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Android Auto receiving updates, Wi-Fi support included

Android Auto receiving updates, Wi-Fi support included

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The Android Auto as another platform has been around since 2014 but it has yet to be widely used by most drivers. We don’t have the numbers right now but we know there aren’t many vehicles or devices supported. OEMs, brands, and car makers have been trying but the system has yet to become the

Tuesday Poll: How Often do You Use Google Assistant?

Tuesday Poll: How Often do You Use Google Assistant?

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If you use an Android device, it’s hard to escape Google Assistant’s reach. Google is putting its digital assistant in basically everything from your car with Android Auto to your living room on Android TV. Because of this, we have to assume many of you are using it a ton, but we want to know … Continued

Android Auto v3.0 prepares to launch Wi-Fi projection support [APK Teardown]

Android Auto v3.0 prepares to launch Wi-Fi projection support [APK Teardown]

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Since the launch of Android Auto, drivers have been disappointed by the requirement to have their phones tethered to a cable. Not only was it inconvenient to plug in each time you got in the car, especially if you had a lot of quick stops to make, but it was also problematic when most cars didn't feed enough power through the designated port to keep phones from draining. Google finally let it slip that Wi-Fi support would be launched for Auto, and with the latest version, it looks like Google is just about ready to make it a reality.

2019 Subaru Ascent Starts at $32,970

2019 Subaru Ascent Starts at $32,970

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The 2019 Subaru Ascent will arrive in dealerships this summer with a starting price of $32,970, the automaker announced today. At that price, the Subaru is more expensive than the base 2018 Volkswagen Atlas ($31,675), Honda Pilot ($31,875), and Hyundai Santa Fe ($31,830). Standard features on the Ascent include a 6.5-inch multimedia screen, Android Auto

2019 Subaru Ascent pricing announced, starting at $32,970

2019 Subaru Ascent pricing announced, starting at $32,970

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Standard equipment includes 18-inch alloy wheels, tri-zone climate control, EyeSight accident avoidance tech, four USB ports, and Subaru's 6.5-inch Starlink touchscreen that brings with it Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Android Auto

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Android Auto

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Twenty years ago, when driving, you had to decide between listening to a tape or the radio. Today, you have millions of songs, podcasts, and more that are just a voice command away. This is made much easier by Android Auto. Instead of relying on your car manufacturer’s stock software, Android Auto ensures a uniform infotainment experience. Whether your car supports Android Auto or you use it on your phone, here are a few tips to make the most of your experience. 1. Take Advantage of Google Assistant This is the most vital tip for mastering Android Auto. Not only...

VLC 3.0 is Here and It Brings All the New Features

VLC 3.0 is Here and It Brings All the New Features

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VLC received a big update today to v3.0 “Vetinari,” bringing with it stable Chromecast support, voice actions in Android Auto, availability on all Android TV devices (Chromebooks and DeX too), and support for Android’s picture-in-picture. Some of this stuff was in the previous VLC beta. Here’s the full list of Android-specific changes: Chromecast support from your … Continued

25 Best Android Auto Apps for Messaging, Music, and More

25 Best Android Auto Apps for Messaging, Music, and More

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If you have an Android phone and a car, you should know how to use Android Auto for a better info-tainment experience on the road. Even if your car doesn’t have support for the app, you can still use its features right on your phone’s display. Most of the available Android Auto apps fit into a few categories. Let’s take a look at some of the best apps for Android Auto that you can use while driving. Note that you must open most of these apps and log in to your account before they’ll work properly in Android Auto! Download: Android Auto...

Android Auto adds new partnerships with Clarion, Boss Audio, Karma Automotive, and more

Android Auto adds new partnerships with Clarion, Boss Audio, Karma Automotive, and more

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Android Auto had a lot going for it as CES last month, but in all of the hubbub, new partnership announcements got missed. Some big names, like Clarion and Boss Audio, were added to the list over the course of the last few weeks, as well as other aftermarket OEMs and car manufacturers.

The beauty and frustration of using Android Auto

The beauty and frustration of using Android Auto

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Android Auto is a fantastic way to get important content from your phone onto your car dash. But it's not without problems.

[Deal Alert] Pioneer AVH-3300NEX single-DIN Android Auto head unit is just $448 ($152 off) on Amazon and Abt

[Deal Alert] Pioneer AVH-3300NEX single-DIN Android Auto head unit is just $448 ($152 off) on Amazon and Abt

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There is no shortage of Android Auto-capable head units on the market, but as of right now, there is only one of the single-DIN variety: the Pioneer AVH-3300NEX. Considering that a lot of people are still driving around in cars with single-DIN slots, that's pretty incredible. Now you can buy an AVH-3300NEX for just $448, $152 off the MSRP, from Amazon and Abt.

2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid latest CarPlay SUV to hit the road

2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid latest CarPlay SUV to hit the road

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Acura is the latest car brand to release a new hybrid vehicle equipped with CarPlay. The 2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid hits the road tomorrow and includes an upgraded 7-inch capacitive touch display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard — no subscription required.

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