TMG’s Latest Updates and Coming Improvements

TMG, the budget friendly laser jammer, recently released both some hardware and software updates. Plus they’re working on updated VPR heads to improve close range DragonEye jamming as well as a motorcycle-specific laser jammer. Here’s all the latest news about this capable yet affordable laser jammer.

Read my TMG laser jammer review here.

TMG Duals

TMG Alpha-15

Continue reading

Escort Releases Updates for Lockup Bug and False Alerts in 360-series Detectors

This week Escort is releasing firmware updates for their 360-series radar detectors including the Max 360c, Max 360, Beltronics GT-360, and Cobra DualPro 360. This latest update fixes several important issues.

Escort Max 360c firmware 1.10

Escort Max 360c running the latest update, fw 1.10

Continue reading

AntiLaser Priority releases HW4 CPU

AntiLaser Priority is releasing an updated version of their CPU, version HW4.



This is a relatively minor update that adds some additional memory in the CPU to support new radar BSM filtering options for Net Radar DSP users.

Continue reading

K Block Now Available for the Uniden R1 and R3, Firmware 1.50

Firmware 1.50 was just released for the Uniden R1 and Uniden R3. This brings a few small, but helpful changes.

Uniden R3 running firmware 1.50

Continue reading

Uniden R7 vs. Escort Max 360c: Comparison Review

Two of the best radar detectors of 2019 are the Uniden R7 ($599) and Escort Max 360c ($649). You guys ask all the time which one is better. Both are feature-packed high end windshield mount radar detectors. Both have directional arrows, good false alert filtering, and useful GPS features.

However, each detector offers some unique features that the other one doesn’t, so one detector may be a better fit for you than the other. Let’s take a closer look at both detectors in this comparison review to find out if the R7 or Max 360c is better for you.

Uniden R7 and Escort Max 360c alerting to Ka 34.7 ahead

Uniden R7 and Escort Max 360c

Continue reading

Radenso RC M Radar Detector Review

Radenso RC M Overview

The Radenso RC M ($1,849) is a high end custom installed radar detector. It offers long range performance, best in class BSM filtering, the best MRCD/CT detection capabilities, arrows, GPS lockouts, plus AntiLaser Priority integration. It’s one of the very best custom installed radar detectors available on the market. It’s also quite possibly the best option available for a fully integrated custom installed radar detector and laser jammer package.

Radenso RC M radar detector

Continue reading

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Deals on Radar Detectors and Dash Cameras

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is here. It lasts for just two days and there’s a bunch of great deals on countermeasures.

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2019

Here I am continually tracking all the best deals on radar detectors and dash cameras during Prime Day.

You do need to be a Prime member so sign up for a free trial of Amazon Prime to take advantage of these discounts.

Continue reading

50K YouTube Subscriber Giveaway: Thinkware Q800 Pro Dashcam

I’m about to hit 50,000 subscribers on YouTube and so to celebrate, I’m giving away another copy of Thinkware’s flagship dashcam, the Q800 Pro, to one of my YouTube subscribers.

Vortex’s 50K YouTube Subscribers, Thinkware Q800 Pro Dash Camera Giveaway

(If the you’re on a mobile device and the giveaway isn’t loading for you above, click the link above or click here to enter.)

Thank you to Thinkware and BlackboxMyCar for helping make this giveaway happen and thank you to all of my subscribers for helping make this experience fun and enjoyable! 🙂

K40 Defuser Optix Laser Jammer Review

K40 Defuser Optix Overview

The K40 Defuser Optix ($899 for duals) is K40’s top of the line laser jammer. It’s smaller and more effective than their previous bulky K40 G5’s. The Defuser Optix is designed to integrate with the RL200di and RL360di radar detectors. (Read my RL360di review.)

K40 also claims that the Defuser Optix is able to jam the DragonEye. (K40 refers to their laser jammers as “laser defusers,” similar to how Escort refers to them as “laser shifters,” but they’re all really the exact same thing.)

Let’s take a closer look at the K40 Defuser Optix and how effective it truly is in this review.

K40 Defuser Optix laser defusers

K40 Defuser Optix

Continue reading

K40 RL360di Radar Detector Review

K40’s latest and greatest radar detector setup is the RL360di radar detector ($1,999 for front and rear antennas) and the RL200di ($1,499 for front antenna only). Traditionally radar detector enthusiasts stay away from K40 products since the performance tends to be subpar, despite the higher end price tag and K40’s performance and speeding ticket guarantees. Performance is the main reason why I don’t run K40 products on my vehicle or recommend them to others. Nevertheless, their products are popular and they sell well so let’s take a closer look at the K40 RL360di in this review.

K40 RL360di radar detector

K40 RL360di radar detector

Continue reading

Load more