Car News

FlipSYNC Key Fob is an iPhone Charging Cable

Scosche is shipping a flipSYNC key fob that doubles as a charging or sync cable for an iPod/iPhone...

Pandora Car Radio Sell Through: 1st Look

As best we can tell, Pandora radios, the head units from Alpine and Pioneer, that let users listen...

Pioneer Sneaks in a Second Pandora Radio

Pioneer announced at its Road Show this month (but forgot to tell the press) about the AVIC-Z120BT—its second...

Sony Google TVs Due in Fall

In the next bid to merge the Internet with TVs, Sony will deliver TVs this fall using Google...

iPhone, Android Phones May Get Tethering

Get ready to start saving on air card fees. The upcoming iPhone 4.0 OS expected to be released...

Mother’s Day eReader Sales: No Big Spike for Off-Brands

If you are not a Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader or iPad, Mother’s Day may not have seen the...

JVC Launches Viral Video with All-American Rejects

JVC Mobile Entertainment is launching its third “Turn Me On” viral video campaign, this time featuring the band...

L5 Turns iPhone into Remote

The L5 add-on that turns an iPhone/iPod touch into a remote control for home theater products and appliances...

Samsung Delays eReader

Samsung will not be releasing its E6 $299 WiFi eReader this spring as planned and may be looking...

OnStar Teams with Google; New Smartphone/Radios from Harman

As we said before, the car companies are getting VERY serious about smartphone apps. True to an earlier...

Mobile DTV Gets 12V Launch from NAV-TV

Free TV in the car with a crisp, clear image, even at 85 mph, is inching closer to...

12V Spot Shortages Until Summer

Shortages in car stereo products, the result of some better-than-expected sales this year, may not be resolved until...

QUE Preorders to be Filled in June

Plastic Logic is blaming the delayed release of its high end plastic QUE eReader on a shift in...

First 4G Phone Due on June 4

Sprint announced yesterday the first U.S. 4G phone--the HTC EVO 4G--will be available starting June 4 at $199...

Garmin Ships 295W Mini Tablet/PND

Garmin is about to ship its first WiFi nuvi portable GPS device. Similar to a mini tablet, the...

LG’s First Android Phone Due May 20

LG today announced its first Android smartphone—called the Ally—a mid-range slider3G EVDO phone offered by Verizon, whose 3.2-inch...

GM Plots Answer to Sync

Aftermarket (retail) car radio makers be warned. General Motors may be plotting its answer to Ford’s Sync radios....

Android Steals #2 Slot from iPhone

Android is hot, and it’s now powering a lot of smartphones. So, it comes as no surprise that...

OnStar To Enter Retail Aftermarket with a Mirror-Mounted Device: Analyst

Soon retailers will be able to sell OnStar. General Motors will make OnStar available to consumer electronics retailers...

TomTom Adds More PNDs with Lifetime Traffic/Map Updates

TomTom is continuing to rollout new portable navigation devices (PNDs) with lifetime traffic and/or map updates. Each feature...