But we've got a few good ones coming your way over the next couple of weeks. Here's the first one...
This little smart phone charger is like many out there. It plugs into your vehicle's cigarette lighter. Actually, I guess they don't call it a cigarette lighter anymore, do they? It's now a 12v power outlet socket. Or automotive power point.
But, this little charger also has a very fancy feature. It remembers where you parked your car!
The Zus smart car finder and USB charger comes in a fancy little case.
The Zus charger works with both Android phones or iPhones. It delivers twice the charge capability as a standard phone charger.
But the neatest thing is it's ability to save your vehicle's location automatically whenever you shut off your car. You need to download the Zus app to your phone, and then it's ready to go.
The following pics are screenshots from our own iPhone...
As soon as you shut off your vehicle, the Zus device sends a signal to your phone via Bluetooth. Your phone's GPS system saves the devices last location, and the app tells you how far away from your car you are. If you are trying to find your car, the app points you in the right direction, and tells you how far you have to go.
Also, as soon as you turn your car off, the app asks you if you want to set the parking timer. You know, you might only have forty minutes until your parking meter runs out...an alarm will go off as your time gets close to running out. It also tells you how long it's been since you parked.
We used this device for two solid weeks when we had the little red Beetle in southern California.
I have to say, it works really well. And, I continue to use it as my primary charging device in the motorhome. The only time it doesn't really do what it says it's going to do is if you park in a parking garage. It has no way of knowing what level you're on, but it is smart enough to tell you to take a photo of your level and parking spot in the garage.
And, if you buy one through the following link, you get $5 off the already cheap direct website price, and we get a $5 commission. Great deal for both of us.
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Zus Smart Car Charger at Amazon.com
Our Canadian readers can buy one through Amazon.ca, but it's a little more expensive...
ZUS Smart USB Car Charger and Car Finder, Military Grade