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Plug the Automatic Link dongle into your car, fire up the iOS/Android app, and get the goods on how your driving affects your fuel efficiency; how your car's feeling today; and more.
Mountek's mounts are sturdy and convenient, and they make clever use of the long-neglected CD player in your car's dash.
The Ford Fiesta we test drive here isn't a fancy car, but it does have Sync AppLink, which is a way to safely use compatible smartphone apps when driving.
At its I/O developer conference, Google announced a slew of new products and technologies. But these five are targeted most directly at Apple.
You won’t have to buy a new car to get Apple’s CarPlay interface for your iPhone. Pioneer will be one of the first aftermarket manufacturers to offer it in an installable system for older cars.
You don't need a new car to get Apple CarPlay. Pioneer's NEX infotainment systems will offer it as an upgrade in the early summer. We got an early look.
The 2015 Audi A3 is the first car available with 4G LTE; we take it for a test drive.
When using your iPhone in the car, you need a reliable mount and way to charge your device. Check out this tiny car kit for your travels.
Apple's CarPlay is bobbing up everywhere, it seems, though it's not quite final yet. Watch this video of a prototype, demonstrated at the Mercedes-Benz R&D facility in Sunnyvale.
Learn how CarPlay will help you control music, interact with Siri, make phone calls or more, as we see a prototype in action in a 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
We go for a test drive with a $100 gadget that plugs into a computer socket on your car and sends data about your driving habits to your iPhone or Android device.
Plug this $100 gadget into a computer socket on your car, and it can send data about your driving habits to your iPhone or Android device. We take Automatic for a test drive to see if it gets us from Point A to Point B more efficiently.
Apple may bundle song-identification features into iOS 8, Steve Jobs's death was an 'opportunity' for Samsung, and more on CarPlay.
Grab your iPhone and your older car! Pioneer joins Alpine in announcing CarPlay for its installable systems, which, unlike Alpine's, are already shipping (but the upgrade is pending).
Alpine Electronics is reportedly working with Apple to develop an installable upgrade that includes CarPlay, the iOS-based infotainment system for cars.
The accessory maker had a crowdfunded hit with its universal docking station; now it wants to make a version for your car.
Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell return to discuss the news of the week including Tim Cook telling climate deniers to shove off, Apple TV hobby no more, and CarPlay and you.
Apple's CarPlay initiative has met with a mixed reception, but Dan Moren thinks they're overlooking the most important aspect: upgradeability.
Over on Monday Note, Jean-Louis Gassée speculates that the recent Apple/Tesla meetings have more to do with battery needs and business opportunities than an acquisition.
The first cars with Apple infotainment systems are coming later this year.
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