Stock Up On Portable Gadget Chargers During This Amazon Clearance Sale

If you have any summer trips coming up, you’ll want to be sure you have enough extra battery power to keep your phone and other gadgets untethered from a power outlet. Luckily, RAVPower is offering an Amazon clearance sale right now on several of their most popular chargers. » 5/06/15 9:45am 5/06/15 9:45am

Apple Wants To Make Navigation Like A Friend Reading You Directions

Apple has filed for a patent titled “Humanized Navigation Instructions for Mapping Applications.” It’s exactly what it sounds like, nixing voice prompts that say, “turn right in 600 feet” to “make the next right after the McDonalds.” And it could explain its fleet of sensor-laden minivans.
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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

​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

​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

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