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Tag: Car

Pogoalert Keeps Speed Traps at Bay

Pogoalert Keeps Speed Traps at Bay
This wondrous little auto gadget uses GPS satellite tracking, radar and laser detection technologies to alert you to the presence of speed traps and traffic cameras. The PogoAlert features a compact 1.8-inch LCD screen that mounts on your car’s dashboard or windshield, and lets you know when you’re approaching a speed trap or traffic camera.

Own the Car of the Future

Own the Car of the Future
If you thought the technology in the 2002 flick, Minority Report was impressive, you can now own one of the very cool futuristic cars that Tom Cruise drove in that film. One of the three custom-built Lexus 2054 concept cars made for the Cameron Crowe film will be put up for auction next month.

This Car Protected by Half a Million Volts of Electricity

This Car Protected by Half a Million Volts of Electricity
This theft prevention device is sure to scare off even the most hardened criminal. The custom-built Tesla coil emits a massive purple electrical field around the owners car, making thieves think twice before even looking at this car.

Alpine Car Stereo iPod With Serious iPod Integration

Alpine Car Stereo iPod With Serious iPod Integration
The new Alpine iDA-X001 car stereo features some really deep integration with Apple iPod portable music players. First off, it offers complete album and track information, including album art which all shows on a bright 2.2-inch (320×240) color TFT display.

Car Horns Get Just That Much More Annoying

Car Horns Get Just That Much More Annoying
Remember those old car horns that played “La Cucuracha” over and over again? A California auto accessories maker hopes to bring back that awful fad in a new, even more irritating way. Let me introduce you to Horntones, a device that lets you play MP3 or WAV files of your choice through your car horn.

David Hasselhoff Would be Proud

David Hasselhoff Would be Proud
Remember K.I.T.T., the talking computerized car from the old 80’s TV hit Knight Rider? Now K.I.T.T. (actually just a full-scale replica) can be yours if you’re the winning bidder in this eBay auction. Built by a dedicated fan in Toronto (I guess Canadian’s love David Hasselhoff too,) the car took over 4 years and $40k (CAD) to build.

Dash Express Gps to Get Yahoo! Local Search

Dash Express Gps to Get Yahoo! Local Search
GPS maker Dash has announced that they’ve signed a deal with Yahoo! Local to provide their search capabilities on in-car GPS navigation systems. While the idea of points-of-interest data on GPS devices isn’t novel, using a quality real-time data source such as Yahoo!

Controlling an R/C Vehicle With the Wii-Mote

Controlling an R/C Vehicle With the Wii-Mote
Now that the Nintendo Wii has been on the market for a little while, we’re starting to see to truly cool hacks using the Wii remote’s motion and accelerometer sensors to control things other than the original console.

Mercedes S600 Guard: the Ultimate in Safe Rides

Mercedes S600 Guard: the Ultimate in Safe Rides
If you happen to be the leader of a nation, a celebrity, richer than god or simply paranoid, Mercedes has the automobile for you. The new Mercedes S600 Guard has factory-integrated preventive measures such as military-grade armor which can resist small arms projectiles, shrapnel and explosive charges as well as bulletproof glass.

Sony Gps Features Real-Time Traffic Data

Sony Gps Features Real-Time Traffic Data
The NV-U71T is Sony’s latest entry into the portable GPS navigation arena. The new model is their first to feature a RDS-TMC traffic receiver which provides real-time traffic data and can automatically plot an alternative course around heavy traffic areas.

Navman Intros New Low Cost Color Gps

Navman Intros New Low Cost Color Gps
GPS navigation devices for your car keep getting better, faster and cheaper, and the new Navman F20 keeps up that tradition. The new navigation device comes pre-loaded with detailed US street maps (versions available for other countries, too) and a very clean new user interface.