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

A2B Launch 6 New eBikes: “A Journey Redefined”

I’m an avid cyclist. It’s my favourite way to traverse the capital and I can often been seen zipping in and out between cars, on a fixie, with a courier bag, braving the British winter with just a Rapha softshell jacket. I don’t wear one of those little cycling caps but that’s only because I … Continue reading A2B Launch 6 New eBikes: “A Journey Redefined”

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

Accel’s Voyager: Connected Car Smartphone Technology

Considering integrated GPS and mobile telephony has been around for many years now, we all have something we use in our cars for hands free communications or navigation, via either Bluetooth connectivity or built right into the car’s console display system. Either way, the technology is no stranger. However, in many cases getting an all … Continue reading Accel’s Voyager: Connected Car Smartphone Technology

Magellan SmartGPS: Map to the future

There’s GPS and then there’s GPS. And then passed that and at the next right is Megellan SmartGPS, a device that integrates social, local and mobile content, including Yelp and Foursquare, through Magellan’s cloud-enabled Smart Ecosystem. The Magellan SmartGPS is the first navigation device to wirelessly sync your navigation data, (favourite places, contacts), with smartphones … Continue reading Magellan SmartGPS: Map to the future

Road test: TomTom Via 135 voice controlled sat-nav

After years of being told what to do by our sat-navs, it’s time to talk back. The new TomTom Via 135 comes with ‘Speak & Go’ functionality. This enables you to control the device with your voice and also the ability for hands-free calling via a Bluetooth connected phone. The Speak & Go system is … Continue reading Road test: TomTom Via 135 voice controlled sat-nav

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