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Anker Roav Bolt brings Google Home smarts to automobiles

The $50 device plugs into a car's cigarette lighter.

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The Roav Bolt plugs into a car's cigarette lighter.

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The device integrates with apps like Google Maps.

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The Roav Bolt has USB ports for charging devices.

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A closeup of those ports.

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The Roav Bolt tries to bring the smarts of the Google Home smart speaker to your car.

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The device has an auxiliary jack so you can plug it into your car's stereo.

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Plugging the Roav Bolt into your car's auxiliary jack lets you hear Google Assistant through the car's stereo.

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Plugging the Roav Bolt into your car's auxiliary jack lets you hear the Assistant through the car's stereo.

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The Roav Bolt costs $50. 

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Google said the device was designed to blend into the car to deter theft.

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The Roav Bolt's lights change color when it is performing actions, like making a call.

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Read more about the Roav Bolt here.

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