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After what seems like a very short beta period, Google has now released its Apple CarPlay compatible app update to the general public. Version 5.0 will require iOS 12 to be installed, which was released...

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Since my last review of the Quelima SQ 12 Mini HD camera, there has been some improvements made in their latest mini DVR camera. So could this make their latest Quelima SQ13 Mini HD Camera from GearBest.com...

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USB car chargers are two a penny these days. They can be fairly cheap and most commonly have at least two 2.4A USB ports. However with more powerful smartphones releasing each year, the demand for...

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I’ve tried a number of air vent mounts, and to be brutally honest, most disappoint me. There are a few, however, that buck the trend in their design and could possibly become ‘the one’. These...

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When it comes to in-car radio FM transmitters, you mostly think of big, bulky LED display gadgets, screwed onto a bendable rod that’s plugged into the 12v socket in the centre console of your vehicle....

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If you have a 2015 or earlier Volkswagen Golf Mk7 with an early MIB system, the options for upgrading to an Apple CarPlay compatible infotainment system are pretty limited. You could remove the Volkswagen MIB...

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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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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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Apple WWDC 2018 CarPlay Predictions

June 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

WWDC 2018 finally arrives this coming week, with Apple’s keynote kicking off tomorrow, Monday 4 June at 10am PST. Every year I mark this annual event as THE perfect time for Apple to announce new...

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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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Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Car Dash Camera Review

April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

*English version is model number G-W-3. The Chinese version can be updated with English firmware. Model G-W-6 is in Spanish. With the increase in fake insurance claims and general tomfoolery on the roads these days,...

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