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Three Android Auto Features Apple CarPlay Also Needs
Three Android Auto Features Apple CarPlay Also Needs

1 Mar 2020, 13:45 UTC / Apple CarPlay, the only smartphone-based alternative to Android Auto, has evolved a lot lately, but it still needs improvements in key areas

 
Jailbroken iPhones on iOS 13 Now Let You Play Games, Watch YouTube on CarPlay
Jailbroken iPhones on iOS 13 Now Let You Play Games, Watch YouTube on CarPlay

23 Feb 2020, 18:13 UTC / CarBridge has finally been updated to support the latest version of iOS, so it you can now watch YouTube and play games on CarPlay with an iPhone running iOS 13

 
2013 Ford Focus SE 4-Inch Ford Sync Upgraded to Sony XAV-AX8000 Is CarPlay Joy
2013 Ford Focus SE 4-Inch Ford Sync Upgraded to Sony XAV-AX8000 Is CarPlay Joy

23 Feb 2020, 14:11 UTC / Some replaced the 4-inch screen in a 2013 Ford Focus SE with a Sony aftermarket unit, and CarPlay now seems to be running flawlessly

 
Apple CarPlay Now Acting Crazy Causing Google Maps to Lose GPS Tracking
Apple CarPlay Now Acting Crazy Causing Google Maps to Lose GPS Tracking

22 Feb 2020, 16:11 UTC / Similar issues have previously been encountered by Android Auto users as well, with navigation apps losing sync all of a sudden

 
Raspberry Pi 3 Brings Apple CarPlay to Any Car for Less than $100
Raspberry Pi 3 Brings Apple CarPlay to Any Car for Less than $100

21 Feb 2020, 17:13 UTC / Someone managed to run the CarPlay interface on a Raspberry Pi using nothing more than a cheap dongle, and everything seems to be running so smoothly

 
Apple CarPlay 101: Easy Hack to Start Playing Music When Connecting an iPhone
Apple CarPlay 101: Easy Hack to Start Playing Music When Connecting an iPhone

17 Feb 2020, 13:26 UTC / This ridiculously simple trick allows you to configure Apple’s CarPlay to automatically begin playing music when connecting an iPhone

 
Apple CarPlay Quietly Updated with a Feature You May Not Even Notice
Apple CarPlay Quietly Updated with a Feature You May Not Even Notice

15 Feb 2020, 09:50 UTC / The latest version of CarPlay can now use the available screen estate more efficiently by expanding certain panels in navigation apps

 
Add Wireless CarPlay to Your Old Mercedes with This Cheap Aftermarket Kit
Add Wireless CarPlay to Your Old Mercedes with This Cheap Aftermarket Kit

13 Feb 2020, 17:37 UTC / An aftermarket kit that costs less than $300 allows you to add wireless CarPlay and Android Auto to a series of Mercedes models

 
Mercedes Owners Unite Against “Rubbish” Apple CarPlay Experience
Mercedes Owners Unite Against “Rubbish” Apple CarPlay Experience

13 Feb 2020, 17:13 UTC / A petition calls for Mercedes to update the MBUX multimedia system with better CarPlay support allowing for a full-screen experience

 
This Leaked Screenshot Reveals Spotify's Updated "Car Mode"
This Leaked Screenshot Reveals Spotify's Updated "Car Mode"

13 Feb 2020, 16:37 UTC / Spotify is believed to be working on further polishing for the car mode available in its Android and iPhone app, including a refined look for music categories

 
Horror Experience with CarPlay as iPhones Overheat, Apple Music Crashes
Horror Experience with CarPlay as iPhones Overheat, Apple Music Crashes

12 Feb 2020, 19:37 UTC / Yet another bug hitting CarPlay, this time causing iPhones to overheat and the Apple Music to crash randomly when device is connected to the car

 
CarPlay Users, Beware: Latest iPhone Update Breaks Down Wired, Wireless Systems
CarPlay Users, Beware: Latest iPhone Update Breaks Down Wired, Wireless Systems

11 Feb 2020, 19:21 UTC / Users who installed the most recent stable iOS update on their iPhones claims connecting the device to cars to activate CarPlay no longer works

 
Is This the Cheapest Way to Get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in an Old Car?
Is This the Cheapest Way to Get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in an Old Car?

11 Feb 2020, 17:45 UTC / JVC HU with built-in Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support is available for just $250, and it can be installed on a wide variety of car models

 
This Apple CarPlay Kit for Older Audi Models Looks Like a Factory-Installed Unit
This Apple CarPlay Kit for Older Audi Models Looks Like a Factory-Installed Unit

10 Feb 2020, 17:51 UTC / Installing this Apple CarPlay kit in your own Audi is something that you can do by just following a few simple video instructions provided by the manufacturer

 
Apple Made CarPlay So Much Better than Android Auto with Just One Maps Update
Apple Made CarPlay So Much Better than Android Auto with Just One Maps Update

10 Feb 2020, 14:38 UTC / The major update that Apple rolled out for Apple Maps is now available on CarPlay too, bringing traffic lights and stop signs on the car’s HUD

 
This Innovative Gadget Makes Engine, Wind Noise Less Annoying During Phone Calls
This Innovative Gadget Makes Engine, Wind Noise Less Annoying During Phone Calls

9 Feb 2020, 17:52 UTC / A Palo Alto company has patented an innovative phone stand whose purpose is to eliminate background noises when talking on the phone

 
Update Your iPhone If Apple CarPlay Phone Calls Are Broken Down
Update Your iPhone If Apple CarPlay Phone Calls Are Broken Down

9 Feb 2020, 17:47 UTC / Some iPhone owners are complaining of poor audio quality during phone calls initiated from their cars with Apple CarPlay running on the HUD

 
You’ll Love the New Apple CarPlay Dashboard Launching in the Next iPhone Update
You’ll Love the New Apple CarPlay Dashboard Launching in the Next iPhone Update

8 Feb 2020, 18:43 UTC / The latest iOS beta includes additional changes for Apple’s CarPlay, including dashboard improvements like better support for wide screens

 
This Bug Makes Apple CarPlay Useless, And Way Too Many iPhones Are Affected
This Bug Makes Apple CarPlay Useless, And Way Too Many iPhones Are Affected

7 Feb 2020, 19:08 UTC / iPhone users are complaining that CarPlay keeps disconnecting at random times, and judging from complaints online, lots of devices are impacted

 
If Apple CarPlay Doesn’t Work With iPhone 11, Try This Ridiculous Fix
If Apple CarPlay Doesn’t Work With iPhone 11, Try This Ridiculous Fix

5 Feb 2020, 16:47 UTC / The latest-generation iPhone sometimes fails to launch Apple CarPlay when connected to a car, and according to reports, nothing but a ridiculous fix works