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15 Nov/09

Drive a Car with Your iPhone [DIY]

Drive a Car with Your iPhone [DIY]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A lot of people have been impressed with how you can find an app for everything. What about driving your car? With this (very) ambitious DIY project you can drive a car with your iPhone. Why use your iPhone as merely an accessory to your car? You can flat out control it with this crazy DIY modification. Check out the video below to see how the mad scientists at Waterloo Labs modified a car—definitely not their...

9 Set/09

"Up To" and Other Common Car Dealer Phrases to Watch For [Negotiation]

"Up To" and Other Common Car Dealer Phrases to Watch For [Negotiation]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Car dealerships have cultivated countless ways to take you for a ride (pun intended). Foremost among them: the use of industry-specific jargon. Consumer-focused automotive web site Edmunds takes a look at common linguistic lies. Photo by clayirving. A journalist from Edmunds went undercover as a salesman to learn the tactics dealers use to jack up a car’s price. One quick lesson: be on the lookout for the phrase...

14 Lug/09

Bake Cookies on Your Dashboard [Beat The Heat]

Bake Cookies on Your Dashboard [Beat The Heat]

Why let all the scorching heat your car accumulates go to waste? Harness the power of the sun and have fresh baked cookies in the middle of your work day. Sometimes, despite your best car-cooling efforts, you can’t negate the effects of the summer sun. Cars get quite hot when parked in the blazing midday sun, and a car with a dark interior can easily creep up into the 150F range. Why not put the oven-like properties of your car to work cranking out a batch of fresh cookies? Food...




17 Giu/09

Netpal, il netbook per bambini firmato ASUS e Disney

Netpal, il netbook per bambini firmato ASUS e Disney

La personalizzazione e lo stile dei dispositivi hi-tech rappresenta un trend che si è andato imponendosi, negli ultimi tempi, permettendo ad oggetti simili per caratteristiche, di distinguersi dagli altri offerti dalla concorrenza. Parallelamente a questo, il crescente diffondersi dell'alfabetizzazione informatica fa si che anche i più giovani abbiano esigenze in questo campo; non deve pertanto stupire la decisione di ASUS e Disney di realizzare Netpal, un netbook, destinato...

10 Giu/09

Make a Quick and Dirty Sun Visor “Tripod” with Hair Bands [MacGyver Tip]

Make a Quick and Dirty Sun Visor “Tripod” with Hair Bands [MacGyver Tip]

We’ve shown you how to mount a camera on your bike and construct a DIY camera mount for your car, but Flickr’s Heather Champ details her own dead-simple-but-effective method for mounting a camera in her car. Her trick couldn’t be easier to pull off (or less expensive): Just flip down your sun visor, grab a couple of hair bands, and strap in your camera. If it seems like an unstable little system, check out her stop-and-go traffic time lapse; it works really well. Hit...

10 Giu/09

Car Accident Checklist Lessens Post-Accident Stress [Driving]

Car Accident Checklist Lessens Post-Accident Stress [Driving]

Even a minor fender bender can make your nerves run amuck. Having an accident checklist on hand can make the situation less stressful so you can get the important information you need. Photo by Oneras Reader Chris points us to a free auto accident check list that his mother-in-law printed out and placed in his glove box, explaining that it came in very handy after he was rear-ended on his way home from work recently. The ten-point list is full of important reminder, including what information...