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The new PureGear PureCam is a dash cam with every feature you’ll ever need

NEWS – PureGear has announced a the PureCam Connected Car Security System 4G LTE Dual Lens Dash Cam at CES in Las Vegas Nevada. This new dash cam includes a variety of premium features that make it a powerful car accessory that you can use to record your travels and get you out of a …

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Z-Edge T4 front and rear dash cam review

REVIEW – Dash cams can be a great help in an accident. If the events are not being reported accurately, showing an actual film of an accident or incident does a lot to prevent someone from “remembering” things differently. Recently, I was sent the Z-Edge T4 touchscreen dash camera, and it includes a second, rear-facing …

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Gurunada Mobile USB Car Diffuser review

REVIEW – There’s finally a unique solution to the problems of never finding the right auto air freshener scent and wishing you could use your essential oils in the car. Gurunada has you covered with their Mobile USB Car Diffuser. Read on to see how it works. What is it? Gurunada’s mobile ultrasonic diffuser creates …

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Charge 5 devices at once with this car charger from RapidX

NEWS – I have a couple of double-outlet car chargers in my car, but I’ve never seen an “extension cord” charger for a car, much less one with five outlets!  The RapidX X5 Car Charger has five USB ports, and you can use them all at once to charge everybody’s mobile devices on your car …

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Don’t let your small car stymie your DIY projects

NEWS – Ever run into the problem of having to pay the hardware store to deliver something like a few boards or some wood trim because you have a sedan or a truck with a short bed and can’t fit your supplies in it?  Well, with the Sidekick VSC side-mount car carrier system, you’ll never …

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Adonit Auto-Clamping Wireless Car Charger review

REVIEW – Almost every state in the USA now has laws prohibiting the handheld use of cell phones while driving. As a result, the marketplace has been flooded with auto mounts of various designs that hold your cell phone within reach and many offer wired or wireless charging as a feature. The Adonit Auto-Clamping Wireless Car …

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Restrain your big dog properly in the car with the Big Dog Seat Belt

NEWS – Dwayne Caruth spent 10 years as a firefighter/EMT, and he saw far too many dogs injured or killed because they were improperly restrained during a car accident.  He was inspired to find a better way to protect dogs in the car after an accident he responded to where the driver was alive and in …

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Choetech Desk Charger and Car Charger review

REVIEW – As the market for wireless (primarily Qi-compatible) chargers heats up, I’m starting to enjoy the benefits of this technology. I was sent a different brand wireless car charger a good while back, but am always interested in testing the approach other makers use. I was recently sent two items from Choetech: their desk …

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2018 Gift Guide – Car and driver gift ideas

ARTICLE – For some of us, our car is our biggest gadget purchase ever, so why not treat it (and yourself) to some useful and fun gifts this holiday season. Here is a selection of gift ideas that will add safety, convenience, and cleanliness to your favorite four-wheeled transportation device. SureCall N-Range Signal Booster If …

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Raven dashcam and connected car system review

REVIEW – I have tested many different brands of dash cams that offer HD and 4K resolution and a few additional features and they all seem to be close to the same with a few minor exceptions. When I first heard about the Raven Connected Car Device, my thought was, “here we go again”. Was I right? Let’s …

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LiftMaster WLED Garage Door Opener review

REVIEW – You probably don’t think of a garage door opener as being something super techy or cool right? I didn’t either until LiftMaster changed my mind when they offered to let me test their WLED garage door opener with built-in Corner to Corner Lighting system. Let’s check it out. What is it? The LiftMaster WLED …

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6 Gadgets you should have in your car for winter emergencies

ARTICLE – Winter is just around the corner, and most people can’t completely avoid driving in the treacherous conditions that typically characterize the season. In addition to being extra cautious behind the wheel, it’s wise to invest in these six winter-ready gadgets. 1. The Trac-Grabber There’s nothing quite like the heart-sinking sound of car wheels spinning …

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