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Topic: carplay

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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Apple reportedly testing three-camera iPhone with USB-C, plans major iPad enhancements for iOS 13

01/30/2019, 04:01 pm

Next year's iPhones will reportedly include models with a rear-facing 3D camera incorporating a laser scanner for purposes like augmented reality, while iOS 13 could deliver much-awaited features like Dark Mode and CarPlay enhancements.

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New Alpine CarPlay receivers include unit with 9-inch floating touchscreen

01/09/2019, 02:01 pm

Alpine is launching two new CarPlay-compatible receivers in March, led by the iLX-F259, which features a rare 9-inch capacitive touchscreen.

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Sony readies CarPlay-equipped XAV-AX7000 receiver with 6.95-inch touchscreen

01/08/2019, 11:01 am

Sony's latest CarPlay-equipped auto receiver is the XAV-AX7000, designed with a more modern look than some of its rivals while delivering plenty of audio power.

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Pioneer's AVIC-W8500NEX wireless CarPlay receiver features 7-inch display

01/07/2019, 10:01 pm

Audio hardware manufacturer Pioneer was at CES 2019 in full force this week to show off its latest wares, including the new AVIC-W8500NEX in-dash receiver with wireless CarPlay support.

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Hands on: Use your iPhone and Apple CarPlay to access Waze while driving

09/28/2018, 02:09 pm

AppleInsider goes hands-on with a first look of Waze's popular navigation app running in Apple CarPlay -- complete with incident reports and police alerts.

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Waze hits Apple CarPlay in iOS 12, becomes second third-party navigation app available

09/24/2018, 02:09 pm

On Monday, Waze for iOS updated with support for CarPlay, becoming just the second app to take advantage of third-party navigation support introduced in iOS 12.

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watchOS 5, a short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/21/2018, 08:09 am

The AppleInsider Podcast discusses Watch OS 5, Google Maps on CarPlay, the short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and John Hancock requiring Apple Watch (or similar) for all life insurance policies.

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Hands on: Google Maps in CarPlay fights Apple Maps for your dashboard

09/19/2018, 11:09 am

After being teased during WWDC, we finally have our hand on Google Maps in Apple's CarPlay. AppleInsider takes a spin to see how it compares to Apple's own option.

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Google Maps becomes first third-party navigation app with Apple CarPlay support

09/18/2018, 04:09 pm

Google on Tuesday updated the iOS version of Google Maps with CarPlay support, taking advantage of iOS 12's ability to employ navigation options beyond Apple Maps.

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Waze starts beta testing Apple CarPlay support ahead of iOS 12 release

09/14/2018, 08:09 am

Google's Waze is preparing for Apple's public release of iOS 12 and CarPlay's support for third-party navigational apps, by allowing participants in its private beta program early access to the service via Apple's automotive platform.

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Drivers more satisfied with Apple CarPlay than Android Auto, says J.D. Power

08/30/2018, 04:08 pm

As a rule, car owners are more satisfied with the connected infotainment experience of using Apple CarPlay versus Android Auto, though they'd rather use Google Maps for navigation, according to a J.D. Power study published this week.

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Here are the vehicles and receivers with Apple CarPlay announced in 2018-2019

08/07/2018, 11:08 am

Once an expensive niche option -- and still that way, in some cases -- CarPlay is becoming increasingly common on new cars, trucks, and SUVs, as well as aftermarket receivers. Here's a roundup of the introductions in 2018 and 2019, the latest being Boss Audio's 6.75-inch receiver.

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What's new with Apple CarPlay in iOS 12

08/03/2018, 11:08 am

This year, CarPlay didn't get the major overhaul we were hoping for, but there are still a few improvements that go a long way to improving the overall experience. Let's hit the road to see what's new with CarPlay in iOS 12.

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Surrender, Detroit! Automakers should give in and develop native apps for CarPlay

08/01/2018, 08:08 am

CarPlay has grown over the years, but there is only so much Apple itself can do on its own to address its shortcomings. After years of holding out, automakers need to get over concerns that Apple is encroaching on their territory and finally start to create their own apps for CarPlay.

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Mazda promises free Apple CarPlay upgrade for some 2018 Mazda6 options packages

07/31/2018, 10:07 am

Mazda on Tuesday said that starting in September, people with a 2018 Mazda6 sedan will be able to get a free dealer-installed upgrade to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto -- as long as they paid for one of the right trims.

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CarPlay, Monster offerings, and a Bluetooth water bottle: A day at CE Week

06/21/2018, 07:06 am

At the annual CE Week tech event in New York, Monster announced two public funding offerings, Pioneer showed its wireless CarPlay units, and a Sonos exec spoke about AirPlay 2 and HomeKit.

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Here are over 150 new features and changes in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

06/15/2018, 12:06 pm

When Apple introduced iOS 12 during the WWDC 2018 keynote, they barely scratched the surface on what was changed in their latest major update. We've tracked down well over 150 features to find everything new in iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad.

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Google Maps, Waze & other navigation apps finally coming to Apple CarPlay

06/04/2018, 04:06 pm

Resolving a long-standing complaint about the platform, the iOS 12 incarnation of CarPlay will finally support third-party navigation apps.

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Apple CarPlay added to 2019 Subaru WRX line

05/25/2018, 10:05 am

Subaru's WRX sport compact, famous for its use in racing, will get Apple CarPlay support for the first time in the 2019 model year.

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