Car audio

Porsche introduces new navigation system for classic sports cars

Porsche introduces new navigation system for classic sports cars

Porsche has created a new navigation system for its classic cars. Now, vintage edition Porsche sports cars will be able to upgrade their dashboard with this new navigation radio. It is designed to fit in the radio slot of Porsche's classic cars. The navigation radio has a bit of a retro feel to it, made to fit a vintage dashboard seamlessly, creating an unobtrusive use of navigation technology in a classic car.

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Audi, Bang & Olufsen, Fraunhofer IIS team up for 3D auto experience

Audi, Bang & Olufsen, Fraunhofer IIS team up for 3D auto experience

The folks at three of the biggest names in auto and/or audio have come together this month to bring on a beast of a system for the Audi Q7 for 2013. Bang & Olufsen have partnered with Audi as well as Fraunhofer IIS to bring on a "3D sound experience" for the next generation of Audi vehicles. Fraunhofer IIS, if you did not know, was the "main" inventor (as they say) of the MP3 and is an innovator of next-level audio experiences top to bottom - as any average Joe would tell you.

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Pioneer debuts six new single CD car audio receivers

Pioneer debuts six new single CD car audio receivers

Pioneer has been making some nice in-car entertainment systems for a very long time. The company has announced six new single CD receiver models that will fall into its 2013 line. The new models include the FH-X700BT, DEH-X6500BT, DEH-X5500HD, DEH-X3500UI, DEH-2500UI and DEH-150MP. The receivers share some of the same features with some models, including things such as iPhone certified connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free and audio streaming, support for apps, HD Radio, and more.

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Sony XAV-601BT MirrorLink car system now available

Sony XAV-601BT MirrorLink car system now available

Back at CES, smartphone and car audio manufacturers wanted both devices to work seamlessly using the new MirrorLink system. Your smartphone would connect to a car stereo unit via a USB cable, and after that you could send the phone’s content to the system with relative ease. Sony has today announced that the XAV-601BT, the first MirrorLink compatible system, is now available.

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Pioneer AppRadio connects your iPhone to your car radio

Pioneer AppRadio connects your iPhone to your car radio

There are bunches of people that just don't like the radio that comes in their vehicle. For these people there are hoards of aftermarket radios that they can replace their factory offerings with. Pioneer is a big name in the aftermarket radio scene and has been for a long time. A new Pioneer radio for your car has surfaced and the thing appears to have very tight iPhone integration.

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Car audio system blows phone book apart

Car audio system blows phone book apart

Back when I was in high school, everyone wanted really loud car audio systems. I always had a modest goal; I wanted a stereo system in my car that would blow the skirts off cheerleaders. I don't think that is asking too much really. Sadly, my high school budget could only afford speakers from Wal-Mart so it was never meant to be.

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