All Hands on Tech: Clipless

Today, we’re checking out the Clipless, which its creators have dubbed as a mobile device mounting system. Basically, this means as a user, you can get access to your smartphone or tablet, hands-free,

Published on: December 17th, 2014 Candice So

Google Glass while driving court case illustrates legal challenges for innovative tech

A traffic case out of California highlighted for many the concerns around whether the current "hands free legislation" - no texting while driving - should be extended to wearable technology. Cecilia Abadie was

Published on: January 21st, 2014 Monica Goyal

BMX X6 reads your e-mail for you

BMW's ConnectedDrive vision sees future cars taking advantage of the fast wireless networks we now use for our cell phones. Drivers could be streaming various services and entertainment to their cars while speeding

Published on: February 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Honda debuts i-MID, joins in-car technology field

Honda's jumping on board the in-car technology trend with its latest car models and the intelligment multi-information display system, or i-MID for short.The i-MID system allows drivers to interact with their car using

Published on: February 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Hands-free phones impair driving

You may be aware of the dangers of driving and texting, using mobile apps, or talking with a handset. But did you know that just talking--even on a hands-free device, such as a

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

No hands texting with Android texting app

A free Android application to be unveiled on Thursday at the Mobilize conference in San Francisco will let mobile phone users send and receive text messages without touching or looking at the phone.AdelaVoice,

Published on: October 1st, 2010 Stephen Lawson

Hands-free laws not being followed by drivers

Drivers in many North American jurisdictions are getting used to not using cell phones when behind the wheel. Most Canadian provinces have bans on using any handheld electronic device while driving, and in

Published on: September 30th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Turn your car into an office on wheels

Modern technology has given working professionals the ability to get work done any place, any time – well almost anywhere.Workers are connected at home thanks to accessible broadband Internet and secure VPN connections,

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Distracted driving the problem, not just technology

Ontario's new law prohibiting driving while phoning has come into effect. Meanwhile, a poll shows 90 per cent support for the ban on hand-held communication and entertainment devices while driving. I'm not against

Published on: October 26th, 2009 Mark Goldberg

iLane promises a productive drive, delivers frustration

The iLane is one of those new gadgets that make you feel as though you've entered the future – promising to read your e-mail to you out loud while you drive, and a

Published on: September 23rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

How drivers can avoid getting a ticket for using a cell phone

Ontario is the latest jurisdiction to equate holding a cell phone to your ear to speeding or running a red light - it's dangerous and will get you a ticket.Talking on the phone

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Parrot Minikit gives drivers a great hands-free link to their cell phone

I have to admit it, I use my cell phone while I drive.Yes, I know I shouldn't -- there's plenty of highway road signs telling me I shouldn't and I've heard all the

Published on: March 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson

RIM previews Bluetooth-enabled Blackberry accessory for your car

I just returned from a tour of Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry booth at CES 2009, and though there were lots of noteworthy devices, applications and services on display-stay tuned to the Mobile

Published on: January 12th, 2009 Al Sacco

Cell phone use in car “worse than” drinking and driving

For Linda Mulkey of Salt Lake City, the sight of drivers using cell phones used to be unremarkable. No more. "I want to pull them over and tell then what I've been through

Published on: June 20th, 2008 Lamont Wood