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In the old days, a paper map, a camera, a few energy bars, and maybe even an adult diaper were seen as necessities for a long drive. Whether your goal is to beat traffic, boredom, or your original budget plans, there are several high-tech items to consider for your next outing. Today, there are tons of gadgets that can be powered by your car's cigarette lighter, as well as apps and other ways to bring a bit of high-tech flare and convenience to the classic road trip.
Planning to pack up and hit the road this summer? Consider riding with one of our eight must-have devices.
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Planning to pack up and hit the road this summer? Consider riding with some of our must-have devices and apps to turn your trip into a high-tech experience.
Music apps for the Mac and PC. From a simple 10-band equalizer made for Spotify to a simple volume booster to full-on audiophile applications that tout bit-perfect audio output and promise to output your CDs, your HD audio (88.1 KHz, 176 KHz, and more), your DSD, and any other audio perfectly to your DAC. And how about that dithered bit depth reduction!