50 Cool Digital Gadgets and Accessories for Your Car



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Today's showcase features a number of car gadgets and accessories that are sure to change your commute forever...

If it isn't abundantly clear by now, the Internet of Things is no longer a novelty and everyone is looking to stay digitally connected to just about every part of their daily life. An area of significant digital growth over the past year or so has been the automobile. If you are like me, you spend a solid chunk of your day hanging out in your car going to and from work. Thankfully, some really creative gadget-makers have made that time a bit more entertaining and productive.

Here are some of the more interesting and cool digital car gadgets and accessories I have dug up in my web travels. As with all of my gadget posts, I will be updating this post as I stumble on more items. Also, be sure to follow the corresponding Pinterest board I have set up for more fun car accessories.

Cool Car Gadgets and Accessories

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AMEIQ 3-Layer Car Mesh Organizer, Seat Back Net Bag
AMEIQ 3-Layer Car Mesh Organizer, Seat Back Net Bag

Three ways of using this net product1. Forward mounted between the front two seats; 2. Reverse mounted between the front two seats; 3. Mounted on the front seat back.

Car Headrest iPad Holder
Car Headrest iPad Holder

Instant Back Seat Entertainment. Perfect companion for long car journeys. Protect your iPad is mounted higher than other car mounts so it is safe from kicking feet and curious hands.

r2d2 usb car charger
R2D2 USB Car Charger

Small enough to sit in your vehicle's cup holder, the Star Wars R2-D2 USB Car Charger is compatible with anything that charges via USB (iPhones, smartphones, iPads, tablets, GPSes, etc.) as long as you have the cable! This Star Wars USB Charger features two (2) USB charging ports, each port provides 2.1 Amps (enough to charge 2 tablets simultaneously). Better yet, R2-D2's dome rotates and lights up; he whistles and he beeps (when power is connected and when your device begins to charge; force him to animate by pressing his center button which turns power to the ports on; sounds cannot be turned off). Blue/red LED inside the front radar eye lens indicates USB port power status.

Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger
Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger

The Car Seat Stop Gap
The Car Seat Stop Gap

Prevent Dangerous Distractions, keep your eyes on the road, and never search under your seats again!

Belkin Car Vent Mount for Smartphones
Belkin Car Vent Mount for Smartphones

The Car Vent Mount provides a safe and simple way to view navigation in the car. This cradle securely attaches your iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, or other compatible smartphone to an air vent on your car's dash for convenient eye-level viewing--no suction cup or adhesive required.

Belkin Hands-Free Bluetooth Car Kit
Belkin Hands-Free Bluetooth Car Kit

AirCast Auto easily connects your smartphone to your car stereo—no need for professional installation. Simply plug it into your car’s auxiliary input jack and use Bluetooth to pair with your phone. A convenient light ring makes it visible at all hours and blinks when calls come in. Plus, the power adapter with USB port lets you charge your smartphone while you drive.

Viper Smartphone Car Starter System
Viper Smartphone Car Starter System

You can remote start or lock and unlock your car just by pushing a button on your iPhone or iPod Touch; using the exciting new Viper SmartStart app from Directed Electronics, the leader in vehicle security and remote start. The simple graphical interface gives you control over the following features of your installed Viper remote start or security/remote start system:Lock/arm, Unlock/disarm, Remote car starter, Trunk release, Panic or car finder

Efficiency FileMaster Car Desk
Efficiency FileMaster Car Desk

The filemaster efficiency desk features a special opening in the top of the desk for a second storage area with hanging File folders. The File folders face the driver which makes it easier to see and access. The remaining desk top area is covered with the non-skid material. The large storage area is great for office tools and accessories and also for keeping a laptop hidden out-of-sight. Additional storage compartments hold small supplies such as pens, maps, etc.

Knight Rider KITT USB Car Charger
Knight Rider KITT USB Car Charger

You can now have KITT in Corvette with this Knight Rider USB Car Charger! This car charger has two 1.0 Amp USB ports which can charge most USB-powered devices. While your device powers up, the signature light sequence from KITT's voice box is synced to 11 different audio phrases from the TV show.

Bluetooth Parked Car Finder
Bluetooth Parked Car Finder

Never lose track of where car is parked. Free app provides exact location of parked car with satellite image of space. Alerts you when it doesn't detect the paired phone once engine is started.

Evenflo Advanced Embrace DLX Infant Smart Car Seat

Evenflo Advanced Embrace DLX Infant Smart Car Seat

The Evenflo Advanced Embrace DLX with SensorSafe showcases the SensorSafe technology where a smart chest clip and wireless receiver auto-sync to communicate with the driver through a series of gentle tones. The gentle chimes remind the driver when the chest clip is unbuckled during transit. Receiver also reminds the driver that baby is still in seat after arrival at destination. SensorSafe Technology provides peace of mind amid life's distractions.

Car Air Purifier, Ionizer, Air cleaner, Air Freshener and Order Eliminator
Car Air Purifier, Ionizer, Air cleaner, Air Freshener and Order Eliminator

No matter indoors or outdoors, the air pollutants are threatening our health, weakening and damaging our lungs. Asthma prevalence raises year by year and more and more people are diagnosed with breathing-related issues.

SCOSCHE 2 port USB Car Charger
SCOSCHE 2 port USB Car Charger

The SCOSCHE ReVolt Compact Dual Port USB Car Charger is the smallest and fastest charger. The dual USB port charger produces an amazing 24W and 4.8 amp total output (12W/2.4A per port), producing the fastest charge possible to all standard USB wireless devices. With the LED backlight, easily plug in your charging cable in a dark vehicle. Low profile design charger is configured for advanced iOS devices but will charge all Smartphones and includes optimized circuitry to avoid damage to any less powerful devices. Plug in any combination of iPads, iPhones, Tablets or Smartphones with your existing charge and sync cables.

FRiEQ Car Air Freshener and Ionic Air Purifier
FRiEQ Car Air Freshener and Ionic Air Purifier

Car air purifier produces negative ions that actually improve the air quality by destroying odor-causing particulates from the air, rather than simply covering up the smells like perfume.

Car Console Vault
Car Console Vault

Tuffy Security Product Tactical Gear Security Drawers are the state of the art in secure gear storage and organization. These highly functional, highly secure, and fully customizable drawer units are precision crafted from 16 gauge steel in the large drawers open smoothly on Tuffy exclusive slide system incorporating (8) heavy duty precision stainless steel roller bearings.

Carpack Car Organizer
Carpack Car Organizer

The Carpack is the ultimate car organizer that helps de-clutter your car, prevent items from sliding off your car seat and carry belongings out of your car with ease! Carpack has one large compartment and several smaller compartments to fit everything you need in a car. It can hold a ton of stuff. The top portion of Carpack can be closed and zipped, turning it into a bag - this makes it easy to remove things and keep them on trunk or to carry them from the car when needed. It comes with a removable shoulder strap to help carry items with ease. The Carpack has a strap on the back to secure it into the car seat, this helps it stay securely in place.

Bestrix Universal Headrest Tablet Cradle Car Mount Holder
Bestrix Universal Headrest Tablet Cradle Car Mount Holder

Bestrix Universal Headrest Tablet mount provides an easy solution to use your iPad while you are mobile. It is super easy to install and remove, and it instantly turn your car’s backseat into an entertainment center via this Universal tablet Mount, without blocking any of your tablet’s buttons, or jacks.

Portable Car Jump Starter Battery Booster and Phone Charger with Smart Charging Port
Portable Car Jump Starter Battery Booster and Phone Charger with Smart Charging Port

Jump start your vehicle (up to 7.2L gas or 5.5L diesel engine) up to 20 times with 800 amps of peak current and heavy duty clamps and cables. Compact enough to store in your glovebox.

Automatic AUT-350C Pro Gold 3G Connected Car Adapter
Automatic AUT-350C Pro Gold 3G Connected Car Adapter

Powered by Automatic CCA mobile app and low profile OBD LTE Adapter, Automatic provides real time GPS car tracking, check engine light diagnostics, 24/7 emergency services if a severe crash is detected, trip tracking for expenses and even smart home integrations including Alexa. The connected car assistant that gives you more knowledge about your car and the confidence to worry less on the road.

Garmin Dash Cam Driving Recorder
Garmin Dash Cam Driving Recorder

Reliable, Easy-to-use HD Driving Recorder with GPS

Garmin Head-Up Display (HUD) Dashboard Mounted Windshield Projector

Garmin Head-Up Display (HUD) Dashboard Mounted Windshield Projector

Garmin HUD+ receives navigation information from the free Garmin HUD smartphone app and projects it right onto your windshield. HUD+ automatically adjusts its brightness level, so its projections are clearly visible in direct sunlight or at night. HUD+ provides turn indicators, distance to your next turn, current speed and speed limit, and estimated time of arrival. It’ll even let you know which lane to be in for your next maneuver.

Truck Bed Swimming Pool
Truck Bed Swimming Pool

The Pick-up Pool is the ultimate truck-bed swimming pool. Say goodbye to messy rain tarps and bungee cords. The Pick-up Pool is designed to fit your truck and hold itself in place. Perfect for tailgate parties, camping, or your driveway. This pool goes where you go...just add water.

Fire Missile Button Cigarette Lighter Cover
Fire Missile Button Cigarette Lighter Cover

OMNI Factory Novelty Fire Missile Button Cigarette Lighter Cover Universal Design Fits Most Vehicles with Standard 12 Volt Power Source

HandiRack - Universal Inflatable roof rack bars

HandiRack - Universal Inflatable roof rack bars

Inflatable vehicle rack for carrying all types of gear and accessories; Makes a great CANOE RACK, KAYAK RACK, SURFBOARD RACK, SUP RACK and WINTER SPORTS RACK; LIGHTWEIGHT YET HEAVY-DUTY; Load capacity of 175lbs; Certified for use up to Highway Speeds.

Bluetooth speakers for cars Jabra FREEWAY Bluetooth Speakerphone
Jabra FREEWAY Bluetooth Speakerphone

One of the first in-car speakerphones to have 3 speakers coupled with Virtual Surround Sound. Sound so clear, you’ll think you’re talking to a passenger in the car. Also great for playing your favorite music. Prefer your car’s sound system? Just use the FM transmitter to send music and calls directly to your car radio. Dual-mic technology filters out everything but your voice. Background noises and honking cars disappear, so the other side hears you loud and clear.

Anti-Slip Mat for Cell Phones
Anti-Slip Mat for Cell Phones

Stick practically any gadget or loose item to this sticky mat - perfect for use in the car! Are you sick of seeing your gadgets, lighters, sunglasses, etc., flying off the dashboard of your car as you turn a corner? Grippy sticks almost anything and leaves NO sticky residue. Safely attach coins, parking tickets, lipstick, phones, mp3 players and more to the pad. The anti-slip mat ensures that everything is kept in place - and when you are ready to remove the item, simply pull it off gently.

cool car gadgets accessories Satechi Universal Tablet CD Slot Mount
Satechi Universal Tablet CD Slot Mount

The Satechi Universal Tablet CD Slot Mount conveniently mounts your tablet front and center along your dashboard where it can be easily viewed and reached.

PIONEER AppRadio In-Dash DVD Player with 7-Inch Capacitative Touchscreen

PIONEER AppRadio In-Dash DVD Player with 7-Inch Capacitative Touchscreen

DVD/CD Player, Bluetooth Audio Streaming, and MirrorLink Compatibility

Steering Wheel Attachable Work Surface Tray
Steering Wheel Attachable Work Surface Tray

Being comfortable is one of the biggest challenges when on the road. Specifically designed with safety in mind, the AutoExec Wheelmate fits with the steering wheel completely upside down. This allows you to make your steering one of the most ergonomic work spaces available. The Wheelmate can fit multiple different applications from holding your tablet, Bluetooth keyboard, or simply be used as an eating surface. The lightweight construction makes it easy to carry in a bag or stow away when not in use.

Wireless Key Finder
Wireless Key Finder

Can't find your keys? Just Press the button and follow the beeps! You'll never lose your valuables again

Mini Portable Real Time GPS Tracker for Teen Driver Tracking
Mini Portable Real Time GPS Tracker for Teen Driver Tracking

SpyTecGPS just made the best even better by reengineering a perennial favorite of the surveillance industry. The newly revamped GL300 tracker has near-perfect 4G coverage and now boasts an impressive 2.5 week battery life, all while maintaining the small size and reliability that is synonymous with SpyTecGPS.

INNOVA 3721 Battery and Charging System Monitor
INNOVA 3721 Battery and Charging System Monitor

The INNOVA Battery and Charging System Monitor displays the condition of your battery and charging system instantly. It protects the engine computer and 12-volt accessories from damaging surges when jump starting or recharging. Easily plugs into the vehicle's cigarette lighter or power receptacle to monitor battery and charging system voltage. The LCD screen displays the measured voltage with a bar graph to indicate battery charge level and the color-coded LEDs quickly identify the battery's charge status. The head pivots for easy viewing and angle adjustment.

FOBO Bluetooth Smart Tire Pressure Monitoring System
FOBO Bluetooth Smart Tire Pressure Monitoring System

A large number of accidents that occur happen because a vehicle is unsafe to drive on the road. FOBO Tire Plus is designed to promote road safety through maintenance of optimal tire pressure. FOBO Tire Plus is an advanced Wireless Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) using latest Bluetooth 4.0 that works directly with your Android and iOS device. With an intelligent In-Car monitoring unit that works on its own or simultaneously with your smartphone, FOBO Tire Plus monitors up to 600 kPa(87 psi) and give you an alert in the absence of a smartphone.

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