Jaguar And Land Rover Will Soon Offer Android Auto And CarPlay

Jaguar And Land Rover are embracing the two major in-car mobile OS-based infotainment platforms. They have confirmed that Android Auto and Apple CarPlay will soon be offered in both new and existing vehicles for customers in the United States. A spokesperson for the brands has confirmed that this will be the case from the 2019 model year going forward.

Toyota Might Finally Support Android Auto

Many car manufacturers have added support for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Toyota is one of the few manufacturers that haven’t opened up to Google’s in-car platform as yet even though it does support Apple CarPlay. Google may soon get some love from Toyota as a new report mentions that the Japanese auto giant will finally add support for Android Auto.

Apple Music Will Soon Get Android Auto Support

Apple doesn’t make a whole lot of apps for Android like Microsoft does but it has made an exception for Apple Music, its subscription-based music streaming service. The service used to be Beats Music which was later rebranded as Apple Music after Apple acquired the company a few years ago. Apple has kept the app’s reach limited on the rival platform but it’s finally opening it up a bit more […]

Waze Now Works With Android Auto On Your Smartphone

When you think of infotainment systems such as Apple’s CarPlay or Google’s Android Auto, immediately one of the things that comes to mind would be navigational apps such as Apple Maps, Google Maps, or Waze. To be fair, Waze has been available on Android Auto since last year, but the downside was the it required users to own an Android Auto head unit.


Toyota Cites Privacy Concerns Over Android Auto

While many carmakers have rushed to include features like Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto, Toyota seems to be one of the few who are holding out, at least as far as Android Auto is concerned. Earlier this year Toyota announced plans to include CarPlay in future vehicles, but failed to mention anything about Android Auto.

Google Looking Into Why Android Auto Looks Pixelated For Some

These days with high-resolution displays, seeing pixelated images almost feels like a thing of the past. Unfortunately sometimes mistakes happen, which seems to be the case for some Android Auto users who are claiming that their Android Auto head units are looking “pixelated”, as you can see in the image above.

Alpine Unveils 9-inch Aftermarket CarPlay & Android Auto Head Unit

[CES 2018] These days we’re starting to see more carmakers introduce smarter infotainment units to their vehicles, such as Android Auto, Apple’s CarPlay, or something of their own making. If you are planning on equipping your car with a system like CarPlay but don’t want to purchase a new car just to get it, Alpine has you covered.

Android Auto Reportedly Randomly Crashing For Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Users

The idea behind features like CarPlay or Android Auto is to provide a better (and safer) way for users to interact with their mobile devices while driving. While we probably shouldn’t use our phones while driving, such features will make our lives easier as we can deal with notifications better, provide better navigation, music playback control, and so on.

Plex For Android Auto Brings Seamless Media Integration To The Car

Car manufacturers are great at building cars (who would’ve guessed, right?), but they aren’t that great at developing nice media control interfaces. Besides, every car manufacturer has their own take on a media interface so there’s no uniformity. Fortunately, the tech companies decided to step in a few years ago and launched extensions of their mobile operating systems for the car, namely CarPlay and Android Auto. Plex today announced its […]

Waze Now Available On Android Auto

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 information while they’re making their way from one point to another. Those who have used Waze for a long time on mobile devices will be glad that it’s finally available […]

Pioneer Unveils New Android Auto In-Dash Units

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 take advantage of the features offered by Android Auto and Carplay.

Google I/O 2017: What to Expect

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 and services, where Google will introduce new software and potentially launch new services for its customers to check out, and we expect that this year will […]

Waze Maps Now Being Tested On Android Auto

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 might have users prefer one to the other.

Mazda Confirms Android Auto And Apple CarPlay Support

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 manufacturers as it has now confirmed that its cars will get support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.