How GROM’s Innovations Offer Safety and Congruence with California’s New Ban on Distracted Driving

  California has made it clear. If you drive with a steering wheel in one hand and your mobile device in another, you’re breaking the law. Last September, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB-1785. On January 1st, it became the law. This new law, also known as California Vehicle Code Sect. 23123.5, mandates that people may […]

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Autonomous Cars, One Level at a Time

by Rudolfo San Miguel An autonomous car, sometimes called a self-driving car, is a vehicle that requires no driver. This car drives itself. The goal is far from being reached but several automakers are deep in developing this new concept in car technology. Most notably in the U.S., General Motors has signed a partnership to […]

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Nine Tips for a 4th of July Road Trip

The best pleasures are simple ones. Sometimes it’s great to leave everything behind and venture out on your own, or with friends and/or family. During the 4th of July weekend many American’s celebrate their nation’s birth by liberating themselves from their home and normal routine. Some people take the opportunity to pack their car and […]

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The perfect duo for the road – DashLinQ car Mode App and GROM Bluetooth Connection

GROM Audio has been an innovator in car audio hardware, developing a series of pioneering car kits that integrate Smartphones to car stereo systems. Their car kit integrates USB and Bluetooth connections to car stereo systems, and offers the ability to control and use Smartphone features via car stereo and/or steering wheel buttons. The company’s […]

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How to Improve Driver Safety with Your SmartPhone

Whether commuting or on a road trip, your phone is always there while you drive, ready to interrupt your concentration and encourage distracted driving risks. The overabundance of apps available to smart-phones and other hand-held device are a nest of colorful diversions. Now there is a trend in app design focused on the driver and […]

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Infotainment: Successes and Challenges

In reviewing the 10 best car infotainment systems, AutoGuide gave high marks for Ford for its MyFord Touch system. Specifically, they praised the voice activation feature, saying that it “practically makes every function of the infotainment system accessible to you without having to take your hands off the steering wheel or your eyes off the […]

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The Motivation of Melodies: the Power of Music in Our Lives

If you’re like many people who use GROM’s car kits, you’re passionate about music, especially while you’re driving. You many even question, like us, what motivates your passion for music and, more importantly, how does music affect your life. We wanted to know too and decided to find out. What we discovered was both remarkable […]

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