Top 5 Car Stereos

It’s a rite of passage for any first-time driver to upgrade their car stereo, and with the proliferation of mp3s, streaming services and smartphones there’s never been a better time to buy a new car stereo to use with your new smart device. Whilst car stereos haven’t changed all that much over the past 10 … Continue reading Top 5 Car Stereos

Pioneer AppRadio’s new apps: Now there’s no excuse to run out of petrol!

Customising gadgets based on users’ preferences and habits really does seem to be the technological stonker finale of 2011. Pioneer’s innovative AppRadio was the first car stereo to develop a driver’s smartphone experience by bringing apps compatible to the iPhone 4/4S to their dashboard, a strength that led to the AppRadio being awarded a ‘European … Continue reading Pioneer AppRadio’s new apps: Now there’s no excuse to run out of petrol!

Tom Tom and Renault launch electric car navigation

At last someone has seen the light and for once produced something entirely useful for the electric car; and that someone is Tom Tom. Not content with dominating the navigation market the navigation superhero has turned its attention to the electric car in a way that is so beneficial to electic car owners you have … Continue reading Tom Tom and Renault launch electric car navigation

Frankfurt Motorshow: Ford shows off the technology coming to its 2012 ranges

The Frankfurt Motorshow finally closed yesterday after a gargantuan two and a half-week run at the Frankfurt Messe. We were given the opportunity to go the Frankfurt Motorshow – not only were we invited, we were expected to drive one of Ford’s new Focus Estate’s from Paris to Frankfurt. On our journey we took in … Continue reading Frankfurt Motorshow: Ford shows off the technology coming to its 2012 ranges

backSTAGE iPad Headrest Mount

With the summer holidays just round the corner, families everywhere are getting excited about their summer vacation. Although if your well-deserved break involves travelling with the kids in tow for a unnerving duration, you may want to kit out the journey with some kind of entertainment. iPads are a popular choice of ‘kid mollifier’ when … Continue reading backSTAGE iPad Headrest Mount

BlueAnt S3 Compact Bluetooth Car Speakerphone review

BlueAnt, makers of the super tough T1 bluetooth headset and the super cool Q2 bluetooth headset have leapt from your ear to your car dashboard with the S3 Compact Bluetooth Car Speakerphone. About the same size as a BlackBerry Bold with a big fat clip at the back, the S3 is a multipoint speakerphone that … Continue reading BlueAnt S3 Compact Bluetooth Car Speakerphone review

Review: Parrot ASTEROID car receiver

Parrot, the so-called ‘King of the Bluetooth’, seems to be living up to its name with the Parrot Asteroid, a hands-free telephony system that, via Google Android, facilitates web connectivity, fabricating a purported “new generation of in-car technology”. This glossy and good-looking stereo system, which is likely to enhance even the most suave of car dashboards, … Continue reading Review: Parrot ASTEROID car receiver