Need a new headlight bulb? There's an app for that

Sylvania helps drivers find replacement headlight bulbs with a new iPhone app.

Finding a replacement headlight bulbs just got easier for folks who have an iPhone 3GS, 3G, or an iPod Touch. Osram Sylvania offers a free iPhone app for the 3GS and 3G and iPod Touch from the iTunes App Store.

You can select a vehicle's make, model, and year of manufacture, and the app will display a list of nearby retailers are displayed.

"When drivers need to replace an automotive bulb, they don't always have their owner's manual handy or have access to our online automotive lamp replacement guide," Joe Verbanic, marketing manager for Sylvania Automotive Lighting, said today in a press release. "This app is portable, accessible, and offers a green alternative to printing more product guides."

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Suzanne Ashe has been covering technology, gadgets, video games, and cars for several years. In addition to writing features and reviews for magazines and Web sites, she has contributed to daily newspapers.

 

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