Android Auto Stories January 15

If you ever wanted to watch YouTube on Android Auto, there’s an app for that [Video]

Android Auto is an excellent platform for apps and communication in the car, and it’s only going to get better in the coming months. And now, there’s an app that lets you watch YouTube videos from your car’s display.

Android Auto Stories January 12

How to enable Android Auto’s Developer settings

Whether you’re a developer looking to test out your application on Android Auto or to run an app that hasn’t been released on the Play Store, you’ll need to enable Developer settings. Google hides the option within the Android Auto application but, thankfully, it’s effortless to activate. Here’s how…

Android Auto Stories January 10

While companies have announced new Google-focused products at past CES events, there has never been a strong Google presence. That changed this year, and not just because the search giant built a giant booth outside the main show floor. On top of several announcements from Google, companies had a lot of Android Wear watches, Android TVs, and mobile accessories to show off.

What was your favorite announcement from CES 2018?

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A lot of Google’s various products and features in the past year or two have been built for the sake of convenience. Google Assistant and its various access points (smart speakers in particular), is the biggest highlight here, and things like the simplicity of the Pixel and Pixelbook just emphasize that. Now, Google is upgrading Android Auto in two ways, and both double down on making the experience more convenient for the end user.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Android Auto Stories January 9

Along with the unveil of the new Smart Displays form factor last night, Google announced that “Assistant is coming to Android Auto.” This re-announcement seemed a bit odd as Android Auto has long had these capabilities. However, it turns out that those voice commands were not from the Assistant found on other platforms.

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Android Auto Stories January 1

The past couple of years have seen a huge expansion of in-car experiences powered by our smartphones. In other words, more and more car makers and third-party head unit makers are adopting Google’s Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay. We’ve heard wireless Android Auto was on its way in the past, but now it’s finally arriving at the start of 2018.

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