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Forza Street video game is free and coming to mobile platforms

Coming soon to both iOS and Android

Coming soon to both iOS and Android.

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More head-up displays are coming to a dashboard near you

HUDs are in more new cars, and they're about to get more sophisticated

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Apple focuses on safety behind the wheel with iOS 11

Seriously, stop looking at your phone while driving.

Apple tries to prevent texting and driving.

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The new Autoblog iOS app is here!

Get it now. Literally, right now.

Did you know we have an iOS app? We do, and it's totally redesigned from top to bottom with a new interface. Checking out Autoblog from your iPhone is now easier than ever.

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Google brings Maps' multi-stop feature to iOS

Google Maps' multi-stop feature to the iOS app makes it easy to plan for road trips or even for a dreary day of running errands.

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Google Maps for iOS gets more ridesharing options

Though they're mostly services outside the US.

When you use Google Maps in iOS now, you may find a host of new ride hailing options to move you through big cities.

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Waze warns you about dangerous intersections in big US cities

Waze is now alerting drivers in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington when they approach historically dangerous intersections.

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Faraday Future FFZERO1 gets an augmented reality app

Faraday Future offers a free app on iTunes and Google Play that lets users explore the FFZERO1 concept car inside and out with augmented reality.

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Voice control your Volvo with a $249 Microsoft Band 2 app

Volvo now has apps for iOS and Android covering a lot of these functions, but only the new On Call for Band 2 app allows for voice commands.

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Exchange photos and videos with a mechanic using Openbay app

Openbay, an online marketplace app connecting customers to repair shops, has added a feature that allows mechanics to exchange photos and videos with customers.

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Ford's smartwatch apps let drivers unlock its EVs

Ford's new app update lets EV drivers unlock and monitor vehicles right from their wrists.

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Mopar updates owner apps to make car ownership easier

Updated versions of the FCA Owner apps from Mopar offer an increased array of functions to help the driver of any Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep, Fiat or Alfa Romeo.

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Google maps updates with lane guidance, offline use and more

Google Maps, especially its Street View function, has redefined the way we use maps. The tech giant just launched an update for its mobile app on Android and iOS with a variety of useful, new features.

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Get an early look at Apple's iOS in the Car

Apple unveiled its iOS in the Car operating system during the 2013 Worldwide Developers Conference last June. During the keynote, it showed off how iOS 7 could be adapted to work as an automotive infotainment system. Since then, Apple has been mum on the subject, but the first demo of the new OS has leaked out from developer Steven Troughton-Smith.

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Hudway turns your iOS device into a heads-up display

Smartphones can enhance driving by acting as GPS systems, but Hudway takes the concept to the next level with its app, which turns any device running iOS (and in February 2014, Android) into a heads-up display that can be viewed on your windshield in low-visibility and low-light situations.

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Anki drive is the slot car racing game of the future, now [w/video]

This is Anki Drive. Developed by Boris Sofman, Mark Palatucci and Hanns Tappeiner, three doctorate-level robotics students at Carnegie Mellon, Anki Drive blends what we'd traditionally call slot-car racing with a Mario Kart-like ability to assault your competition and a Borg-like ability to learn and evolve. It's been shown at two of Apple's World Wide Developers Conferences, which is saying something, considering the caliber of the developers that get invited to the fruit company's annual event

Crowdfunding Combat: Rideye Black Box Camera vs. RFLKT+ Smart Bike Computer

Ed. Crowdfunding Combat is a new recurring series on the TRANSLOGIC blog that profiles two active campaigns on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and asks readers to vote on the idea they like best. The TRANSLOGIC blog staff does not endorse or contribute to the campaigns featured within the Crowdfunding Combat posts. Reader votes will have no direct bearing on the outcome of the featured campaigns.

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Project Gotham Racing creators announce 2K Drive, and we're in it!

2K, the well-know sports gaming goliath, and the creators of the Project Gotham Racing series (and Metropolis Street Racer, if you remember the Sega Dreamcast), have announced a new racing game for the iPhone and iPad, 2K Drive. The mobile racing title will launch this fall as a premium title. Autoblog will be a content provider, delivering news to players via the in-game newsfeed. We're stoked.

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