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5 drool-worthy tech gadgets for your daily drive

5 drool-worthy tech gadgets for your daily drive
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The time has come to put some new technology into that horse and buggy that you call a car. New vehicles come equipped with Bluetooth, cameras, GPS, and all the bells and whistles to make you feel like you are flying the Starship Enterprise.
With these new car tech accessories, you can make any ol' car feel like a high-tech luxury vehicle.
Bring the luxury vehicle technology to your car with these inexpensive accessories.

1. Give yourself incredible peace of mind

Ever go on a long drive alone at night? I bet afterward you couldn't stop thinking about how scary it would have been had your car broken down along the empty highway at night. Heck, maybe that has happened to you, then you will understand why this gadget can be a lifesaver.

This 12V Car Jump Starter Flashlight can literally jump your car battery up to 20 times on one full charge. It can also be used to charge your phone in case you must call for help. The compact utility design makes it the perfect thing to keep in your trunk in case of an emergency.

2. Bring Bluetooth to your cockpit

Ever wish you could just play music from your phone or mp3 player from the speakers in your car? You don't have to get some expensive apparatus, just try this tiny device.

The Bluetooth Smart Connect is a small device that plugs into the AUX port of any speakers and allows them to play music via Bluetooth connection. It is small and simple and brings an amazing feature to your car. It even has a microphone so you can make hands-free phone calls while driving.

3. Keep watch on the road

Last week, I was actually involved in a hit and run incident on the freeway while commuting to our office. An SUV rear-ended my small Eclipse incredibly hard, and while I was still in shock, the driver of the SUV sped away. When the cop showed up to the scene, he told me there was little I could hope for in the ways of finding the perpetrator without a plate number to go from.

I couldn't help but think that if I had the Komando Dash Cam, I would have certainly captured the other driver's vehicle and license plate. By the time I got to the office (2 hours later) the first thing I did was pick up one of these gadgets.

The Komando Dash Cam is an HD night vision capable camera that will record everything happening in front of your car in amazing detail.

4. Stop holding your phone while you drive

The iOttie Easy One Touch is an awesome dash or windshield phone holder. It grips your phone tightly while still allowing you to easily retrieve it with the press of a button. The flexible telescopic arm allows for easy angle adjustments, but with a sturdy and secure hold.

Easily view phone GPS and display without constantly glancing away from the road. This device is compatible with almost every model of smartphone and is one of the best car phone docks on the market.

Check it out today.

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5. Get rid of that pesky check engine light

This could save you a ton of money. Do you have a check engine light that loves to ambiguously turn itself on? Well, now you can fix it without the help of that expensive, charlatan of a mechanic who is sitting around giddily awaiting the next poor sap he plans to rip off.

OK, perhaps that's a bit harsh. This device really is incredibly useful, though. Simply plug it into your car's computer scanner (all cars built after 1996 should have one) and diagnose the vehicle's issues from a Wi-Fi connected phone application. You can easily measure computer sensor data such as Engine RPM, Calculated Load Value, Coolant Temperature, Fuel System Status, Vehicle Speed, Short Term Fuel Trim, Long Term Fuel Trim, Intake Manifold Pressure, Timing lights, Timing Advance, Intake Air Temperature, Air Flow Rate, Absolute Throttle Position, Oxygen sensor voltages/associated short term fuel trims, Fuel System status, and Fuel Pressure.

It can also instantly diagnose computer error codes and translate them from its internal code database to discover car problems the same way professional mechanics do.

Stop letting mechanics rip you off, get this handy device today!

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