Do you spend a lot of time behind the wheel due to work or simply love road trips? Well then, you have come to the right place. We’ll be taking a look at some tech that should make you next drive even better, Whether you need to charge your devices on the go, or need an assistant to help you keep track of things. So here’s a look at some handy little devices that you can get from Amazon, which should definitely be considered by anyone who tends to be on the road a lot. Do note that these products were selected based on the features that they offer.
Getting a voice assistant to accompany one on a road trip has become quite popular nowadays and this device is more than up to the task. Built solely for car usage, the device comes with 8 microphones and far-field technology, which should allow it to hear you clearly over elements such as the A/C and road noise. The Alexa voice assistant can be a great add-on during your journey. Simply ask it to call someone, stream music or listen to the news from various websites while you drive. Finally, if you’re worried about privacy, do keep in mind that you can turn off the microphone with a touch of a button anytime you like.
Want a device that can be used for taking calls or playing music while driving? You can opt for this device from Portronics. With its Bluetooth 5.0 adaptor, you can easily connect your smartphone to the device to facilitate calls. Additionally, the device’s FM transmitter can be connected with your car's FM receiver so that the audio from the phone can be played on the speakers of the car. The device also comes with an inbuilt mic so that you can take calls while driving without having to rely on your smartphone or headphones. The company claims that the mic shuts out cabin hum and background noises, which should ensure that your caller can hear you perfectly. Apart from connecting with your phone to the device, you can also connect an SD card or USB drive to play your music. These USB ports can also be used to charge your devices.
While on the road, it becomes difficult to charge your smartphone or other devices due to the lack of charging ports. This is where the Mi’s car charger rises to the occasion. Thanks to its Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 technology, smartphones, especially those equipped with USB Type-C ports, can be charged quickly. However, that’s not the only thing that makes it a good companion on your road trips. This device is equipped with four layers of protection that ensure your gadget doesn’t get damaged while charging. For starters, it monitors the output current and then automatically shuts off if the current exceeds its limit. It monitors the output voltage and shuts off when the voltage exceeds the same, and finally, it also protects the charger from high temperatures. The dual USB port on the device should allow you to charge two devices at once.
Whether you’ve been driving for years, or have recently got a license, you’d probably love to enhance your safety while on the road. This device does just that by allowing you to have a look at what’s behind your car while you reverse. The 4.3-inch security monitor is equipped with 150-degree viewing angles, ensuring that you can see what’s on the screen no matter how you angle your driver’s seat. The 420 TV Lines resolution should be more than enough to be able to discern if you’re about to bang into any object while reversing. Finally, the screen is equipped with menu buttons that let you enhance the brightness, hue, saturation and contrast with ease.