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Trapster App Updated, Just In Time For Summer Road Trips

Trapster App Updated, Just In Time For Summer Road Trips

As smartphone apps go, we admit that Trapster isn't in our top-ten list. However, recent updates should make it a lot more user-friendly to Trapster's millions of fans. Our beef with Trapster is that it's been uniquely targeted to lead-footed drivers and the law enforcement-averse. Unlike general... read more

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Chevrolet Wi-Fi by Autonet Mobile

3 More Things We Need Before Cars Are Fully Connected To The Web

Yesterday, Robert Acker wrote an article for Mashable about the five things that automakers must do in order to make web-connected cars attractive to mainstream consumers... read more November 29, 2011 by  2


 
Dr. Who keychains

12 Cyber Monday Gift Ideas From The Car Connection's Holiday Gift Guide

We know what you're thinking: "Another holiday gift guide?" But hear us out, because this one's a little different. For starters the following 12 goodies are geared toward... read more November 28, 2011 by  0


 
MINI Connected

MINI Connected iPhone App Reads Tweets, Status Updates Aloud

If you're the sort of adrenaline junkie who can't stand the thought of being left out of anything, we've got good news -- if you drive a MINI and own an iPhone, that is. The... read more September 26, 2011 by  0


 
State Farm's In-Drive telematics system

State Farm Launches OnStar Competitor: In-Drive [UPDATED]

It's no secret that car shoppers are smitten with technology, and nothing is hotter right now than the mix of navigation and concierge services known generally as... read more August 3, 2011 by  5


 
Gas pump

Murphy USA Offers Gas Discounts On Foursquare (But Customers Seem Confused)

Gas prices in the U.S. hit the $4 mark earlier this week, and Murphy USA is hoping to ease the burden on drivers by offering discounts on Foursquare. Judging from comments on... read more May 12, 2011 by  3


 
Range Rover Evoque 'Pulse of the City' app

Video: OK Go Demos Art Project Using Range Rover Evoque 'Pulse Of The City' App

Last fall, Land Rover partnered with a wide range of celebs to flaunt its new Range Rover Evoque. Aiming squarely for the high-end hipster demographic, Land Rover tapped... read more April 25, 2011 by  0


 
TheCarConnection mobile app

TheCarConnection iPhone App Hits Version 2.0

If you are an avid SocialCarNews reader, then you no doubt do your research before buying a new car. If you aren't already using our sister site TheCarConnection, now's the... read more April 7, 2011 by  0


 
Google Maps for Android, 5.3

Google Maps Adds Location History Dashboard -- And A Special Feature Just For Stalkers

If you own an Android smartphone -- as an increasing number of you do -- you might've linked your Google Maps account to Google Latitude. Doing so allows data-hungry types to... read more April 7, 2011 by  1


 
TheCarConnection mobile app

Bless You, Steve Jobs: TheCarConnection App 2.0 Is Live

If you're looking for car news, reviews and ratings, photos and videos, and dealer locators on the fly, there's just one place to go now--TheCarConnection, the mobile... read more April 7, 2011 by  0


 
CPT002 concept phone from Aston Martin and Mobiado

For Better Or Worse, Aston Martin Develops Luxury Concept Phone

Aston Martin has been busy lately, showing off its new 2012 Virage and reminding us about the impending return of the Lagonda line at the Geneva Motor Show. Now, the company... read more March 28, 2011 by  0


 
Field sobriety test

Four Senators Push Takedown Of Apps That Show DUI Checkpoints, One Provider Complies

Four U.S. Senators have come out swinging against smartphone apps that reveal DUI checkpoints, allowing potentially intoxicated motorists to find alternate ways to the next... read more March 24, 2011 by  5


 
GasBuddy

GasBuddy, GasBook, And Local Gas Prices: Save Money With Social

With unrest still bubbling in the oil-producing Middle East, it's time for a reminder on how to save money when filling up--on where and how to get the cheapest gas prices... read more March 7, 2011 by  1


 
2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe

Yikes: Facebook, Twitter Come To The 2011 BMW 1-Series

Early last month, our colleagues at AllCarTech wrote about BMW's Future Lab and its ConnectedDrive telematics system (which reminds us a bit of GM's upgraded OnStar, with a... read more March 1, 2011 by  2


 
Waze updated to include road hazard voice alerts

Wary Of Winter Weather? Waze Adds Voice Alerts For Driving Hazards

We've spilled a good bit of ink on Waze, the smartphone app that makes commuting more comfortable (and occasionally, entertaining). Using elements like crowdsourced mapping... read more February 9, 2011 by  0


 
AutoTones app

Want Your Car To Sound Like A SuperCar? There's An App For That

Ever wished your Chevrolet Cavalier sounded like a supercar? Of course you have, and now it can. Like everything else in the world, there's an app for that. Created by Black... read more January 24, 2011 by  1


 
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