Car gadgets archive

  • Harman Kardon Drive and Play finally comes to the UK
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    Harman Kardon Drive and Play finally comes to the UK

    By 6 March 2006

    The Drive and Play first announced at IFA last year has finally arrived in the UK. The new device is aimed at iPod users who don't have a cassette deck in their car stereo to allow them to enjoy their hard drive based player. Called Drive and Play, the...

  • Mustek launch dual screen DVD solution for the car
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    Mustek launch dual screen DVD solution for the car

    By 19 January 2006

    Mustek has launched a new portable DVD player aimed at keeping the children in the back of the car quiet on long trips. The PL8C70 and its accompanying optional second screen the SL8D70 are both 7-inch TFT LCD screens with a 16/9 format. The PL8C70 plays...

  • Alpine launch iPod-friendly car stereo
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    Alpine launch iPod-friendly car stereo

    By 19 January 2006

    Alpine has launched a new car stereo system that allows you to control your iPod in your car via the main control deck. Customers looking to invest will be able to plug their iPod straight into the Alpine CDE 9850Ri stereo and there is no need for a separate...

  • Sony launches its first MP3 player with drag and drop support
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    Sony launches its first MP3 player with drag and drop support

    By 29 November 2005

    Sony has launched a new player that allows users to drag and drop MP3 files directly onto the player's hard drive without the need to use its Connect music software. Even more amazing, the drive doesn't support the ATRAC 3 file format even though Sony...

  • Sony launches Car Stereo with built-in MP3 player
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    Sony launches Car Stereo with built-in MP3 player

    By 2 November 2005

    It seems the humble car stereo is the latest area to get a flash memory makeover. Sony Electronics today announced an AM/FM CD/MP3 receiver capable of storing up to 500 of your favourite tracks and receiving music directly from your computer to your car...

  • Bang and Olufsen to create better car sound system than your living room
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    Bang and Olufsen to create better car sound system than your living room

    By 9 September 2005

    Bang & Olufsen the high-end audio and video manufacturer has for the first time ventured into creating audio equipment in cars. The company's first commission has been to design an audio system for the Audi A8 that will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor...

  • Harman Karman launch Drive + Play iPod dock for the car at IFA 2005
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    Harman Karman launch Drive + Play iPod dock for the car at IFA 2005

    By 3 September 2005

    Harman Kardon has launched a new device aimed at iPod users who don't have a cassette deck in their car stereo to allow them to enjoy their hard drive based player. Called Drive + Play, the unit promises complete iPod control, including full browsing...

  • Blaupunkt launch DAB35 DAB recording car stereo at IFA 2005
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    Blaupunkt launch DAB35 DAB recording car stereo at IFA 2005

    By 3 September 2005

    Blaupunkt has launched a new digital radio car stereo at IFA 2005 that allows you to record directly to SD Card. The new model, called the Nashville DAB35 is a fully integrated, in-car DAB digital radio with FM/AM tuner, CD player (compatible with CD-R...

  • Goodmans brings DVD to the car
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    Goodmans brings DVD to the car

    By 2 December 2004

    Goodmans has launched a new in-car radio/dvd player which can be connected to a 6.2in tft screen to be watched in the back by the kids. The excitingly named GCE5005DVD also has a split audio feature which means the DVD soundtrack can be heard via earphones...