New Touchscreen Technology Could Make Them Less Terrible For Cars

I've railed against the proliferation of touchscreens on the dashboards of almost every new car before, and always because of one very good reason: you can't use them by feel. » 6/07/12 10:30am 6/07/12 10:30am

The Sad Death Of The Knob, Switch And Button

I want to start by coming out and saying I'm not one of those car luddites who think everything should hover in some magical past; while I'm very fond of old-school cars, there's an amazing amount of amazing new tech in cars, and LCD dashboards in so many new cars here at the Detroit Auto Show are a genuinely great… » 1/11/12 12:00pm 1/11/12 12:00pm

How the hell do you control a car with no buttons?

From microcars to high-end speedsters, future cars will share one common theme — controls through touch screens rather than buttons, if the concepts of last week's Geneva Motor Show are any indication. » 3/08/11 2:30pm 3/08/11 2:30pm

Jalopnik "Hacks" Chrysler Concept UConnect In-Car Internet Service,…

Chrysler debuted their HAL 9000-like next-gen Uconnect system in the Chrysler 200C Concept and it proved to be an impressive piece of tech. It's so impressive that we, uh-hem, had to "hack" it. » 1/16/09 9:35am 1/16/09 9:35am

Dashboard Devices Hopes To Corner In-Car Computer Market

With the ability to integrate movies, music, navigation, phone and Internet into one in-dash device, Dashboard Devices thinks it has developed the ultimate in in-car tech. » 12/31/08 11:00am 12/31/08 11:00am