Author: Annie

I enjoy helping people. I've been in the business 14 years and hope my knowledge can help others out there. Besides mobile electronics I enjoy doing anything outdoors, composing music, creating art, reading Tarot for others and learning about everything in life that I possibly can!

AppRadio 4 vs AVH-4000NEX

Pioneer App Radio 4 features CarPlay, three 4 volt preouts, 13 band EQ and more.

Pioneer – AppRadio 4 vs AVH-4000NEX Estimated read time: 2 minutes 30 seconds.  Want to read later? Pioneer now has two double din head units that are CarPlay compatible and feature AppRadio Mode.  Both are very similarly priced and have…

Pioneer AppRadio 4 vs Alpine iLX-007

Alpine iLX-007 installed in dash

Pioneer AppRadio 4 vs Alpine iLX-007 I’m pretty psyched about both of these two new models from Pioneer and Alpine.  It’s about time Pioneer ramped up their audio section in their AppRadio.  It’s nice to see they’ve finally included higher…

iPad as a car stereo? A steering wheel control solution is here.

iPad Car Stereo Steering Wheel Control Solution

Have a really cool iPad installed in your dash as your car stereo, but totally bummed out you can’t use your factory steering wheel controls with it? Estimated read time:2 minutes 10 seconds.  Want to read later? Well bum no…

Searching for the Best Car Amplifier?

Best Car Amplifier

Whether you’re looking for sound quality, high output or budget friendly choices, I will break down the options and show you the best car amplifier for your needs. Estimated read time: 4 minutes 30 seconds.  Want to read later? Car…

Pioneer CarPlay Update Released

Pioneer AVIC-5000NEX after CarPlay Update installed and iPhone 6 connected.

The Pioneer CarPlay update has been released. Estimated read time: 1 minute.  Want to read later? Pioneer announced the release of their much anticipated CarPlay firmware update early this morning.  Pioneer’s servers were inundated with users trying to download the…

Pioneer Announces New CarPlay AppRadio 4

Pioneer App Radio 4 model SPH-DA120

AppRadio 4 aka SPH-DA120 ready to roll out UPDATE – 10/24/14 – Full length AppRadio 4 review here. Estimated read time: 1 minute 10 seconds.  Want to read later? Pioneer has announced that it has started shipping the all new…

Jeep Wrangler Stereo Upgrade

Jeep Wrangler Stereo Upgrade Double Din Installed

Thinking about a Jeep Wrangler stereo upgrade, but not quite sure where to start? Be sure to check out my other Jeep Wrangler stereo upgrade articles which can be found here. Looking to upgrade your 2018+ Wrangler JL/JLU stereo? Check out this…

I switched to Bluehost

Hello readers, Just a quick post to let you know I recently switched to Bluehost from Yahoo.  The site speed was atrocious and customer service non existent at Yahoo.  With CES 2015 fast approaching, I wanted my readers to have…

Best Bluetooth Car Stereo

Looking for a single din Bluetooth car stereo? Estimated read time: 3 minutes 21 seconds.  Want to read later? Nearly every day in my own shop I help customers upgrade to a Bluetooth car stereo.  Most consumers are simply looking…

AVIC-5000NEX Review

Album Art View iPod AVIC-5000NEX

Pioneer AVIC-5000NEX Review by Car Stereo Chick Estimated read time: 6 minutes 48 seconds.  Want to read later? If you are shopping for a double din navigation, the Pioneer AVIC-5000NEX is a great option.  It is the best selling navigation…