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Spotify Killing Off Car Thing Proves It Has No Idea How Android Auto and CarPlay Work
Spotify Killing Off Car Thing Proves It Has No Idea How Android Auto and CarPlay Work

6 Aug 2022, 13:37 UTC / Car Thing, a device that was launched with so much fanfare earlier this year, is getting the ax because it didn’t make any sense anyway

 
Go Home, Spotify, You’re Drunk: Car Thing Killed Off After Only Five Months
Go Home, Spotify, You’re Drunk: Car Thing Killed Off After Only Five Months

27 Jul 2022, 19:44 UTC / Spotify has decided to retire Car Thing, its ambitious hardware project that allowed users to listen to music behind the wheels

 
This Country's Police Have Lots of Playlists on Spotify, They're for Drivers Only
This Country's Police Have Lots of Playlists on Spotify, They're for Drivers Only

25 Apr 2022, 12:06 UTC / You’d think the Police Department is boring, but here they are, sharing some bangers with you. These officers are serious about making you a better driver

 
The Music Bug That Everybody Seems to Ignore on CarPlay
The Music Bug That Everybody Seems to Ignore on CarPlay

22 Apr 2022, 22:23 UTC / While Spotify is often the preferred music streaming service on CarPlay, it’s now struggling with a bug that nobody seems to be interested in fixing

 
It Looks Like Spotify Really Wants to Build an Android Auto and CarPlay Alternative
It Looks Like Spotify Really Wants to Build an Android Auto and CarPlay Alternative

7 Apr 2022, 21:59 UTC / Car Thing is getting a bunch of updates that push the device into Android Auto and CarPlay territory; the new features are rolling out this week

 
Spotify Kills Off Car View, Long Live Car Mode
Spotify Kills Off Car View, Long Live Car Mode

30 Mar 2022, 20:19 UTC / A new Car Mode is currently in development, with Spotify now letting a small set of users try it out when listening to music via Bluetooth

 
Spotify Drops Support for Pioneer and Kenwood Head Units
Spotify Drops Support for Pioneer and Kenwood Head Units

20 Mar 2022, 20:06 UTC / Launching the app from these head units is no longer possible, with users now being told to switch to Bluetooth or USB connections

 
Polestar Teamed Up With Composer for Showroom Music, You Can Listen to It Now
Polestar Teamed Up With Composer for Showroom Music, You Can Listen to It Now

9 Mar 2022, 12:24 UTC / Do you want to be transported to a different world after pressing play? Try listening to Lisa Nordström's playlist made for Polestar Spaces

 
Spotify for Android Gets a Highly Anticipated Feature First Requested 7 Years Ago
Spotify for Android Gets a Highly Anticipated Feature First Requested 7 Years Ago

6 Mar 2022, 20:06 UTC / The Android version of Spotify has recently been updated with swipe-to-queue, a feature that’s been around for a long time on iPhone

 
Android Auto Leaves Phones Without Internet Access, Good Luck Figuring Out Why
Android Auto Leaves Phones Without Internet Access, Good Luck Figuring Out Why

2 Mar 2022, 22:20 UTC / This time, it appears that Android Auto for some reason turns the mobile data connection off, leaving the device without Internet access

 
Spotify Makes Its Android Auto and CarPlay Alternative Available for All Users
Spotify Makes Its Android Auto and CarPlay Alternative Available for All Users

22 Feb 2022, 22:59 UTC / Car Thing no longer requires a special invitation, so pretty much anyone in the United States can order the device from Spotify’s website

 
This Bug Makes a Good Case for Not Listening to Music on Android Auto
This Bug Makes a Good Case for Not Listening to Music on Android Auto

10 Feb 2022, 22:17 UTC / Users reveal that Spotify keeps playing music when they are trying to send voice commands to Google Assistant on Android Auto

 
New Error Makes Android Auto Sound “Boring”, Don’t Hold Your Breath for a Fix
New Error Makes Android Auto Sound “Boring”, Don’t Hold Your Breath for a Fix

3 Feb 2022, 22:58 UTC / A couple of users claim that after installing the most recent updates for Android Auto, the music just sounds flat with zero bass

 
Better Late Than Never: Critical Android Auto Fix Now Available for Users
Better Late Than Never: Critical Android Auto Fix Now Available for Users

2 Feb 2022, 22:23 UTC / Google has confirmed another fix for voice commands on Android Auto, yet this time it’s included in the latest version of the Spotify app

 
Google And Apple Not Even Close to Dominating Music Streaming
Google And Apple Not Even Close to Dominating Music Streaming

21 Jan 2022, 00:03 UTC / Spotify continues to be the leading service in this market, as more than 3 in 10 music streaming subscribers picked its platform

 
Latest iPhone Beta Updates Exhibit CarPlay Bugs That Need to Be Fixed ASAP
Latest iPhone Beta Updates Exhibit CarPlay Bugs That Need to Be Fixed ASAP

4 Dec 2021, 23:16 UTC / And this is the reason a beta program is helpful in the first place: it helps parent companies discover bugs before new updates reach the production stage

 
Spotify Suddenly Makes the App Much Harder to Use in a Car
Spotify Suddenly Makes the App Much Harder to Use in a Car

1 Dec 2021, 08:56 UTC / The company has decided to retire the Car View feature, and someone familiar with its plans says several alternatives are being explored

 
Volume Controls Going Crazy on CarPlay, Latest iPhone Update Once Again Under Fire
Volume Controls Going Crazy on CarPlay, Latest iPhone Update Once Again Under Fire

8 Nov 2021, 00:20 UTC / It’s not just you: adjusting the volume for the apps you use on CarPlay is a nightmare due to what appears to be a bug in iOS 15

 
Super-Popular App Starts Acting Up on Android Auto, Bad Update to Blame
Super-Popular App Starts Acting Up on Android Auto, Bad Update to Blame

6 Nov 2021, 22:36 UTC / Spotify is no longer working with voice commands on Android Auto after a recent update, and nothing seems to bring it back to normal

 
Essential Android Auto Feature Broken Down Because God Knows Why
Essential Android Auto Feature Broken Down Because God Knows Why

19 Oct 2021, 21:26 UTC / It’s not always easy to be an Android Auto user, as the app is occasionally struggling with various problems, this time affecting phone calls