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TuneIn Radio adds Car Mode with voice search

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TuneIn Radio has added a new feature designed to keep your hands off your phone and on the wheel when driving. The latest update enables a Car Mode that delivers hands-free controls for playing music and switchi…

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DailyRoads Voyager Android app records the road, including hit and run case

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I’ve seen plenty of drivers record themselves speaking or singing along to music in the car, but rarely have I seen an Android phone recording the road. One Tennessee resident actually films his daily dr…

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MapQuest brings free voice navigation to Android

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Move over, Google Maps. MapQuest has announced today that its mapping software is available for free to Android users. MapQuest now provides voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation, searching for a destinat…

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TeleNav brings big updates to Android navigation app

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For the people who prefer Telenav to Google Maps for their turn-by-turn directions, a new update is premiering today. TeleNav, which powers AT&T and Sprint Navigator, is available today only for AT&…

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Viper SmartStart remotely starting cars for less, adds roadside assistance

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Viper SmartStart is an automotive accessory that can remotely control your car. Using an Android app and a piece of hardware, users can start their car from inside the house, open the trunk, lock the doors, or ac…

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Vlingo InCar mode now available on all carriers, adds “Answers” to Android app

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Vlingo delivered a compelling update to its voice-activated search and automation app two weeks ago. With the addition of Vlingo InCar mode, users could send texts, place calls, and search for locations with…

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Vlingo adds hands-free “InCar” mode for Sprint customers

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Androinica.com has often tried to highlight apps that minimize the danger of in-car phone use, and Vlingo has just released an app that does that fairly well. Vlingo has updated its popular Android app to inclu…

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Google Car Home updated, added to Android Market

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Google has made its Car Home app available in the Android Market. The app has been given a visual facelift and settings that may make it less likely that users turn to the alternative car dock apps currently popul…

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Android App Reviews

Personalize the Android car dock with Custom Car Home [Video App Reviews]

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The car dock mode on Android is a reliable way to access your phone in a safer capacity. However, the default car dock application is rather limited. What if you need to place a call with one-touch or launch your me…

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Slow down! Trapster warns drivers about speed traps [App Reviews]

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Slow down! Trapster warns drivers about speed traps [App Reviews]

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My hometown ranks among the worst offenders for road rage and speeding. Trapster can’t deal with rage, but it can remind drivers that it’s not always smart to push the speed limit. Trapster is an Android a…

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Augmented Traffic Views Android app available in Canada, US, UK

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Augmented Traffic Views Android app available in Canada, US, UK

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Augmented Traffic Views, the Android app that provides a new way of looking at urban traffic zones, is available to people in some cities. Traffic View users can now receive traffic updates, turn notification…

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Android’s future includes two DWA (Driving While Augmented) apps

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Android’s future includes two DWA (Driving While Augmented) apps

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Two recent videos have shown off upcoming Android apps designed to bring augmented reality to the roadways. Augmented Traffic Views taps into the stoplight camera system in the Toronto metro area to provide t…

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Textecution aiming to prevent texting while driving

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Textecution aiming to prevent texting while driving

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A newly released app for the G1 is trying to prevent users from texting while driving, simply put Textecution “completely disables texting while the car is in motion.” The app uses the built-in GP…

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