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Waze Now Available On Android Auto

07/26/2017, Google Maps has more or less been the only proper navigation solution available to Android Auto users but that changes today. Waze is finally available on Android Auto starting today. Users can tap into the crowd-sourced service to get real-time...

Pioneer Unveils New Android Auto In-Dash Units

05/20/2017, While newer vehicles might give users the choice of having Android Auto or Carplay being installed for them, older vehicles don’t, although thankfully with after-party options being offered by manufacturers, those with older vehicles will be able to...

Google I/O 2017: What to Expect

05/12/2017, So far every year for the past few years without fail Google has hosted its annual Google I/O event, and this year the company is back with the 2017 version. Just like Microsoft’s BUILD conferences or Apple’s WWDC, Google I/O is mostly about software...

Waze Maps Now Being Tested On Android Auto

04/03/2017, When it comes to navigational apps, Google has at least two options in the form of Google Maps and Waze, with the latter having been acquired by the company several years ago. Both apps offer up navigation, although both do have different features that...

Mazda Confirms Android Auto And Apple CarPlay Support

03/14/2017, A lot of car manufacturers are now embracing the infotainment systems developed by Apple and Google. These systems are extensions of their mobile operating systems in the car and have been well received by users. Mazda joins the growing list of car...

Renault Android Auto Support Confirmed

03/09/2017, Some of the biggest car manufacturers on the planet have embraced infotainment systems like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Those who hadn’t are gradually jumping on the bandwagon as well. Even though BMW has decided that it’s not going to add...

BMW Android Auto Support Ruled Out

03/01/2017, Car manufacturers are increasingly integrating infotainment systems like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to ensure that their customers have access to the system of their choice. However, there are some manufacturers who opt for one or the other and not...

‘OK Google’ Now Enabled For Android Auto

12/16/2016, Earlier this month it was revealed that Google would soon be implementing “OK Google” functionality to Android Auto. Basically this works the same way as the version for Android in which by saying “OK Google”, it’ll bring up the voice assistant...

Android Auto ‘OK Google’ Support Arrives

12/01/2016, The “Ok Google” command lets you do a lot of things on an Android device but the command wasn’t supported by Android Auto when it was launched more than two years ago. It has taken a long time for Ok Google support to arrive for Android...

Facebook Messenger Gets Android Auto Integration

11/15/2016, It has been a while since Google introduced Android Auto, the extension of its mobile platform into the car. The infotainment system already comes baked into many new cars while third-party manufacturers have also released after-market stereos with...

Logitech’s SmartCar Mount Has Been Repurposed For Android Auto

11/10/2016, If there was ever a moment that would allow Google’s Android Auto to pull ahead of the competition, namely Apple’s CarPlay, it would be now. As you might have heard, Google announced that Android Auto will no longer require a new car or a stereo...