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Weekend of October 9, 2020 – Hour 2

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Tech News and Commentary

Dave and the team discuss tech companies coming under pressure to address tech addiction, iOS 14 and battery drain, Walmart+, suggested follows on Twitter, wind and solar energy creating hydrogen fuel, and more.

Miro in Windsor, Ontario listens on AM800 CKLW and asked: “I just bought an older vehicle that does not have Bluetooth, so I was interested in getting an aftermarket 7-inch screen radio. Just wondering what the big differences were behind the big names like Pioneer and Kenwood, and some of the off brands you find on Amazon. They seem to have more features because they’re full Android radios as opposed to probably better music on the Kenwoods and Pioneers.”

Miro, the main difference is that Pioneer and Kenwood have something to lose, so the quality is more consistent.

Generic radios can be terrible and if needed the manufacturer will just slap a new random label on them and keep pumping them out.

Android car radios are all about the hardware, since the OS is largely taken care of. We say largely because there may be some customization, but the basic functions should come from Android and should be at least somewhat consistent.

In your search focus on hardware reviews, did it last 4 months? is the touchscreen hard to use? Is it responsive? Are all the buttons working? Are all the speakers that were plugged into the unit still working?

If those things all look good, the risk is probably relatively low and the price difference may be large.

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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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