Car Accessories

Escort Passport Max 2 radar detector
REVIEW

Escort Passport Max 2 radar detector

The Escort Passport Max 2 will accurately let you know when law enforcement has set up a speed trap with active radar, but its high visibility on your dashboard might garner unwanted attention.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 15, 2015
Aukey Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Audio Receiver car kit
REVIEW

Aukey Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Audio Receiver car kit

The Aukey Portable Bluetooth Receiver comes with more features than many similar products and a clever means of remotely controlling playback from your phone, but it will involve running wires to a power outlet and an auxiliary input in a car.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 25, 2015
3.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
iBolt xProDock Connect
REVIEW

iBolt xProDock Connect

The iBolt xProDock Connect's strong hardware and flexible software work well together, but the NFC gimmick feels like a DIY hack.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 11, 2014
Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210
REVIEW

Pioneer AppRadio 3 SPH-DA210

The Pioneer AppRadio 3 is significantly improved over the previous generation and one of the best choices for drivers wanting safe access to smartphone apps while on the road.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on February 7, 2014
Audiovox Car Connection
REVIEW

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 13, 2013
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
TextBuster
REVIEW

TextBuster

The TextBuster system makes good on its promise to bust text-messaging and apps, but paying hardware prices for what's basically a software solution is a hard pill to swallow.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 1, 2013

MSRP: $179.00

Kinivo BTC450 Bluetooth Hands-Free Car Kit
REVIEW

Kinivo BTC450 Bluetooth Hands-Free Car Kit

The Kinivo BTC450 is a good and inexpensive choice for adding Bluetooth to cars with an auxiliary input, but it is short on features.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 25, 2013
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Gogroove Smartmini BT
REVIEW

Gogroove Smartmini BT

The Gogroove Smartmini BT is a multifunction audio bridge and hands-free calling device that performs only one of those functions particularly well: FM transmission.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 24, 2013
Parrot Asteroid Smart
REVIEW

Parrot Asteroid Smart

The Parrot Asteroid Smart is a smartly designed and flexible multimedia receiver that hangs its hat on an app market that, for now, doesn't offer much choice.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 1, 2013
2 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Inrete Automatica
REVIEW

Inrete Automatica

Although an interesting idea in automatically updated portable storage, the Automatica's functionality is easily duplicated on a smartphone.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 22, 2013