Tag Archive: Cars


Google fined for collecting personal data with Street View cars in 2010

The company only has to pay $ 13 million.

What you need to know In 2010, Google’s Street View cars collected emails and passwords from unprotected Wi-Fi networks. Google’s finally reached a settlement and has agreed to pay $ 13 million. All of the data that was collected will be destroyed.

Google has finally reached a settlement concerning a privacy scandal that occurred back in 2010. Nine years ago, Google found itself involved in the “Wi-Spy” incident  [Read More…]

Pioneer gears up to bring Alexa to more cars with its latest head units

Alexa may accompany you on your drives in the near future.

Pioneer today announced plans to add Amazon Alexa to its after-market multimedia receivers from 2018 as well as its upcoming 2019 models. At CES in Las Vegas, the company demonstrated two prototype implementations of Alexa integration in its in-car systems using its Smart Sync app as well as on its upcoming 2019 models that run on the WebLink platform.

In-car Alexa access aims to provide users with a  [Read More…]

Samsung unveils its first Exynos processor designed for cars

The Exynos Auto V9 will power Audi’s next-gen infotainment system.

Just a few days before CES 2019 begins, Samsung’s already made a pretty big announcement ahead of the convention — officially unveiling its Exynos Auto V9 processor.

As the name of the new chip suggests, this is designed for automobiles and the first Exynos processor of its kind. As of right now, it’s scheduled to first be used to power Audi’s “next-generation in-vehicle infotainment system” that’s expected  [Read More…]

Get your car’s lights ready for bad weather with the $9 3M restoration kit

I can seeeeee.

The 3M 39084 Headlight Restoration Kit is down to $ 8.91 on Amazon if you choose the Subscribe & Save option. This is a feature that will send you the product on a regular interval unless you cancel it (and there’s no penalty for doing so). Even as a one-time purchase it’s only $ 10.48, which is still a great price considering it normally sells around $ 15 or more.

Have a hard time  [Read More…]

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.

Slightly  [Read More…]

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,