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10 Best and Worst Gadgets For Your Car

Rear-Seat Entertainment Systems

Rear-seat entertainment systems are another technology that Vlasuk says not to waste your money on.

These are typically mounted to the front passenger headrest for the rear-seat passenger. Today, these entertainment sets are still asking for $1,500 to $2,000, when it's easier and cheaper just to buy two tablets for $500 to $600 and to strap them to the back of the headrests; though the tablets may not even need to be strapped to the back, as your kids could just share and pass them around.

"Nobody really watches DVDs anymore ... everything is digital content, so you've got a more capable and more future-proof technology right there with tablets and you save yourself between $1,000 and $1,500," Vlasuk pointed out.

And now, onto the advanced products that have been generating excitement in the auto industry...

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