The electric skateboard isn’t a new invention, but the ZBoard is trying something rather unique. This electric skateboard can reach speeds up to 17 miles per hour while letting the rider easily dictate speed. The ZBoard is equipped with two foot pads that will make the board accelerate or decelerate depending on how much weight more »
While we often talk in terms of mobile tech and related gadgets, we do love a nice car. Especially a Volkswagen. More to the point, the new (and super high tech) Volkswagen factory that is located in Dresden Germany. And before anyone thinks that by watching the above video you are going to see some more »
Audiovox announced several new products during its CES 2012 press conference. One of those products is an Android-based entertainment center that fits into the back of a vehicle’s headrest. Audiovox insists this isn’t just an Android tablet stuffed into a headrest.
The car that was made famous by Back to the Future is coming back in the future. The DeLorean Motor Company will be bringing the iconic car back to life and modernizing its insides for today’s environmentally friendly audience. A DeLorean that runs on electricity will be sold starting in 2013. It also won’t be cheap to be green and retro-stylish. The electric DeLorean will be sold between $90 and $100,000.
The folks over at ALK Technologies have announced a Labor Day weekend sale, which means you can get a nice deal on their CoPilot line of navigation apps. There are apps available for Android as well as the iPhone and iPad. Me personally, I use CoPilot Live HD North America on my iPad and love more »
Software that allows you to remotely unlock/start your vehicle via cell phones is currently susceptible to hacks, even from thousands of miles away. The hack, developed by iSec researchers Don Bailey and Matthew Solnik, functions by reverse engineering the GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) technology. With the technique Bailey and Solnik dubbed “war texting,” more »
According to a recently released report, up to 25 percent of US based car crashes involve the use of a gadget. Driving distractions, primarily by cellphones and other electronic devices, are associated with up to 25 percent of U.S. car crashes, according to a report released on Thursday. The study by the Governors Highway Safety more »
It isn’t very often we talk about cars here at Gadgetell, but this device seems to be a worthy exception. The device is the Mavia from Mavizon Technologies, and it let’s you get every bit of information from your car and will also help you in the event of an accident. The Mavia connects to more »
Most care manufacturers in the US offer a sweet electronics package that includes an in-dash GPS system as an option. If you’ve ever wondered if there are any “gotchas” in buying these systems, here’s one: map upgrades. Let’s take a quick look at the costs to upgrade these systems. The stand alone GPS device market more »
Ford has teamed up with Google and is now using the Google Prediction API to optimize cars output. Ford believes that using the cloud can make their cars better by aggregating data, perform scaled computations and ultimately result in greater efficiency. “The Google Prediction API allows us to utilize information that an individual driver creates more »
In preparation for the return of sailing’s America’s Cup to the United States, Oracle Racing is the first competitor to take delivery of their practice boat: a 45 foot carbon catamaran. The twin hulled wonder of engineering complete with a hard wing sail (think airplane wing instead of cloth) made a test run last week more »