wired FM…

The sub-$20 theft-proof stereo installation works pretty well, but let's say your local crackheads aren't desperate enough to bust your windows to steal a factory AM/FM radio, yet they will steal anything nicer? How will you listen to your MP3s? » 2/15/10 6:00am 2/15/10 6:00am

Hummer-Branded Piaggio MP3 Pushes Brand Even Smaller

When we saw the Hummer Dodge Neon H2SE earlier, we thought it was funny for a homebrew "customization." Then we saw this Hummer-branded Piaggio MP3. It's just plain weird. » 12/31/08 12:20pm 12/31/08 12:20pm

Horntones MP3 Automod Makes Jay-Z Proud

Yes! Finally, I can finally drive down the highway and rather than honking the normal horn at the asshole that cut me off, I can blare Jigga What by Jay-Z because that is obviously a more suitable horn noise. The Horntones is essentially an in-dash MP3 player hooked up to a traditional horn speaker. It includes… » 2/28/08 12:00pm 2/28/08 12:00pm

Ford And Microsoft Get In "Sync" To Offer Wireless Internet In Your Car

The Wall Street Journal's confirmed Bill Ford's FoMoCo and Bill Gates' MicrosoftNotMoCo will be unveiling a joint project next weekend at both the Detroit Auto Show and the Consumer Electronic something-or-the-other. We're assuming it's the same one we were talking about before — the one supposedly modeled after the… » 12/29/06 1:32pm 12/29/06 1:32pm

MyGig Has A Hard Drive, How About Yours?


One of our biggest beefs with most car stereos is the inability to hook up our beatiful black Video iPod. Unless it's got an aux input, the tangle of wires and fm transmitters we normally need to connect our tunes to our ride gets real old, real fast — especially when you're hooking up with a gal in the front seat… » 7/17/06 9:38am 7/17/06 9:38am

But Somehow Dodge's iPod Connection Is Made


Back when one of us was but a wee lad, we remember getting our first rock-n-roll hard-on from Justine Frischmann of Elastica. Frischmann and the new Brit invasion to us seemed to pop up outta nowhere, and so did we. What can we say, we were all about that sneer, man. She was just so totally tomboy-bad-ass-hot when… » 4/18/06 1:45pm 4/18/06 1:45pm

Windows for Your Scraper: Media Center in Buick Century

Bumbeck's threatening to get on his bad motor scooter and descend down the 110 from the heights of Montrose to check out Gawker Media's new San Pedro facilities. And when we think of Bumbeck, we think of two things (among other things): Sammy Hagar's pre-solo oeuvre and this classic dictum: "I have a theory that… » 11/29/05 4:20am 11/29/05 4:20am