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How an Android Update Is Now Forcing Android Auto Wireless Users To Return to Cables
How an Android Update Is Now Forcing Android Auto Wireless Users To Return to Cables

22 May 2024, 11:11 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / An Android system update breaks down the wireless connection for a significant number of users, forcing them to use the wired version

 
CarPlay 2.0 Is Late to the Party, So More Cars Will Get Android Automotive
CarPlay 2.0 Is Late to the Party, So More Cars Will Get Android Automotive

20 May 2024, 07:26 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google has quietly revealed that more cars will adopt Android Automotive, as two more carmakers decided to install the OS in future models

 
More Apps Coming to Android Automotive as Google Unlocks New Category
More Apps Coming to Android Automotive as Google Unlocks New Category

19 May 2024, 05:17 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The search giant confirmed that it's expanding the Android Automotive app ecosystem with the addition of messaging and VoIP apps

 
Android Auto Icons Looking Like Android KitKat: What You Need to Know
Android Auto Icons Looking Like Android KitKat: What You Need to Know

18 May 2024, 14:22 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Users have started seeing new icons on Android Auto, and contrary to their expectations, the new theme doesn't match phone settings

 
Google Starts Rolling Out Android Auto 12: How to Get It Today
Google Starts Rolling Out Android Auto 12: How to Get It Today

18 May 2024, 07:13 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Android Auto 12 has reached the production stage, and Google is now rolling out the update through the Google Play Store

 
You Probably Won't Notice It, But Google Maps Just Got Another Redesign
You Probably Won't Notice It, But Google Maps Just Got Another Redesign

17 May 2024, 21:40 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google has started rolling out the Google Maps redesign that it promised in March; the update offers a simplified home screen

 
After Android Auto, CarPlay Is Also Getting New Features
After Android Auto, CarPlay Is Also Getting New Features

17 May 2024, 03:50 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The iPhone maker has confirmed that the upcoming iOS update due in the fall will include new CarPlay accessibility features

 
Google Still Vague About Android Auto Adoption as New Apps Are Coming
Google Still Vague About Android Auto Adoption as New Apps Are Coming

17 May 2024, 03:24 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Mountain View-based search giant says Android Auto is now "compatible" with 200 million cars on the road without sharing other specifics

 
Historic Day: Android Auto to Get YouTube, Games, and Browsers
Historic Day: Android Auto to Get YouTube, Games, and Browsers

16 May 2024, 08:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google has confirmed that support for new app categories is coming to Android Auto; video apps will finally debut on the platform

 
Cars Running Android Will Soon Get New Apps and Angry Birds (Yes, Angry Birds!)
Cars Running Android Will Soon Get New Apps and Angry Birds (Yes, Angry Birds!)

16 May 2024, 03:11 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Android Automotive is feeling more like Android, as the search giant is working around the clock on expanding the app ecosystem

 
Google Quietly Removes a Google Maps Feature, Nobody Likes Change
Google Quietly Removes a Google Maps Feature, Nobody Likes Change

14 May 2024, 10:00 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A bug or the intended behavior: users claim that using Google Maps with multiple stops is now much harder because essential information is missing

 
Users Lose Essential Android Auto Feature, the Workaround Is a Big No-No
Users Lose Essential Android Auto Feature, the Workaround Is a Big No-No

14 May 2024, 08:30 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A recent Android Auto update introduced a glitch that caused the app to no longer show notifications on the larger display in the cabin

 
How To Play the Secret Game in Google Maps
How To Play the Secret Game in Google Maps

13 May 2024, 12:00 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google Maps comes with a secret Snake game that anyone can play regardless of their mobile device and platform; it's also available on PCs

 
Google Maps Pro: Would You Pay for Premium Features?
Google Maps Pro: Would You Pay for Premium Features?

11 May 2024, 11:01 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Flitsmeister, a popular navigation app in Europe, recently locked some features behind a paywall; what if Google does the same with Google Maps?

 
Google Maps for Android Gets a New Feature You Didn't Know You Need
Google Maps for Android Gets a New Feature You Didn't Know You Need

11 May 2024, 09:55 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The mobile version of the app now highlights a street when you search for it; it previously put only a simple pin on the street

 
Android Auto 12 Now Available for Download: Everything You Need To Know
Android Auto 12 Now Available for Download: Everything You Need To Know

10 May 2024, 07:53 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The first Android Auto 12 build landed online a few minutes ago; the app is primarily aimed at beta testers who want to try out the update early

 
Google Found a Way to Improve Google Maps Navigation During Bad Weather
Google Found a Way to Improve Google Maps Navigation During Bad Weather

8 May 2024, 13:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The company has recently patented a new system to provide the driver with "enhanced navigation instructions under difficult driving conditions"

 
Android Auto 11.9 Is Here, Here's How to Update Without Waiting
Android Auto 11.9 Is Here, Here's How to Update Without Waiting

7 May 2024, 10:47 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google has just started the rollout of another Android Auto stable build; these steps let users download it without waiting

 
The Mysterious Error That Locks Volume Control on Android Auto
The Mysterious Error That Locks Volume Control on Android Auto

3 May 2024, 04:36 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / An old bug that hit the Android Auto user base in 2023 is still around, as Google never released a fix; users can't adjust the volume when the app is running

 
Android Auto Hits Fatal Error Right When Drivers Need It the Most
Android Auto Hits Fatal Error Right When Drivers Need It the Most

2 May 2024, 10:00 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A new bug hitting Android Auto causes the app to close mid-drive and no longer start after replugging the phone into the USB port