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Topic: carplay

iOS 13.4 introduces CarPlay Dashboard support for third-party map apps

03/26/2020, 04:03 pm

Apple with the release of iOS 13.4 on Tuesday added the ability to use third-party navigation apps directly on the CarPlay Dashboard.

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Everything new in iPadOS & iOS 13.4

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple has officially released iOS 13.4 which brings a huge array of new features to uses as well as a few enhancements for developers. Now that it is available to download, let's take a look at what you can expect with the newest update for iPhone and iPad.

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Using Apple CarPlay impairs driver reaction more than alcohol, study shows

03/20/2020, 09:03 am

U.K. based road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has released a study showing how in-vehicle infotainment systems can substantially impair driver's reaction times -- even more than alcohol and cannabis.

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CarPlay and Apple Maps updates spotted in leaked iOS 14 code

03/19/2020, 11:03 am

The latest code pulled from an iOS 14 leak shows the ability to set CarPlay wallpapers and see more and improved business details while using Apple Maps.

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Apple isn't planning on limiting CarPlay just to a car's head unit

03/17/2020, 07:03 am

Instead of CarPlay stuck on a separate display on a vehicle's head unit, Apple is working on integrating CarPlay into a car's regular dashboard -- and it may be a hint at how Apple itself may implement it in the Apple Car.

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This dongle can upgrade you to wireless CarPlay for cheap

01/28/2020, 03:01 pm

Wireless CarPlay is still scarce out in the real world, but there is now a new way for existing CarPlay users to break free of wires. We were curious how it worked, so we tested it for ourself.

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iPhone 5G rumors, Touch ID, Apple's butterfly keyboard suit on the AppleInsider podcast

12/06/2019, 08:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about Qualcomm making iPhone 5G a priority for 2020, and Ming Chi Quo has a prediction about in-display Touch ID. Plus BMW indicates a change in direction and stops charging for CarPlay.

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BMW puts the brakes on CarPlay subscription fee in UK

12/04/2019, 01:12 pm

BMW has backed off from its decision to charge a monthly subscription for access to Apple CarPlay in some car infotainment systems in the United Kingdom, though while some will be able to access it for free, others may still have to pay for the option.

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Sony debuts CarPlay-compatible infotainment unit with 8.95-inch screen

08/09/2019, 12:08 pm

Sony has launched a range new in-car entertainment systems, headed up by the XAV-AX8000 sporting a giant 8.95-inch display and compatibility with Apple's CarPlay, along with other more compact models that include Siri Eyes Free support.

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BMW says annual $80 CarPlay fee needed for ongoing testing & development

08/02/2019, 09:08 am

BMW's controversial annual and lifetime subscription fees for Apple CarPlay are because of the demands of ongoing software testing and engineering, the automaker says.

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Here is the best tech gear to outfit your car

07/11/2019, 01:07 pm

Getting a new car is an exciting time, whether you're buying a brand new model just off the line or a gently used new-to-you vehicle. Here is all the gear that we recommend for your car -- new or old.

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Review: Pioneer w6400nex offers easy-to-install wireless CarPlay

07/05/2019, 03:07 pm

Pioneer's wireless CarPlay aftermarket units are routinely great, and the AVIC-W6400NEX is among the very best if you need a DVD/CD player.

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Spotify's Stations radio app adds support for Apple CarPlay

07/02/2019, 08:07 am

Spotify has updated Stations, its Pandora-like spinoff app, with support for Apple CarPlay on compatible vehicles and head units.

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Everything new coming to CarPlay in iOS 13

06/05/2019, 02:06 pm

In its first major overhaul since its original debut, CarPlay is gaining a wealth of new features with the launch of iOS 13. Here is every new feature and changing coming to Apple's automotive platform.

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Hands on with the best features of iOS 13 and iPadOS

06/03/2019, 10:06 pm

There are more features to count in iOS 13 and iPadOS, so we narrowed down the list to our top six, which run the gamut from huge system-wide changes to small, but extremely useful tweaks.

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CarPlay gets first major overhaul since release with iOS 13

06/03/2019, 02:06 pm

CarPlay is getting it's first major overhaul since its original release with iOS 13 including a new dashboard, new calendar app, and much more.

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2019 'iPhone 11' may play audio over two Bluetooth devices at once

05/27/2019, 04:05 am

The 2019 iPhones could feature a dual Bluetooth system that lets them send audio to two separate devices, according to a report citing Asian suppliers.

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BMW owners unable to access CarPlay due to apparent subscription service outage

05/09/2019, 11:05 pm

A number of BMW owners are unable to access Apple's CarPlay from their in-car infotainment systems after the German marque's ConnectedDrive subscription service suffered an outage early this week.

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Review: Pioneer AVH-W4400NEX receiver proves wireless CarPlay is the way to go

04/12/2019, 11:04 am

The Pioneer AVH-W4400NEX is a phenomenal aftermarket car stereo head unit that bakes in wireless CarPlay and much more. AppleInsider takes you for a ride to check it out.

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Hands on with Alpine's new, and giant, F309 CarPlay receiver

02/12/2019, 02:02 pm

Alpine has recently introduced updates to its line of aftermarket CarPlay receivers. Following our return from the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, AppleInsider got a chance to check the Alpine F309.

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