While Bluetooth proximity unlocking and the GPS locator features of Viper SmartStart and SmartKey come in handy, it is a fairly big installation and will apply to limited scenarios and vehicles.
Access music-player and camera controls without unlocking the screen; create shortcuts to Web pages and make them easier to read; add numbers and punctuation via the press-hold-drag technique; and customize your music-player view options.
If you are looking for an app that is essentially a digital pad of colored sticky notes for grocery lists and quick reminders, then Google Keep is perfect. Otherwise, look elsewhere or wait until this newborn gets upgraded with more powers.
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Texting-while-driving is up 50 percent in one year, the feds report with some alarm--even though overall 2010 traffic deaths fell to a 60-year low.
Smartphones are often thought of as driver distractions in cars, but could a new app actually help save lives? Anti Sleep Pilot, an automotive technology company in Denmark, has released an app for iPhones and iPads that monitors driver alertness and calculates when a driver is too drowsy to drive.
In this week's edition, CNET takes a look at the advanced car tech systems that help prevent accidents and make driving more convenient.
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In an interview with CNET, Seeing Machines CEO Ken Kroeger says data collected by his company's eye- and head-tracking tech, which is reportedly being put in GM cars, is only for the driver (currently).
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