Car Audio Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:32:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Alpine iLX-F309 HALO9 Hovering Head Unit Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:17:39 +0000
9-inch touchscreen “hovers” in front of the vehicle’s dash, allowing 1-DIN installation Alpine Electronics announced the iLX-F309 in-dash AM/FM/audio/video receiver that has a 9-inch WVGA touch screen and mech-less design (no CD/DVD slot). The $1100 head unit installs in a 1-DIN chassis, which allows the screen to “hover” in front of the vehicle’s dash. This setup allows […]]]> 0
ESCORT MAX 360c Car Radar / Laser Detector Adds Wi-Fi Sun, 07 Jan 2018 19:20:14 +0000
Warns of real-time ticket threats from updates over Wi-Fi while you drive ESCORT released the first radar and laser detector with built-in Wi-Fi for the connected car. The $699 top-of-the-line ESCORT MAX 360c is able to update through its on-board Wi-Fi connection and alert the driver to the latest ticket threats in real-time. ESCORT Live, […]]]> 0
BOSS Audio LXA5 Alexa-Enabled Head Unit Coming 2018 Sat, 06 Jan 2018 06:28:18 +0000
Double Din 6.2″ Touchscreen In-Dash Multimedia Receiver with Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant Built-in BOSS Audio Systems just announced their first Amazon Alexa-enabled aftermarket in-dash multimedia receiver will be on display at the upcoming CES 2018. The new (Model# LXA5) Double Din with 6.2″ Touchscreen head unit will allow users to seamlessly integrate Amazon’s voice service, […]]]> 0
Soundstream Previews VRA-67B Alexa In-Dash Head Unit Thu, 04 Jan 2018 21:06:32 +0000
Soundstream will introduce their first Alexa-enabled head unit at CES 2018, model VRA-67B. With Amazons’s Alexa Voice Service (AVS) built-in, you will be able to “talk to your car” just like you would to an Amazon Echo. However, it doesn’t appear to function like an Amazon Echo Show even though it looks like it could. […]]]> 0
Pioneer AVH-200EX, AVH-201EX In-Dash Multimedia Receivers Debut Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:00:28 +0000
Feature DVD/CD Player, Bluetooth, Touchscreen, iOS and Android compatibility Pioneer has introduced two new double-DIN 6.2″ in-dash multimedia receivers priced at $200 each. The new models include the AVH-200EX and the almost identical AVH-201EX that merely adds a remote control. Otherwise they are exactly the same, highlighted by a high power MOSFET 50W X 4 […]]]> 0
Garmin Speak with Amazon Alexa for your Car Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00:29 +0000
In-vehicle device with Amazon Alexa’s voice service and turn-by-turn GPS navigation The new Garmin Speak with Amazon Alexa provides in-vehicle access to the Amazon Alexa voice service along with turn-by-turn GPS navigation. The $150 device connects via aux or Bluetooth to your car stereo and attaches to a vehicle’s windshield via magnetic mount. Once installed […]]]> 0
Pioneer In-Dash Head Units (2015) Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:00:12 +0000
Pioneer today introduced six new CD receivers and one digital media receiver for 2016 that are designed to complement the consumer’s connected lifestyle in the car. The DEH-X6800BT (pictured top), DEH-X5800HD, DEH-X4800BT, DEH-X3800S, DEH-X3800UI and DEH-X2800UI CD receivers and the MVH-X380BT CD-free digital media receiver feature a new cosmetic design and a variety of smartphone-centric technologies and entertainment […]]]> 0
Alpine iLX-007 Integrates iPhone In-Dash Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:54:59 +0000
Alpine just released the iLX-007, an aftermarket in-dash CarPlay receiver with 7-inch capacitive touch screen to provide drivers with a seamless iPhone experience in the vehicle. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch to minimize distractions. […]]]> 0
Pioneer In-Dash Single CD Head Units (2015) Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:53:04 +0000
Pioneer announced three new in-dash single CD receivers for the 2015 model year, priced under $200. The new head units include the single-DIN DEH-X8700BH and DEH-X8700BS double-DIN and FH-X820BS (pictured top), which are the first to support FLAC “lossless” digital audio compatibility for playback of CD-quality files (44.1kHz / 16-bit). FLAC files can be played […]]]> 0
Pioneer SPH-DA120 AppRadio 4 Fri, 03 Oct 2014 08:46:49 +0000
Pioneer just announced their fourth generation in-dash head unit that integrates smartphone or iPhone apps into the car. The $600 AppRadio 4 (SPH-DA120) is Apple CarPlay-compatible and brings Calendar, Maps, Photos and other compatible apps directly on the Pioneer touchscreen right in your dashboard. Plus, get voice control with Siri Eyes Free and Voice Recognition […]]]> 0