Best OBD Scan Tools in 2018 – use your smartphone as a sophisticated scan tool with them

OBD2 scan tools are essential to tackle with engine emission problems. In the U.S., any vehicle manufactured in 1996 and later are equipped with OBD2 (On-Board Diagnostics II) system. You can read trouble codes and engine parameters with a scan tool plugged into an OBD2 port. OBD2 adapters are paired with your smartphone, tablet, or …

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Kiwi 4 OBD2 Adapter Review – issues on hardware and connection

Kiwi 4 is an OBD adapter. It is the 4th gen of Kiwi OBD scan tool by PLX Devices. The company added some new features such as micro SD card slot, Self-Run mode, audio alerts and warnings, etc. It has a very stubby design. This design may be good for some cars, which has the …

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Using a smartphone as a Dash Cam with Android Dash Cam Apps

Dash Cams are getting more and more attention for protection and safety measure these days. It’s definitely better to have one in your car especially in case of a car accident. The advent of technology, Dash Cams have lots of features like extended recording using cloud storage, mapping using a built-in GPS, and a high …

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OBDLink MX+ now access to All OEM Data for free – enhanced diagnostics addons

Scantool.net announces that with OBDLink MX+, you can now access to all OEM data for enhanced diagnostics for free. Here is how to activate them. Read Also: OBDLink MX+ professional OBD2 adapter review and comparison If you already paid for an additional add-on, which used to cost $9.99 per add-on, you can get a refund. Send …

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Kiwi 4 OBD2 adapter is on the way

Backers of Kickstarter project of Kiwi 4 OBD2 adapter gets notified that the adapter is shipping and arriving in 4 to 6 weeks. There is some good news along with this update. Read Also: Kiwi 4 OBD2 Adapter Review – issues on hardware and connection First, the Kiwi OBD app will be available for an update …

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OBDLink MX+ professional OBD2 adapter review and comparison

OBDLink MX+ is a Bluetooth OBD adapter that turns your mobile device into a sophisticated diagnostic scan tool for vehicles. The MX+ has all features of the MX, plus some exclusive features. There are two major distinctive features. One is that it’s compatible with iOS devices in addition to Android and Windows. And the other …

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Roav Viva Pro by Anker review – Alexa-Enabled 2-Port USB Car Charger with FM transmitter

Roav VIVA Pro is an Alexa-enabled two-port USB car charger. It allows you to bring Alexa voice assistance into your car. It’s the same concept as the original Roav VIVA, and they look almost identical. The differences are that an Aux-Out port and an FM transmitter are equipped in the Pro. So, there are extra …

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Kiwi 4 OBD adapter Car to Smartphone Interface Reimagined preview

PLX Devices has taken to Kickstarter to raise funds for their new generation of Kiwi OBD2 adapter, Kiwi 4. Kiwi 4 is the four generation of OBD adapter developed by PLX Devices. Read Also: Kiwi 4 OBD2 Adapter Review – issues on hardware and connection What’s new? There are four innovations. Self-run Mode – Sometimes, a …

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Roav VIVA by Anker, Alexa-Enabled 2-Port USB Car Charger Review

Roav VIVA is an Alexa-enabled two-port USB car charger. It allows you to bring Alexa voice assistance into your car. The VIVA connects to your phone via Bluetooth and uses the phone’s data connection to access the internet. The combination of the VIVA and your phone acts just like an Amazon Echo device. You have …

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PLX Devices Kiwi 3 Bluetooth OBD2 adapter review

Kiwi 3 is the third generation of the OBD2 adapter by PLX Devices. Unlike predecessors, Kiwi 3 has no cable and becomes one of the smallest OBD2 adapters. It’s compatible with Android, iOS, and Windows. What’s in the box? Kiwi 3 Bluetooth OBD2 adapter Instruction manual Specifications Dimension: 2.0″ D x 1.3″ W x 0.9″ …

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