Imagine, we do buy a lot of accessories for our car. Be it a phone stand or a funky seat cover, there is no end to the number of ways we try to jazz up our favorite car. Factor in the growing range of budget cars that offer no bells and whistles to speak of, and many of us will feel like we’re falling behind when it comes to the latest gadgets for our vehicles—but don’t worry, we’re here to help.
Top 7 best Smart car devices
So to help, we’ve compiled a list of the current best smart car tech products of 2018. Products range from the ever-popular video recording dash cam, to more integrated and professional maintenance software like a scanning tool that keeps track of your car’s diagnostics. These devices can log the miles you’ve driven, improve your parking, spot engine problems before they get serious, and more. Best of all, none of them will break the bank.
These devices turn this information into a resource to help easily understand a check-engine light, adjust your insurance rate based on how/when you actually drive, and create added safety features through tracking and emergency response services.
OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The OontZ Angle 3 is Custom Designed and Engineered by Cambridge SoundWorks – An industry trusted brand for over 35 years, to deliver the critical features you’re looking for in a portable Bluetooth speaker:
• High quality, loud stereo sound
• Rich, deep bass
• IPX5 water resistant
• 2200 mAh battery for up to 12 hours of playtime at 2/3 volume on a full charge
• Built-In Mic for Hands-Free Speakerphone
• Cool, stylish design
What makes it so much better?
- Excellent sound and volume
- Great Quality
2. DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker with HD Sound and Bass (Black)
- Bluetooth speaker
- Capacitive Touch Control: DOSS touch portable speaker makes it easy to control the mood and energy of any party by giving you fingertip control of the tracks you’re playing, their volume and more.
- Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker: Enjoy a high definition stereo sound with an impressive volume whether you’re lounging around the house, or partying, walking out, camping, hiking, biking.
- Bluetooth 4.0 Technology: Equipped with advanced technology and compatible with all Bluetooth compacity devices. Speaker would automatically reconnect to the last device used.
- Superior Sound Quality: Enjoy your music in 12W full-bodied stereo realized through dual high-performance drivers and a unique enhanced bass.
3. MOKCAO POWER+ Cordless Speaker with Battery Base for Amazon Echo Dot 2nd Generation
- Portable cordless speaker, free your Echo Dot, easily bring Alexa into your office, kitchen, bedroom or any room
- Perfect sound quality, 20W superior sound and bass, dual 52mm drivers and a passive radiator, boost the sound of your Echo Dot
- 5000mAh Power bank, rechargeable battery for smartphones, MP3 players, iPods as a portable sound system when connected to your other mobile players with 3.5mm AUX cable
- Compatible with Echo Dot 2nd Generation, use Echo Dot micro-USB cable and 9W adapter to Power and Charge, Good Christmas Gift.
4. LENRUE Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with Built-in-Mic, Handsfree Call, AUX Line, TF Card, HD Sound and Bass for iPhone Ipad Android Smartphone and More(Rose Gold)
- Multiple Connection Way: The Wireless Bluetooth Speaker support Wireless Bluetooth, TF card inser and USB input for non-Bluetooth devices.
- Hands Free Function:Wireless bluetooth speakers allows you to answer, reject and end calls without holding your smartphone..
- Superior Sound Quality：Wireless Bluetooth Speaker offer high-performance drivers and an unique enhanced bass. Just enjoy the wonderful music wherever you are.
- Portable and Wide Range Support :Small size and lightweight,2.7*2.7*1.8 Inch,200g;33 ft Wireless Range Support.You can enjoy music with this small wireless bluetooth speaker outdoor.
- Bluetooth Technology: Compatible with all Bluetooth-enabled devices. Instantly connect to your smartphone or tablet from up to 40 feet away. Built-in mic for hands-free calls.
5. 15 Hour Bluetooth Receiver / Bluetooth Car Kit, TaoTronics Portable Wireless Audio Adapter 3.5mm Aux Stereo Output (Hands-free Calling, Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, CVC Noise Cancelling)
- Bluetooth Receivers / Car Kits, TaoTronics Portable Wireless Audio Adapter 3.5 mm Stereo Output
- Wider Compatibility: This Bluetooth car kit is ideal for turning wired stereos and headphones into a Bluetooth-equipped system to receive signals from most audio output devices like smartphones, tablets, and even TVs / computers / MP3 players connected to TaoTronics transmitters. Please do not to pair it with Bluetooth speakers/headphones
- Super Long Working Time: Buckle up for 15 hours of nonstop music streaming, radio, GPS or phone calls and get fully charged within 1.5 hours
- Enhanced Calling Experience: Enjoy improved call quality thanks to a microphone calibrated for crystal clear and hands free calling; use the included 3M adhesive to fix the bluetooth receiver to an ideal position that captures sounds better
- Convenient Dual Connections: Enjoy an easy and quick switch between two devices actively connected to the Bluetooth adapter and play music from either devices; straight-forward controls with buttons to adjust volume, play / pause music, or answer calls.
6. WamGra Night lights Bluetooth Speaker, Touch Sensor Bedside Lamp Dimmable Warm Light, Color Changing Bedside Lamp, MP3 Music Player, Wireless Speaker with Lights (Newest Version)
1. Is the time display always on?
NO, After 2 minutes of inactivity the display will darken to save battery. Press the power button to display the clock again.
2. How to set the time to stay lit up?
Set to Bluetooth Mode(BLUE) and leave it, after 2 minutes the time will show and NEVER GO OFF
3. How to switch 12/24H system?
Military time to standard time, press forward or backward button to switch it, so easy.
4.How to set the Alarm.?
From the standard time function, press MODE twice, You will see the bell icon to indicate the alarm clock function. Long press the MODE button, the hour will begin to blink. Adjust with the forward or backward buttons until the desired hour has been reached. Press the MODE button and repeat the same operation to set the minute and alarm ON and OFF.
5. How to freeze the color you like?
48 light colors cycle automatically, choose what you want depending on your mood, touch the top of the night light and hold until such color appears then release.
6.The easiest way to load your own alarm sound.
Simply create a folder which is renamed to “ALARM” in your micro SD card or USB Flash Drive,p ut your alarm sound (MP3,W MA,F LAC formats) in this folder, hat’s all.
Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth range: ≤10 meter
Charging Time: 6 -10 Hours
Support TF/USB: The largest is 32GB
Battery: 4400mAh Lithium rechargeable battery
Output: DC5V, input:AC110-220V.
Note:The speaker lamp does not support charge any device,the USB port is used to insert the flash drive to play music
7. Libratone ZIPP MINI Portable WiFi + Bluetooth Wireless Speaker – Compatible with Alexa (Graphite Grey)
- ZIPP is modern wireless music for the home.
- The Libratone ZIPP offers 360° sound for a unique full-room sound experience. You’ll never have to sacrifice sound quality for portability with ZIPP’s deep bass, full midrange, and crisp highs. Connect over Bluetooth, WiFi, Airplay (iOS), Airplay 2 (Coming soon), or DLNA (Android) and enjoy sound that can be heard throughout the whole room. Add in the 60-watt speaker power, and you have a superior acoustic experience above the rest.
- Designed for ultra-portability, ZIPP is the best portable speaker for multi-room listening. Simply pick it up with the attached strap and place it in the kitchen, bedroom, or deck – wherever you want awesome sound. Truly the best wireless speaker, ZIPP is completely battery-operated and needs no AC cord. And with a 10+ hour battery life, you can enjoy music all day long.
- Stream anything – and we mean anything. Stream all of your favorite audio and video apps natively, including Amazon Music, Apple Music, Pandora, Netflix, YouTube, and future apps. You can even stream Spotify Connect and Internet Radio directly from ZIPP without needing your phone. ZIPP meets your need for Spotify speakers without sacrificing your other favorite music services.
- Redefine multi-room sound by connecting up to six ZIPP speakers over Wi-Fi to experience immersive sound in one area or spread over multiple rooms.
- ZIPP is also Amazon Alexa Compatible! Plug in or pair your ZIPP speaker to your Amazon Dot, Tap or Echo and you can instantly add Alexa voice control to your speaker(s). Upgrade coming soon for full Amazon Alexa integration via firmware update through the Libratone App.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorites. Each of which will cover many situations where you could do with something a little more “smart” in your car.
- $8.00 MONTHLY 3G SERVICE REQ'D Cancel Anytime Save with 3 or more!
- LOCATION TRACKING - 1-Minute Updates - Driving-in-Progress - Pinpoint Accuracy - Trip Start and End Addresses
- WORK & SLEEP WITHOUT WORRY - CarLock monitors and alerts you on your phone when your vehicle is moved, when the engine starts, if unusual vibration is detected & even if the device is disconnected!
- MONITOR YOUR TEENAGER - We love our teens but they can be entirely different people behind the wheel. CarLock detects harsh acceleration (drag racing), hard breaking & sharp cornering (stunt driving).
- High-speed charging: advanced technology intelligently provides simultaneous, high speed charging To driver and passenger.(Does not support Adaptive fast charging for Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ or Note 9.)
- Car Locator: The Road Spectrum app records your car's location by setting a pin in the map the instant Bluetooth connection is lost. Forgot where you parked? Road didn't.
- Always losing things? TrackR is here to help! So small and lightweight, you can attach it to anything
- TrackR uses Bluetooth technology to find items at close range-up to 100 feet away. Use the TrackR app to ring your device, now with flashing LED lights to help you find it fast
- THE MOST POWERFUL CAR CHARGER EVER --- 65W 13A rapid charging supports up to 6 of your power-hungry devices with their maximum charging speed while driving
- EXCLUSIVE SI TECHNOLOGY --- The exclusive Jelly Comb smart identification technology recognizes your device and distribute the maximum charging current possible
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