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Why can't Germany and Uber just get along? For the second time in seven months, a court has nixed Uber's operations nationwide. Frankfurt District Court Judge Joachim Nickel ruled Wednesday that Uber had violated Germany's public transportation act because the company's drivers do not possess the...

March 18th 2015 at 5:08pm 0 Comments
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Despite putting the brakes on injunctions in both Berlin and Hamburg, Uber has once again felt the effects of a ban, but this time it's effective on a national level. Earlier today, a court in Frankfurt ruled that the car-hailing service doesn't have the necessary permits or insurance under German...

September 2nd 2014 at 9:21am 0 Comments
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When word first started trickling out that Samsung planned to make a mini version of the Galaxy S III, it had the air of plausibility -- we've heard from many a person about the too-large size of that phone for their hands. Then, a press invitation confirmed that "something small" was in the works...

October 11th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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On Thursday, November 17, Apple will open its eighth retail store in Germany. According to German website, ifun.de, the retail store will be located in the town of Sulzbach. The store's listing has been added to Apple's German website and the error in the graphic that announced the opening date...

November 14th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show is still rolling, but as the throngs of eager German motor enthusiasts fill the halls we're grabbing our passports and fleeing back to the States. This year's show had more EVs and infotainment-stuffed cars than ever before and, if what we saw here is any indication,...

September 17th 2011 at 3:24pm 0 Comments
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With the Tesla Roadster's tenure drawing to a close and a proper two-seat replacement seemingly just a twinkle in Peter Rawlinson's eye at this point, there's something of a coming void in the world of the electric supercar. Artega would love to fill that with the SE. It's an all-electric version...

September 16th 2011 at 4:43pm 0 Comments
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Ca-Fi is an aftermarket Android car stereo that won't fit in your dashboard Parrot Asteroid to drive music, Android from your dash this October (video) Pioneer's AppRadio delivers iPhone integration, automotive and audio bliss for $400 Parrot has been teasing us with its Asteroid head unit fo...

September 16th 2011 at 9:02am 0 Comments
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As expected, the feature concept car being shown by Mercedes-Benz at Frankfurt this year was the F 125! But Merc isn't actually calling it a concept, rather a "research vehicle" that will help the company work toward a gasoline-free future. In this case it's a hydrogen-filled future, with this ca...

September 16th 2011 at 6:40am 0 Comments