infotainment

Apple CarPlay on a Tesla made possible with this hack

Apple CarPlay on a Tesla made possible with this hack

Tesla might be most controversial for its misunderstood and misused self-driving features, but for a certain number of car owners, its biggest is simpler. Tesla still refuses to play ball with Apple and add support for CarPlay or even Apple Music, no matter how loud its customers clamor for it. It doesn't seem that things will be changing soon, so a developer tried to take matters into his own hands with relative success.

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Modern cars hide a lot of your personal information

Modern cars hide a lot of your personal information

Most people know that modern electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and computers store a line of information about our personal and private lives that we don't want strangers to get their hands on. However, many people don't consider just how much personal information is stored inside their vehicle's infotainment and other systems. Often, we think of the act of pairing our smartphones with our cars as allowing nothing more than convenient hands-free talking and the ability to utilize services like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto without considering the access given to the vehicle systems to personal information.

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Porsche unveils PCM 6.0 infotainment system with enhanced voice commands and Android Auto

Porsche unveils PCM 6.0 infotainment system with enhanced voice commands and Android Auto

German automaker Porsche has recently unveiled its next-gen Porsche Communication Management (PCM 6.0) infotainment system. The biggest news is the inclusion of wired Android Auto in addition to wireless Apple CarPlay connectivity.

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This new Android Auto update is all about speed

This new Android Auto update is all about speed

Android Auto is getting a much-requested update, with the in-car smartphone interface making it far faster and easier to jump between your most commonly-used apps and services while on the road, as well as navigate through the UI and to key destinations. The new features will allow Android Auto users to customize more of the smartphone projection system, which is increasingly supported - either wired or wirelessly - in new cars, trucks, and SUVs.

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2022 Audi vehicles get a new voice assistant, Amazon Alexa, and new custom features

2022 Audi vehicles get a new voice assistant, Amazon Alexa, and new custom features

German automaker Audi is expanding its MIB 3 infotainment platform with a new ‘Hey Audi’ voice assistant and integrated Amazon Alexa. The brand is also introducing its Personalization 2.0 feature across the lineup, allowing drivers to save their user profiles with the myAudi app.

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