Real-Life Car Pinball Showcases Ford’s New Technology

As a tech blog we receive hundreds of emails each week, mainly from marketing companies asking us to review their client’s latest product. We would therefore consider ourselves quite proficient in “marketing speak” but we have to confess that “brand pillars” is a new one to us. The four “pillars”, based on different technologies, over … Continue reading Real-Life Car Pinball Showcases Ford’s New Technology

Garmin nuvi Satnavs: Getting Real Behind the Wheel

100 years ago Rolls Royce cleaned up at the Alpenfahrt Rally through the Austrian Alps, taking the first three places. Enthusiasts will be celebrating the centenary with another mountain rally, covering 1850 miles and tracing the original 1913 route. Only this time instead of trying to make out details in unwieldy map books they’ll be … Continue reading Garmin nuvi Satnavs: Getting Real Behind the Wheel

Carrot Car Insurance: Driving Costs Down for Kids

First timer drivers face a Herculean task when it comes to getting insured on their first car. At the moment the Bank of Mum and Dad is the easiest way to get a son or daughter insured on a reasonable car without paying a fortune on insurance premiums – but this also means Mum and … Continue reading Carrot Car Insurance: Driving Costs Down for Kids

SuperTooth HD Voice: Hands on the Wheel

On December 3, 2003, the UK government made it a criminal offence for motorists to drive a car whilst talking on a mobile phone. Since then no company has really come up with an inexpensive after-market solution that allows drivers to safely talk on their phone whilst driving. At the moment almost all-new cars sold … Continue reading SuperTooth HD Voice: Hands on the Wheel

Geneva Motorshow: Best In-Car Entertainment Systems

It’s the Geneva Motorshow this week and rather than bore you with power-to-weight ratios and torque figures of the new cars, we thought we’d round up some of the best in-car entertainment systems that are on show this week. We’ve got cloud streaming from Ford, iPad Minis in Ferraris, and the world’s most over engineered … Continue reading Geneva Motorshow: Best In-Car Entertainment Systems

Mio Spirit 695 LM and 697LM: Free map upgrades for life

There’s no getting around the fact that Navman and Tom Tom have dominated the satellite navigation market for some time now, mainly because they have consistently managed to improve their product offerings, a strategy that has left them with an even firmer grip. This is key in a market like this, where we continually demand … Continue reading Mio Spirit 695 LM and 697LM: Free map upgrades for life

Auto Trader Goodwood Festival of Speed app

Auto Trader invited us to have a play with their new Festival of Speed app and have a general chat about the world of app development. The first ever official Goodwood Festival of Speed mobile app is a free-to-download app and is the UK’s first augmented reality racing game. If you’re familiar with area you’ll … Continue reading Auto Trader Goodwood Festival of Speed app