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    Official: Mercedes-Benz integrates iPhone, Siri into all-new A-Class
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    The paradigm has shifted. Normally an automaker's range-topper gets the latest and greatest technology, but with the introduction of the all-new A-Class, Mercedes-Benz is flipping that order on its head. At next month's Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes will show off the next A-Class and with it, its ...

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    Dash marries your car and iPhone [w/video]
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    Aftermarket smartphone integration leaves plenty to be desired. Most systems limit the usability of your device and require a tangle of cords or battery-sucking Bluetooth. Then there's the headache of trying to figure out how to access your files and applications via the stereo's cryptic ...

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    eBay Motors app adds search-by-image feature
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    The eBay Motors smartphone application has a clever new feature. Users can now take a photo of any car they see on the street and the app will find similar listings for them automatically. Want to know how much that 2005 BMW M3 in the parking lot is going for right now? Just point and shoot. We ...

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    Cherry.com offers car washes anywhere* for $29
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    So by "anywhere," Cherry means to say "anywhere in San Francisco," but beyond that little geographic limitation, this new service seems like a hassle-free way to get your car washed. You sign up through the Cherry website, then schedule and geo-locate your car, either on the site or through its ...

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    Nissan creates first self-healing iPhone case
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    Nissan has been working on its self-healing clearcoat technology called Scratch Shield for more than seven years. While it's been applied to the company's cars for four years now, it's first non-automotive application is here: an iPhone case. Called the Nissan Scratch Shield iPhone case, it ...

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    Video: Hyundai lets you play racing game on Times Square big screen using your iPhone
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    Playing a racing game on the big screen can sometimes feel a bit like the real thing, but what happens when the screen is larger than life? Hyundai has created a new iPhone driving game for the Veloster that is interactive on a level that most gamers can only dream of. If you happen to be in ...

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    DashCommand update integrates with Pioneer AppRadio
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    DashCommand for Windows, Android and iOS has been around for a while, but the most recent update for the iPhone allows you to view all the OBD-II-sourced data directly on your Pioneer AppRadio. As we've said before, the real draw of the AppRadio isn't just its 6.1-inch, capacitive multi-touch ...

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    Find My Car Smart app makes finding your car fast, hassle-free
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    There are plenty of "find my car" apps for both Android and iOS, but all of them require you to launch the app, drop a pin and hope the GPS signal is strong enough to be pinpoint accurate. But a new project listed on the crowd-funded site Kickstarter aims to change that by using the power of the ...

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    Pioneer MIXTRAX embeds mediocre DJ in your car stereo [w/video]
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    Pioneer is set to introduce a new functionality to a few of its stereos – including the much-hyped AppRadio – that mixes the songs on your iPhone, iPod or USB drive on the fly. By measuring beats per minute and other data, MIXTRAX can supposedly beat-match and add effects and ...

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    Video: Siri hack lets iPhone control your car
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    We are so close to living in a world where everyone can be David Hasselhoff. Thanks to an enterprising programmer named Brandon Fiquett and Apple's Siri app for the iPhone 4S, there's at least one Acura TL out there responding to voice control in awesome Knight Rider fashion. While not quite up ...

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    Video: Will Siri work in your car?
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    When Apple introduced the iPhone 4S earlier this year, the loudest buzz centered around Siri. Apple's so-called "Virtual Assistant" lets users make appointments, add reminders, search Yelp and Wolfram Alpha, send emails and text messages, and control the phone's built-in music player. The ...

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    Garmin StreetPilot app updated with live traffic cams
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    Garmin has pushed out an update to its StreetPilot app for iOS, and the available traffic information just got a lot more detailed. The free update includes live weather and forecasts, but if you shell out for an additional $9.99 in-app purchase you get access to 10,000 live traffic cameras. The ...

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    Cobra introduces iRadar Community to crowdsource speed traps
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    In the ongoing technology war between cops and speeders, the guys who can't drive 55 have a new trick up their sleeves: Crowdsourcing. Radar detector gurus Cobra have announced a big upgrade to their year-old iRadar smartphone fuzz-buster, dubbed "iRadar Community." Cobra says users can now ...

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    Escort marries social networking and radar detection with Android/iPhone app [w/video]
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    Now we're not suggesting that you're a lawbreaker, but if you're a social networker and you'd like to know where speedtraps are – for no reason at all – then Escort might be able to help. Makers of the Passport line of detectors, Escort has started a mobile app-supported network ...

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    Video: Toyota launches new FT-86... app
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    Toyota just launched a new iPhone app that lets users position computer-generated renderings of the upcoming FT-86 sports car against real-world backdrops and then share them with other users. Judging from the video Toyota released to promote the app, Instagram shouldn't feel threatened; the ...

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    MyMazda app lets you keep tabs on service schedules
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    Mazda wants to add another icon to your iPhone's menu with MyMazda, an app that lets owners pull up vehicle maintenance, service history and recall information for their vehicles in a few easy taps. The app syncs with Mazda's Customer Connect service program and can send automatic alerts and ...

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    Race of Champions coming to a smartphone near you
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    Not everyone can compete in the Race of Champions. You have to be, you know, an actual champion of something. (That something being a professional racing series of some sort.) But us ordinary Joes can do the next best thing: pretend like we're champions while playing with our smartphones. The ...

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    BMW's Ultimate Drive app crowd-sources the world's best roads
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    You might be put off by BMW's vision for the future of mobility, but if you're unconvinced of the automaker's commitment to drivers, there's an app for that. BMW's Ultimate Drive app for the iPhone and Android-powered smartphones is a prime example of how mobile technology can meld with driver ...

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    Review: Aston Martin Experience iPhone App
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    Aston Actually Makes An App For Drivers Automaker apps are a dime-a-dozen. But unless you're shopping for a new car or a hyper-obsessive brand devotee, they're about as entertaining as a trip to the service department. So when Aston Martin put out its Experience iPhone app, we weren't entirely ...

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    Report: New kit enables you to rent your car out with an iPhone like Zipcar
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    A new startup called Getaround is looking to jump into the car rental business by following a similar path laid out by Zipcar. Getaround is a bit different, however, because the fleet of rentals are comprised of customer-supplied personal vehicles. This is peer-to-peer car rental, and we're ...

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