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We all know we shouldn’t text or play games while driving, and it would be easier if we could just turn off our phones while at the wheel, but then we wouldn’t have access to important things like music and navigation. (Music and navigation are equally important.)
The fact is, you often need to rely on your smartphone while driving, and you can do it more safely with the QLYX Smart Magnetic Car Mount. But the kicker is that this little gadget does a whole lot more than just hold your phone.
This “smart” Kickstarter-funded smartphone mount lets you magnetically attach your iPhone or Android phone to your car so you can easily use your phone hands-free while driving. But what really separates this mount from the competition is the QLYX app. The app runs seamlessly in the background, provides weather and traffic widgets, and enables you to do three things that other mounts just can’t do:
Automatically open a preset application (Apple Maps, Google Maps, Waze, Uber, or Spotify) as soon as the phone is placed in the holder.
Collect driving statistics like average speed, distance covered, and total time spent driving.
Automatically pin your parking location.
The mount works with any phone case and can be paired with two different smartphones. All you have to do is attach an electric steel Q-plate to the back of your smartphone and attach it to an air vent or adhesive pad, and your high-tech mount system will be instantly set up.