Android Auto Stories January 8

The last update to Google Podcasts finally added link support in show notes and greatly improved formatting. A major update now makes the audio client compatible with Android Auto on phones and in-car units for optimized media controls while driving.

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Android Auto Stories November 29, 2018

In letting Android Auto run as a regular Android app on phones, Google has made its car interface widely available. The experience — with large touch targets and constrained functionality — is better than jumping through different apps while driving. Today, Google is updating Android Auto with more feature-rich audio apps and messaging previews.

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Android Auto Stories October 11, 2018

Google Maps for Android Auto gets a refreshed layout with Material design changes

Google Maps has been getting a lot of big updates on its Android app in recent weeks, but the Android Auto counterpart has pretty much looked and functioned the same for quite some time. Now, it appears a new update is rolling out for Google Maps on Android Auto to more users which gives the UI a refresh.

Android Auto Stories September 24, 2018

Bloomberg: Toyota agrees to bring Android Auto support to future vehicles

Infotainment systems like Google’s Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay have turned into a major consideration for new car buyers in recent years. Unfortunately for many, though, some car makers have been slow to adopt these options, especially Google’s option. Now, it appears Toyota is finally giving in…

Android Auto Stories September 13, 2018

Android Auto is now supported on over 500 cars and head units

Google’s in-car interface, Android Auto, has been a selling point for many users with newer cars or even head units, and there’s no shortage of options to pick from. Currently, over 500 cars and head units support Android Auto…

Android Auto Stories August 27, 2018

Apple Music for Android has been out for quite a while, but unlike many other music streaming services, it hasn’t been available in Android Auto. That’s changing as of the latest beta release of the app, which adds integration for the car OS among other things.

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