The Smartphone Dash Mount You Deserve is Cheaper Than Ever Today

You voted the iOttie One Touch as your favorite smartphone dash mount, and its improved successor, the iOttie One Touch 2, is down to just $17 today. » 3/06/15 9:15am 3/06/15 9:15am

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

Hey Rich Idiots! Come Buy Your Stupid $6,000 Lambo Phone

There's such a fine line between "I'm rich and own a very exclusive product" and "I'm a rich idiot who just got taken." That line is the Tauri 88 smartphone from Tonino Lamborghini, which costs $6,000. » 12/10/14 12:20pm 12/10/14 12:20pm

BMW Perfectly Trolls People Who Can't Put Down Their Cellphones

Apparently, visitors of the Indonesia International Motor Show are obsessed with their smartphones and get lost all the time. BMW ended the confusion using ladies is short skirts. » 10/07/14 9:43am 10/07/14 9:43am

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

The Jaguar XE Is A Warm Wi-Fi Hotspot You Can Start With Your Phone

The Jaguar XE will be so connected that you can actually start its engine or climate control from anywhere on the planet using an Android or iOS app on your smartphone. If you're using a Windows Phone... why are you using a Windows Phone? » 8/19/14 8:23am 8/19/14 8:23am

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

Which Phone You Should Buy Explained in One Handy Flowchart


There are a ton of phones out there. A lot of options. That's great, but it can also make for a tough decision. Which one is for you? We've got just the flowchart you need. » 2/17/14 11:10am 2/17/14 11:10am

How Speed Trap App Trapster Could Be Used To Stalk You

Trapster, the popular smartphone app that lets people identify speed traps and road hazards as they drive around, boasts more than 20 million users. How many of them would keep using Trapster if they knew how easy it is for other users to track their movements? » 2/12/14 3:45pm 2/12/14 3:45pm

Our New iPhone Liveblog Starts Right Here, Right Now

Welcome friends! In just a few hours, Apple's going to take the wrapping off of the updated iPhone 5S and the all new, budget-friendly iPhone 5C. We'll be covering it all live, right here. Join us! » 9/10/13 10:30am 9/10/13 10:30am

Five Best Car GPS Units

If you're hitting the road this summer, you probably want a solid GPS with you to make getting to your destination a little easier. Whether you just use your phone or you prefer a stand-alone unit, there are pros and cons to each, and this week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations. » 7/28/13 12:37pm 7/28/13 12:37pm

A Week With The iPhone 5

After waiting in line to buy and spending seven days with the iPhone 5, living with it, owning it, I can say confidently that it's the best smartphone you can buy. The whiners, the babies, the cranky zealots who think it's boring, or disappointing, or not different enough? They don't understand. The iPhone has… » 9/28/12 11:00am 9/28/12 11:00am

How Can I Make My Commute Suck Less?

Dear Lifehacker,
I have a long commute. Traffic makes it much longer. It's incredibly boring and I'm sitting down for hours, and I heard somewhere (everywhere) that sitting is going to kill me. How can I make my commute suck less? » 9/18/12 1:39pm 9/18/12 1:39pm

How Can I Integrate My Smartphone Into My Car On The Cheap?

Dear Lifehacker,
I'd like to integrate my smartphone into my car, but it's a pretty basic vehicle that's a far cry from technologically advanced. What can I do without paying a fortune to make my car and smartphone work well together? » 7/24/12 1:30pm 7/24/12 1:30pm

Driving While Surfing And Other Stupid Things To Do With A Smartphone

Your smartphone can be your second brain, but it can also turn you into a person with no sense of direction, poor social skills, and next to no privacy. Fixing these problems is easy, but first you need to know about them. Here are all stupid things you're doing with your smartphone. » 6/25/12 3:30pm 6/25/12 3:30pm