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A8 Wood Qi 10W Fast Wireless Charger Review

June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Qi wireless charging is all the rage at the moment, since the iPhone 8 and iPhone X now supports the Qi wireless standard of charging. There are two types of desktop wireless chargers: flat/base chargers...

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Over the years, technology has been been able to shrink digital camera lenses so small that the lens in your smartphone can now rival some of the best professional digital cameras out there. Dedicated camera...

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Today’s install is a Sony XAV-AX200 with Apple CarPlay in a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee....

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Car Air Vent Phone Mount Review

June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mounts for your iPhone in the car can be grouped into three types. Dash mounts, screen mounts and air vent mounts. The later is likely to be the cheapest, most easy to apply and simple...

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Today’s install is a Pioneer 2300NEX with Apple CarPlay in a 2014 Ford F-150....

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Probably our first motorhome CarPlay install we’ve covered. Today’s install is a Alpine iLX-F309 with Apple CarPlay in a Fiat Ducato Mobilvetta...

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Today’s install is a Alpine iLX-F309 with Apple CarPlay in a 2016 Subaru Outback ...

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Today’s install is a Pioneer SPH-DA120 with Apple CarPlay in a Mazda MX5 ...

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Today’s install is a Sony XAV-AX100 with Apple CarPlay in a 2010 Ford F-150....

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Apple has finally listened to its CarPlay users by allowing third-party navigation app support via its upcoming iOS 12 software update. For the first time on Apple’s in-car platform, applications such as Waze and Google...

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CarPlay Reviews

A8 Wood Qi 10W Fast Wireless Charger Review

June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Qi wireless charging is all the rage at the moment, since the iPhone 8 and iPhone X now supports the Qi wireless standard of charging. There are two types of...

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A8 Wood Qi 10W Fast Wireless Charger Review

June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Car Air Vent Phone Mount Review

June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Car Dash Camera Review

April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

TOCHIC ME103S Fast Wireless Charger Review

March 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

CarPlay Guides

How to: Make Apple CarPlay, Wireless

April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wireless Apple CarPlay has been available since iOS 9, however it has taken a few years for it to appear in factory fitted CarPlay stereos or the latest aftermarket CarPlay systems. As we approach the end of 2017,...

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Apple only gives you a small number of gestures for its flagship iPhone, so you have to either browser its own (limited) Tips App, if you haven’t removed it already, browse the web or simply...

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How to: Enable Reachability on an iPhone X

November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the increase in screen real-estate of the iPhone Plus models, Apple created the Reachability feature in its iOS software. Reachability is an iOS feature that allows users the ability to toggle and slide the...

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The iPhone X has a whole lot of new gestures to learn. Scrolling back to your first screen used to be done with a simple double tap of the Home button, but without a Home...

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How to: Fast Charge Your iPhone X / 8 / 8 Plus

November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you didn’t know, your shiny new iPhone X/8/8 Plus has the ability to fast charge itself. This means if you have an iPhone X, for example, you can charge it from 0 to 50%...

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How to: Hard Reboot An iPhone X / 8 / 8 Plus

November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the first things I had to Google when I got my iPhone X was how to hard reboot it. Sometimes apps just don’t play ball and they crash your iPhone, sometimes locking you...

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