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The ultimate in system tuning
by Michael Sokolowski

All along, I knew I was going to take advantage of the CDA-9887's IMPRINT T sound tuning capability as the final stage in the audio makeover of my SUV.

Video: Pioneer Stage 4 DEX-P99RS CD Receiver
by Robert Ferency-Viars, Video Team

We got the skinny on the Pioneer DEX-P99RS CD receiver directly from Pioneer. This stereo is unsurpassed for delivering audiophile-quality sound in the car.

Brad, a DJ at 106.1 The Corner in Charlottesville, VA, tells us why he's so excited for the future of HD Radio. He likes the sound quality advantages, and thinks

For many, the iPhone has become an essential part of their lives. It stores music, movies, and a plethora of apps that entertain or help with productivity. Nowadays,

Alpine was the first manufacturer to introduce Pandora® Internet radio into the car with your iPhone, and now they've added Pandora support for Android and BlackBerry

Video: Pioneer Mixtrax
by Zak Billmeier

Pioneer's MIXTRAX is a DJ function and software package included with some of some of the new Pioneer receivers. It brings the musical fun and excitement of a real DJ

Ford owners can upgrade to Kenwood navigation and still keep their factory-installed SYNC system, thanks to this adapter from iDatalink.

Sony App Remote
by John Pollard

For years, the industry has focused on controlling smartphones with stereos. Now Sony has taken the next logical step forward with their new CD receivers equipped

An overview of MirrorLink smartphone connectivity for car stereos. Soon car stereos will finally be compatible with many Android, Blackberry, and Nokia smartphones.

HD Radio® FAQ
by Ralph Graves

Get the answers to frequently asked questions about HD Radio technology.

Discover the Joys of DIY
by Matt Freeman

It's fun and gratifying to hear about people discovering just how satisfying doing it themselves can be. Recently, two customers shared their first time experiences

Doug F's 2001 Ford Explorer
by Matt Freeman

Doug F, a retired chemist from Mesa, AZ, installed his very first stereo in his 2001 Ford Explorer.

When Sean, a high school junior in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to upgrade the stereo in his Celica, he wanted to do the work himself. Wisely, he turned

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