Usually double DIN car head units have 7-inch displays or smaller. It’s just the nature of the double DIN size. Alpine announced a new head unit at CES 2018 that not only features a larger screen, but is also a single DIN unit.
The iLX-F309 has a huge 9-inch 800×480 capacitive touch screen that sticks out of ... Read More »
Sony is stepping its head unit game up this year. The last generation Android Auto featured a 6.4-inch resistive touch screen that the new XAV-AX5000 is trading in for a large 6.95-inch capacitive panel. Sadly, this display size increase means we also lose the volume knob.
Fortunately the buttons at ... Read More »
Samsung Electronics has announced that it is purchasing Harman for approximately $8 billion in cash, or $112.00 per share. This acquisition propels Samsung into the heart of the automotive industry, particularly in regards to connected cars. Harman is a key player in this industry, supplying manufacturers with audio systems, infotainment displays and a ... Read More »
Many Chevy models with a 7-inch MyLink entertainment system include both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, but some with the 8-inch system do not. Thankfuly, Chevy is planning to update qualifying 2016 model year cars with the 8-inch system to software with Android Auto support, and they aren’t going to charge for it.
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Wireless charging is about convenience and nothing else. It’s about not having to find the charging cable and not having to make sure you’re plugging the cable in the right way (though USB Type-C does solve this). It’s about your mobile device having its own little happy place on your desk or in your car where ... Read More »
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 »