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BMW Makes Digital Key Available on Android Phones, Starting With Galaxy S21 and Pixel 6
BMW Makes Digital Key Available on Android Phones, Starting With Galaxy S21 and Pixel 6

2 Dec 2021, 09:21 UTC / Using BMW Digital Key, customers can easily unlock or lock their BMW by simply holding their smartphone next to the driver-side door handle

 
Faith in Humanity Restored: Uber Driver Returns Lost iPhone After 8 Months
Faith in Humanity Restored: Uber Driver Returns Lost iPhone After 8 Months

22 May 2021, 08:21 UTC / Uber customer says a driver waited no less than 8 months to meet her again and return the iPhone she lost on a previous trip with his cab

 
Huawei Brings Cars in Its Stores as Smartphone Sales Collapse
Huawei Brings Cars in Its Stores as Smartphone Sales Collapse

22 Apr 2021, 06:58 UTC / The Chinese tech giant has started selling cars in its flagship stores in China in an attempt to deal with dropping phone sales

 
Leading Chipmaker Says Car Companies Won't Be Favored Over Smartphone Brands
Leading Chipmaker Says Car Companies Won't Be Favored Over Smartphone Brands

10 Mar 2021, 09:57 UTC / Infineon explains carmakers should take the risk of holding inventory, as most of them now rely on instant shipping from suppliers

 
This Is How Google Maps Displays Regions Hit by Earthquakes
This Is How Google Maps Displays Regions Hit by Earthquakes

30 Dec 2020, 07:41 UTC / The feature was announced earlier this year and has recently been activated after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit Croatia

 
2016 Skoda Octavia and Superb Get Wireless Phone Charging
2016 Skoda Octavia and Superb Get Wireless Phone Charging

20 Feb 2016, 00:41 UTC / Starting in April 2016, the Skoda Phonebox option on the Octavia and Superb will include wireless charging that's compatible with many popular devices

 
PhoneDrone Ethos Turns Your Phone into an Aerial Cameraman
PhoneDrone Ethos Turns Your Phone into an Aerial Cameraman

1 Dec 2015, 18:01 UTC / Ever wondered how you could make your iPhone fly and film your every move? This Kickstarter drone will quench your thirst

 
Volvo Trucks Uses Smartphones to Provide Service Instructions in Workshops
Volvo Trucks Uses Smartphones to Provide Service Instructions in Workshops

19 May 2011, 13:14 UTC / In a move that is targeted at improving the company’s aftersales services, Volvo Trucks is currently testing the use of smartphones - a consumer-based technology- in their workshops. As the ...

 
Luxoft Launches DroidBUZZ Social Media Automotive Platform
Luxoft Launches DroidBUZZ Social Media Automotive Platform

14 Mar 2011, 15:18 UTC / Luxoft has recently announced the availability of DroidBuzz, the world’s first Android-based software platform developed specifically for rear-seat entertainment systems. The new social media-...

 
19 Percent of Drivers Admit to Using Internet While Driving
19 Percent of Drivers Admit to Using Internet While Driving

3 Mar 2011, 11:32 UTC / Results published yesterday by State Farm, which are based on an online survey, show an alarming number of drivers are guilty of a very special kind of distracted driving. We are talking about using...

 
Chrysler to Launch Vehicle Information App for Smartphones
Chrysler to Launch Vehicle Information App for Smartphones

18 Jun 2010, 07:02 UTC / American manufacturer Chrysler is on its way to become the first carmaker to bring vehicle-information to smartphones, through a new application developed by Tweddle Group. The new app will bring at...