Next, as a computer guy that you say you are, you should know to SEARCH and READ THE FAQs, when you have a question.
SEARCH AND READ THE FAQ EMPORIUM, and you will find your answer. And, of course, come up with MANY, MANY more questions. You know what you do then, right, SEARCH AND READ THE FAQ EMPORIUM.
I assure you, you are NOT the first person to have this question. And, if this is your question, there is NO WAY IN HELL you will have a carputer in your car anytime soon. Sorry, it just takes a considerabel amount of work to get a carputer in your car. There are people on this board for years with out a carputer in thier car.