Car apps represent a sea change in how people use their cars—not just for simple mobility, but for getting things done while mobile—and they were the biggest car-tech news out of CES 2014.
The new NEX infotainment systems play better with smartphones by offering touchscreen interfaces and an app store that's pretty big by current standards.
You heard right: It can drive itself on a programmed route, stop for crossing pedestrians, and come when you call it from a smartphone app. Check out our video, it’s pretty adorable.
Most electric vehicles are sedate econoboxes. Would the i3 be like them, or could it aspire to Tesla-level celebrity? We floored it to find out.
New additions let owners connect to vehicle features remotely through Blue Link platform.
The iRoad’s distinctive design includes front wheels that tilt instead of turning, making it super-fun on a slalom course. We drove one ‘round and ‘round and ‘round during CES 2014.
With fast connectivity coming to select 2015 models, an app store finally makes sense. And by linking the old ‘OnStar’ name to new 4G LTE initiatives, GM’s old service could get a much-needed branding boost.
Smartphone-based navigation and traffic apps are quickly invading the space of TomTom, Garmin, and other GPS devices. TomTom hopes to gain an edge by offering its once-costly traffic info for free.
The C-MAX Solar Energi's battery can charge using only the sun -- at least, conceptually. When parked under a special energy concentrator, it will "creep" back and forth a short distance to maximize the light hitting its rooftop solar panels.
Ford tricked out its Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle with enough sensors to see more than a driver ever could—so the car can help the human drive better.
Broadcom's new software stack promises to smooth over issues with flaky pairing and subpar streaming, and sync better with wearable devices.
The best printers today have mobile apps and wireless connectivity, and inkjets are looking as good as lasers. Learn what to look for here.
The 14-inch display alone makes this Chromebook a better deal than most others on the market, but it also offers great connectivity and long battery life.
Ultrasonic sensors, radars, and cameras let this car do things better and faster than the driver can.
The ink costs more than it should be for a higher-end printer, but we have no complaints about the output.