Is your idea of driving hell someone sitting in the passenger seat telling you how to drive?
Well, here's something even more fun: an iPhone app that grades your driving and tells you if you if you're a danger to society.
State Farm, the fine upstanding insurance company, has launched a Driver Feedback app that acts as your driving schoolteacher.
According to State Farm, the three parts of your driving that need to be measured are, wait for it: acceleration, braking, and cornering.
Strangely, this omits staring at people out of the window, nodding off at the wheel, and talking on your iPhone while on the road.
This little demon of an app needs only to be activated before it gives you a score at the end of every journey you take. Which, for some, would surely rank alongside having your eyebrows being bitten away by a rabid centipede.
It is entirely understandable that companies are creating apps for everything they can think of to somehow inveigle their way into people's increasingly smartphoned lives. … Read more