Android Auto

Google to Axe ‘Android Auto for Phone Screens’ App in Android 12

According to The Verge, Google's 'Android Auto for Phone Screens' app will no longer be available come Android 12. The stopgap app will be replaced by the 'driving mode' baked into Google Assistant, available within Google Apps. The native Android Auto interface available in some cars will remain unaffected. "For those who use the on phone...

Apple CarPlay in iOS 13 vs Android Auto (October 2019) [VIDEO]

Apple CarPlay in iOS 13 gained a significant update since its launch five years ago. New for CarPlay in iOS 13 was a multi-paned Dashboard, Siri improvements to act like how it works on your iPhone, a redesigned Apple Music interface, improved Apple Maps, a new Light Mode, the addition of Calendar, Do Not Disturb...

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Now Crucial Features for New Car Buyers

New data suggests that in-car entertainment and information systems like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are shifting from a premium option into a required feature for new vehicle buyers. According to a new report from Strategy Analytics published yesterday, 34 percent of owners of vehicles featuring Apple's CarPlay rely on the technology for all of...

Porsche Dumps Android Auto for Apple Carplay

Porsche has added support for Apple CarPlay only in its latest turbocharged 911 Carrera and Carrera S models (codenamed 991/2), as Android Auto collects to much vehicle information, reports Motor Trend (via AppleInsider). While it had the option to add support for both platforms, the car manufacturer ultimately decided against Android Auto. There is no...

Honda Announces CarPlay and Android Auto Support for 2016 Accord

According to a new report from Engadget, Honda introduced its new 2016 Accord with support for both CarPlay and Android Auto. The ninth-generation sedan will be the first Honda vehicle to support CarPlay. As Japanese car maker aims to expand the iPhone-based dashboard system across its vehicle lineup throughout 2016 and beyond. CarPlay will come...

Apple’s CarPlay Coming to Select Volkswagen Cars Later This Year [CES 2015]

At CES in Las Vegas, German automotive manufacturer Volkswagen unveiled plans to incorporate Apple’s CarPlay into select car models later this year. Volkswagen was not included in Apple’s first list of partners when the Cupertino-based company announced CarPlay. However, the CarPlay integration with Volkswagen’s select car models shows that the German manufacturer may have been...

Comparison of Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto [VIDEO]

Apple and Google have announced two different solutions for accessing the contents of your mobile device while driving. Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are the two companies' attempts at re-imagining what the user interface of your car’s in-dash experience should look like. 9to5Mac has released a full comparison video between CarPlay and Android Auto,...

Google Unveils ‘Android Auto’ to Rival Apple’s CarPlay

Just over a week ago, we reported that Google is getting ready to unveil its first in-car operating system at its annual software developer conference and today, the company has announced 'Android Auto’, a direct rival to Apple CarPlay. The Verge notes that Android Auto makes heavy use of Google Now, providing voice access to Google Maps navigation, text messaging,...