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Kicker Soundgate Powerstage

Kicker Soundgate Powerstage

The Soundgate Powerstage system upgrade by Kicker will transform your vehicle's stock radio and speakers into a high-fidelity sound system capable of giving you full, accurate, and richly-textured musical pleasure. And it does it without changing the look of your interior or dash.

Smartphone apps for car and home electronics

Smartphone apps for car and home electronics

Many consumer electronics products use apps to make your smartphone an integral part of your home entertainment or car operating system. We serve up a few examples in this video.

JL Audio CleanSweep®

JL Audio CleanSweep®

Crutchfield's experts take a look at the JL Audio CleanSweep sound processor.

Installing a Viper Remote Start System

Installing a Viper Remote Start System

One of the best tools in the fight against cold temperatures is a remote start system for your car - so when it's freezing outside, your vehicle will be all toasty and ready to roll when you get in it.

Installing a Thule Force Cargo Carrier

Installing a Thule Force Cargo Carrier

Thule's Force cargo carriers offers value, storage space, plus all the conveniences you want in a rooftop carrier. The diamond-textured AeroSkin lid is built to last, and the aerodynamic shape helps cut through the air.

Kicker Soundgate Powerstage System

Kicker Soundgate Powerstage System

The Soundgate Powerstage system upgrade by Kicker will transform your compatible vehicle's stock radio and speakers into a high-fidelity sound system capable of giving you full, accurate, and richly-textured musical pleasure. And it does it without changing the look of your interior or dash.

A Minivan Audio System the Whole Family Loves

A Minivan Audio System the Whole Family Loves

Lynn wanted better sound in her minivan, but didn't want to lose some factory features. So she installed a digital signal processor from Rockford Fosgate to take over the tunes, and added new speakers, an amp, and a sub for a complete overhaul.

Rockin' RV Installation

Rockin' RV Installation

A customer came to us with a problem: he wasn't happy with the lack of sound and the old TVs in his RV. Our installation crew came to the rescue, designing a new system to turn his hum-drum highway time into a rockin' roll down the open road.

Portable GPS Shootout

Portable GPS Shootout

Crutchfield writer Dominic took four different portable GPS navigators out for a road test to compare various features, such as destination entry, lane guidance, 3D graphics, voice recognition, and more.

What to Look for in Portable GPS

What to Look for in Portable GPS

Don't settle for a basic, run-of-the-mill portable navigation device. Watch this video for a quick overview of the best and newest features in portable navigation.

Parrot Bluetooth® Car Kits

Parrot Bluetooth® Car Kits

Crutchfield experts Ken and Ralph discuss Parrot Bluetooth car kits. Parrot kits make it easy to add wireless connectivity to any car and on any budget. From simple hands-free calling, to playing music from your iPod or MP3 player on your car stereo, Parrot makes it possible.

TomTom™ GO 730T & GO 930T

TomTom™ GO 730T & GO 930T

In this video review, a Crutchfield expert discusses the features of the TomTom GO 730T and GO 930T portable navigators, including the 930T's remote control.

Upgrading Your Factory Stereo, part 3

Upgrading Your Factory Stereo, part 3

You don't need to feel like you're stuck with the few features that happen to be built into your factory stereo. In this short video, Crutchfield experts explain how easy it can be to add the options you want, like iPod control or hands-free calling, to your factory stereo.

Bluetooth in Your Car

Bluetooth in Your Car

Bluetooth® hands-free calling can be a great benefit in the car, especially when it's integrated into your car stereo. Watch this video for a quick look at what it takes to add hands-free talking and wireless music streaming to your car stereo.