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Henes Broon F8 is the Android-powered sports car you always wanted (shame it’s just for kids)

Henes Broon F8 is the Android-powered sports car you always wanted (shame it’s just for kids)

By 2 January 2015

Electric child cars just got a billion times cooler. Do you remember how much you wanted a convertible Power Wheels in the 1990s? Well, imagine that car with an Android-powered infotainment system, Bluetooth-based remote control, and more. Oh and, instead... >>

Citroen C4 Cactus review: A thorn in the side for the competition
4.5 out of 5

Citroen C4 Cactus review: A thorn in the side for the competition

By 2 January 2015

Every so often a car comes along that causes people to stop and stare. If you're brave enough to drive a new Citroen C4 Cactus, then there's a fair chance that people are going to stare at you. It's a car that looks different; quirky in a way that, arguably,... >>

Forget fish 'n' chips in newspaper, NFC chips in magazines are the next big thing

Forget fish 'n' chips in newspaper, NFC chips in magazines are the next big thing

By 2 January 2015

Print advertising is not dead, it just needs to adapt to survive, says BMW. The car manufacturer has teamed with London-based tech start-up Tamoco to add NFC chips to magazine ads in order for readers to interact with the printed page. Tamoco already... >>

Tesla is making a car charger that automatically moves and looks like a 'solid metal snake'

Tesla is making a car charger that automatically moves and looks like a 'solid metal snake'

By 31 December 2014

Tesla Motors has something new in the works. It's not another electric car but rather a car charger. And it sounds totally cool (and creepy). Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, is known for his off-beat personality, such as when he wanted... >>

Ford Sync teams with Life360 to tell your loved ones when you’re driving

Ford Sync teams with Life360 to tell your loved ones when you’re driving

By 31 December 2014

It's a creepy time to be a teen. With smart home security cameras, internet-connected devices like door locks, and now social apps that work with vehicle infotainment systems, it's easier than ever for helicopter parents to stalk their own children. But... >>

This is Google's 'first real build' of a self-driving vehicle

This is Google's 'first real build' of a self-driving vehicle

By 22 December 2014

Google has unveiled what it described as the "first real build" of its self-driving vehicle. The company unveiled a similar-looking car in May, though it now claimed that car was just an "early mockup" that didn't even have real headlights. Google has... >>

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

By 22 December 2014

Android Auto is a focus of Google, with recent news that Android M might be a more robust Android Auto offering, designed specifically for car integration. The report from Reuters, citing unnamed sources, says that Google's plan is to step beyond integration... >>

Volvo wants to connect cyclists and cars together through helmet tech to prevent accidents

Volvo wants to connect cyclists and cars together through helmet tech to prevent accidents

By 19 December 2014

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has previously demonstrated in-car cyclist collision detection systems to help prevent accidents on the road. Now it's about to publicly show a piece of technology for bike riders that could further improve safety. With... >>

Android M, the next version of Android Auto, rumoured to be built straight into cars

Android M, the next version of Android Auto, rumoured to be built straight into cars

By 19 December 2014

Google has a plan for Android Auto that would make it much more robust than a version of Android that simply projects smartphone apps onto a car's infotainment display, it's claimed. According to Reuters, which cited unnamed sources, Google is now developing... >>

Bet you'd love your car made into Lego like these

Bet you'd love your car made into Lego like these

By 16 December 2014

Regular readers of Pocket-lint will know we have a fondness for Lego here on Pocket-lint. We've built many constructions of our own and even interviewed the UK's very own, genuine master builder recently. However, we've never had our cars made of Lego... >>