Farmers may seem like a questionable homeowners insurance company based on its total asset value of $16.06 billion. By comparison, the average asset value among the companies I reviewed is $164.57 billion.
Alert1 has two in-home medical alert systems, a landline and cellular system. It also has three mobile GPS medical alert packages. We ordered and tested the landline in-home system and the premium mobile system featuring the Numera Libris device.
BlueStar SeniorTech is a veteran owned and operated medical alert service with a wider range of products than most medical alert services.
Rescue Alert didn’t perform exceptionally well in the emergency response tests, but it's worth noting this medical alert service manufactures the most popular in-home system on the market &ndash
Protect My Car has just three warranty plans, and with average mileages and age restrictions, the coverage options are pretty limited.
Delta Auto Protect provides very affordable quotes, but the coverage options are very limited, and the sales approach is aggressive.
Founded in 1900, Firestone is one of the five worldwide tire brands to come out of Akron, Ohio. (Goodyear, General Tire, Cooper and BFGoodrich are the others.)
Viper is such a popular car alarm brand, you can buy decals to put on your window to deter potential thieves. If you want a Viper car alarm, but you don't want to spend $200, the Viper 3400V is a great option.
Both made by Directed, Inc, the Python 5706P model is practically identical to the Viper 5706V. Both utilize the same six-stage siren, dual-stage Stinger DoubleGuard shock sensor and remote start system. And both come with a two-way pager capable of roaming up to a mile from your car.
The biggest problem with traditional car alarms is the alarm. The deafening 120-dB siren is meant to draw attention to the car, scaring the would-be thief away.
Manufacturered by Voxx Electronics, the Prestige APS997Z is my pick for the best car alarm overall because it's one of the most affordable car alarms with a remote start system. It has all the same alarm features of a high-end alarms, but costs nearly $85 less.
The Viper SmartStart GPS is a car tracker made by one of the most popular car alarm manufacturers, Directed, Inc.
The Viper 5706V is the most high-end car alarm on the market. Many people buy Viper car alarms because of its brand. Having a Viper decal on your car's window is viewed by many to be an effective, albeit unproven, deterrent. (This explains why you can purchase the decals separately.)
Manufactured by Directed, Inc., the same company making Python and Viper car alarms, the Avital 5305L is the most affordable car alarm on the market featuring a remote start system and a two-way pager.
The ScyTek A20 has all the basic features we look for in an affordable car alarm: a 120-dB six-stage siren, dual-zone impact sensors and keyless entry. The ScyTek A20 remote is among the smallest available despite having five functional buttons.
Pyle is known more for manufacturing affordable car speakers, but the Pyle PWD701 is among the most popular car alarms under $50 on the market. As with high-end alarms like the Viper 5706V and Python 5706P, this security system features a six-stage, 120dB siren with a dual-stage sensor.
The Anker SoundSync Drive is a simple, unassuming Bluetooth car kit with exceptional audio performance. This is what makes it the best option for bridging the technology gap between your stereo and your smartphone.
The SoundBot SB360 is very similar to the best Bluetooth car kit overall, the Anker SoundSync Drive, in both price and function. Both are AUX-in Bluetooth adapters of similar size and shape. However, while the audio performance of the SB360 was among the best in my tests, it wasn't elite.
Jabra is one of the biggest and most trusted names in Bluetooth devices, and the Jabra Tour has been around for years. I've reviewed Bluetooth car kits since 2014 and the Tour had already been one of the best Bluetooth car kits for several years.
FM transmitters aren't the best option, but for stereo's lacking an AUX port, it's the only option. With this in mind, the Nulaxy KM18 is the best Bluetooth FM transmitter I tested, despite having an audio quality far worse than each of the AUX-in Bluetooth adapters, like the Anker SoundSync Drive.
In past years, the Jabra Freeway was my pick for best Bluetooth car kit because of the superior hands-free call quality.
The TaoTronics TT-BR05 is the simplest Bluetooth car kit I've reviewed. It's plugs into your stereo's AUX port. It has few buttons and no interface. It simply creates a bridge for your phone to stream music through the stereo.
As an AUX-in Bluetooth car kit, the Kinivo BTC450 is a good option with great signal clarity and above average signal strength.
RootsMagic genealogy software stores and organizes large volumes of data, such as marriage dates, health information, burial dates, occupations and religious affiliations. The interface is pleasant and easy to use.