Pioneer AppRadio: Imagine Your Entire Car Stereo System, Powered By a…

You want to play music from your iPhone when you're in the car. You want to control everything from the in-dash head unit. Rarely do these two pieces of hardware work together in harmony, even if we wish that was the future of all car stereo systems everywhere. Pioneer's AppRadio might just change that. » 5/25/11 4:52pm 5/25/11 4:52pm

Hide Your Fancy Car Stereo Behind a Very Crappy Car Stereo

So you got yourself a fancy new stereo for your car. It's all well and good while you're driving, but when you're out of the car you know damn well that it's a magnet for ne'er-do-wells who are just itching to take a crowbar to your window and forcibly remove your fancy apparatus from your dash. What to do? Simple:… » 7/08/08 7:20pm 7/08/08 7:20pm

JVC and Kenwood Will Join Forces, Merge in October

JVC, the group behind the scenes of popular projectors and thin LCDs, and Kenwood, known for their car stereo equipment, will merge in October. The new company, JVC Kenwood Holdings, has been discussed for almost a year, when the two first collaborated on car electronics. So what happens when you merge TVs and car… » 5/12/08 11:00am 5/12/08 11:00am

Kicker Warhorse 10,000-Watt Car Stereo Amp Ensures Complete Neighbor…

If you're looking for the biggest, baddest-ass mofo car stereo amplifier you can get, you might want to consider this 10,000-watt Warhorse from Kicker. The WX 10000.1 weighs a hefty 67 pounds, and that 10kW power stream is enough to slam-dunk you and your subwoofers with its highly refined power. You're not going to… » 11/09/07 8:27am 11/09/07 8:27am

Peiker BlueTouchMusic: Music from Cellphone to Car via Bluetooth

You might have completely up-to-date, 2007-era gear everywhere else, but what if your car is still stuck in 1995? That's where you can hook up the Peiker BlueTouchMusic system, linking your cellphone to your car's music system via Bluetooth. It lets you wirelessly play back tunes from your cell phone with A2DP… » 1/17/07 8:35am 1/17/07 8:35am

Digital Power Station: DSP Turns Crappy Speakers Into Honkin' Muthas

Jon Bon Jovi's cousin, audio engineer Tony Bongiovi has figured out a novel way to make cheap-ass speakers sound a whole lot better. His device, an unusually sophisticated equalizer he calls the Digital Power Station, originally filled a refrigerator-sized unit with its analog components. » 12/06/06 10:36am 12/06/06 10:36am