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    Chad Discovers Another Company Under the Anker Banner.

    If you're a fan of the Giz Wiz Show you know we're a fan of Anker. They started by building great external battery chargers at very competitive prices, but are now branching out into other electronics. One of their newest companies is called Roav. Chad was over at the Anker booth at Showstoppers and shot a video about their first product. It's the Roav Viva, an onboard 12 volt device charger. Many other companies make car chargers that plug into the cigarette lighter plug, but his new car charger offers something no other one does so far. Yes, it can smart-charge two devices (up to 2.4V each), but it also has Alexa built in! That's right, Alexa takes to the road with the Roav Viva. It connects to your car’s stereo and your smart phone via Bluetooth. Then using your phone’s data plan and the Roav app, you can ask Alexa for directions, stream music, makes calls and more. The audio is via your car's audio system. It's was introduced at CES 2018, and it's available now, or very shortly. MSRP: $49.99.

    Company website: https://goroav.com/ 

    Amazon link: (Available starting 2/4//18) http://amzn.to/2EYmJFp 

    See or hear this show: www.gizwiz.tv/episode/1658 (goes live late 1/19/18)


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