The popular RPG Death Road to Canada has finally arrived for the iPhone and iPad, and its impact is immediate. It's fast becoming a top contender for mobile video game of 2017, and it's very easy to see why. The game blends decision making and good old zombie bashing to create ...more
How to Drive a Car with an Iphone
What will they think of next? iDriver is an incredible iPhone application that enables the user to remote control a car (essentially drive an unmanned vehicle with your iPhone). The project is a collaboration between Spirit of Berlin and Appirion. Don't miss the video demons ...more
How To : Use 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' on Your iPhone in iOS 11 (Or Turn It Off if You Don't Like It)
One of the most anticipated new Maps features in iOS 11 for iPhones is live and ready to keep you safe on the road. Right now, Do Not Disturb While Driving is opt-in, but if you missed Apple's on-screen prompt to enable it and want to turn it on, or if you accidentally enabled ...more
Exotic sports cars are the province of the ridiculously wealthy but, thanks to augmented reality, you can now get closer than ever to a Bugatti Chiron. Social and mobile gaming powerhouse Zynga has updated the iOS version of its popular racing game meets Fast & Furious simula ...more
How To : Same Song Starts Playing in Your Car When Connecting Your iPhone? Avoid the Problem with These 6 Tips
A majority of iPhone users, including our whole staff here, have an irritating issue with media playback from car stereos: The first song alphabetically in the iPhone's library will play automatically when connecting to the head unit either via USB cable or Bluetooth. CarPlay ...more
This year's SXSW festival had a plethora of news and discussion about autonomous cars, but perhaps none was more exciting than the NIO EP9. The car was first shown off in November in London when it ran the Nürburgring Nordschleife track in record time. If that sounds unfamili ...more
While autonomous vehicles are almost assuredly the future of personal transportation, we are likely many years from seeing self-driving cars become as ubiquitous as manually-driven ones, as the auto industry has a myriad of government regulations and other constraints to conte ...more
Front wheel drive has become the standard of the automotive industry for most segments, so you better know how to work on them if you're gonna fix a lot of cars. In this video you'll learn how to replace the axle bearings on a front-wheel drive car.
The CV axles (halfshafts) on your front-wheel drive car can develop a rip or leak pretty easily, leading to noisy driving and eventually axle unreliability. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to remove and install a CV halfshaft.
A Ford Puma is used to instruct some cool moves. Learn the handbrake turn, 90 degree turn, reverse flip, Scandinavian flick with liftoff oversteer (similar to power slides). It's like drifting.
Richpin demonstrates how to remove the inner wheel bearing race on front wheel drive cars. If you have pressed the wheel bearing off the hub and you want to reuse the hub, you need to remove the inner wheel bearing race. Use an air chisel to remove the inner wheel bearing race ...more
pianojohn113 demonstrate how to play drive my car (Beatles) on a piano using the American method of notes. he explain which musical notes play one by one including the most important part of this song "the solo part", providing you a sequence of tips for your creativity and en ...more
Are you a fan of the TV show "Top Gear"? How can "The Stig" drive really, really fast, while Jeremy drives really, really slow. Watch this discussion full of diagrams and helpful information to see how.
In this clip, you'll learn how to mount your Apple iPhone as an external hard drive on your Windows PC or Apple computer. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 3G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video tu ...more
Driving a car equipped with a manual transmission is the topic of this video. There are 3 pedals on the floor. From left the right, the three pedals are clutch, brake and gas. Study the diagram on the top of the gear shift. It looks like a three legged "H". Gears 1,3,5 are on ...more
Come on. Admit it. The Geico anti-Christ emerges the second you slip into that unsuspecting, plain vanilla, rental car. What? Nuh-uhhh. I know I am not the only one. This praeternaturally cheerful British stunt expert has a contagious glee as he tortures this Ford front whee ...more
Bonafide How-It's-Done (not exactly a HowTo) on remote-controlling your car via iPhone and Power Wheels. Brought to you by some crazy Texans, over at Waterloo Labs. Says Hack A Day, "Brake and gas pedals are actuated using a wrench connected to a motor bolted to the floorboa ...more
This is a presentation from WatchMojo detailing the operation of a manual/standard automobile. Explanation includes the placement of pedals listed from left to right as the clutch, the brake, and the gas. There is also an explanation on the gearshift which includes a diagram o ...more
Before driving your car make sure that you put your seat belt on. There are three peddles in a car with a manual transmission. The first one on the left is the clutch. The next peddle is the brake. The peddle to the right is the gas peddle. The next thing you need to understan ...more
Kennedy from Viper demonstrates the SmartStart iPhone application. It allows you to lock and unlock as well as start the ignition on your car from across the country. It's like a remote control for your car.
When it comes to sharing files between a smartphone and a computer, there are several solutions available for a Windows and Android pairing. But for those of us with Apple devices, the selection of apps in this category isn't quite as great. You can use AirDrop to quickly shar ...more
Need to know how to drive a stick shift and have no time to learn? Simple, watch this quick automotive video tutorial to learn how to drive a manual transmission with ease. You will of course learn how to start the car, the clutch pedal, the brake pedal, the gas pedal, the tr ...more
More power and better gas mileage are just two of the reasons you might want to learn how to drive a stick shift.
This tutorial explains how to drive a stick shift (manual) car and also goes over how to start the car and start driving on an uphill.
Stick shift. Stick shift. Stick shift! See how to drive a manual 1988 Acura Legend by concentrating on the stick shift. Works on all cars.
A funny video about the basics of driving a stick shift car.
Watch this iPhone tutorial video to learn how to hook your iPhone up to your car without buying a thing. The helpful tips in this how-to video will allow you to use your iPhone in your car with no extra equipment.
Fear the manual shifter no more after watching this instructional video on how to drive a stick shift car. John Friedrich teaches you step by step.
Previously, the only way to see files in iCloud Drive on an iPad or iPhone in iOS 8 was to view them in Safari, which was pretty messy overall. To make iCloud Drive a little less confusing for the average consumer, Apple has included a dedicated app in iOS 9, allowing you to c ...more
iCloud Drive is Apple's new solution to file management syncing across iOS and Mac OS X. If you've upgraded to iOS 8 and you have an iCloud account, you can use iCloud Drive to store files for certain apps. While you won't really be able to benefit with file syncing between iO ...more
Simple steps to make a Hot Wheels USB key with working wheels. Mod this classic hobbyist favorite or kids' collector toy into a high tech portable flash drive carrier. You insert the flash drive or USB key into the body of the toy Hot Wheels race car and voila! A very cool don ...more
This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car. This lesson is assuming that you already know how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle before attempting to drive a stick. Having made this assumption, it will mak ...more
What if you could have a secret hard drive connected to your computer that only you could activate? You can! Samimy shows you how to hack a remote controlled toy car and make a super secret hard disk drive in your computer, accessed via a secret activation key. This hidden eme ...more
In the event that your manual transmission car is out of service, you may want to learn how to drive stick if given a stick shift car to borrow. In this video, learn about the basics for learning how to drive a stick/manual transmission car in minutes!
The iPhone and a computer are almost exactly the same thing, minus the size and how much more information a computer can hold. So why wouldn't they be able to help one another? In this video you'll see just that when you find out how to map a network drive from a Windows Vista ...more
Maps is great for making sure you always get to your destination, until you miss that critical turn because you couldn't hear the turn-by-turn directions. If your iPhone is connected to your vehicle's Bluetooth system and you're using it to listen to your favorite music or Sp ...more
While texting and driving may get you a ticket, there are still a ton of uses for your phone in your car, music and navigation just to name a couple. Every Android device comes with access to GPS and traffic updates, but none of those apps really have your back in real-time. ...more
With MP3 players all but dead, phones are now the dominant portable music devices. While smartphones have gotten better at this task over the years, they do have some glaring limitations when it comes to music. On the bright side, we can use these limitations to help find the ...more
While Siri's integration with the iPhone is becoming increasingly substantial, restrictions with the intelligent personal assistant are apparent when it comes to third-party apps like Google Maps, Netflix, and Spotify (unless your iPhone is jailbroken, of course). As an avid S ...more
Time-lapse photography used to require expensive and dedicated equipment, but in today's futuristic world, we now have easy access to universal machines like the iPhone, which are pretty much tricorders. Reel Moments is a time-lapse app for the iPhone from Nexvio. It’s a ‘pic ...more
Snapchat has broken new ground in its augmented reality advertising efforts, as BMW has opted to show off its new X2 model in AR with the Augmented Trial Lens. Users who opt in to the experience via ads running between user or publisher stories (or scan the corresponding Snap ...more
Google and Microsoft have both established platforms and hardware for emerging digital realities, but Apple, true to form, hasn't had much to say on the subject. They've shown interest in augmented reality, and we've seen patent filings that indicate research and development, ...more
Realizing there's no voice to guide you while using your iPhone to navigate can be problematic, causing serious headaches from getting lost to unscheduled pit stops or worse. And while this problem can hit Apple Maps like other navigation apps out there, there are a number of ...more
Always falling asleep behind the wheel? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there are over 56,000 sleep-related accidents each year, resulting in 40,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths annually in the United States. Don't want to be a statistic? ...more
How To : Satisfy Your Craving for Brains with These 10 Free Zombie Games for iPad, iPhone, & iPod Touch
Halloween is right around the corner, so it's only right that we get into the holiday mood with my favorite revenant creatures of the night—zombies (or zombis, if you prefer). So, if you're licking your lips over wearing that gruesome living dead Halloween costume of yours thi ...more
Apple has tools built into iOS to help parents monitor the iPhone habits of their children. However, those same tools can be used by everyday iPhone owners to both hide apps they don't care about, as well as restrict features they don't need or that infringe on privacy. Whethe ...more
There are many impressive features in the new iOS 11 for iPhones, and the Maps app got a lot of love from Apple. This means it's finally about time you stop relying on Google Maps for all of your navigation needs, since Apple Maps is not only more accurate than it used to be, ...more
It’s been a fun week here at Edit on a Dime, and not just because I drove around LA for an hour with an iPhone taped to the hood of my car for a review. Here’s what I was up to: Vidify: The Best Automatic Video Editor App for the iPhone Mixmoov: A Browser-Based Video Editing ...more
SUBMIT : Ingenious Application for LED Graffiti by June 20th. WIN: Tagging Kit of the Future [Closed/Winner Announced]
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
One of the coolest features we've come across so far in iOS 10 is a parking spot reminder. Go for a quick drive (making sure to take your iPhone with you), and when you arrive at your destination, you'll get a notification that tells you where you parked. Don't Miss: Better L ...more
When you make or receive a call on your iPhone, you're forced to use the built-in ear receiver at the top of the phone to hear anything—unless you're already connected to a Bluetooth device. If you don't have Bluetooth in your car, or prefer to just use the speaker instead, ha ...more
Yes it’s the 21st century and yes, everyone’s busy, everyone’s connected. Accept it. Move on. Be happy. DON’T BUY INTO THE HYPE—literally and figuratively. I’m here to tell you that YOU do not need all the ‘stuff’ that bogs you down or all the unnecessary information that doe ...more
Whether you're in high school or college, you no doubt will have your iPhone in your pocket all day long. To make your iPhone last the whole time and even help you out with your studies, these are the accessories you'll want to get your hands on. You might not think you need ...more
Listen up, fool! You can now get a (loud) nudge in the right direction by Mr. T, thanks to Waze. The navigation app has incorporated a few well-known voices over the past few years, but none have had us more excited than the addition of this beloved fixture of the 1980s. Waze ...more
Your best chance of getting to a destination on time during rush hour is to drive through relatively empty HOV lanes. Thankfully, if you're using Waze to navigate through traffic, you can easily locate HOV or HOT routes to optimize travel times by adding your toll passes in th ...more
French automaker Renault is tapping into the promotional machine for Solo: A Star Wars Movie by deploying an AR experience through Shazam that's triggered via synergistic advertising. To access the experience, users scan the Shazam code embedded on bus stop advertisements in ...more
Attention iOS 11 Developer Beta users — Dev Beta 2 is now ready for a software update. If you're running the beta already, you're going to want to download this one because it combines two excellent features: much, much needed bug fixes, as well as Do Not Disturb While Driving ...more
This past Halloween, 26-year-old Gabrielle Wathen learned the hard way about Uber's ridiculously expensive surge prices. After a night out and an Uber ride home, she learned that the 20-minute drive cost her more than $360. If you're unfamiliar with Uber's surge pricing, it b ...more
Living in Los Angeles has taught me one thing—parking is a luxury. If you are lucky enough to find street parking anywhere near your desired location, do not pass it up thinking you will get an even closer one. It does not exist. Looking for free parking? Get real. You can't e ...more
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