Add Bluetooth to Your Car with GoGrove Flexsmart X3
For less than $50 bucks you can connect your mobile device to your in-car sound system via Bluetooth with the GoGrove Flexsmart X3.
Give Your Car a Health Monitor with Dash
The Dash dongle wirelessly collects information from 300 datapoints on your car (including crash detection, which dials 911). It’s similar to the Progressive dongle you’ve seen advertised on TV (and did I mention it costs TEN BUCKS?)
Check the View Behind with an Add-On Backup Camera
For anywhere from a hundred dollars, to several times that you can add a back-up camera to your old classic. The U.S. government is considering making these mandatory for new cars, so it’s an add-on that’ll make your older car every bit as safe as a new one.
iAlert Car Seat Makes Sure Your Child is Buckled In
For $300, the iAlert Car Seat will always tell your smartphone if your child is buckled in, which mean you’ll never have to worry about being one of those moms, or dads, or grandparents on the news who “forgot” they had a child buckled into a carseat.
Put a New Stereo and GPS in Your Dashboard
You can also replace the analogue in-dash “stereo-head” in your car with a screen-based entertainment/navigation system that will catapult your car ahead in time several decades.
Start Your Car from Your Phone with Viper SmartStart
$150-$400 buys you the Viper SmartStart system which allows you to remotely start your car from any Android or iOS mobile device.
Eliminate That Blind Spot with a Warning System
$250-$350 buys you the Goshers Blind Spot Warning System that alerts you to cars creeping up behind and beside you.
Cruise Control & Lane Departure Systems
And for $1,000, Adaptive Cruise Control & Lane Departure Warning systems can be added with MobilEye.