​Check Out This Brilliantly Simple Rethink Of Gauges

Screens are slowly usurping traditional gauges, but automakers still insist on using analog approximations despite the freedom of a digital canvas. The designers at Ustwo took a hard look at exactly what drivers need and came up with a solution, and it's brilliant, if not exactly sexy. » 3/04/15 9:20pm 3/04/15 9:20pm

Tapping Into Your Bike's Brains To Make You A Two-Wheeled Tony Stark

We've seen a spate of "smart" helmets that incorporate tiny screens to show everything from navigation to rearview camera feeds, but none of them pull data from the motorcycle's onboard computer. A couple of Intel engineers decided to change that with a new chipset and a smartphone app that answers to "Hello Jarvis." » 3/03/15 5:20pm 3/03/15 5:20pm

Why Automakers Still Can't Get Bluetooth To Work

​Feds Want Technology To Fix Transportation Problems They've Created 

The Department of Transportation is out with its Beyond Traffic 2045 report and it's fucking bleak. It's also telling that U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sat down with Google's Eric Schmidt to introduce the report, because the feds are hoping technology is going to pick up the ball they keep dropping. » 2/02/15 9:45pm 2/02/15 9:45pm

​Ford Wants To Let You Open Your Car With Your Eyeballs

A patent filed by Ford details how it could use finger prints, retinal scans, and voice recognition to make your car keys obsolete. Sounds good. But what about security? » 2/02/15 7:15pm 2/02/15 7:15pm

The Always Up To Date Guide To Amazon Prime Benefits

Amazon has added so many benefits to Prime that they're starting to get hard to keep track of, so we're going to round them up for you, and update this post as new ones roll out. Sadly we can't list drone delivery as a perk just yet. » 1/23/15 3:17pm 1/23/15 3:17pm

​This Is Microsoft's Vision For The Future Of DIY Repairs

Microsoft showed off a new faceputer today, and while I could quibble about the real-world usability of strapping a honking piece of plastic to your head or the misuse of the word "hologram", I'm way more intrigued with the possibility of someone telling me how I'm screwing up my suspension rebuild in real-time. » 1/21/15 10:35pm 1/21/15 10:35pm

​Audi Now Has Its Own Branded Smartwatch And Tablet

The consumer electronics convergence is complete. Audi has developed its own tablet for backseat passengers in the Q7 and partnered to create its own smartwatch. It's lifestyle branding in the digital age. » 1/06/15 6:15pm 1/06/15 6:15pm

​Volkswagen Put Some Big Ass Touchscreens In The Golf R

We're champing at the bit to get our paws on the new Golf R, but before it's unleashed in the U.S., VW used it as a platform to show off some massive touchscreens, a new interface, and gesture controls, because… uh… CES? » 1/05/15 10:00pm 1/05/15 10:00pm

Uber's Toughest Year Yet

There are many ride sharing services that provide an alternative to traditional taxi cabs, but none larger than Uber. With backing from big names like Google Ventures, Goldman Sachs and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Uber has expanded globally and asserted its dominance in cities across the United States. They're now… » 12/30/14 1:25pm 12/30/14 1:25pm

The Most Googled Cars Of 2014

Google just published its year-end "Trends" reports; outlining what people searched for in 2014. Here's the breakdown of what people wanted to know about in the "cars" category, and where they were searching from. » 12/18/14 5:45pm 12/18/14 5:45pm

The Best Cyber Monday Deals

Cyber Monday incoming. Bookmark this page and get ready. We'll be adding deals as we get them and hyperlinking as they go live. Follow us on Twitter to make sure you never miss a deal and follow our deal coverage year round on Kinja Deals. » 11/30/14 2:07pm 11/30/14 2:07pm

The Best Black Friday Deals

You've reached our hub for 2014's Kinja Deals Black Friday coverage. The deals are already coming in, so start saving right now. Be sure to check out Kinja Deals for our year-round deal and product coverage, and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. » 11/24/14 11:16am 11/24/14 11:16am

​Over 2 Million License Plates Were Scanned At The Mall Of America

A dozen cameras have been placed around our great monument to consumerism, the Mall of America, and over the last 3 months, they've managed to scan 2,275,357 license plates. Big Brother knows that you've got a serious Hotdog On A Stick problem. » 10/30/14 6:05pm 10/30/14 6:05pm

Apple Wants To Replace Your Key With Your iPhone And Proximity Sensors

Apple was just granted a patent that would use your iPhone and a CarPlay-equipped car to unlock the doors, pop the trunk, and even flick on the seat heaters. And do it all without pulling your phone from your pocket. » 10/21/14 5:01pm 10/21/14 5:01pm

Cops Use 'Find My iPhone' To Locate Crashed Car After OnStar Glitch

A woman who crashed into a ravine near Mount Hamilton, east of San Jose, CA, was found after 19 hours, not by the OnStar system in her Chevy Cruze, but by a cop who guessed the password on her iPad and discovered her location using the Find My iPhone app. » 10/14/14 8:40pm 10/14/14 8:40pm

​What Would You Do With Programmable Carbon Fiber?

Making intricate carbon fiber forms is an arduous, expensive process. And when they're complete, they stay that shape forever. But scientists at MIT have managed to literally bend carbon fiber – along with wood and plastic – to their will, and do it on-demand. » 10/14/14 6:02pm 10/14/14 6:02pm

​Cadillac CT6 Is A Plug-In Hybrid With Streaming Video Interior Mirror

GM president Mark Reuss is showing off a host of new products to investors today, including the long-awaited Cadillac flagship. Details of the CT6 are beginning to trickle out and that includes a 0-60 time of under six seconds, a plug-in hybrid drivetrain, and an interior mirror that displays streaming video of the… » 10/01/14 3:17pm 10/01/14 3:17pm

​Of Course Driving While Texting With Google Glass Is Distracting

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have pitted traditional texting against voice texting using Google Glass and – surprise! – the face computer is just as distracting while driving. » 9/26/14 6:15pm 9/26/14 6:15pm