Talk about smart cars: These new auto electronics, shown at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, make for one sweet ride.
Directed Electronics Mobile Media DP102CS Portable Entertainment System
The pull-down display also happens to be a digital media server.
Directed Electronics Mobile Media DP102CS Portable Entertainment System
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Until yesterday I thought pull-down rear-seat entertainment screens were the cat's meow. What did I know? By later this year, pull-down digital media juke boxes - like this DP102CS (price: TBA) -- will be the rage.

The unit displays everything from digital video discs to Web video to audio on a simple-to-use, fold-down screen. Image quality is passable, too. With the DP102CS installed, not only will "I said it's time to go - NOW" battles with the kids be history, but your brood will probably never leave the backseat.

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