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Tag: Driving

This Driveable, Electric-Powered TIE Fighter Owns the Road

This Driveable, Electric-Powered TIE Fighter Owns the Road
Every time we’ve seen a TIE Fighter in the movies, it’s been zooming through space or sitting on the deck of an Imperial battlestation. But this TIE Fighter can actually drive on the street. This land-based TIE Fighter was built by Queensland, Nova Scotia man Allan Carver. This Imperial vehicle…

Pokémon GO Updated with Driving Warnings

Pokémon GO Updated with Driving Warnings
Pokémon GO has resulted in some crazy stuff. People are finding dead bodies, walking into ponds, and getting into accidents while hunting for their next catch. Common sense? What’s that? Pokémon GO is pretty much thinning the herd so that the smarter humans will be the only ones left. Niantic…
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Crazy Wheels Let Car Do the Electric Slide

Crazy Wheels Let Car Do the Electric Slide
You may have never heard of omni-directional car wheels. I certainly hadn’t. What that means are wheels and tires that allow the vehicle to move in any direction you need it to within the length of its body. Just watch the bitchin’ Toyota Echo in this video equipped with omni-directional…

Cobra and ESCORT Offer Great Tech Gifts for Drivers

Cobra and ESCORT Offer Great Tech Gifts for Drivers
This post brought to you by Cobra. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Technabob. These days, cars offer all sorts of built-in technology to improve driver safety and convenience. But there are some automotive gadgets that you’ll want to consider adding after the fact too. Car accessory…

Text And Drive Game: Sending a Message

Text And Drive Game: Sending a Message
The adverse effects of texting while driving should be readily apparent. It’s not like smoking where you could get cancer years down the line. You literally cannot pay attention to what’s around you the instant you start to use your mobile device. Which kinda makes Text And Drive pointless; at…

Insult Magnets Send a Message to Inconsiderate Parkers

Insult Magnets Send a Message to Inconsiderate Parkers
Some drivers are horrible parkers. Some are careless, there are others go out of their way to be rude, while some just can’t help it. Regardless of which kind of bad parker they are, they’re still bad parkers all the same. And for that, their cars deserve to be magneted. …

How OnStar is Using Technology to Make You Safer (Sponsored)

How OnStar is Using Technology to Make You Safer (Sponsored)
It’s good to know that we live in a day and age where technology is increasingly making our lives safer. When you’re out on the road, OnStar keeps you ready for anything – from turn-by-turn directions to hands-free calling. OnStar is a powerful built-in technology available in most GM vehicles…

My EV Road Trip: Classic Chicago Rally Recreated with Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

My EV Road Trip: Classic Chicago Rally Recreated with Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
While you may or may not be a fan of electric vehicles and hybrids, you can be assured that more and more of these high-tech vehicles will start to hit the streets in the coming years. Between the crazy price of gasoline and emissions concerns, electric cars are definitely in…

BMW Highly-Automated Car Barely Needs You

BMW Highly-Automated Car Barely Needs You
It never ceases to amaze me when I drive somewhere just how many idiot drivers I see reading, texting, and doing anything other than keeping their eyes on the road. The government is trying to combat distracted drivers but what they really need to be doing is combating idiots. There…

Drive A Tank Lets You Drive Real Tanks, Crush Real Cars

Drive A Tank Lets You Drive Real Tanks, Crush Real Cars
This year was a particularly tough one for me. I had a lot of things I had to hurdle through, from personal matters to work-related stuff. But now that it’s nearing the end of the year, I’d like to say that 2011 had it’s good times despite all the bad.…

Steer Safe: The “Safe” Way to Practice Distracted Driving?

Steer Safe: The “Safe” Way to Practice Distracted Driving?
Many of us are guilty of using our mobile devices while driving. Admit it, you’ve done it at least once, even just to look at a text message or e-mail. Governments all over the world are of course against this bad habit. But since it’s an offense that is a…

On a Dark Pac-Man Highway, Blue Ghosts in My Hair

On a Dark Pac-Man Highway, Blue Ghosts in My Hair
David Lynch and Pac-Man – they go together well, like, um, Pac-Man and David Lynch. At least that’s the impression I get from this short and unusual clip called “Pac-Man Highway”.…

Nevada Passes Legislation Allowing Google’s Driverless Cars to Cruise State Highways

Nevada Passes Legislation Allowing Google’s Driverless Cars to Cruise State Highways
I think you can agree with me, people are generally stupid. Put stupid behind the wheel and you get an idiot driver that will text, eat, and read all while doing 80 MPH down the highway in bumper-to-bumper traffic. Google is looking for a way to combat the accidents all…

Escort Passport Iq Rolls Gps and Radar Detector Into One Device

Escort Passport Iq Rolls Gps and Radar Detector Into One Device
I am not one of the drivers that tend to habitually speed so I don’t keep a radar detector in my car. My dad on the other hand has a radar detector he has used for years and each time I am in the car with him the thing drives…

Robot Riding Shotgun: Aida the in-Car Robot Companion

Robot Riding Shotgun: Aida the in-Car Robot Companion
Developed by researchers at MIT’s SENSEable City Lab in cooperation with Audi, AIDA (Affective Intelligent Driving Agent) is a drivers’ companion that offers useful information while interacting in a “socially appropriate and informative way.” AIDA will be mounted on a car’s dashboard, where it’s “face” will be visible to the…

Enviro-Bear 2010: Best iPhone Driving Game Ever (With Bears)

Enviro-Bear 2010: Best iPhone Driving Game Ever (With Bears)
Now let me start by saying this. When I say “best”, I really mean “weirdest”, but once you check out Enviro-Bear 2010 for the iPhone and iPod Touch, you’ll understand why I say that. Actually, according to Destructoid’s Anthony Burch’s review of the PC version, Enviro-Bear is the “best, and…
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