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Apr 04 AT 6:00 PM Dima Aryeh 10 Comments

Automatic app comes to Android, will help you drive efficiently if you buy $99.99 hardware

Every vehicle since 1996 has featured the standardized OBD II diagnostics port, at least here in the US. This port offers amazing functionality that can improve your life as a home mechanic significantly. But other than the mechanic or DIYer, the port didn’t really serve the regular user. The Automatic app aims to change that. ... Read More »

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Jan 06 AT 9:00 AM Alex Wagner 3 Comments

Google’s Open Automotive Alliance to make Android a safer, better-integrated passenger

Android has already appeared on a pretty wide variety of hardware, including phones, tablets, game consoles and headgear. Now it looks like the little Bugdroid will soon try to conquer another major piece of gear: the car.

Google today launched the Open Automotive Alliance, an initiative that it has formed in cooperation ... Read More »


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Aug 10 AT 6:55 PM Anthony Domanico 12 Comments

GEICO releases Insurance Glovebox app for Android

GEICO announced today the release of their Insurance Glovebox application for the Android Platform. The Insurance Glovebox application provides users the ability to get an instant insurance quote, pay your GEICO bill, and view your insurance cards.

Once you find yourself in an accident (hopefully never), you can use your phone’s camera to take pictures and submit ... Read More »