Are OBD Car Trackers Better Than Generic GPS Trackers?

January 29, 2018


What’s the difference between an OBD tracker and other car trackers? OBD trackers work through a vehicle’s OBD-II port. If you’ve ever seen car mechanics plug a small device into your car, they were likely using an OBD-II scan tool to get information on what is wrong with your car. Likewise, OBD car trackers can get information from your car through the same port. Unlike other car trackers that only use GPS location information, OBD trackers get location information in addition to information from the vehicle. arrow

Texting and Driving: As bad as Peas and Guacamole

National Guacamole day, September 16, 2016

Distracted driving is a major concern today. Just like driving under influence it is identified as a major cause that loss of life and properties. Over 330,000 accidents per year are caused by texting while driving. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been texting while driving. Drive safe.

Remembering Car racing Video Games on National Video Games Day

September 12, 2016

In 1952, Alexander S. Douglas developed OXO, a software implementation of tic-tac-toe game for the Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator (EDSAC) computer. In 1958 William Higinbotham created the Tennis for Two game at the Brookhaven National Laboratory Car racing games played an interesting role from the early days of video games. In 1974, Taito released Speed Race, a car driving game designed by Tomohiro Nishikado. The game involved scrolling graphics, wheel controller interface, gear shift, speedometer among other features. In the same year, Atari released another early car driving game in the arcades, Gran Trak 10 where a player could play against the clock and get points.

Consumer Adoption of Connected Car Products

September 9, 2016

Nielsen, a leading market research company, recently released a report on consumer adoption of connected car technology driven products and what features they want. It reported increasing familiarity with this technology among consumers. It also noted that safety ranks the highest among the different categories of connected car services.

Labor Day Weekend Family Fun Ideas

September 5, 2016

From transparent tent to hot tub boats. Check out some fun ideas compiled on Pinterest:

How about some fun games? Maybe nigh volleyball or Dunk Bucket or Blanket Run? Here are some ideas:

Go out, hike, enjoy the wilderness. Here are some suggestions for the Labor Day weekend from the Wilderness Society.

Go to a nearby orchard, go to the game, grow a magic crystal tree. Here are some not so expensive fun ideas.

If you are hosting a labor day party, maybe a barbecue party then here are some ideas.

Best Labor Day road trips, according to Forbes.