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With roughly a month to go before it hits retail channels, Parrot's Minikit Neo is inching towards being ready for mass consumption. This week the hands-free bluetooth accessory made a run through the FCC and received Uncle Sam's seal of approval. The filing isn't hiding any surprises, and we're n...

August 1st 2012 at 5:25am 0 Comments
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You know that familiar pattern: release something for the iPhone first, Android phones sold on T-Mobile next. After rolling out a car kit for the iPhone, Navigon has created a similar mount for the Samsung Galaxy S 4G and Samsung Vibrant, both indigenous to T-Mo. The kit, already available in the U...

April 22nd 2011 at 6:06pm 0 Comments
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We still maintain that you've got better options than TomTom when it comes to iPhone GPS software, but if you pulled the trigger before giving yourself a moment to consider what you were actually doing, this here news may just interest you. In an effort to maintain compatibility with Apple's latest...

September 8th 2010 at 6:06pm 0 Comments
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So you've a shiny new Sprint EVO 4G -- upgraded with the Froyo 2.2 update, of course -- and it keeps rattling around your car as you drive. What are you to do? Well, If you've been waiting for the official car dock -- aptly named the Car Upgrade Kit for EVO 4G -- from Sprint, fear not, for it has n...

August 25th 2010 at 2:02pm 0 Comments
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If you're going on a car trip and want to bring your new iPad along for the kids as you ride, you might want to consider putting together a super simple presentation system that fits easily onto any existing seat back or can be slung between the two front seats. Behold the iBag, which TUAW discusse...

June 3rd 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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More and more cars offer integrated Bluetooth from the factory, but absolutely none offer an integrated Juha Kankkunen. The four-time World Rally Champion isn't even an option at any manufacturer that we know of, but regardless of make and model you can add a little Bluetooth integration with Nokia...

May 4th 2010 at 9:33am 0 Comments
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Apple dropped iPhone OS 4.0 on us last week in a big way, and we spent plenty of time breaking down and exploring the details. But, there are apparently a few gems left to be discovered, like dedicated support for in-car use -- possibly even with an Apple-branded mount of some sort. When put into t...

April 13th 2010 at 8:59am 0 Comments
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After a dearth of car kits for iPhones and accompanying GPS navigation apps, manufacturers are starting to announce new kits on a regular basis. The latest news comes from Magellan, who will soon be introducing a new vehicle mount for the iPhone 3GS, 3G, and the second generation iPod touch. As wi...

December 21st 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Boy, TomTom sure has chosen the worst possible time to release its Car Kit for iPhone, and to make matters worse, its decision to not include the iPhone app is now set in stone. That's right, the hardware alone will set you back the cost of a TomTom ONE nowadays, and the $99.95 app works on the iPh...

October 29th 2009 at 4:05pm 0 Comments
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American TomTom loyalists, we know what you've been thinking: how dare those fine folks across the pond get first dibs to pick up the iPhone car kit? Well, steam to yourself no longer, it's now for sale online via Apple's US store for the previously-disclosed price of $119.95. Alas, no software's i...

October 25th 2009 at 5:07pm 0 Comments
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American TomTom loyalists, we know what you've been thinking: how dare those fine folks across the pond get first dibs to pick up the iPhone car kit? Well, steam to yourself no longer, it's now for sale online via Apple's US store for the previously-disclosed price of $119.95. Alas, no software's i...

October 25th 2009 at 5:07pm 0 Comments