Connect An iPod To Your Beater's Theft-Deterring Radio With A Wired FM…

The sub-$20 theft-proof stereo installation works pretty well, but let's say your local crackheads aren't desperate enough to bust your windows to steal a factory AM/FM radio, yet they will steal anything nicer? How will you listen to your MP3s? » 2/15/10 6:00am 2/15/10 6:00am

Griffin Launches Two More Auto iPod Accessories

Using an iPod or iPhone in a car is going to be that much easier thanks to the latest round of goods from Griffin Technology. The WindowSeat is an oddly named, but simple gadget. It's a suction windshield mount for the iPhone or iPod Touch. If the next generation iPhone gets some legitimate GPS, this will be a nice $30 … » 5/29/08 2:40pm 5/29/08 2:40pm

Pioneer AVIC-F Series Media, Navigation Systems Features Advanced…

Pioneer has announced a few new additions to its line of car navigation systems. The AVIC-F700BT, AVIC-F900BT and AVIC-F90BT come with features like iPod connectivity, Bluetooth, MSN Direct, HD Radio, XM, Sirius, CD, DVD, USB, SD and more. Although, the real specialness comes from their voice recognition abilities. » 4/21/08 1:40pm 4/21/08 1:40pm

Incase Two-in-One iPod Charger Works in Car, Home

Wow. It's only taken a couple decades for someone to make a dual-purpose charger—yes, a charger capable of 12V DC and AC charging. This 2-in-1 from Incase is designed for the iPod or iPhone and can easily plug into a 12V DC outlet for charging your gadgets on the road, but it can also be taken in and used in a standard … » 2/05/08 4:00pm 2/05/08 4:00pm

Detroit Auto Show: Hummer HX Records Off-Roading Adventures Directly…


Despite its relationship to the Halo Warthog, the Hummer HX made a pretty big splash at the Detroit Auto Show. One of its coolest features is the front-facing camera that's integrated into the rear-view mirror. Throw in a docking slot to record your off-roading adventures directly to an iPod and you've got something… » 1/22/08 1:30pm 1/22/08 1:30pm

Marchionne Wants to Be Jobs, 500 to be His iPod

Sergio Marchionne is undoubtedly stocking up on black turtlenecks as we write this. The revived Cinquecento, according to the Fiat boss, is the cornerstone of his attempt to turn the company into "the Apple of cars, and the Cinquecento will be our iPod." The diminutive hatchback has already seen orders in excess of half… » 7/04/07 4:15pm 7/04/07 4:15pm

Best Buy Announces RDS/iPod-Based In-Car Stereo Patent

Though not as common in the Colonies, certain markets utilize a Radio Database System to send song info over the FM band. A new patent by Best Buy utilizes this technology and links it, cleverly, with a "memory storage device," and by that they mean an iPod. This technology comes in handy when you're listening to a song… » 3/15/07 7:30pm 3/15/07 7:30pm

How To Make Your Car Cassette Player Useful Again

Nevermind that silly OEM iPod connection we talked about earlier on the Scion. We've found a way to use your old cassette adapter in a cool and new way. CarDomain.com user JPPadula has done some amazing entertainment tech upgrades to one of the featured rides on his user page, a 2002 GMC Denali. In addition to some… » 2/09/07 2:01pm 2/09/07 2:01pm

Jalopnik Exclusive: We Test GM's Patience And Personal Audio Link…

The ability to run your iPod in your car through your head unit (either via the radio faceplate or the steering wheel) is kind of like the Holy Grail to auto-loving audiophiles with a hankering for digital audio. I already drive, eat, drink and e-mail all at the same time, so throwing the iPod into the mix doesn't…

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Microsoft And Ford Get N'Sync At The Detroit Auto Show And CES, We Get…

As you can see from the video above (apologies on the size — we never know how big these things can get) we had the opportunity last week to head down to the super-secret FoMoCo testing and development lab to get an exclusive hands-on with Ford's new infotainment hotness, Sync. The system, created through a…

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