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cupholder

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BMW showcases Bang & Olufsen in new 650i Gran Coupe

Design details, such as anodized speaker grilles and special color schemes, highlight the audio system in the special edition BMW 650i Gran Coupe.

By August 16, 2014

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Wireless phone charging: Coming to a dashboard near you

The first Qi and Powermat wireless phone chargers are arriving in automobiles as options. How does charging work and why should you care?

By April 8, 2014

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Automate your Android phone in the car with NFC, Bluetooth

With the help of a free app and inexpensive or free NFC tags, you can automatically put your compatible Android phone into a customized "car mode" whenever you hit the road.

By December 5, 2013

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2012 Car Tech Awards: And the winner is...

CNET reviewed almost 100 cars this year and attended auto shows around the world, finding the best in automotive tech. Here are the results of our annual awards.

By December 19, 2012

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A better Android app for hands-free text messaging

Google's Voice Actions is fine for dictating messages, but what about the texts you receive? Text by Voice reads them aloud, thus keeping your hands on the wheel.

By February 9, 2012

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Philips car kits put iDevice video in the backseat

Dual-screen $169.99 PV7002i and $199.99 PV9002i will send iPhone, iPod, or iPad video to a pair of LCD screens designed to be mounted behind car-seat headrests.

By January 9, 2012

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New tech blocks texting from driver's seat

Using a vehicle's existing Bluetooth and audio technology, researchers have figured out how to block smartphone use by people behind the wheel, while passengers can text, talk, and tweet away.

By December 5, 2011

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Ambient cabin lighting becomes useful with the 2012 Ford Focus

The 2012 Ford Focus includes a few new cabin features that add quite a bit of functionality to what was once just a styling option.

By November 24, 2010

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Power all your gadgets from the cupholder

Targus makes use of the space with a unit that includes a 120-volt AC plug and USB port.

By June 2, 2008

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Gadgettes 179: The Multitasking Episode (podcast)

From the iPad's lack of it, to one prison's brilliant use of it, Multitasking is regrettably a part of every true nerds life. Admit it, you know its true. That is, of course, if you are a real nerd. And if you aren't sure, we have a Venn diagram for you too.

By April 8, 2010