DS-400GB Integrates GPS, Bluetooth, Kitchen Sink Into Rear-view Mirror

The DS-400GB is a new solution to the problem of dash clutter—you know—when you have Bluetooth modules, navigation units, backup camera displays and more all over the dash. This device takes all of those goods and integrates it into the rear-view mirror. The right side of the rear-view mirror is sectioned off as the… » 3/26/08 11:20am 3/26/08 11:20am

SkyMall Backup Camera Is Apparently Useless?

Don't you just hate it when you run out of things to do during a plane ride? Sure you could strike up a conversation with the stranger next to you, but who wants to have contact with actual people these days? No, best just to reach for that Sky Mall catalog and browse through all those wacky gadgets. That's what we… » 3/21/08 4:30pm 3/21/08 4:30pm

Watch Out for the Tree! Mazda CX-9 to Get Rearview-Mounted LCD Display

Score another one for techno-ergonomics. Mazda says its CX-9 crossover will get a high-res 2.4" LCD display housed inside an automatic-dimming rearview mirror. The display will feed images from a back-up camera, giving a driver simultaneous, multiangle views of the shopping-cart morass he's about to back into. The… » 4/09/07 11:54am 4/09/07 11:54am