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This is how CarPlay will work in your new Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz has published a video demonstration of their CarPlay integration. While the company went into some detail with their announcement yesterday, the video takes its time showing various aspects of the system, including the interplay between voice commands and physical controls. The...
Pioneer exploring aftermarket CarPlay systems, new Mercedes not required

Pioneer exploring aftermarket CarPlay systems, new Mercedes not required

Pioneer Electronics is looking into bringing Apple's CarPlay to its line of aftermarket car infotainment and navigation systems. While CarPlay has currently only been announced to work as a built-in system from manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, and Volvo, the emergence aftermarket units...
What does CarPlay mean to Apple’s Business?

What does CarPlay mean to Apple’s Business?

Now that iOS in the Car has been renamed CarPlay and will be shown off at the Geneva Motor Show, I thought it would be fun to start a discussion on what this all means to Apple, its competitors, and car drivers going forward. It’s noteworthy that none of the deals announced so far are exclusive...

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How to restrict Siri, AirDrop, and CarPlay with parental restrictions for iPhone and iPad

How to restrict Safari, Camera, FaceTime, Siri, and more with parental controls for iPhone and iPad

Parental Controls, also known as Restrictions, let you manage which features, apps, and content your kids can and can't access on the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. That includes disabling access to Safari, Camera, FaceTime, Siri, AirDrop, CarPlay, and more. With those restrictions in place, you...
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Apple adds Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Mazda and more partners for CarPlay

Apple has just updated its official CarPlay website showing several more vehicle manufacturing partners plan to support the company's iOS-based car technology. The newly announced partners include Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Mazda, Jeep, Abarth, Alfa Romeo and Ram. The list also adds Audi, which...
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Audi confirmed as latest CarPlay partner for 2015 launch

Audi has confirmed it will be adding support for Apple's CarPlay vehicle technology to some of its models, with plans for a launch sometime in 2015. Audi says that the addition of CarPlay will happen thanks to "intensive dialog between the Audi development lab in Silicon Valley and Apple" and...
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Apple adds MLB.com At Bat to CarPlay app list

Apple has revealed that MLB.com At Bat has been officially added to the list of apps that will be supported in the company's upcoming CarPlay vehicle technology system. As with the other third-party CarPlay apps that have already been revealed, it is expected that the MLB.com At Bat app will...
Google reportedly revealing CarPlay rival next week

Google reportedly revealing CarPlay rival next week

A new report is saying that Google is gearing up to introduce a CarPlay rival at their I/O conference next week. The in-car solution will sport features similar to those of Apple's CarPlay, allowing users to navigate the software using their vehicle's own built-in controls. The system would...
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Apple CarPlay confirmed for new Volvo XC90

Volvo announced the new XC90 a short time ago and today is back with yet more details on its interior workings, and it's good news on the CarPlay front. Alongside built in technology from HERE, Volvo has confirmed – as expected – that Apple CarPlay support will be included. From the official...
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Volvo announces the new XC90, no mention of CarPlay just yet

Volvo has today made official the brand new XC90, and along with it an interesting looking unveiling program that as yet doesn't make mention of Apple's CarPlay. Starting today, Volvo will gradually release snippets of information about the new XC90 culminating in the grand external reveal...
Pioneer shows off their slick CarPlay integration for aftermarket car stereos

Pioneer shows off their slick CarPlay integration for aftermarket car stereos

Pioneer has demoed Apple CarPlay integration with its NEX dash systems as we draw closer to the final iteration of the experience. It's simple to get started: you just plug in an iPhone and the software opens automatically and takes over the car's display with CarPlay Pioneer will be loading...
How can Apple excite investors beyond Q2 FY14's boring quarterly report?

How can Apple excite investors beyond Q2 FY14's boring quarterly report?

Today after the market closes AAPL will report Q2 fiscal 2014 results. Expectations are for a boring (read: very profitable, but no growth) quarter. Analysts forecast $43.5 billion in revenue and $10.18 in earnings per share (EPS), which is pretty much a repeat of last year's numbers. Unless...
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2015 Hyundai Sonata to integrate CarPlay, fresh looks

Hyundai is the latest car maker to announce firm CarPlay plans, with the 2015 Sonata being the Korean manufacturer's first to integrate the system. Announced today in New York, the 2015 Sonata will be going on sale later on in the year. Our engineers took advantage of the vivid eight-inch...

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