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[New Game] Official Fast & Furious 6 Game Hits The Play Store - A Driving Title That Forgets To Include The Driving

[New Game] Official Fast & Furious 6 Game Hits The Play Store - A Driving Title That Forgets To Include The Driving

If you've watched television, browsed the Internet, seen any movies, used the highway or mass transit, or generally made any attempt to leave your house in the last two weeks, you know that the Fast & Furious film series has come 'round for another entry. Naturally that means a new line of toys, games, and licensed fuzzy dice, but only the Android version of the game has garnered our attention. Fast & Furious 6 is available as a free download for devices running Gingerbread or higher.

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Fire And Forget Review: Rough Around The Edges, But Not Forgettable

Fire And Forget Review: Rough Around The Edges, But Not Forgettable

When a stereotypical madman has access to some conveniently forgotten nuclear weapons, the only thing that can stop him is a flying tank. There is probably no other game in which that sentence makes a lick of sense, but it's the basic premise behind Fire and Forget: Final Assault.

This is an arcade-style action game based on the classic franchise. In this title you must blast your way through waves of bad guys in a post-apocalyptic wasteland to reach Captain Nucleo's nuclear-equipped hovercraft.

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[New Game] Classic Amiga Racer Reimagined In Fire & Forget: The Final Assault

[New Game] Classic Amiga Racer Reimagined In Fire & Forget: The Final Assault

Dateline: 1988. Across the country, thousands of Amiga computer owners discover a revelation: they can now play a game that includes both white-knuckle driving and indiscriminate violence (without heading to the arcade to spend a quarter on Spy Hunter) with Fire And Forget. The little-known but much-loved Titus game has been given new life in Fire & Forget: The Final Assault. This is no nostalgia trip, it's a brand new title, complete with modern graphics and a new trick for your rolling death machine: flight.

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Smartphone Breathalyzer 'Breathometer' Reaches Over 5x Indiegogo Goal, Brings Sobriety Tests To Your 'Everyday Life'

Smartphone Breathalyzer 'Breathometer' Reaches Over 5x Indiegogo Goal, Brings Sobriety Tests To Your 'Everyday Life'

Don't drink and drive. Ever. Now that we've got that out of the way, Breathometer, the smartphone-powered breathalyzer, has reached its Indiegogo goal about six times over. What does that mean for you? Cheap BAC tests for everyone! The $20 device aims to make it inexpensive and easy to know when you're too intoxicated to drive. This will, naturally, replace the more commonplace test of "Have I had any alcohol? Yes?

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In California, Using Your Maps App Is Just As Illegal As Texting While Driving, Court Says

In California, Using Your Maps App Is Just As Illegal As Texting While Driving, Court Says

Texting and driving is a pretty heinous crime. Bad enough that it's spawned entire ad campaigns devoted to educating the public on the dangers of such acts. Of this, you are no doubt aware. What you may be less aware of is the fact that figuring out where you're going is exactly as dangerous as sending someone a message that says "Doesn't the Peachoid look like a giant..."

California, despite having no known Peachoids, knows this very well and a court has ruled that using a mapping application is just as bad (and illegal) as texting behind the wheel.

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[New Game] Zombie Driver THD Has Zombies And Driving, But Only For Nvidia Tegra [UPDATED]

[New Game] Zombie Driver THD Has Zombies And Driving, But Only For Nvidia Tegra [UPDATED]

There's been a glut of zombie games lately - nary a roundup goes by where I don't have to try and find something new to say about the oh-so-popular undead. But Zombie Driver, the rare mixture of top-down driving and survival horror, comes by it honestly. The indie game was released on Steam for the PC back in 2009, and has been a popular seller on various platforms ever since. Now the THD version is available to owners of Tegra-based phones and tablets for $6.99.

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[Quick Review] Scosche CellControl: Keep Your Kids Safe By Blocking Cell Phone Use While They're Driving

[Quick Review] Scosche CellControl: Keep Your Kids Safe By Blocking Cell Phone Use While They're Driving

As a parent, I'm terrified at the thought of my kids driving. We're still at least seven years away from that, but it's still something I think about almost daily. It's becoming all too common to hear horror stories of how someone lost of loved one due to things like using email, texting, or other cell phone usage while driving. I'm hoping there's a better solution than we have now before my babies get behind the wheel, but for those who are going through that very thing right now, Scosche has a solution.

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Samsung Introduces Drive Link, An App To Simplify Smartphone Use In The Car

Samsung Introduces Drive Link, An App To Simplify Smartphone Use In The Car

Let's see a show of hands: how many of you use your smartphone while driving? It's OK, we won't judge you. Yeah, you do it. We all do from time to time. And we all know it's not safe, too.

The interface of a smartphone is meant to be simple, but not simple enough to use while driving. For that, an app that turns your smartphone into something that your grandmother could be comfortable using would be much better.

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iOnRoad Takes (Most Of) The Thinking Out Of Safe Driving, Offers Augmented Reality Using Your Android's Camera

iOnRoad Takes (Most Of) The Thinking Out Of Safe Driving, Offers Augmented Reality Using Your Android's Camera

Bringing to the Android Market what I consider one of the only useful augmented reality apps in existence, iOnRoad has introduced iOnRoad Augmented Driving. This app utilizes your Android device's rear camera to have a look at traffic in front of you, and, using complex visual algorithms, it determines headway, speed, direction, and potential traffic threats.

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What's more, the app still keeps watching, and keeps you abreast of any potential dangers while running in the background, meaning you can switch to your music player, messaging app, or phone, and still get alerts from iOnRoad.

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