Android Auto Stories May 19
There’s good news for anyone with a 2016-model Ford. The company has announced that a software update will allow its entire fleet from that year to use both Android Auto and CarPlay. Android Auto supports phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher.
While you can take your car to a dealer to do the update for you, that isn’t necessary as there are a couple of DIY options …
Android Auto Stories May 18
In-car infotainment systems have long been pretty bad. As touchscreens entered the game, things only got worse, especially in the way of applications. Google and Apple both have ways to fix that, but they don’t provide functionality that the car’s system has, such as climate controls.
With the option to build Android into manufacturers own systems, Google is making it easier for car makers to integrate options like Google Assistant and Android apps into vehicles, and at I/O 2017, we’ve gone hands on.
Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!
Android Auto Stories May 15
At Google I/O this week, Audi and Volvo will show off infotainment systems in their cars built around the Android operating system. To be clear, these aren’t one of the 300 Android Auto compatible car models that have launched since 2014. expand full story
Android Auto Stories April 12
Android Auto Stories April 4
Android Auto is excellent if Google Maps is your go-to navigation service, but if you’re a Waze user, you’re out of luck. Many loyal Waze fans got excited back at Google I/O 2016 when Waze for Android Auto was finally demoed, but in the time since, we haven’t heard much about it. Today, though, beta invites are going out to help test out Waze for Android Auto…