Monthly Archives: October 2009

Google Maps Navigations brings FREE sat-nav to Android phones


Google has just announced the inclusion of Google Maps Navigation for the next version of Android mobile phone OS. It’s Google sat nav for your Android phone, and it looks pretty mind blowing. Unlike existing sat nav applications like TomTom which can easily cost you £60 or more. This bad boy is FREE. Google Maps Navigation is an internet-connected GPS… Read more »

Alpine’s new NVE-M300 navigation black box


Alpine has finally delivered a sleek, fully compatible GPS navigation solution for the head unit. The altogether simplistic NVE-M300 GPS Navigation Drive is a simple black box that measures just barely more than 4- x 4- x 1-inches and is designed to interface with the company’s top two selling in-dash AV head units: the iXA-W404 (4.3-inch display) and the IVA-W505… Read more »

Apple release new App For Pioneer Sat Nav’s


You can now start planning your route before leaving the comfort of your home with the free NavGate FEEDS iPhone application, now theres a good idea! You can use the Google Maps interface of your iPhone to find your destination and transfer it via Bluetooth to your PIONEER AVIC-F10BT or AVIC-F310BT. Using this free App you can Run a point… Read more »

SQ from factory stereo and speakers?


Paul came into my store requesting to change the speakers in his new Audi A4 saloon. I asked “Why?” he replied “they’re sh#t!”. After some more questions we established that he was comparing the car system to his home system-Bang and Olufson-and merely changing the speakers would not do much(if anything)* for him. *(Think of your stereo/amp as a cars… Read more »

In with the old! caraudio centre manchester


Car Audio centre Manchester is Happy to work on any vehicle, especially something out of the ordinary, we recently had the privlige to work on a 1960s mgb, the owner wanted to improve the sound but keep the appearance fairly discreet, we fitted an alpine cd/mp3 player and some pioneer slim fit speakers, bringing the car right up to date…. Read more »

Clarion do it again!


The clarion NX509 wins design award in Tokyo,Japan where the compertition as very strong! The NX509 was highly evaluated for its superior hardware and software designs, the device is controlled with soft keys via a touch screen,It has a 2GB flash memory (4GB for European model) stores 3D map, 3D landmark as well as searched points-of-interest data.The Av side consists… Read more »