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Blue Eclipse BluCare Auto app review

REVIEW – Designed for do-it-yourselfers, Blue Eclipse’s BluCare Auto app promises to make you the “Go-To” expert in your car’s maintenance, and record-keeping, and even remembers where you put it! What is it? The BluCare Auto app is a software package that provides vehicle location, maintenance records and reminders, trip information, and easy access to …

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Nextbase 622GW 4K dash cam review – it has every feature you’d ever want in a dash cam

REVIEW – Do you have a dash cam in your vehicle yet? A dash cam is a type of gadget that you install and then forget about it. The hope is that you’ll never need it unless it’s to review some fun footage that it captured instead of accident footage. Choosing a dash cam can …

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Lanmodo Vast Pro 1080P Night Vision System review – Lets you see in the dark

REVIEW – In June of 2019, I reviewed Lanmodo’s Night Vision Safe Driving Assistant. I was impressed with its performance and capabilities. Lanmodo has released an updated version with some great features. Let’s have a look to see what surprises Lanmodo has packed into their new powerhouse Vast Pro camera that makes seeing in the …

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Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review – A smart jump starter for your vehicle

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – In the last six months, I’ve had to jump-start 4 or 5 vehicles. When the Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter review offer came along, I thought it could be the answer to making that task much easier. What is it? The Hulkman Alpha 85S Jump Starter is a multi-purpose device whose primary …

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AUTO-VOX V5 mirror dual dash cam review

REVIEW – Today’s newer vehicles have those spiffy rear cameras that you can use when backing up.  Some vehicles also have review mirrors that are display screens, showing realtime video from a read-facing camera instead of a reflection.  Auto-Vox has combined both of those features with a forward-facing camera and recording capabilities and created the …

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Scosche MagicGrip Wireless Charging Auto-Grip Mount review

REVIEW – Recently, Indiana passed a stricter hands-free law making it illegal to hold your cell phone while driving.  Knowing that although I am very safe when it comes to not using my phone while driving, there are times when I’m using GPS or other apps that I do hold my phone.  To remove the temptation of …

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Get a glimpse of Cadillac’s LYRIQ-al electric future

NEWS – At 7 pm EDT on August 6, 2020, Cadillac presented a look into General Motor’s dive into electrification. Cadillac introduced the LYRIQ – its first all-electric vehicle.  It is GM’s first vehicle built on its next-generation modular electrification platform based on its new Ultium battery technology. These batteries use a new NCMA (nickel-cobalt-manganese-aluminum) …

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AUTO-VOX W7 Wireless Backup Camera Kit review

REVIEW – I’ve been looking for backup camera solutions for my Suburban and for our Subaru Forrester for many months and had been looking for something that didn’t require yet another wiring project (even a minor one). I am hoping that the Auto-Vox Solar Wireless Digital Reversing System will be the perfect solution. What is …

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Scosche Fresh Scent FreeFlow Vent Mount review

REVIEW – I have a 2019 Ford Mustang that supports Apple’s CarPlay.  It’s fabulous.  Once I plug in my phone, I can navigate with Apple Maps, send texts, and answer calls without ever having to touch my phone.  I also have a 2016 Toyota RAV4.  While I love the car, it doesn’t support CarPlay, which …

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Fiora ultimate wireless chargers review

REVIEW – Today everyone is very reliant on their technology for everyday tasks. A single smartphone now replaces multiple devices which increases our use but drains the battery. This is where the Fiora Ultimate Wireless Charger line is extremely useful. Available in both a car and desktop versions, Fiora has you charging both on the …

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Innova CarScan Pro 5610 OBD2 vehicle diagnostic tool review

REVIEW – I saw this review offer and thought that it would be the perfect item for diagnosing a couple of the problems that I know my truck has. What is it? The Innova CarScan Pro 5610 is a feature-rich OBD2 vehicle diagnostic tool. What’s in the box? CarScan Pro 5610 ODBC connection Cable App …

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