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Huawei Turns Its Smartwatches Into Car Keys, Sanctions Ruin the Fun
Huawei Turns Its Smartwatches Into Car Keys, Sanctions Ruin the Fun

3 Sep 2022, 22:42 UTC / The Chinese tech behemoth is now shipping an update that turns some of its smartphones into digital car keys for a domestic vehicle

 
iPhones Could Lock Drivers Out of Their Cars, And They Won’t Be Allowed to Complain
iPhones Could Lock Drivers Out of Their Cars, And They Won’t Be Allowed to Complain

10 May 2022, 22:50 UTC / Patent describes new tech that Apple could at one point use to prevent drinking and driving, all using the iPhone or the Apple Watch

 
Your Android Phone Can Now Unlock and Start Your Car, With a Huge Catch
Your Android Phone Can Now Unlock and Start Your Car, With a Huge Catch

13 Apr 2022, 22:37 UTC / Samsung has expanded the support for Digital Car Key to more car brands and models, though the feature remains incredibly limited for now

 
More Drivers Can Now Leave Their Car Keys at Home If They Have an iPhone
More Drivers Can Now Leave Their Car Keys at Home If They Have an iPhone

24 Mar 2022, 23:46 UTC / Apple has announced that the digital car key feature has expanded to more vehicles, including select 2022 Kia and Genesis models

 
Goodbye, Traditional Car Keys: Samsung Phones Now Able to Unlock Doors, Start the Engine
Goodbye, Traditional Car Keys: Samsung Phones Now Able to Unlock Doors, Start the Engine

30 Sep 2021, 14:19 UTC / Samsung follows in the footsteps of Apple with new technology allowing its phones to double as car keys, with the first model to launch this year

 
One More Carmaker Will Allow Drivers to Unlock Vehicles With an iPhone
One More Carmaker Will Allow Drivers to Unlock Vehicles With an iPhone

23 Sep 2021, 06:23 UTC / After BMW, Genesis looks like it’s ready to adopt the Ultra-Wideband support bundled with the iPhone 11 and later and embrace digital car keys

 
Google Quietly Working on New Android 12 Digital Car Key Features
Google Quietly Working on New Android 12 Digital Car Key Features

19 Jun 2021, 20:42 UTC / The Mountain View-based search is further refining its digital car key support, with Find My Device projected to get new capabilities

 
Google Wants to Replace Driver’s Licenses, Car Keys With Android Phones
Google Wants to Replace Driver’s Licenses, Car Keys With Android Phones

26 Mar 2021, 10:32 UTC / The company has announced the Android Ready SE Alliance, which allows companies to get access to the necessary resources to replace car keys and wallets