Automotive Archive

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? …

Reviews of the Best Real-Time GPS Trackers

Peace of mind is available. And knowing where your vehicles are located is a good step in that direction. GPS trackers can help you keep close tabs on the location of your assets. More than that, they offer hard evidence about the speed, direction, and physical position of your vehicles. The collected data is more reliable than an eye witness, and can accelerate the process …

Best Bluetooth Car Visor Speakerphone

Using your phone in your car can be a frustrating experience. Not only is it illegal to touch your phone while operating a vehicle, but police have been cracking down significantly on this problem. While it’s true that many manufacturers are including Bluetooth functionality in their vehicles, many of us know that this can be a frustrating and challenging experience. Unless you’ve got a brand-new …

The Best Tablet Mount for Your Car

Although automotive technology has come a long way, it still can’t compete with the modern tablet. Whether you’ve got a brand-new car, or one that’s a few years old, you only have a few options to upgrade the internal electronics. You can purchase an aftermarket head unit, often at the cost of thousands of dollars once it’s installed. Alternately, you can use your existing tablet. …

Cobra DSP9200BT Radar Detector Review

Many people find radar detectors useful. The biggest common denominator between them all is wanting to avoid moving violations. There’s solid reasoning behind this. For one you may be an excellent driver. One small mistake (as law enforcement sees it to be) can be a major hike in your insurance rates. The problem with laser guns and radar is that you never see it coming. …