Car Gear

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Aside from a house, a vehicle may be one of the priciest purchases a person will make. That being the case, most people want to make sure they protect their investment. One of the easiest ways to protect that investment is to know where the vehicle is at all times. Carlock is a small device… Read More

Autobrain review

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If you are the parent of a teenager, a baby, or you are concerned about the driving of your elderly parent, the following review will probably be of interest to you. Autobrain has developed a device that you simply plug into your vehicle's diagnostic port and it transforms your car into a connected smart car… Read More

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I have reviewed (more than) my fair share of dashcams and radar detectors over the past few years. All of these devices require power in a relatively inconvenient place in your car. Typically these devices are installed up near your rearview mirror. Few automobiles have a 12V or USB port anywhere near that location. Running… Read More

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Last year I reviewed the Max 360, Escort's feature-packed, flagship radar detector. With everything but the kitchen sink built into it, the device is quite the behemoth. Since then, Escort has released a new high-tech radar detector, the iX as a successor to their renowned Passport 9500iX. The Escort iX is a nice compilation of both, with… Read More

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The Ztylus Stinger looks like a handy gadget for your vehicle because it not only allows you to charge two USB devices at the same time but if you get trapped in your car due to an accident or some other reason, you can use the Stinger to shatter one of your side windows and… Read More

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Ever dream of using Alexa in your car? Now you can with the ZeroTouch smart car mount from Logitech. The ZeroTouch turns your car into a connected car, so you can send text messages, make hands-free calls, get directions and control your music. The new collaboration  with Logitech and Amazon's Alexa Service now adds Alexa… Read More

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The Talelight digital bumper sticker is a unique way to let other drivers know what you're thinking without actually sticking an adhesive image to your car. The Talelight has an 1280 x 320 pixel low power 2 x 8 inch LCD display that has been designed for outdoor use. You can purchase already designed "stickers"… Read More

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There's no need to travel all the way to Oz to get a brain like Scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz did. You can turn your "unintelligent" car into a smart car just by plugging in Autobrain. If you have a car from 1995 or later, you and your family can benefit from this monitoring… Read More

FrostGuard review

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We live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas where most of the homes have only two car garages instead of three that you might find elsewhere (and they're tiny too - first world problems). Because our garage is so small, we are forced to park one of our cars in the driveway, which means… Read More

Kehan dash cam review

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The Kehan Dash Cam, model C891N, is a very good camera. It's too bad I can't love it. The picture and sound quality are excellent. The dash cam is easy to install, as long as you are willing and able to wedge the included cable between the windshield and car interior and can contort yourself to secure… Read More

Waylens Horizon dash cam review

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  The dash cam market is a crowded place.  It's so crowded, I've kind of given up on searching for "the best".  Recently, Waylens released a dash cam called the Horizon that not only boasts excellent image quality but gives the driver the option to overlay vehicle information such as speed, RPM, GPS and more, all… Read More

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Just Mobile has released a few new products for shipment in December that look nicer than average gadget accessories.  The HeadStand Avant is a beautiful looking headphone hanger for your favorite cans. The AluCharge is a nice multi-port USB charger that is very slim and sleek, that can charge up to four USB devices at once. … Read More

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This year I have reviewed my fair share of dashcams. They seem to have finally made their way to the mainstream US market and I believe that is a good thing. Cause a picture (or video in this case) is definitely worth a thousand words especially in an accident. Several of these dashcams were from VicoVation… Read More

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Roav may be a weird name, but it could become a household word if accessory maker Anker has its way. Anker’s goal for the Roav smart driving system is to help you drive smarter while keeping you safe using connected devices made for any car. The Dashtop computer, Roav Cam, and Roav Guard monitors the… Read More

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Back in July, I had the opportunity to review a first generation Automatic car adapter. The original version worked fine except that I had some Bluetooth audio issues with my phone (Nexus 6P). Today I will be telling you about the third gen version of this device - the Automatic Pro 3G car adapter. Let's see if… Read More