Technology is moving at such a pace it can only take a matter of months for new hardware youâve invested your hard-earned money in to be rendered obsolete in the wake of new releases. This isnât a problem exclusively for smartphones and tablets, cars are now so feature-packed and technology-heavy it can be hard to keep up, especially with the obvious high investment needed for an upgrade. But fear not, this article will help turbocharge your car into 2017 with 4 essential tech upgrades to improve your automotive experience!
EE Buzzard in-car Wi-Fi hotspot
Get internet on the go with EE clever Buzzard Wi-Fi technology. The clever device slots into the cigarette lighter power socket and transforms your vehicle into a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot, helping you keep connected on the go. The Buzzard retails for £59.99 on pay as you go or for £19.99 with a £11 per month contract that includes 2GB of data.
Garmin nÃ¼vi 3598LMT-D
To put it in simple terms if youâre looking for a premium, high tech sat nav the garmin Garmin nÃ¼vi 3598LMT-D is one of the best choices on the market. The sat nav feature the best voice command system on the market allowing you to interact and plan trips with the device hands free, something the is of the upmost importance for those wanting to change there route on the go without having to wrestle with a fidly touch screen interface. The sleek design and great voice command system will save you both time and stress, two invaluble commodities. The Garmin nÃ¼vi 3598LMT-D retails for £299.
Any car can suffer battery issues, traditionally battery boosters are heavy and cumbersome. The Cobra Jumpack completely revolutionises the market, the battery charger is small enough to fit in your glove compartment. Despite being a small size the Jumpack can supply a 180-amp starting current, with a peak of 360 amps. As well as being useful for charging your car battery the device also features USB ports, meaning you can charge your phone on the go as well. The Cobra Jumpack retails for a very reasonable £80.
In the modern day having a reliable dash cam can be essential tool for insurance claims, saving you stress and money. The Netbase 312GW is one of the best on the market for under £100. The device captures good quality video. The dash is on the list of several insurers meaning you can save money simply by owning the Netbase.