Car Gear

News, reviews and articles about cars and car accessories.

Here’s a customizable EDC gear bag for your car!

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NEWS – Are you one of those people who has all sorts of items rolling around on the floorboards of their vehicle? This seat-back organizer might be the solution that you need to clean up your car. What’s cool about this one is that it’s tactical! Yes, that’s silly, but it’s designed with MOLLE straps […]

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LISEN 4 in 1 Car Charger review – It’s a charger, not a soup can

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REVIEW – The LISEN 4 in 1 Car Charger is a cable-equipped charger with retractable cables for your Android and Apple devices, plus it has two standard plugs for using your own cables for charging additional devices. I’m an Android guy so what do I do with a Lightning cable? Oh yeah, my wife’s iPad!

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Topdon V2200Plus jump pack and battery tester review – Not the hero we deserve, the hero we need

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REVIEW – I’ve got an old beater truck, a ’91 Chevy with quite a few miles on it. I don’t drive it often but it’s great when I need it. One day I did need it and when I tried to crank it, all I got was a dreaded ticking. Dead battery. I guess I

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Laxon Air Massage Vehicle Seat review – posh pressure, at a price

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REVIEW – The car market has been a wild ride over the past few years, with shortages inflating car values and interest rates launching payments into the stratosphere.  If you’re like me this means you’re hanging onto your older car, but maybe feeling like you’re missing out on some of the great tech coming standard

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XTOOL Bidirectional Scan Tool D7W review – Diagnose your car’s aches and pains

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REVIEW – Many years ago, after repeatedly buying used cars and dealing with them breaking down, I decided to lease new cars/trucks. However, my mother-in-law recently purchased a 2014 Subaru Impreza, and after driving it a few times, I have a feeling that there are a few hidden issues that need to be uncovered and

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CARLUEX PRO+ Wireless CarPlay/Android Auto Adapter review – Add features to your boring car stereo!

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REVIEW – As much as I love my Toyota Tacoma, one thing that it’s lacking is a decent infotainment system. Most car manufacturers still seem to treat this vital part of a car’s configuration as an afterthought, and the older the car, the worse the experience. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have stepped up to

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KEMIMOTO Midnight 40B UTV Sound Bar review

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REVIEW – As I continue to remodel and upgrade my home office/Studio to be a warm interesting and creative space, I have been introducing things like Steampunk shelves for an added industrial look, and I have been looking for unusual items to give me the feel I want. When this KEMIMOTO Midnight 40B 16” 2-Speaker

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NEXPOW has a new AP1 jump starter with air compressor

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NEWS – If you own a gas or diesel vehicle, you need a gadget like NEXPOW’s AP1 jump starter with a built-in air compressor. The NEXPOW AP1 jump starter has a peak current of 4000A and supports starting cars, trucks, motorcycles, yachts, lawnmowers, ATVs, SUVs, boats, and more. Using its force function feature, it can

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Pitaka MagEZ Car Mount Pro 2 for Tesla review – A great charger with mount troubles

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REVIEW – As our phones become more and more integrated into how we operate our vehicles it becomes increasingly important to have them securely mounted to the dash within sight and out of hand. Finding the right solution for your particular car can be tricky, but Pitaka has a new entry to help. With both

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ESR Qi2 Halolock MagSafe wireless car charger review – fast charging, solid mounting options

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REVIEW – Having a phone mounted in the car is a must for many people. If you commute a lot or travel for work, keeping a phone mounted nearby is a must. Keeping the phone charged is necessary as well, so it can get you where you’re going without dying or being low on battery

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Seicane 10.26 inch Android 12.0 Carplay Smart Screen review

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REVIEW – While I enjoy being a writer on The Gadgeteer team and while I enjoy receiving and testing all of the wonderful gear, I also enjoy sharing some of the gadgets to help out family, friends, and neighbors whenever I can. Not too long ago, I installed and tested the SJoyBring JOY-7082 2.5K Dash

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The Kelvin8 is a roadside multi-tool for emergency situations

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NEWS – Most multi-tools that we like to review here on The Gadgeteer have features like knives, pliers, and screwdrivers. The Kelvin8 multi-tool is not that kind of tool. This is a handy multi-tool for those times when you might find yourself in a roadside emergency, at home without power due to a storm, or

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