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Benks MagClap Traveller Pro car charger review

REVIEW – There are many ways to get your phone into your field of view when in your automobile. Heads-up displays that fit on your dash, suction cups for either the windshield or the dash, and, of course, that perennial favorite, the AC vent clip. How to attach the phone to the clip is the …

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BODEGAcooler T50 Dual Zone 53 Quart/50L 12V portable freezer review

REVIEW – It is definitely pool party time here in South Texas!  We hit triple digits already a couple of times in the month of May.  Who doesn’t want a cold refreshing beverage when sitting outside at the pool?  Who doesn’t want a bunch of wet dripping people traipsing back and forth from your back …

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Store your sunglasses on your car’s visor

NEWS – This specially designed clip means that you won’t have to put your sunglasses in the cup holder of your car anymore. The Baseus Car Sunglasses Holder slides over the sun visor in your car and provides a handy clip that holds your glasses or sunglasses so they are always within reach. It looks …

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Fanttik X8 Air Inflator review – Palm-sized powered pump packs a punch

REVIEW – Tires and other inflatables will lose air over time. It’s an unfortunate fact that we all have to deal with. Car tires may respond to weather changes, balls lose their bounce and pool floats go limp. You likely have a bicycle floor pump or maybe a foot pump in the garage and remarkably …

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Motorola MA1 Wireless Android Auto Car Adapter review – It just works! (most of the time)

REVIEW – It might not seem like much to plug your phone into the car to access Android Auto each time you get in for a trip, but a few days with the Motorola MA1 Wireless Android Auto Car Adapter will change your mind. What is it? If you’ve bought or rented a new car …

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Fanttik X8 APEX Tire Inflator Portable Air Compressor review

REVIEW – With 2 cars and 3 bikes in my garage, a tire inflator is a very necessary tool. Since I use my garage as a workshop, the cars are usually parked in the driveway and exposed to the very cold winter temps. During this past winter after prolonged exposure to extreme cold, there were …

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AstroAI Cordless Tire Inflator review – This may be a new headache remedy

REVIEW – The AstroAI Cordless Tire Inflator could almost make pain relief claims. Cord-free freedom when pumping car and bike tires is something I’ll never be without now that I’ve experienced it. Ever since portable electric tire pumps were created I’ve had one in the car. Mine are cheap but long lasting and are powered …

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CarPC Android Auto dongle review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Many vehicles support Android Auto or Apple CarPlay on the infotainment system. These interfaces only support a limited number of apps and operating modes. The CarPC AA dongle uses custom software to permit a full Android experience in your car. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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This is the easiest way to add LED lighting effects to your car or laptop

NEWS – You won’t have to run wires or power cords in your car or office to add cool lighting effects when you use these tiny USB plugs. These plugs draw power from the USB port in your car, laptop, desktop computer, etc., and can be set to a cycle through colors or just remain …

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Spotify’s Car Thing now available for purchase with no invitation necessary

Spotify Car Thing

NEWS – If you’ve been wanting to get ahold of Spotify’s new Car Thing smart music player but didn’t make it on the reservation list, your wait is now over. Starting this week Car Thing is available for purchase to anyone in the US. Featuring touchscreen control, voice control, as well as a large dial …

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