Android Auto

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio review

<b>The Good</b> The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio rides comfortably, with a soft ride and easy response to steering and throttle inputs. Alfa Romeo design stands out, especially at the Stelvio's front. All-wheel-drive comes standard.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Stelvio's in-dash electronics lack connected features, such as …

Trucks

Over 400 cars and aftermarket stereo units have Android Auto

Android Auto was announced at Google I/O 2014, but it didn't start showing up on cars until the following year. Like Apple's CarPlay technology that …

Android News

Jam out to your favorite tunes with Plex for Android Auto

The app will be available in a few days.<p>Android Auto is slowly but surely expanding to more hardware and gaining additional software support, and …

Android News

Plex users can now stream music with Android Auto

Android Auto users now have another music streaming app option: Plex. The app can be used by Plex users to stream music from the user’s personal …

Google

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 | In-Depth Model Review

Overall Rating:<p>Don’t be fooled by the the half-ton Sierra’s gussied-up image—it’ll upend stumps and tow several tons with ease. Like its General Motors sibling (the Chevrolet Silverado 1500), the Sierra is highly capable and endlessly configurable with a host of potent powertrain pairings. The …

Trucks

With the Google Pixel 2, Bluetooth connectivity issues may finally be resolved

There are already myriad reasons to be excited about the imminent availability of Google’s Pixel 2 smartphone, and now there’s one more that ought to …

Autos

Android Auto hits 14 new FCA (Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, RAM) vehicles for 2017 and 2018 model years

Chrysler's Uconnect infotainment system isn't bad, but if you asked me whether I'd rather use it or Android Auto with proper integration, I'd take …

Trucks

BBC adds Android Auto and CarPlay support to iPlayer Radio app

If you’re a fan of listening to BBC radio shows while driving, the latest update to the iPlayer Radio app adds Android Auto support …<p>The app lets you listen to live streams of BBC radio stations, stream on-demand content and download shows and podcasts for offline listening. You also get …

Google

Strategy Analytics: systems such as CarPlay are increasingly a ‘must-have’ feature in vehicle purchases

A new report from the In-vehicle UX (IVX) group at Strategy Analytics, “Consumer Interest for In-Car Smartphone Mirroring is Almost Universal,” …

Apple

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid resists CarPlay and Android Auto

Toyota thinks it's in your interest to shun Google and Apple.

Transportation

Android Auto support arrives in Plex [APK Download]

Plex is a popular option for streaming your media collection across your network (or the internet), including music. Just like with video files, you …

Android News

BBC iPlayer Radio now plays nice with Carplay and Android Auto

For many, BBC radio is synonymous with driving. When you're stuck in a traffic jam, holiday road trip or boring post-work commute, sometimes the best company is a never-ending playlist punctuated with cheerful DJ chatter. For the longest time, that's meant FM airwaves, but now of course you can use …

Apple

You can now listen to BBC iPlayer Radio through Android Auto and Apple CarPlay | Trusted Reviews

<b>Cars and radio are a classic combination, helping motorists remain clam in traffic jams or simply enjoy the open road a little more, and the BBC</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

T3 Agenda: A personalised BBC iPlayer for your car. Sennheiser’s new HD 660 S headphones. And more!

In today's T3 Agenda - an in-car version of BBC iPlayer that's tailor made for you and your motor; a new set of headphones from Sennheiser that marry …

Headphones

Americans are obsessed with $80,000 pickup trucks — here are the most luxurious ones on the market

When it comes to trucks, American buyers are willing to splurge.<p>Consumers are spending an average of $46,844 on pickup trucks, higher than the starting price of most luxury SUVs. Some trucks are hitting the market with $80,000 price tags for features like panoramic glass roofs.<p>It's a pricey market …

Trucks

Android Auto is now supported on six Mercedes-Benz 2018 C-Class and GLC-Class cars

High-quality leather, wood, and metal just aren't enough anymore. A premium automobile cabin requires some modern technology to go along with all …

Technology

Upgrade your car to CarPlay for as little as $244 w/ these Pioneer stereos

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10 best road trip apps for Android

Taking road trips is practically a worldwide pastime. Traveling in a car with some friends (or animals) and seeing the sites can be a great time. As you might have guessed, smartphones can make the experience a little easier and better. There are a lot of different ways to take a road trip. …

Road Trips

The 2018 Honda Odyssey turns the screens on your passengers

<i>Cars have become expensive rolling gadgets, full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets? In our new series,</i> <i>ScreenDrive</i><i>, we’ll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use.</i><p>The sounds of shrieking and yelling in a car …

Gear & Gadgets

CastBox reveals $16 million in funding as global surge in podcast investment continues

If finding out what’s hot in tech requires little more than following the money, then podcasting startups have been positively roasting in recent months.<p>A few weeks back, New York-based Anchor raised $10 million in a series A round of funding led by Google’s venture capital arm, GV, which followed …

Startups

First drive: 2018 Buick Enclave delivers luxury-car style, room and comfort

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Free Press auto critic Mark Phelan gives us his first impressions of the 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir.<p>Buick takes another big step in …

Trucks

Gaana crosses 40 million monthly users in September

Times Internet-owned music streaming service Gaana crossed 40 million monthly users for the month of September, announced Times Internet Vice …

Apple Music

Maruti S-Cross 2017 review: A facelift done right

Launched in 2015, the S-cross was the first car for the company to be sold out of Maruti’s new and upmarket Nexa retail network. And with the Grand …

Trucks

Which automaker has the best infotainment system? Here are our top picks

For tech junkies, the infotainment system is the heart of every new car. But like every other aspect of a car, every manufacturer does things a …

Autos

2017 Cadillac XT5 blends technology into a beautiful, comfortable ride

Take a look around our streets — we are a nation of SUV drivers.<p>I've had a few SUVs in my garage over the years (old, boxy Isuzu Troopers), but those …

Transportation

New for 2018: Fiat

Few changes are in store for Fiat’s eclectic lineup for 2018. Aside from new colors and next-generation Uconnect infotainment technology, the big …

Trucks

M&M Rolls Out W9 Variant In XUV500 At Rs. 15.45 lakh

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.) has announced the launch of a new W9 variant in the New Age XUV500. The W9 variant is equipped with a host of …

VLC stable sees first major update in a year (v2.5) including an improved UI, search changes, support for Android Auto and PiP

Popular media player VLC just updated the stable branch of its Android app to 2.5, and it's one of the biggest updates in recent memory. This latest …

Google

VLC Media Player v2.5 Adds Picture-in-Picture Mode, 360° Video, Android Auto Integration, and more

VLC Media Player, the popular free and open source media player, has just released version 2.5 of its Android application. As always there are no …

Mobile Development

2018 Honda Accord Review: Way Better, and Honda Even Fixed Display Audio - ExtremeTech

By on October 2, 2017 at 8:37 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Honda has improved the …

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