What It Feels Like to Shoot With the Military’s Experimental Smart Scope

You’ve probably never fired an M4 carbine. Until a couple weeks ago, I hadn’t either. But at a recent DARPA demo day, I loaded a magazine (also a first for me), snuggled up to the deadly assault rifle, and looked through one of the most technologically advanced smart scopes ever built. Then I pulled the trigger. » 4/28/15 2:29pm 4/28/15 2:29pm

Your Favorite Smartphone Dash Mount is Heavily Discounted Today

Your favorite smartphone dash mount is $7 off today with promo code V5Z3DI65. It's hard to tell how exactly it works in the picture, but the cradle has a button that automatically snaps the sides closed when you put your phone in place, which is a trick that never gets old. » 2/04/15 1:45pm 2/04/15 1:45pm

Everything Apple Announced Yesterday

This is Apple's biggest year yet—the line may sound trite, but at least this time, it actually holds some weight. Yesterday, not only did Apple finally give in to a (way) bigger iPhone, but after years of what's seemed like years of will-they-or-won't-they, Apple has finally entered the smartwatch game. And at least… » 9/09/14 7:28pm 9/09/14 7:28pm

iPhone 6 Plus Hands-On: It's So Big

Say hello to Apple's 5.5-inch powerhouse smartphone, the iPhone 6 Plus. It's the largest phone that our favorite Cupertino fruit company has ever produced, and we just got our hot little hands on its big, honking chassis. Seriously, compared to any iPhone you've ever held, this handset is HUGE! It's amazingly thin,… » 9/09/14 5:27pm 9/09/14 5:27pm

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 10:59am 8/21/14 10:59am

Bundle a Car Charger and Dash Mount Today for Just $13

In 2014, every car on the road should probably have two USB charging ports at the very minimum, and a good cradle to hold your phone at eye level when you use it as a GPS. If any of your vehicles don't meet these criteria, you can kill two birds with one stone for just $13 today. » 8/20/14 9:17am 8/20/14 9:17am

This Heads-Up Display Puts the App Info You Need On Your Windshield

Using your smartphone or tablet while driving is not only illegal in most sane states, it's also just a dangerously stupid thing to do behind the wheel. But since access to your device can make your travels easier, the dashboard-mounted Navdy provides a heads-up display that shares info from your devices, and lets you… » 8/05/14 12:49pm 8/05/14 12:49pm

I Rode Shotgun in a Rally Race By Strapping a Phone To My Face

Google Cardboard and its ilk are proving that virtual reality isn't just the realm of the Oculus Rift; you can do wonders with not much more than a phone and a couple of lenses. I saw some proof of that this morning, when I rode shotgun in a motorsports rally by strapping a phone to my face. » 7/03/14 11:43am 7/03/14 11:43am

Mount Your Smartphone in Your Car On the Cheap with Today's Gold Box

While nobody condones sending a Yo or Snapchat while you drive, keeping your phone visible in the car is important if you use it for GPS or for audio playback. iOttie makes some of the best dash mounts in the business, and Amazon has put a ton of them on sale, today only. » 7/03/14 9:45am 7/03/14 9:45am