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NewPotato TuneLink Auto Brings Bluetooth Audio to Your Car

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While portable audio has been making major strides, and home audio has been doing its best to keep up, car audio has had a difficult time keeping up.  Most cars still include CD players, and who listens to CDs anymore?  NewPotato Technologies hopes to help get us out of the antiquated audio rut with their […]

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ViewSticks Headrest Mounting System for Your Car

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Most mounting systems for your car are for a specific device, but the ViewSticks Headrest Mount can be used for iPads, iPod touch, iPhone, tablet computers and smartphones, and some portable DVD players.  This mounting system works with cars that have headrests with post supports.  You simply twist them around the posts and use the included suction

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Noisehush N650 Solar Bluetooth Carkit Review

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The Noisehush N650 from WirelessGround is a bluetooth carkit that enables hands-free operation of your cellphone while you are driving.  It attaches to the car window, it charges by solar power, and it has control buttons on its face.  So would I replace my bluetooth headset for this baby?  Let’s find out.

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Go Smart Clip helps keep your hands at 10 and 2

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Why haven’t we seen something like this before? The Go Smart Clip is an adjustable holder that places your smartphone exactly where you can see it. Right in the center of your steering wheel. It’s designed to accommodate almost any smartphone that is between 4″ (100mm) to 5″ (125mm) tall and less than 0.75″ (20mm)

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Sun Visor Grid-It! Organizer from Cocoon

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We’ve posted several news items and reviews of Grid-It! products from Cocoon.  I’m sure you’re familiar with the “rubberized woven elastic object retention system for gadget organization” by now.  We’ve seen the Grid-It! organizers as stand-alone panels you can add to your own bags and as integrated panels in bags from Cocoon.  This time, Cocoon has

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Griffin Technology CinemaSeat for iPad

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The Griffin Technology CinemaSeat case turns your iPad into an entertainment center for the back-seat passenger.  A strap with Velcro closures on the back of this padded case wraps around the front seat’s headrest and holds the iPad at a perfect height for watching videos or playing games.  There are cut-outs in the case to give easy

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Lemur Monitors SafeDriver Wireless Vehicle Monitor Review

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“When you can’t be with them…” is the tag line for the SafeDriver monitoring device from Lemur Monitors.  Some might say “Or when you can’t trust them,”…either way, the SafeDriver wireless monitoring device is a sweet little “don’t even think about it” mechanism for that new driver in the household. The second in a series

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Scosche Launches the motorMOUTH II Bluetooth Handsfree Car Kit

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Scosche has announced the motorMOUTH II, plug and play Bluetooth handsfree car kit and streaming audio receiver. This is a compact device that plugs directly into the front Aux-in/MP3 jack on your car’s stereo. If you don’t have a front jack, Scosche provides a relocation cable along with a Y adapter for users that prefer

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Plantronics introduces the K100 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone

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We all know that making and answering calls with a mobile phone while driving distracts you from the task at hand – actually driving the vehicle. Solutions to this problem include various hands-free systems like Bluetooth headsets and speakerphones. Plantronics has just introduced a new addition to the last category. It’s the K100 Bluetooth in-car

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Sony Announces New Xplod In-Dash Car Stereos Designed For Connectivity and Customization

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I drive a 2006 Mazda 3 5 Door and love it except for two things. The A/C is crappy and so is the stock stereo. I keep toying with the idea of replacing the stereo and these new Sony Xplod in-dash units might make me finally pull the trigger. Sony has introduced 4 different radios

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