Question: what do you do when you're a motorcycle company doing something completely different by releasing all-electric bikes with built-in Bluetooth? If you guessed publish an Android app that lets you control the motorcycle, view its stats, and a lot more, then you're probably part of the Zero Motorcycles team. Because that's exactly what they did.

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If you haven't heard of Zero before, don't feel bad, because neither had I. Turns out it's a pretty innovative company releasing some sleek all-electric motorcycles. Each bike comes with a bunch of neat all-electric stuff, but most importantly to the mobile geek, it has built-in Bluetooth and a companion app that lets you do all sorts of awesome junk to (and with) your bike.

With the Zero Android App, you can:
- Change your motorcycle's performance by adjusting 'ECO mode' to set top speed, acceleration and regenerative braking levels.
- View live data from your motorcycle in a configurable dashboard-like riding screen (options include torque, battery current, motor temperature and estimated range).
- View detailed battery and performance data from the motorcycle when not in use.
- Get real-time estimates for recharge times of your battery as well as view battery voltage and total kWatt Hours used.
- Gather trip statistics, including average watt-hours per mile, cost per mile, money saved vs gas and CO2 reduced vs gas.
- See the latest Zero Motorcycles news and updates through a discrete ticker.

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That in itself is about as revolutionary as transportation can get right now – you can change the bike's performance from your phone! Of course, we realize this is a niche app, but c'mon, you have to admit that it's pretty dang neat. In fact, it almost makes me want to go buy a Zero bike. But then my wife would kill me, and I enjoy living. So I'm not doing that.

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If, however, you are in the position to buy a motorcycle, then maybe Zero is a brand to look it. And if you're interested in what the app is capable of, it even features a demo mode that basically goes through the motions of being hooked to an actual bike. These guys thought of everything.