By Bradley Taylor, guest contributor
Bradley Taylor is a freelance writer from Derby, England born in 1984 who writes about all aspects of the automotive industry. You can connect with Bradley on Google+ and follow him on Twitter.
Times have discernibly changed particularly with the advent of new high-tech cars that seamlessly incorporate appealing gadgets. This can be attributed to the fact that technology has evolved immensely to a point whereby the power of imagination is the only thing slowing down the world of car gadgetry. In fact it’s pretty fascinating to point out that when it comes to making new cars trendier, useful gadgets are a huge part of the allure and experts believe that someday there will be a car gadget for just about anything. If you’re fascinated by gadgetry, here is a list of top 10 car gadgets for 2013 ranging from commonplace to exceptional.
1. SuperTooth HD
If you’re looking for a way to enjoy making and receiving calls, then this is the right car gadget for you. SuperTooth HD enables you to play audio and pick up what you say clearly since it comes with two speakers and two microphones, and voice recognition software.
2. Cadillac CUE
Cadillac CUE is a novel in-car technological gadget that combines the intuitive nature of smartphones, tablets and e-readers in a form that’s extremely safe for use on the road. It allows the user to speak to the car, get GPS directions, and it has voice recognition programmed to respond to driver’s voice only.
3. Garmin zūmo 665
This is actually one of the newest car gadgets in the line of Garmin GPS products. It’s more than just a GPS navigation system given that it combines its top navigation with the latest news, music and weather as well as traffic reports.
Maintaining good posture while driving is key to prevention of health issues associated with poor posture, like severe back pain. LUMOBack is a useful gadget that notifies you when you lean forward, slouch your back or even shift to the side.
5. Car MD
If you would like to check the integrated systems of your car in order to establish if all is working well or if something is wrong, then this is certainly a must-have gadget for you. Essentially, Car MD is a self diagnostic gadget that runs through the car’s microprocessors and it will alert the driver when it senses a problem and it offers instructions as to how to fix it as well.
6. Digital radio
Nowadays only a few cars come with this revolutionary gadget but you can get one for your car this year if you want to enjoy the functionality and choice that comes with it.
7. Keyless ignition
As much as it’s quite evident that it isn’t so unusual for cars to have remote ignition nowadays, it’s a whole new gadget that will surely augment your ride. All you need to have is a unique key fob with a button which when pushed starts your car engine up.
8. Delphi Vehicle Diagnostics
9. Inrete Automatica
This is basically a 4GB USB flash drive that allows you to add audio files to your car if you don’t want to use your Smartphone. Inrete Automatica automatically syncs over Wi-Fi to the internet so you can download audio files from your Dropbox or even your Skydrive account.
10. Kensington Proximo
Locating your vehicle doesn’t have to be such a hassle if you have this gadget installed in your car. With Kensington Proximo, you can locate the exact parking spot where you left your car, especially if it’s in a congested space.Read More...