​Escort's New App Warns You About Aircraft Speed Traps

Escort is out with two new radar detectors and an update to its smartphone app. The hardware looks nice, but the updated Escort Live app is what's interesting, including a new feature that tells you when the long arm of the law is patrolling the skies.
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Louisana Traffic Official Fights The Law And The Law's Him

From the department of "do what I say, not what I do" comes this awesome story out of Lafayette, Louisiana playing perfectly into our dislike and mistrust of government nanny bureaucracy. Tony Tramel, the Director of Transportation for Lafayette Consolidated Government, is the chap tasked with monitoring and approving… » 4/04/08 9:40am 4/04/08 9:40am

Uniden MapTrax GPS Includes Radar Detection

It's a shame that it's taken this many years to finally achieve this bit of convergence, but it is finally done. To be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in January is Uniden's MapTrax GPS receivers — that include radar detection. » 12/28/07 2:30pm 12/28/07 2:30pm

Alex Roy's Transcontinental Record: Gear Rundown

What manner of electronic gear rests in the cockpit of Alex Roy's bicoastal Bimmer? Roll call: Lots of GPS stuff, scanners, detectors jammers, CBs, thermal camera and monitor and other knick knacks. We're not sure where he put the espresso machine or kitchen gear — but those beluga caviar canapes aren't going to… » 10/15/07 3:30pm 10/15/07 3:30pm

Cobra Releases New Radar Detector With Speed Camera Database

Cobra Electronics has a new serpent on the road for all you snakes (like us) who need a little extra help to "see" the "man" when they've got a plan to catch your ass for speeding. It's their XRS line of radar detectors and Cobra's calling it the first "user-installable remote radar detector with GPS locator… » 1/05/07 8:09am 1/05/07 8:09am