Mobile Home Brings Siri to Auto Hands Free Systems

Mobile Home for Siri and auto hands free systems

Using Siri through a car’s hands free Bluetooth system only works well with cars that support it. Enter the Mobile Home, not a cheap trailer house susceptible to high winds, but a device that connects to an iPhone via Bluetooth that adds Siri functionality to a car’s hands free system. Car owners can buy aftermarket […]

Why You Should Just Avoid Siri in the Car: It’s Not Safe

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While smartphone companies and car-makers are converging to promote new connectivity and inter-connectivity options inside your dash in an effort to espouse safer, hands-free use of technology while driving, you may want to wait before you jump in and get any of those options. According to the latest report by the American Automobile Association, also known […]

RIM’s Safe Driving Patent May Make the Roads More Unsafe

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Smartphone-maker Research in Motion had filed a patent with the USPTO to make the roads safer by deterring users from texting or operating their smartphones when the phone detects that it is inside a vehicle that’s moving at a certain speed or faster. Theoretically, this sounds like a great innovation to foster more hands-free usage […]

Car Makers Think Apple Overly Optimistic With Siri Eyes Free

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Prior to the start of Apple’s WWDC developer conference, we’ve been hearing rumors that Steve Jobs had plans on revolutionizing the television and auto industries, something that Apple has so far not had huge presence in. At WWDC, Apple unveiled clues to what Jobs may have been thinking with a new mapping app that offered […]

U.S. Continues to Allow Hands-Free Phone Usage in Cars

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Despite recommendations by the National Transportation Safety Board to ban hands-free gadget usage in automobiles in the U.S., the Department of Transportation says that it will continue to allow for hands-free use. In the most recent years, a number of states have shifted policy that bans phones from being used for calls or texting unless […]