The Sound Tank Is Built to Wage War On Your Eardrums

This thing is a monster. Nik Nowak, a DJ hailing from Berlin, outfitted this Japanese mini-dump truck to become a veritable assault vehicle of sound, capable of pumping out 4,000 watts of moving acoustic muscle. » 9/20/11 12:20pm 9/20/11 12:20pm

State Farm Driver Feedback App Wants You to Know You're Doing it Wrong

Just in case the old ladies flipping you off after you clip them in the crosswalk isn't enough, State Farm has released the Driver Feedback App to rate just how poorly you drive. By measuring (and recording!) how hard you accelerate, brake and corner based on your iPhone's accelerometer and GPS location, the app is… » 5/02/11 10:40pm 5/02/11 10:40pm

Four Vans Successfully Navigated From Italy to China Without Drivers or…

Without satellite navigation to guide them, or even humans behind the wheel, four vans made the 8,000 mile journey from Italy to China. Seven video cameras combined with solar powered laser scanners made the trek, which ended today, possible. » 10/28/10 7:00pm 10/28/10 7:00pm

The Week's Best iPhone Apps

In this week's mildly paranoid iPhone app roundup: Prices, slashed for the holidays! iPhones, recklessly tilted! Amazing classic games, handily ported! A decent camera app, sold for nothing! Cheap tickets, booked! Dictations, taken! Movies trivia, two ways! And much, much more... » 12/11/09 7:40pm 12/11/09 7:40pm

Official Nvidia Mobile GPU Drivers Available Online

Though mobile graphics drivers have historically been available only from the laptop manufacturer, Nvidia finally posted their official drivers on their site. Say goodbye to those 3rd-party hacked and often buggy drivers! » 12/20/08 4:30pm 12/20/08 4:30pm

HTC Says Software Update Coming, May or May Not Fix Video Issues

The HTC video driver controversy might be coming to an end, as the promised software fix may or may not be released soon. Why the uncertainty? Because HTC themselves didn't specify whether this update even fixes it, not confirming one way or the other that on it enabling Qualcomm's 2D or 3D graphics support. Actually,… » 4/28/08 4:30pm 4/28/08 4:30pm

Driver Fatigue Bracelet

We were pretty frakin' tired waking up at 5:30 in the morning to hack through LA traffic to get to E3 last week. This alert driver fatigue wrist device could have saved us from all those near-misses. » 5/15/06 6:22pm 5/15/06 6:22pm

Doggie Driver

Practice your swing and exercise your dog simultaneously with this tennis ball Doggie Driver. Place the special ball into the driver by pushing the opening of the club on it to lock it in place. Then pull the driver back like a standard golf club and swing normally to launch the ball up to 100 yards. Just make sure… » 5/10/06 8:28am 5/10/06 8:28am

Live From CES: Delphi's Driver No-Doze


This driver sleep monitor has been talked about plenty before, but it was fun to see it in action in Delphi's booth. It finds your eyes in an instant, and then bleats when your lids are closed for more than a few seconds. It would have to be installed in the car's driver-side dashboard display, but I was assured that… » 1/06/06 3:20pm 1/06/06 3:20pm