Tag Archive: Road


Hulu adds a slew of improvements for when you’re on the road

Better playback on phones, laptops, HDMI and Chromecast are on tap.

A lot more people are watching Hulu these days, and a lot more of them are watching on their phones. According to the company, we’re talking about 84 percent more hours a month compared to a year ago.

Same goes for laptops, of course. When you’re on the move, those are two of the most likely devices to be with you. And in that spirit, Hulu  [Read More…]

The $40 Roav Viva brings Alexa and a 2-port car charger on the road with you

Bring Amazon’s Alexa along for the ride with the Roav Viva.

Anker’s new Roav Viva, an Alexa-enabled 2-port USB car charger, is down to $ 39.99 with code VIVACARA on Amazon. This is a brand new product, just released in early February, and has never had a deal before.

The Viva connects to your phone via Bluetooth, and then you connect your phone to your car’s stereo either via Bluetooth or an auxiliary jack. It will use  [Read More…]

This $4 phone mount keeps your phone safe while you focus on the road

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on a universal car mount.

Right now you can pick up Choetech’s universal car mount for just $ 3.99 at Amazon with coupon code 8ESTIKT7, a savings of $ 2 from its recently-reduced price. This particular mount has never sold for this low, and at this price, it is hard to beat. It fits a variety of phones, and with the quick release button using it  [Read More…]

Road Draw is an interesting spin on driving puzzles (Review)

Overview: Road Draw is a driving puzzle game that tasks you with drawing a road for your car to drive on while avoiding obstacles and collecting coins, going as far as you can before you run out of gas. Developer: Fun Free Puzzle Games Cost: Free (With ads and microtransactions) Impressions: Road Draw is reminiscent […]

From the Editor’s Desk: Hitting the road

While we wait for the next big thing, it’s time to take stock, and a break.

I’m out of town. When you read this, I’ll be blissfully offline.

I often talk to my friends about phone addiction to understand how the effects of spending too much time with one’s screens impacts those whose lives don’t revolve around evaluating them. Studies continue to show that after spending too much time with phones, half-concentrating on the person talking to  [Read More…]

Android is an open road, not a dead end

Android is what you see and touch, not the tech behind it.

A recent article at OSNews called “Android is a dead end” brings up some good points to think about. While I think the conclusion is wrong, it does touch some important changes that are likely going to happen with Android. At least the phone OS version of Android. You should take a moment and read through it, if for nothing else than a different perspective.

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Win a Logitech ZeroTouch road trip prize pack!

A great road trip is just a hand gesture away!

It’s hot. It’s sunny. It’s summer.

It’s road trip time!

As we approach July 4th, we thought it would be a great idea to bring you an amazing contest from our friends at Logitech. The company is promoting its excellent ZeroTouch car phone holder, which uses an innovative mounting method to keep your phone secure and safely usable while in the car, and we’re going to give  [Read More…]

Motorola’s alphabetical Moto product release road map leaks out

Over the weekend, we got the opportunity to learn more about the upcoming Moto X (2017) which by the looks of it will be sold as the Moto Z4 when it makes a debut later this year. On top of leaking the Moto Z4’s logo, the prolific @evleaks also posted an image that was apparently […]

Keep your eyes on the road and phone safe with this car mount for just $15 for a limited time!

When you are driving your focus should be on the road ahead and not a phone in your hands. Put the phone down somewhere safe with Spigen’s great universal car mount for just $ 15 right now with coupon code GDFXMVUF. Being universal, the mount will work with a huge variety of phones, and getting your phone in it is simple thanks to its one-touch technology. This allows for the phone to easily lock in place without you having to  [Read More…]

Smashy Road: Arena can be madcap driving fun (review)

There’s a fairly new car-based game out; it combines simple gameplay, smooth visuals, customization, and lots of wild action. It’s called “Smashy Road: Arena”. It’s a follow-up to the title “Smashy Road: WANTED” by the developer BearBit Studios. It’s a free game that’s family-friendly, and can be played as either single or multi-player. Setup Setting