2016 Holiday Auto Gift Guide: Chargers, mounts, cams, and more…


Check out some of the newest auto tech that we’ve reviewed, will be reviewing, or really just expect to be a product that will make the auto lovers in your life happy.

You’ve already seen some gift guides for your favorite computer whiz, smart-home aficionado, and audiophiles, so up next we’ve got an auto gift guide. Check out some of the newest auto tech that we’ve reviewed, will be reviewing, or really just expect to be a product that will make the auto lovers in your life happy.

Dash Cams

Goluk T1

dash cam

Here’s a video camera/recorder that’s super compact. It connects to your iPhone or Android phone via Wi-Fi, and all the controls as well as the video-viewing are done with the free Goluk phone app. This means there are no complicated and confusing controls on the camera, and no bulky screen. You use your phone to watch live video, to review previously recorded videos, and to upload videos to your home computer or to social networks such as Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter.

You can learn more about the Goluk T1 in our full review.

MSRP: $129.99

  Purchase from Amazon

Swann Navigator HD


The Swann Navigator HD Dash Camera records in full 1080P HD. With a wide angle 140 degree lens, you will be able to see everything on the 2 inch color LCD monitor. Following an incident, easily transfer footage to a computer using a the USB connectivity.

More information is available in our full review.

MSRP: $119.99USD (Currently available for $89.99USD on Amazon)

  Purchase from Amazon

Thinkware X500


Everyday driving should not be stressful. With the Thinkware X500, there is an advanced, high-quality dash cam that not only acts as a reliable witness in the case of an incident, it can also help prevent incidents from happening too. Combine the high quality Sony Exmor CMOS sensor that records at Full HD 1080p quality with safety features such as the Safety Camera Alert and the Lane Departure Warning System*, drivers will finally get the peace of mind that they deserve.

Check out our full review for the Thinkware X500 for more information.

MSRP: $229

  Purchase from Amazon


Belkin USB-C Car Charger + Cable


The USB-C Car Charger + Cable makes it easy to charge your USB-C smartphone or tablet in your car. The 4-foot USB-C to C cable and robust charger offer up to 27W output for charging that’s up to 70% faster than standard 5W.* What’s more, this car charger and cable is universally compatible to work with any USB-C device, including other smartphones, tablets, wearables, and ultrabook computers.

Learn more about this charging option in our full review.

MSRP: $44.99USD

  Purchase from Belkin

Scosche GoBat 2600


For anyone in need of extra power, the goBAT 2600 provides an innovative solution to the dreaded low battery warning. The goBAT 2600 is a powerful backup battery for your mobile devices as well as being able to charge on the go. Rechargeable lithium ion battery includes USB charging cable. v Internal 2600mAh lithium-ion battery stores power for whenever you need it. The goBAT 2600 provides one 1.5amp USB charging port.

Our full review on the goBAT 2600 will be coming soon.

MSRP: $24.99USD (Currently $19.99USD on Amazon)

  Purchase from Amazon  Purchase from Scosche

Satechi Type-C USB Car Charger


The Satechi Type-C USB and Standard USB A Car Charger is your solution to charging your devices on the go. Now, you never have to worry about your phone, computer, tablet, or other device running out of power while you’re on the road. Simply place the charger in the cigarette port of your car, insert your USB charging cables to the USB ports, and you now have a convenient way to charge your device. Colors come in gold, silver, and space gray.

Read all about how this car charger performs in our full review.

MSRP: $24.99USD

  Purchase from Amazon  Purchase from Satechi

Dash Mounts

Scosche MagicMount Pro


Scosche’s new line includes the MagicMount Pro Vent, MagicMount Pro Dash, and MagicMount Pro Window/Dash. Each of these magnetic device mounts have a square magnet surface built with powerful Neodymium earth magnets, which are 100% safe for mobile devices.

You can read about all three models in our full review.

MSRP: $29.99+USD

  Purchase from Amazon  Purchase from Scosche

Ventev dashmount


Ventev’s dashmount series includes three varieties of mount: minipro vent, minipro window, and magdoc 360, giving you options as to how you’d prefer to keep your cell phone mounted.

You can read about the dashmount’s performance in our full review.

MSRP: $24.99USD

  Purchase from Ventev

Bracketron Si Dash Mount


The Si Dash Mount is powerful new magnetic mounting solution for smartphones and other portable mobile devices. Simply place your device over the mount surface, and it clicks securely into place.

Read more in our full review.

MSRP: $39.99USD

  Purchase from Amazon


JBL Trip

Drivers today are faced with many concerns over safely using a smart phone in the car. State laws, lease agreements and simple operational contribute to the decision making process. The JBL TRIP is designed with all of these factors in mind. HARMAN’s exclusive Voice Cancellation technology allows for crystal clear phone calls even with road and wind noise in traffic. Because the conversation doesn’t stop when you park, the TRIP is also designed to be portable.

You can read more and find out why the JBL Trip earned a Techaeris Top Pick for 2016 in our full review.

MSRP: $99.95USD

  Purchase from JBL

There are just a few ideas for your auto-loving friends and family. We’ve got more gift ideas on their way, so keep an eye on Techaeris for all of your gifting needs.

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