Trapster, the app that let users share everything from speed traps to red light cameras, is headed to the great app store in the sky after mismanagement, neglect, and one ridiculously creepy privacy scandal.
Our favorite speed trap-tracking app has just given itself a complete overhaul. Trapster 5.0 is complete, with a new interface, 3D tracking and day/night modes. It should all make it easier to stay one step ahead of your next ticket.
Speedtrap-charting app Trapster has always been a must-have for drivers, but the old system suffered because it relied purely on GPS location with no sense of where you were actually traveling. Version 4.5 for iOS 5, which just went live, finally solves this problem.
In response to Apple banning DUI checkpoint apps, automotive app Trapster pulled the checkpoint alerts from their program, although they say they still "believe the inclusion of DUI checkpoints is a positive deterrent."
The GPS Angel is designed to warn drivers of red light and speed cameras using an on-board database and GPS. It's a great device... if you don't have an iPhone or other smart phone with a data plan.
Mobile app Trapster just rolled out its 4.0 release and added new features to help users log roadtrips, locate friends, better avoid tickets, and get around rockslides. Even the police are pitching in to aid (and slow) your commute.
Sharing is caring and nowhere is that more important than when it comes to speed traps. We've seen all sorts of backward hacks on how to tell your fellow lover of speed the dangers that await them after the next bend. Flashing headlights, weird waving signals with our hands. Hell, we've even had people fling fries at…