Category Archives: Bluetooth handsfree

Hands up – why you never need to use your phone while driving again

  

Police forces this week are cracking down on mobile phone use by drivers in targeted operations to prosecute offenders and drive home the risks and consequences of distraction driving. Operations include: – dedicated patrols by officers using unmarked vans, helmet cams, high-seated vehicles and high vantage points to catch offenders – combined shifts with police officers and paramedics to educate… Read more »

Bluetooth Car Stereo – Pioneer Touchscreen MVH-AV280BT

  
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Pioneer MVH-AV280BT Mechless Double Din with Bluetooth and USB Whether it’s a portable music player or the latest iPhone, the Pioneer MVH-AV280BT plays audio/video from almost any digital source. Enjoy all of your favourite content on a large 6.2” Clear Type touchscreen, right on your car dashboard. Stream your music or call hands-free over a wireless connection Take your digital… Read more »

Texting behind the wheel? Time to make a point

  

Over the weekend, you may have read that drivers caught using handheld mobile phones are to face “much tougher penalties”, with fines and points doubling. Under new rules expected to come in next year, drivers will get six points on their licence and face a £200 fine. It’s a major issue for newly qualified drivers too, as they could be… Read more »

JVC KW-V21BT Double Din Bluetooth AV System Flash Sale

  

Boy have we got a great deal for you. If you’re looking for a Double Din Bluetooth Audio Visual system for you car, look no further. The stunning JVC KW-V21BT comes with a host of features including built in Bluetooth for streaming/playing your music from your iPhone/Android phone and hands free calling. with a more than adequate 6.2 inch touch… Read more »

Great Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

  

Father’s Day is coming up, which poses the difficult question: what do you buy your dad? While Mother’s Day comes with obvious gift ideas such as jewellery or bath products, finding a gift for your father is slightly more difficult. But fear not, at Car Audio Centre we have tonnes of great gadgets your dad will love. Here is our… Read more »

A user’s guide to the best car stereos

  

Where do you start when it comes to which car stereo to get? The choice ranges from a stereo with a cassette player to a stereo with a DVD player on board. There are so many out there that choosing a way to play music is a minefield … but don’t panic, here is a user’s guide to some of… Read more »

Road safety for on-board entertainment

  

Technology now plays such a vital role in our lives that it’s sometimes hard to resist the lure of our mobiles and gadgets – even when driving. Using these systems while in control of a vehicle can be incredibly dangerous, not to mention illegal, and that’s why road safety has begun to focus on on-board entertainment and the best ways… Read more »

Bluetooth stereos that will leave your friends green with envy

  

The way that in-car stereo systems develop often mirrors other technical advances as manufacturers integrate the latest technologies into their ranges. Today, the cutting edge is provided by Bluetooth connectivity which basically means you can use a smartphone, an iPod or other MP3 playe in tandem with your in-car entertainment system. Being able to play music from other devices through… Read more »

Five essential mobile accessories every car owner needs

  

There is no getting around the fact that our habits in cars have become much more sophisticated as mobile technology has boomed. However, making the best of this is hard and it can be easy to fall for gimmicks that won’t catch hold rather than genuine mobile-enhancing accessories. In an effort to give you a starting point, the following are… Read more »

Which hands free kit is right for you? Five questions you need to ask

  

Talking on a mobile phone in a car is both dangerous and illegal. To avoid the dreaded penalty points and fine whilst chatting safely on the move the only solution is to use a hands free kit. As with all technology, what’s right for some people isn’t always the best option for others. When talking on a mobile whilst driving… Read more »