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The Car Connection's On Apple News

iPhone users, are you using the Apple News app in iOS 9? If so, we have good news for you: The Car Connection is now on Apple News. That's right; we have a shiny new channel with all the important information you've come to expect, and rely on. Shopping for a car? The Car Connection channel on... read more

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TireCheck app

Can You Check Your Car's Tire Pressure With An App? Should You?

The smartphone is an amazing invention. It lets us place video calls to friends around the globe. It can sniff out cancer and chemical weapons. It even entertains us while... read more September 26, 2013 by


 
iOS in the Car

What's Coming From Apple, And What It Means For Motorists

Once upon a time, the world could keep a secret. It took us ages to learn that Lindsay Lohan is loony, that Liberace was gay, that the calls were coming from inside the... read more September 10, 2013 by


 
Handicapped parking sign (photo by Ane Cecilie Blicfheldt/norden.org)

Finally: An App To Report Drivers Illegally Parked In Handicapped Spots

We are not what you'd call a bunch of goodie-goodies. We have prank-ordered pizzas for people we don't like. We have toilet-papered the yards of our friends and neighbors. We... read more September 5, 2013 by 6


 
Audi A3 eKurzinfo augmented reality owner's manual app

Audi A3 Comes With An Augmented-Reality Owner's Manual: Video

Do you know where your owner's manual is? Did you read it from cover to cover when you bought your car? Do you read it these days? Chances are, the answer to at least one of... read more August 12, 2013 by 2


 
iPhone 5

Apple Patents User Profiles That Follow You From Car To Car

Years ago, many of us reached a tipping point -- a point at which we spent so much time in front of electronic gizmos that we became frustrated with objects that weren't... read more August 2, 2013 by 2


 
Apple Vice President Eddy Cue announces iOS7 vehicle integration at WWDC 2013

In 2014, iOS7 Brings Calls, Texts, Maps, & Music To Your Dashboard

Early last month, 9to5Mac suggested that Apple is developing a modified version of iOS (its mobile operating system) that can work on touchscreens in cars. Yesterday, at... read more June 11, 2013 by 0


 
Volkswagen iBeetle and iBeetle Cabriolet

Rumor: Next-Gen Apple Software Will Marry Your Car & Your iPhone

June is a big month for Apple fans. That's when the company typically makes major announcements at its Worldwide Developers Conference (which sold out this year in two... read more May 3, 2013 by 0


 
Drive with Lynk

Kickstarter Project Of The Day: Drive With Dash

Once upon a time, apps were pretty simple. Most were little more than websites that had been optimized for pint-sized smartphone screens. (Remember GasBook?) Then came social... read more April 24, 2013 by 0


 
Volkswagen iBeetle and iBeetle Cabriolet

Volkswagen Gets Serious About Smartphone Integration With The iBeetle

Many of us have experienced bugs in our iPhones, but the new iBeetle from Volkswagen aims to turn the tables by putting the iPhone in a Bug. At this month's Shanghai Auto... read more April 23, 2013 by 0


 
NHTSA's SaferCar app

NHTSA's SaferCar App Offers Details About Safety, Recalls, And More

Government agencies can do many things well, but their websites often come up short. Consider the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's site, which even we have... read more March 28, 2013 by 0


 
Automatic app for iPhone

Automatic App Is A Coach, Mechanic, And First-Responder All In One

They say there's an app for everything, but it's more accurate to say that there are many apps for nearly everything. By which we mean that there are plenty of apps on the... read more March 26, 2013 by 0


 
Breathometer

Would You Carry A Breathalyzer In Your Car? Will You Be Required To?

Drunk driving is a big problem in many parts of the world. In France, for example, it's the leading cause of traffic fatalities, accounting for about one-third of all roadway... read more March 14, 2013 by 1


 
Chevrolet Spark & Sonic models add Apple's voice-activated Siri software to MyLink

Siri, Amazon Cloud Player, Slacker Come To Dashboards

If you're a fan of cars and technology, this is a very big week. Three important services have arrived on infotainment systems, which could make your daily commute more... read more February 14, 2013 by 0


 
Canary app for Android and iOS

Canary App Pecks Away At Distracted Driving

Texting and driving is a terrible habit. In fact, drivers distracted by texts and phone calls account for an increasingly large proportion of deaths on America's roads... read more January 17, 2013 by 0


 
Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3

5 Must-Have Travel Apps For iPhone & Android Fans

Yesterday, our colleagues at Total Car Score offered their take on the best iPhone 5 apps for drivers. We agree with many of their picks, but we also know that a growing... read more September 19, 2012 by 2


 

 
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