Dash

  • Dash Launches Chassis, An API To Build The “Internet Of Cars”

    Dash Launches Chassis, An API To Build The “Internet Of Cars”

    Dash was one of the earliest and most design-focused apps to offer direct connectivity to your car via their OBD-II port, which is designed to provide mechanics with detailed stats and information. Now, the app is expanding beyond its own software with the Chassis API, a connected car platform that gives other developers access to fuel consumption and efficiency data, driving stats like… Read More

  • Dash’s Smart Driving App Arrives On iPhone

    Dash’s Smart Driving App Arrives On iPhone

    The Dash smart driving assistant that made its debut earlier this year on Android has launched on iPhone answering one of the most frequently heard requests from its users. The Dash app, which is backed by Techstars New York, connects to any ODB-II dongle that you can get for your car (most cars made since 1996 should have one that’s easily accessible) providing feedback about your… Read More

  • With A Series Of Upgrades, Dash Becomes A Viable Competitor Among Smart Driving Apps

    With A Series Of Upgrades, Dash Becomes A Viable Competitor Among Smart Driving Apps

    Dash, a smart driving app that’s something of a “Fitbit for you car,” is now rolling out a series of updates, including integration with notifications platform IFTTT, as well as an API for third-party developers, and more. The company has also beaten competitors to an international launch, which is a notable milestone for apps like this. According to CEO Jamyn Edis, Dash has… Read More

  • Dash Restaurant Payments App Nabs $1.2 Million In Funding, Launches iOS 7 Update

    Dash Restaurant Payments App Nabs $1.2 Million In Funding, Launches iOS 7 Update

    Dash, the mobile payments service for bars and restaurants, has today secured a $1.2 million seed-2 round from Mike Germano, CEO of Carrot Creative, as well as existing investors like New York Angels, Caerus Ventures, and founder and CEO of the One Group, Jonathan Segal. Along with the funding, Dash is also announcing a revamped iOS 7 app which will offer a few extra features for… Read More

  • Dash’s Smart Driving App – A “Fitbit For Cars” – Arrives On Android

    Dash’s Smart Driving App – A “Fitbit For Cars” – Arrives On Android

    Dash, a Techstars New York-backed startup that wants to be like a Fitbit for your car, has now launched. The product includes a combination of a hardware device and smartphone application which offers real-time feedback on your driving, trip logs, access to vehicle diagnostics (that pesky “check engine” light, and who can fix it!), a map showing where the cheapest gas is nearby… Read More

  • General Assembly Launches Dash, A Tool For Coding Newbies

    General Assembly Launches Dash, A Tool For Coding Newbies

    As General Assembly moves away from co-working and focuses more heavily on educating entrepreneurs and startups, the company is releasing a brand new tool to the public. It’s called Dash, and it’s an interactive online program that helps teach people how to code through a series of interactive storyline-based tutorials. The program was originally created in-house by project… Read More

  • Dash Robotics Reveals A DIY High-Speed Running Robot Kit, Which Hobbyists Can Own For Just $65

    Dash Robotics Reveals A DIY High-Speed Running Robot Kit, Which Hobbyists Can Own For Just $65

    Dash Robotics is using crowdfunding to help build its first hobbyist robot for home robotics enthusiast, with the aim of providing advanced tech for very little money thanks to a unique combination of materials, design and manufacturing. Dash’s first robo is a smartphone-controlled, insect-like running robot, which can be shipped in a flat pack as a 2D kit, and then folded out… Read More

  • TC’s Picks From TechStars NY Summer 2013 Class

    TC’s Picks From TechStars NY Summer 2013 Class

    We’re here at the TechStars 2013 Summer class Demo Day, and the graduates are nothing short of delightful, from a service that helps church congregations make donations to a Fitbit for cars to a service that helps expecting moms plan for baby’s arrival. The TechStars accelerator is one of the nation’s biggest and most notable tech startup programs, and the NY-based class… Read More

  • The Dash Car Dongle Wants To Make You A Better Driver By Syncing With Your iPhone

    The Dash Car Dongle Wants To Make You A Better Driver By Syncing With Your iPhone

    I love my tiny little Mazda, but I’ll be honest — I still don’t completely understand how it works. That’s never really bothered me before (I’d much rather geek out over a phone or something) but a Kickstarter project from a small team in Boston has me itching to pay more attention to what’s really going on under the hood. Long story short, Dash combines… Read More

  • Content Optimization Platform Parse.ly Scores Biggest Customer Yet With Reuters; Now On Track For Profitability By Q1 2013

    Content Optimization Platform Parse.ly Scores Biggest Customer Yet With Reuters; Now On Track For Profitability By Q1 2013

    Parse.ly, the content optimization platform for publishers which emerged from stealth in January has been flying under the radar when it comes to press, but has growing the size of its customer base over the past year. The company recently signed one of its largest deals to date, having now added Thomson Reuters to its list of publishing customers, and says that it’s now on track… Read More

  • Parse.ly Will Launch Its Pageview-Generating Machine Called “Dash” This Month

    Parse.ly Will Launch Its Pageview-Generating Machine Called “Dash” This Month

    Parse.ly, the stealthy data-driven predictive content optimization platform for publishers, is preparing to launch its first product called Dash at the end of the month, we’ve learned. The startup first emerged from DreamIt Ventures in 2009, with $20K of seed funding in tow. It raised an A round from ff Venture Capital and Blumberg Capital in December 2010 totaling $1.8 million. Dash… Read More

  • The Sony Dash is available for pre-ordering if you have a spare $199

    Good news. You can finally pre-order the Sony Dash. You know, the Chumby clone announced at CES 2010. That is, of course, if you actually want the $199 table-top thing. Read More

  • Hands-on with the Sony Dash

    This is not your mother’s picture frame. In fact, it’s not actually supposed to be a picture frame and instead some sort of widget platform. Its wedge shaped so you can put it down flat on the table or, if you wish, you can carry it around like a wee tablet. Is it amazing? No. Is it better than a standard picture frame? Not specifically. What is it for? Man, I don’t even know. Read More

  • Sony releases the Dash

    In a move that baffles and, in a way, excites, Sony has released the Dash, a $199 “personal Internet viewer.” It’s basically a 7-inch tablet that will cost $199. It looks absolutely nothing like the Mylo, which is very good news Within the device, an internal accelerometer supports vertical flip, allowing for two optional viewing angles: upright, ideal for a table or… Read More

  • Review: T-Mobile Dash 3G


    The short version: A solid, compact WinMo smartphone that’s capable of a lot, but can’t really compete with the others on the market. The Dash 3g is the successor to the Dash (obviously), which was a good phone back in the day, though limited by Windows Mobile as many phones are. The Dash 3G has its strengths, and shares some of its predecessor’s weaknesses, but more… Read More

  • RIM purchases Dash Navigation

    Huh, this could work out. Remember Dash? It was that the little GPS start-up company that made the innovative PND that had a monthly subscription, but also routed you around traffic issues through the magic of the cloud. You probably never saw one in person because, well, no one wants a GPS with a monthly fee. Anyway, RIM, the makers of BlackBerrys of course, just purchased the company. Read More

  • RIM purchases Dash Navigation

    Huh, this could work out. Remember Dash? It was that the little GPS start-up company that made the innovative PND that had a monthly subscription, but also routed you around traffic issues through the magic of the cloud. You probably never saw one in person because, well, no one wants a GPS with a monthly fee. Anyway, RIM, the makers of BlackBerrys of course, just purchased the company. Read More

  • T-Mobile Dash goes black, turns to the Dark Side

    It’s been over two years since HTC first launched the Excalibur, better known as the T-Mobile Dash here in the States. Originally released with a metal-like finish (perhaps paying homage to its Arthurian roots), this affordable smartphone (currently $99 after MIR) is finally receiving a makeover, albeit a minor one, just in time for the new year. The Dash is now available in Darth… Read More

  • Dash Navigation can't find its way, lays off two thirds of employees

    Dash Navigation is getting out of the hardware business and cutting 55 jobs, or 65% of its workers. The startup, which is backed by both Sequoia and Kleiner Perkins, makes the Dash Express car GPS device. This is a network-connected GPS that pools the location and speeds of all nearby Dash owners to give them back real-time traffic reports. It also supports geoRSS feeds, and other GPS… Read More

  • Best Buy's Insignia GPS gets previewed

    Insignia, Best Buy’s house brand, is launching two GPS units that come with cellular connectivity built-in – somewhat like the Dash GPS. The notable difference is that these two GPS units use Google Local search instead Yahoo Local search. We won’t ruin this dudes entire post but let’s just say, it sounds like a house brand product to us.  Satellite lock was very slow… Read More

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