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Weekend of February 7, 2020 – Hour 3

Tech News and Commentary

Dave and the team discuss WhatsApp, Android, vulnerabilities and prizes, AR glasses and the future, drones grounded and security, satellite radio’s problems, and more.



Vincent in Detroit, Michigan listens on AM800 CKLW and asked: “More and more these days, they’re making cars without CD players. I have a new Jaguar F Pace and it doesn’t come with a CD player, but I have some CDs that I would still like to play in my vehicle. What would be the best option for playing your CDs in vehicles now that don’t have CD players, but have an Aux plug?”

Vincent, where are you buying your CDs? Those things must be getting hard to find by now.

Since you have that AUX plug, you can just connect a portable CD player. Surprisingly enough, they’re relatively easy to find and relatively inexpensive. You can find them at places like BestBuy and Target and some models don’t even reach $20. Just plug them in with a standard stereo cable and you should be all set, probably for under $25 too.

Of course you probably won’t be able to control it with your car radio, or any controls you may have built into your steering wheel, so you may be better off joining the present and converting your music to some digital format that can be stored in your phone or a USB device of some sort. Bluetooth and USB inputs can both be controlled by most car radios, and just about any USB device or phone can hold much more music than a CD, so you won’t be needing to change them all the time.


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Nuvyyo: Tablo Dual Over-The-Air DVR for Cord-Cutters

Macally: Nightstand Light with USB Charger

Puro Sound Labs: Volume Limited Gaming Headset for kids

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Various Companies: Cases for iPhones, iPads and Samsung Galaxy Phones

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Written by Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline is the founder, Host & Executive Producer of "Into Tomorrow" in addition to being President of the Advanced Media Network".

Dave is also a trusted and familiar voice on many national commercials & narrations in addition to being an authority in consumer tech since 1994. He is also a former Police Officer and an FBI Certified Instructor.

Dave thrives on audience participation!

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