Pioneer's flagship AVIC 8000NEX boasts dozens of media and navigation options -- including the first aftermarket appearance of Apple CarPlay -- but most users will find a better feature-to-cost balance lower in the brand's NEX lineup.
The RoboReel is one of the most advanced and manageable extension cords around, but this heavy-duty system comes with a heavy-duty price.
Rather than reinvent the wheel, Sony's newest all-in-one car audio receiver pairs a brilliant 7-inch display with GPS navigation powered by TomTom. The result is almost the best of both worlds, but we'd like to see a bit more integration.
The Livespeakr is a good option for iPod Touch and iPhone owners who want a travel-friendly entertainment system, but the speakers don't have much use beyond that.
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The TomTom One 140 S benefits greatly from feature trickle-down, bringing high-end features to an entry-level model without much price bloat.
Buy it for looks, buy it for fun; but don't expect quality from the Lasonic i931.
Though the Sony PRS-500 Portable Reader System is an impressive platform for reading e-books and other documents, the price and availability of compatible "books" makes it a tougher sell.
The Memorex iFlip effectively enlarges your puny iPod screen, but videophiles won't be too impressed with overall image quality.
Though a bit pricey, the iPaq Navigation System's strong reception and easy-to-read maps get you on the road to a smooth trip.