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A brief intro to OBD-II technology

Every car sold after 1996 has one, but what does that OBD-II port under your steering wheel do?

By Apr. 14, 2010

Article

PLX intros OBD-II dongles for Android, iPhone

Android phones and iOS devices can now talk directly to your car's computer thanks to the PLX Kiwi Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules.

By Aug. 25, 2010

Review

Metronome by MetroMile

Metronome offers a limited set of features for tracking fuel economy in your car that are wrapped in a nice design, but most of all, it's hard to argue with free.

By Mar. 27, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 27, 2014

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Zubie Connected Car Service

The Zubie Connected Car Service keeps good track of the family car and can help people be better drivers, but the lack of fuel economy information is a big miss.

By Feb. 6, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Feb. 6, 2014

MSRP: $99.95

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Audiovox Car Connection

The Audiovox Car Connection's main benefit is letting parents keep track of their children's driving behavior for a relatively low per-month price.

By Aug. 13, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 13, 2013
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Vehicle Diagnostics by Delphi

Delphi's Vehicle Diagnostics system works best as a tool for parents who let their kids drive the family car, as it shows the car location and will trigger an alert if the car leaves a proscribed area.

By Jun. 27, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Jun. 27, 2013

MSRP: $249.99

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TrackPort GPS Vehicle Tracker

The TrackPort GPS Vehicle Tracker is easy to install and use, and you can monitor the position and status of almost any car via its Web portal.

By Sep. 13, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 13, 2012

MSRP: $169.95

Review

PLX Kiwi Bluetooth

At less than half what you'd expect to pay for a standalone device, the PLX Kiwi Bluetooth is a great OBD monitoring solution for the Android smartphone-toting car geek.

By Jun. 28, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Jun. 28, 2012

MSRP: $99.99

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Automatic Labs Automatic

The Automatic driving assistant helps drivers who know nothing about cars to monitor and boost their fuel efficiency with plug-and-play ease and a simple interface that even laymen can understand.

By Mar. 12, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 12, 2013

MSRP: $99.95

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CarMD Vehicle Health System

The CarMD Vehicle Health System turns up very limited data compared with the cost of the device, and it offers few real features.

By Oct. 12, 2012

2 stars Editor's rating Oct. 12, 2012

MSRP: $119.85