Drive smarter and safer with these Android Auto tips

Most of the infotainment systems that come with cars are terrible. Voice recognition feels like it’s from the 1980s, and the navigation scheme would fail most usability tests. Android Auto was supposed to fix that. Problem is, automakers have been driving in the slow lane when it comes to actually building it into their cars. […]

Drive smarter and safer with these Android Auto tips

Most of the infotainment systems that come with cars are terrible. Voice recognition feels like it’s from the 1980s, and the navigation scheme would fail most usability tests. Android Auto was supposed to fix that. Problem is, automakers have been driving in the slow lane when it comes to actually building it into their cars. […]

Google brings Android Auto to the phone

Earlier this year, Google announced its plans to bring Android Auto, its phone-centric in-car infotainment platform, “to every car” by launching it as a stand-alone Android app, too. It’s taken a while, but the company today launched an update to the Android Auto app for — well — Android that makes good on this promise. […]

Dash’s Smart Driving App – A “Fitbit For Cars” – Arrives On Android

Like several of the “connected car” products on the market, Dash’s hardware involves an OBD device you can purchase from either within the Dash mobile application or the Dash homepage. The Dash software will also work with any Bluetooth-enabled OBD device, if you happen to already have one, or you can choose from two types […]

How to Get the Most Out of the New Google Maps

Google Maps rolled out a massive update that added better offline maps, improved navigation and Uber integration. But while the update is huge, many of the best new features are subtly tucked away and easy to miss. Here’s our guide to Maps’ best new features, and how you can take advantage of them: SEE ALSO: 10 Amazing Google Earth […]

How to change your location settings in Android

Sometimes it’s best to hide your location in Android When you first set up your Android smartphone you’ll be asked about location services, and whether you want the phone to use them. Google has its own services, and sometimes your carrier will have its own that you’ll need to approve as well. That’s just part […]

How to get the new Google Maps with voice commands in navigation

There’s a big change coming to Google Maps when the next version of Android, Android 5.0 Lollipop finally appears, but there’s still plenty of time for new additions to be made before we reach that point. The latest update to Google Maps bring biking elevations for the heartbustingly energetic amongst you (or those that want to avoid hills altogether), […]

Put your phone front and center with this steering wheel mount

If you like to use your phone’s GPS capabilities to help you navigate to your destinations, here’s a universal steering wheel mount from Allputer.com that looks easy to use. This mount uses a rubber strap that wraps around your steering wheel and offers a clip with jaws that open a max of 75mm, allowing it to work […]