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Spotify Killing Off Car Thing Proves It Has No Idea How Android Auto and CarPlay Work
Spotify Killing Off Car Thing Proves It Has No Idea How Android Auto and CarPlay Work

6 Aug 2022, 13:37 UTC / Car Thing, a device that was launched with so much fanfare earlier this year, is getting the ax because it didn’t make any sense anyway

 
Tuning Into a Radio Station in Seattle May Brick Some Mazda Multimedia Units
Tuning Into a Radio Station in Seattle May Brick Some Mazda Multimedia Units

9 Feb 2022, 20:37 UTC / Owners of 2014 to 2017 Mazda vehicles in the Seattle area are advised to stay away from the NPR station, as it may brick their multimedia units, story claims

 
iPhones Causing a Nightmare in the Car, You’d Better Hold Back from Updating
iPhones Causing a Nightmare in the Car, You’d Better Hold Back from Updating

1 Dec 2021, 12:59 UTC / iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 owners claim the latest updates have caused quite a mess in their cars, as the Bluetooth connection is now broken

 
Freecom 4X Bluetooth Communicator Connects Up to Four Riders, Boasts a Range of 0.7 Miles
Freecom 4X Bluetooth Communicator Connects Up to Four Riders, Boasts a Range of 0.7 Miles

19 Nov 2021, 11:40 UTC / Touted as the world's best Bluetooth communicator for bike riders, Cardo's new model Freecom 4X can connect up to four riders and has a range of 0.7 miles

 
Someone Has Created a Portable Car Headrest with Integrated Speakers
Someone Has Created a Portable Car Headrest with Integrated Speakers

20 Oct 2021, 22:20 UTC / And this device, the inventor says, is just the right choice when you’re traveling with kids, and they want to listen to their favorite shows

 
Portable Air Conditioner Has It All, Also Works as a Flashlight and a Bluetooth Speaker
Portable Air Conditioner Has It All, Also Works as a Flashlight and a Bluetooth Speaker

9 Sep 2021, 07:22 UTC / ChillFeed is one capable little box that acts as a portable air conditioner, flashlight, Bluetooth speaker and a power bank.

 
World's Smallest Wireless Mouse Is the Size of Two Quarters, Also Acts as a Laser Pointer
World's Smallest Wireless Mouse Is the Size of Two Quarters, Also Acts as a Laser Pointer

18 Aug 2021, 18:00 UTC / The world's smallest wireless mouse is also a remote control for your smartphone and a laser pointer. It fits in your pocket and is the size of two quarters.

 
Someone Has Invented Bluetooth Wheel Fasteners That Can’t Be Stolen
Someone Has Invented Bluetooth Wheel Fasteners That Can’t Be Stolen

5 May 2021, 06:39 UTC / Wheelguard is a new-generation wheel fastener design that uses Bluetooth to send you an alert when they’re getting loose

 
This Device Offers Real-Time Alerts When Emergency Vehicles Are Approaching
This Device Offers Real-Time Alerts When Emergency Vehicles Are Approaching

1 May 2021, 05:56 UTC / A new little gadget called Safeway Assistant promises to let drivers know when they need to clear the path for emergency vehicles

 
Ruroc’s New Atlas 3.0 Is the Ultimate Full-Face Motorcycle Helmet
Ruroc’s New Atlas 3.0 Is the Ultimate Full-Face Motorcycle Helmet

30 Mar 2021, 20:33 UTC / Since the release of its first iteration, Atlas has become a household name for countless riders around the globe; here’s the latest addition to the range

 
Spotify’s Car Thing Leaks, Looks Hard on the Eyes
Spotify’s Car Thing Leaks, Looks Hard on the Eyes

16 Jan 2021, 12:09 UTC / Spotify is still working on its “Car Think” piece of hardware, though right now, it looks completely different from the 2019 prototype

 
2021 Is Here and So Is the Smart Mirror Making Dash Cams Obsolete
2021 Is Here and So Is the Smart Mirror Making Dash Cams Obsolete

13 Jan 2021, 06:27 UTC / Gentex presented the Full Display Mirror, or FDM, at the digital CES 2021 this week; the smart mirror is already supplied to eight automakers

 
This Gadget Sends a Phone Notification When the Car Battery Is About to Die
This Gadget Sends a Phone Notification When the Car Battery Is About to Die

11 Dec 2020, 15:25 UTC / Car+ Battery Sensor is a new device seeking crowdfunding support; it connects to your car battery and predicts its health

 
Apple Envisions a Navigation App Providing Directions to Your Parked Car
Apple Envisions a Navigation App Providing Directions to Your Parked Car

24 Nov 2020, 07:13 UTC / The Cupertino-based tech giant has recently been granted a patent that describes an advanced “method for locating a vehicle”

 
This Bike Helmet Is Covered in Solar Cells to Power Built-in Electronics
This Bike Helmet Is Covered in Solar Cells to Power Built-in Electronics

29 Oct 2020, 13:05 UTC / The ESUB Tracks is a helmet with solar cells that power several electronic systems built into it. From bone conduction speakers to voice activated turn signals.

 
Gamification Could Help Deal with Distracted Driving Without a Phone Ban
Gamification Could Help Deal with Distracted Driving Without a Phone Ban

19 Oct 2020, 10:03 UTC / Sygic proposes a modern solution that could help with the distraction that using a mobile phone while driving generates: turning the entire experience into a ga

 
One Year Old iPhone Bluetooth Volume Bug Still Causing a Nightmare in the Car
One Year Old iPhone Bluetooth Volume Bug Still Causing a Nightmare in the Car

2 Oct 2020, 06:32 UTC / Apple users complain that once their iPhones connect to the Bluetooth systems in their cars, the ringer volume is automatically set to zero

 
Titanium 911 GT3 Exhaust Speakers Are an Audiophile's Dream
Titanium 911 GT3 Exhaust Speakers Are an Audiophile's Dream

8 Sep 2020, 14:21 UTC / Porsche is going beyond their usual car stuff and bringing these portable speakers in 911 GT3 style.Ready with Bluetooth 4.0 and a lithium ion battery

 
Key Google Maps Feature Appears to Be Broken, No Word on Official Fix
Key Google Maps Feature Appears to Be Broken, No Word on Official Fix

25 Jul 2020, 15:35 UTC / Google Maps is no longer sending navigation instructions to the car’s speakers when the mobile phone is connected via Bluetooth

 
Upcoming Android Auto Update to Fix a Widespread One-Year-Old Bug
Upcoming Android Auto Update to Fix a Widespread One-Year-Old Bug

17 Jul 2020, 10:30 UTC / Google says it has finally developed a fix for the Android Auto bug that prevents the app from auto-launching when plugging in a phone