In-car entertainment systems are known to be subpar compared to the smartphone in your pocket. Not only are they often slower and more poorly designed, but they’re far more expensive too. Google is looking to change that with Android Auto, the companies newly announced in-car system that will rely on your phone.
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It seems like Google’s goal is to infiltrate every aspect of our lives. To be honest, I don’t mind. The way Google has already improved my life with things like Android, Google Now and especially Google Maps, I’m down with the company giving every market a shot. Next up, Google will be unveiling Auto Link ... Read More »
Every vehicle since 1996 has featured the standardized OBD II diagnostics port, at least here in the US. This port offers amazing functionality that can improve your life as a home mechanic significantly. But other than the mechanic or DIYer, the port didn’t really serve the regular user. The Automatic app aims to change that. ... Read More »
Sony is well known for its in-car audio solutions, from head units to amplifiers and speakers. But its newest product comes as a surprise to us. It merges car audio with your smartphone. This is the Sony XSP-N1BT, a new head unit announced at CES 2014 that uses your smartphone as the display.
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Android has already appeared on a pretty wide variety of hardware, including phones, tablets, game consoles and headgear. Now it looks like the little Bugdroid will soon try to conquer another major piece of gear: the car.
Google today launched the Open Automotive Alliance, an initiative that it has formed in cooperation ... Read More »
After starting out in the world of smartphones, Google’s Android has since grown its presence in the world of technology by appearing on tablets, televisions, eyewear and more. Now it looks like we may know the market that the ... Read More »
GEICO announced today the release of their Insurance Glovebox application for the Android Platform. The Insurance Glovebox application provides users the ability to get an instant insurance quote, pay your GEICO bill, and view your insurance cards.
Once you find yourself in an accident (hopefully never), you can use your phone’s camera to take pictures and submit ... Read More »
When TeleNav GPS was released for Android I quickly realized I would need to purchase a window mount for my G1. I searched around the web and was about to buy one for $30 until I found this awesome deal. Amazon has a windshield car mount holder from Bargaincell for just ... Read More »