Griffin Technology, have announced they are launching three new in-car smartphone mounts to its DriveSafe range. DriveSafe is a comprehensive range of in-car products designed to limit driver distractions from mobile devices and avoid breaking highway laws.
AirCurve Window Mount, available from Apple RRP £24.99
For cars without AUX-in-equipped stereos, the AirCurve Window Mount combines the best features of two of Griffin’s most popular standalone devices: the AirCurve acoustic amplifier for iPhone, and the Window Mount cradle. The AirCurve Window Mount adheres to glass or the dashboard using the included swivel mounting base and super sticky cling sheet. AirCurve works like an acoustic megaphone for iPhone 4/4S, amplifying its built-in speakers by as much as 25 decibels. Users can hold conversations via handsfree speakerphone mode whilst driving or hear GPS instructions over their stereo. And, what’s more, AirCurve’s cleverly-engineered waveguide does it all without batteries or cables.
WindowSeat 3 HandsFree available from Apple, RRP £24.99
WindowSeat 3 HandsFree is a windshield/dashboard mount for smartphones. Designed for car stereos that have AUX-in jacks, this WindowSeat comes with an AUX cable and mic that can be used to make hands free phone calls and stream music and navigational commands through the car’s speakers. A 3-point adjustable mounting bracket securely grips all types of smartphones, even accommodating bulky cases, with rubber cushions that hold the phone in its cradle. A heavy-duty lever-action suction cup grips to the windshield or dash, and a friction-lock ball joint securely positions the device at eye level for safe, easy reference to street maps, directions and other content. The included audio cable connects to the car stereo’s AUX input, streaming music, turn-by-turn navigation and even hands free phone calls, all via the car speakers. WindowSeat 3 HandsFree is constructed of materials that withstand variations in temperature and complement the vehicle’s interior. WindowSeat 3′s mounting cradle accommodates your iPod or iPhone in most shell- or skin-type cases, as well as a vast range of MP3 players and smartphones, including popular models from BlackBerry, HTC, Palm, and Samsung.
WindowSeat Mobile HandsFree Car Kit available from Carphone Warehouse, RRP £34.99
The WindowSeat Mobile HandsFree Car Kit is a windshield and dashboard mount that combines the visibility and safety of an in-car mount with a case-compatible bracket to securely grip your device. The included PowerJolt Universal car charger provides fast USB charging for your smartphone or iPhone via the included 36″ (91.4 cm) USB to micro-USB cable; .or you can charge using the cable that came with your device. For iPod and iPhone, there’s a USB to Dock Connector cable adapter. To take care of your music and phone calls, Griffin has included a 31.4″ (80 cm) AUX cable and microphone. Plug the cable into your car stereo’s AUX input jack to play your music through your car stereo and take phone calls handsfree.
WindowSeat’s mounting cradle accommodates your iPod or iPhone in most shell- or skin-type cases, as well as a growing number of MP3 players and smartphones, including popular models from BlackBerry, HTC, Palm, and Samsung.
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