Before digital media, music lovers had to rely on less flattering formats, such as degradable magnetic tape or yelling into a box and immediately closing it. Celebrate modern technology with today's Groupon: for $60, you get a car-stereo auxiliary-jack integration installation at Alarms Etc. (a $127.99 value).
MECP-certified technicians at Alarms Etc. transform outdated car stereos into digital-friendly jukeboxes. During the upgrade service, a handy electronics expert tickles the grumpy stereo into submission, screws the new technology into its back, and installs an auxiliary input port on the stereo's dash. The extra plugs give drivers the chance to bring along an mp3 player and unleash a sonic encyclopedia of personal playlists, albums, and songs into the car's interior. The device is also compatible with gadgets such as iPods, mp3s, mobile-video systems, and satellite radios, affording owners multiple methods to pamper their cars with the sound of paving crews laboriously filling in potholes.
Tunes-N-Tint employs professional gadget gurus to bolster vehicles with useful systems. In addition to security systems and name-brand audio equipment, the technicians augment automobiles with remote starter systems, window tinting, GPS equipment, and more. Cars in need of an audio tune-up can belt crystal-clear tunes with a Kenwood CD player paired with four speakers and an auxiliary port to plug in an iPod, MP3 player, or animatronic Frank Sinatra. Sturdy tinting films block 99% of insidious UV rays, and remote-starter systems help drivers ignite engines from the comfort of the own homes. Tunes-N-Tint also helps occupy passengers’ minds, with mobile video screens that fit securely in the headrest, broadcasting favorite movies’ calming dialogue throughout even the most arduous road trip. The team consists of ASE and MECP-certified technicians, and they include lifetime warranties on their labor.