The Best Radar Detector of 2017

The Best Radar Detector of 2017

You never know when you’re about to get a speeding ticket. Maybe you’re blazing down the highway at 90 miles per hour, but maybe not. Maybe you’re just a couple miles per hour over the speed limit. And then you hear the wail of the police siren and there are those dreaded flashing blue and … Read more

The Best Satellite Phone of 2017

The Best Satellite Phone of 2017

What will you do if there is an emergency—perhaps a tornado, flood, or hurricane—and the local telecommunications infrastructure goes down? It doesn’t take much for a cell tower to go out of commission, and if it does, your standard cell phone is not going to work. But during an emergency is when you need your … Read more

The Best Car GPS of 2017

The Best Car GPS of 2017

When is the last time you found yourself digging underneath your car seat searching for a crumpled-up paper map? Chances are good it has been a while, thanks to the popularity of GPS apps on smartphones. In fact, GPS apps are so ubiquitous nowadays that you may wonder why you even need a standalone car … Read more

The Best Satellite Messenger of 2017

The Best Satellite Messenger of 2017

If you are hiking out in the backcountry and you find yourself in an emergency, what do you do? You cannot pull out your cell phone and call for help if you are way outside the range of coverage. At times like these, you need a satellite messenger—a handheld transmitting device designed for sending your … Read more