The era of 747-style car cockpits full of dials and buttons is coming to an end. Features like CarPlay and Android Auto mean screens are in, and we’re all better for it. Or are we? Sometimes things don’t go as planned.
For the 2018 model year, Subaru completely redesigned the Crosstrek, giving it a new platform, updated engine, and standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Now, the crossover is back for 2019 with expanded feature availability. The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek, arriving this summer, will start at $22,870, an increase of $160 over the previous model. The base
Google Maps has been a core part of Android Auto since Android Auto was created, as you’d expect. But one of the big features that many people use on the mobile app, has been missing, until now. And that was satellite mode. Now it’s likely that Google had left this out for quite some time
GM recently showcased the 2018 GMC Terrain SUV and some of the latest features it employs, one of which takes the form of a new infotainment system that seems to borrow some of its GUI elements and functionalities from smartphones. While the new infotainment system continues to support CarPlay and Android Auto, the latter of
Many of us are using CarPlay and Android Auto to essentially replace the infotainment systems in our cars. Automakers like Audi, Mercedes and really anyone putting metal on four tires is taking notice of this trend and have started working hard to win those smartphone users back to their systems. The latest is GM which has taken quite a lot of cues from the tech world for its latest offering.
Using your smartphone in the car has lots of benefits, like playing music and using navigation apps. But it’s important to use it safely, since it comes with potentially deadly distractions. That’s why Google and Apple have launched Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, respectively. These systems allow you to use your phone in the car safely. In this article, let’s look at Apple CarPlay and see what it can do. What Is Apple CarPlay? CarPlay is Apple’s standard that allows you to connect your iPhone to your car and display a simplified iOS-like interface on its infotainment system. This allows...
Sony has introduced new XAV-AX5000 In-Car Audio in India, and it comes with enhanced smartphone connectivity, OE integration, and upgraded sound quality.
Subcompact SUVs are hot sellers. Now Nissan has two: the Rogue Sport and the less expensive, smaller new Kicks with solid tech and decent safety features. But did Nissan have to leave Apple CarPlay and Android Auto off the base trim line?
6.95" VGA color LCD display with LED backlight; Compatible with Apple AirPlay & Android Auto; Touch Panel; Built-in HD Radio; HDMI / MHL connection; Bluetooth
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have dramatically changed the in-car connectivity experience as we increasingly integrate smartphones in almost every aspect of our daily lives. While Google's Android...
It's got all the bells and whistles -- except for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are those kinds of features that, once you get a taste for, you can't live without. We've been steadily tracking which brands are focusing on smartphone integration and which are still annoying buyers to this day.