Cobra Brings Radar Detectors to the 21st Century with OLEDs and Smart Car Monitoring

I thought radar detectors were a thing of the 1980s until I spotted Cobra's sexy new Super-Xtreme Range Superheterodyne Maximum Performance 12 Band XRS 9950. Even its name says "I drive a long red car very fast for reasons I won't go into now." Seriously, the 1.5" OLED screen on this baby shows you everything from… »1/05/08 9:13pm1/05/08 9:13pm

Uniden Packs Radar Detector Inside MapTrax GPS for High-Tech Cop Spotting

Uniden hasn't been long in the GPS game, but its experience in high-end radar detectors goes back years and years. So it's no surprise that, come CES, it will be the first company to introduce a MapTrax GPS navigator with radar detection built in. We don't know much about them yet, like how the radar detection might… »12/27/07 8:35am12/27/07 8:35am

Cobra XRS R9G GPS Radar Detector: Fights the Man by Dodging Red Light Cams

Here's a gadget for those who learned to drive by watching Mad Max. Cobra's latest radar detector picks up on standard radar and laser guns used by The Man in speed enforcement. But it also has a GPS and a database of known speed traps and red light cameras. That's good for slowing down before John Q. Law pegs you… »1/05/07 8:01am1/05/07 8:01am