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  • Avolare Magnetic Air Vent Car Phone Mount Video Review

    2:54pm By CarPlayLife
    Enjoy our review of the Avolare Magnetic Air Vent Car Phone Mount. You can buy the Avolare Magnetic Air Vent Car Phone Mount for £7.99 from Amazon here – https://amzn.to/35EK0ey – and use coupon code ‘GLCLZJRW‘ at checkout to get 10% off the retail…
  • Avolare Magnetic Air Vent Car Phone Mount Review

    Tue 12:18pm By CarPlayLife
    We’ve covered many air vent mounts on CarPlayLife, yet the problem with many of them is that they don’t last the long test of time. With lots of movement and vibration from your car, many mounts eventually work their way loose and fall off, often with your…
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay Dongle Comparison – Which Wireless Dongle Should You Buy

    Oct 18, 2020, 1:11 pm By CarPlayLife
    Enjoy our Wireless Apple CarPlay Dongle Comparison video. We take a look at the big 3 wireless Apple CarPlay dongles from CPLAY2air, CarLinkit 2.0 and JoyeAuto. We look at what each dongle features and how each dongle performs then give you our view of the…
  • Apple ‘Hi, Speed.’ event brings new features and technology for CarPlay and in vehicles

    Oct 15, 2020, 5:48 am By CarPlayLife
    Last Tuesday Apple had its ‘Hi, Speed.’ event, in which it revealed its annual iPhone update in the form of the new iPhone 12 (from $799), iPhone 12 Mini (from $699), iPhone 12 Pro (from $999) and iPhone 12 Pro Max (from $1099) smartphones, alongside a new…
  • Amazon Prime Day Deals on CarPlay Life Reviewed Tech

    Oct 13, 2020, 2:27 pm By CarPlayLife
    Today and tomorrow Amazon has its Prime Day event, in which plenty of products sell for cheaper than their full retail price. To many, this is a perfect time to pickup technology and I on first glance, there are a number of products we have reviewed here on…
  • How to change Apple CarPlay background

    Oct 7, 2020, 1:02 pm By CarPlayLife
    For many years, Apple CarPlay owners have had a single default background that hasn’t been anything but white. Then came along Light and Dark mode in iOS, which allowed us to dim the CarPlay display for night time driving, whilst also opting to have Dark…
  • Kenwood release two wireless Apple CarPlay receivers

    Oct 7, 2020, 7:56 am By CarPlayLife
    Kenwood has continued to bolster their range of high-end aftermarket receivers with the release of two new Wireless Apple CarPlay enabled head units. The DMX9720XDS is their flagship head unit that packs a 10.1″ floating capacitive touch-screen display with…
  • How to place Google Maps on your CarPlay Dashboard

    Oct 7, 2020, 5:21 am By CarPlayLife
    When the Home Screen Dashboard came to Apple CarPlay, users only had the option of displaying Apple Maps on one of the side panels on the screen. With the release of iOS 14, Apple has now given applications the ability to replace Apple Maps with their…
  • Eufy RoboVac G10 Hybrid Robot Vacuum and Mop Review

    Oct 4, 2020, 11:38 am By CarPlayLife
    The cost of robot vacuums has been decreasing over the years. You can now pick up a robotic vacuum from just $199, all the way up to over $1000. You may think the gap between these prices ranges is vast, but if you know what to look for, even the low end of…
  • Plugsurfing – Charge Anywhere

    Oct 4, 2020, 6:25 am By CarPlayLife
    Price: FreeFebruary 19, 2014 Plugsurfing makes it easy to charge your electric car across Europe. Join the fastest growing network of major European operators to charge in a fast, flexible, transparent way. Here are just a few features that you’ll love:–…
  • KIMAFUN KM-G130-1 2.4G Wireless Lavalier Microphone Transmitter & Receiver Review

    Sep 29, 2020, 8:19 am By CarPlayLife
    Audio recording has many uses, from capturing your voice on a YouTube or Twitch gaming stream, to talking with colleges over Zoom, to even giving a presentation to an large audience where you own voice may not be heard from the back of the room. Wireless audio…
  • Crave PLUS Portable External Battery Charger Video Review

    Sep 15, 2020, 9:56 am By CarPlayLife
    The Crave PLUS battery bank is a super-thin, 10,000mAh portable battery bank with Quick Charge 3.0 capabilities and USB-C input and output. You can buy it for $49.99 from Crave direct We’ve reviewed a number of portable battery banks on CarPlayLife but none…