Tag Archive: Cars

The Project Cars series is coming to mobile

The game’s being made by Slightly Mad Studios and Gamevil.

If you’re a fan of racing games, chances are you’ve heard of Project Cars. The first entry in the series was launched on consoles and PC back in 2015 and last September saw the release of Project Cars 2. Project Cars Go has just been announced by developer Slightly Mad Studios, and in a first for the series, will be released exclusively as a mobile title.

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Future Volvo cars will come with Google Assistant, Play Store, and Maps

Android Auto will also support group messages via RCS.

Right ahead of all the madness that will soon descend from I/O 2018, Google’s announced a few new goodies regarding Android’s presence in the car.

Building on a partnership it established with Volvo last year, Google says it’s working with the company to ensure that future Volvo automobiles come with the Google Assistant, Play Store, and Maps built-in by default.

Additionally, Google says it’ll have some new Android  [Read More…]

With expansion to screens and cars, Google Assistant is officially everywhere

Google Assistant is moving into more places in and outside the home.

When Google debuted the Assistant at I/O in 2016, it was this tiny little feature inside a little-used messaging app called Allo.

But by the time it expanded to Pixel phones and the Google Home speaker later that year, we knew that this wasn’t some fly-by-night project the company would later abandon, but a line-in-the-sand statement on the future of computing. Or maybe it was just a  [Read More…]

Destroy your boredom and battle cars with CATS: Crash Arena Turbo Stars (Review)

Overview: CATS: Crash Arena Turbo Stars is an action packed fun game where you have to use the skills of the engineer and the designer in you to build the perfect battle machine to defeat the world’s most evil creatures, cats. Both the player and the opponent are cats which might sound cute but is actually […]

Expand your car’s power ports with Bestek’s 7-port car charger!

In addition to making a damned fine Power Tower, Bestek also has a line of products dedicated to expanding the number of power ports in your car. Most cars have one or two outlets, at most, and if you have more than one person in the car that needs to charge their phone, you might […]

Corning Gorilla Glass is now available for cars

Gorilla Glass – the specialized toughened glass produced by Corning to makes your smartphone and tablet’s display unbreakable – is expanding its reach. At CES 2017 in Las Vegas Corning unveiled the first “glass-enabled concept car.” The automobile features a lightweight Gorilla Glass hybrid windshield, sunroof and lights, as well as full-length dashboard. So now,

BlackBerry launches a more secure software platform for autonomous cars

QNX SDP 7.0 is BlackBerry’s ‘most advanced and secure’ embedded platform for autonomous cars.

In the lead up to CES 2017, BlackBerry QNX let it be known the show would be big for them and they’re already off to great start, having now announced what they’re calling their “most advanced and secure embedded software platform for autonomous drive and connected cars,” also known as QNX SDP 7.0.

From John Wall, senior vice president and head of  [Read More…]

Blocky Cars Online – as close to Lego Racers as I can hope for (Review)

Overview: Blocky Cars Online is a multiplayer car battle game that allows you to build a car and compete against others online in a collection of modes, level up, and unlock rewards. Developer: Fahrenheit Lab Cost: Free (With ads and microtransactions) Impressions: Playing Blocky Cars Online immediately brought me back to 1999, where I’d be

You can now get Android Auto for all cars

Not everyone has a modern car with amenities like built-in screens. Although over 200 car models support Android Auto, there are millions more without support. So Google is letting drivers use Android Auto from their phone. Anyone who has an Android phone running 5.0 Lollipop or later can take advantage of Android Auto. You don’t

Android Auto eventually will get Waze, work on your phone, and be built in to cars

Updates to Android Auto have been few and far between, but Google has a strong roadplan for its in-car version of Android.

One of the more exciting (if downplayed) announcements at Google I/O has to do with Android Auto. We’ve long lamented the slow iterations of Android Auto. And they’re going to continue to be slow. But we’ve now got a basic roadmap for what’s to come.

This is how Google  [Read More…]