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Merconnet Bluetooth Car Kit Review

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Handsfree/Bluetooth call phone device AND an FM transmitter that can handle any MP3 player, SD.MMC cards, and USB thumbdrives? PLUS 2 remotes- a ‘normal’ one and one for the steering wheel? All this and cool blue LED lights, too? The Merconnet Bluetooth Car Kit certainly aims high, and with Julie’s great review of the Merconnet Bluetooth

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Star Kids Products Snack and Play Travel Tray Review

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Imagine driving a vehicle with atleast one small child strapped in a car seat behind you.  The child is reading a book or playing with a doll and suddenly it drops to the floor of the car.  The child desperately wants that item but cannot reach it due to the safety restraints, so the child begins to cry

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Keep an eye on your MPG with the ScanGauge II

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Here’s another product to add to your Earth Day shopping list. It’s the ScanGauge II from Linear Logic. It’s a trip computer for your car that provides a realtime miles per gallon display. It’s almost like having a Kill-A-Watt Electricity Monitor for your car. The Digital Gauges give you realtime data for your vehicle and

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Spotlight Gadget – Scosche solChat Solar Bluetooth Speaker Phone

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The solChat from Scosche is a Bluetooth speakerphone for your car, that can charge via the built-in solar panel on the back, USB cable, and a 12V power cord. It has a simple 3 button design that forgoes a display, in favor of a voice that announces incoming calls.

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iVoice R1 Bluetooth Car Kit Review

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Despite my extra geekiness and my affinity for electronic gadgets and toys, I only very recently acquired a cell phone with bluetooth. I’d been using a Motorola V325 with Verizon for three years (try this – they’ll start begging you to upgrade to a new phone a few months after your “New every two” date),

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Griffin RoadTrip FM Transmitter Review

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Unless your car has an integrated iPod / iPhone dock, pretty much the only other ways to listen to tunes through your vehicle’s speakers is with a line-in connector or an FM transmitter. Line-in connectors mean cables. FM transmitters are wireless. Most people probably won’t argue with me when I say that anything wireless is

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