4 Cool Tech Gadgets to Make Your Car Smarter


The automobile industry has been revolutionized by technology. Current cars can park themselves, report on driving performance, offer directions and read out text messages. This is only possible with modern cars. However, if you drive an older car,  you can still make your car smarter with cool tech gadgets.

In our previous article, we explored 5 top tech gadgets to spice up your office and today will be looking at 4 cool tech gadgets to bring your car up-to-date with technology.  

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Voice-control navigation

Voice-control navigation car gadgets

Finding your way around while driving has been easy with Global Positioning System (GPS). You simply hook your GPS smartphone on the dashboard of your car. Sat nav is one of the best voice control navigation out there.

Bluetooth Hands-free calling 

Bluetooth Hands-free calling

Receiving calls and driving at the same time is very risky. To stop you from engaging in this habit, you should buy a Bluetooth Hands-free device for your older car. The audio quality is awesome.

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WiFi with Vinli

WiFi with Vinli

You can easily turn your car into hotspots with Vinli. This enables your friends and colleagues access the internet through this hotspot. The device also allows you track your car remotely but remember, you need to subscribe for data.

An alternative to Vinli is MTN Nigeria Carfi Stick. This is MTN’s latest product and first of it’s kind in Nigeria. MTN CarFi Sticks is a wireless gadget, designed to provide internet access for motor vehicles.

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Automatic is a small car adapter which you plug into the onboard diagnostics port to get all kinds of information about your vehicle. This adaptor provides details about engine problems, reminds you of where you parked, show your driving history, and can also call for help in case of an accident.

Meanwhile, Nigeria has now joined other countries around the world experiencing advanced technology hacking especially in car jacking or should I say hacking.

Items worth 200,000 naira was stolen from a car parked in the premises of one of the popular shopping malls in Lagos. CCTV footage showed the suspect walked up to the parked car which was already open via remote access and removed the items.

I am sure there are several devices that could be included in the list to make your car cruising experience secure and fun. Why not use the comment box to let us know?


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