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Pain-free parking apps give you one less thing to whine about

If a free app can save you from getting a parking ticket, or wasting gas while hunting for a space, you better believe it's worth a download.

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Pain-free parking apps

If a free app can save you from getting a parking ticket, or wasting gas while hunting for a space, you better believe it's worth a download.

Hazard ahead! Apps for quick roadside assistance

Flat tire? Fine. Out of gas? Great. Need a tow? Terrific!

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Clockwise 2: Drink my Ovaltine

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Melissa Riofrio, and Susie Ochs discuss secret betas that aren't secret, QR codes, terrible in-car entertainment systems, and Microsoft's big re-org.

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Look! Garmin HUD displays data on your car's windshield

Garmin announced the HUD, a head-up or heads-up display that works with a Bluetooth-connected smartphone and compatible app to project traffic and navigation guidance.

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Hands-free tech still poses high risk for drivers

A study from AAA finds that even hands-free technology, like Apple's iOS in-car displays, still poses a relatively high level of driver distraction.

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Eye tracker hopes to improve road safety

An eye tracking system on show at Computex in Taipei, might be the answer to creating safer roads. It uses a small camera mounted on the dashboard to monitor the driver for unsafe actions.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Charge!

This week's roundup of accessories for your iPhone and iPad offers several ways ensure that your device never loses power—along with the usual array of other gear.

No touching! 10 Bluetooth solutions for hands-free talking

Keep your calls and your hands free and clear—even in the car—with these ten Bluetooth devices.

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Review: Bring your beater car into the 21st century with Magellan’s SmartGPS

This $250 iOS app and mini-tablet combo gives you the connected-car experience without buying a brand-new car.

Remains of the Day: Masked crusaders

Volkswagen gets ready to premiere its FahrvergiPhonenugen, the problems with MobileMe finally get laid at the feet of the man responsible, and Apple extends a helping hand in China.

2013 NY Auto Show: BMW apps take eyes off smartphones

At the New York International Auto Show this week BMW announced integration with iOS apps from Audible, Glympse, Rhapsody and TuneIn.

Remains of the Day: A long, long time ago

Next time you drive the Chevy to the levee, you can do it with Siri's help. Elsewhere, do you remember where you were the day the MacBook Pro's slogan died? And Apple proves no moss grows on a rolling iPhone.