Automotive Archive

Review of the Technaxx TX-100 Car Alarm Monitoring System

These days, you can’t be too careful about automotive security. And car thieves are savvy about circumventing regular alarms. They’ll either target cars without an alarm system, or they use a hacked keyless entry system to make your car think they’re authorized to open the door. Either way, the end result is the same: you leave your house to go to work, and you find …

Ultimate Guide to the Best LED Emergency Road Flares

Road flares are a safety essential, but disposable flares have pretty clear drawbacks. Rechargeable road flares can be used as equally effective emergency lights, or even superior lighting thanks to the addition of attention-grabbing flashing patterns. They’re useful for novelty lights, workshop safety, industrial equipment identifiers, and even for party lights. All in all, they’re a perfect replacement for incendiary flares, and have applications to …

First-Look Review of the Garmin Overlander, Rugged Multipurpose Navigator

If you’re driving between cities, then you probably don’t need more help with navigation than you can get from your smartphone. When you’re staying on the known roads, things tend to be much easier. But how about people who are out on lesser known roads? How about unmapped roads that are only used by locals? And how about people who are off the road altogether? …