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Waze Adds Celebrity-Voiced Navigation, Featuring Kevin Hart (Video)

Waze Adds Celebrity-Voiced Navigation, Featuring Kevin Hart (Video)

Connoisseurs of commuting could argue that Waze has single-handedly upended navigation technology. Think about it. Once upon a time, gadgets and apps had to rely on data from big corporations like INRIX to tell travelers about traffic ahead. Waze said, "Forget that. Why not let the drivers... read more

November 26, 2013 by  -
 
Google Glass

Google Glass: Not Yet Available, But Possibly Banned In West Virginia

We've all heard about Google Glass, we've all seen it, we all know (vaguely) what it's capable of doing. And that has encouraged one state legislator in West Virginia to... read more March 25, 2013 by  0


 
CA Governor Jerry Brown, State Sen. Alex Padilla, and Google's Sergey Brin beside an autonomous car

Google's Autonomous Car: Now Street-Legal In California

Google began testing autonomous vehicles on California roads in 2009. Now, it can do so legally: yesterday afternoon, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1298, which officially... read more September 26, 2012 by  2


 
The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids

Consumer Watchdog Chases Google's Autonomous Car

Autonomous cars are a hot topic of conversation nowadays. Fans of the status quo see them as a waste of time. Driving enthusiasts see them as the harbinger of a boring, 55... read more September 11, 2012 by  1


 
Google Maps in 3D

Google Adds New Tools For Travelers

Once upon a time, Google Maps was king of the world. After all, Google is one of a handful of companies that has the resources necessary to map the globe -- both from the air... read more June 7, 2012 by  0


 
Google's autonomous car

In Nevada, Google Gets America's First Autonomous Car License

Google's self-driving car is now 100% street-legal -- at least in Nevada. Last summer, Nevada passed legislation making it the first state in the U.S. to allow self-driving... read more May 8, 2012 by  1


 
Stanford/Audi TTS autonomous Pikes Peak car, aka 'Shelley'

Nevada Green-Lights Self-Driving Cars, Assigns Red Plates

Take a drive down the Las Vegas strip, and there are plenty of things to catch your eye -- flashing lights, brightly colored fountains, pirates. But the most interesting... read more February 17, 2012 by  0


 
The Google Street View Car

Once Maligned, Google's Street View Cars Help To Rebuild Japan

In America, Google’s Street View cars are generally met with indifference by most (but not all). Perhaps we’ve grown used to being on video wherever we go, or... read more July 13, 2011 by  0


 
Google autonomous Toyota Prius test vehicle

Nevada Becomes First State To Allow Driverless Cars

Even though driverless cars are still in the embryonic stage, it will soon be legal to operate one in the Silver State. A newly-passed law gives Nevada’s Department of... read more June 24, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Saab 9-4X

Today's Car News from High Gear Media: May 11, 2011

Saab's on the PR trail this week, showing off the 9-4X crossover--and clearing the air about what Hawtai's cash will buy. [TheCarConnection] Why wait until next year? The... read more May 11, 2011 by  0


 
Google Map Maker

Video: Google Map Maker Lets You Edit Maps In The U.S.

Sometimes, even smart people get led astray. They think they know exactly where they're going, they follow directions to a tee, then -- BAM -- they hit a wall. Or a soccer... read more April 20, 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


 
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


 
ASI Ferrari 458 Italia

Today at High Gear Media: Big Recalls, Prius Plug-In Hybrid

If you recall the past decade, some of the most important car recalls have included fire, fire, and more fire. [TheCarConnection] You can add the 2010 Toyota Prius on the... read more November 30, 2010 by  0


 
German man pranks Google Street View

Naked Man, Woman In Labor, Prank Google Street View

Google Street View has recently been embroiled in a number of high-profile trials over privacy violations -- and in the middle of all that hubbub, Google has been trying to... read more November 30, 2010 by  0


 
The Google Street View Car

More Bad News For Google Maps Fans: Street View Broke British Law

Two weeks ago, a Canadian court found Google guilty of breaking privacy laws when its Street View vehicles collected data from wifi networks as they roamed the Great White... read more November 4, 2010 by  0


 

 
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