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CarPlay App: My Mixtapez Music

September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

My Mixtapez Music Price: Free June 19, 2012 My Mixtapez your plug for all the latest music. Key features: • Download Unlimited Mixtapes • Stream Unlimited Mixtapes • Share music statuses with your friends via...

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Today marks the release day for Apple’s latest iPhone software update. iOS 12 will rollout worldwide later today, and along with this update comes a suite of improvements for CarPlay owners. Below is a brief...

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CarPlay App: Cloud Music

September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cloud Music – Stream & Offline Price: Free July 13, 2014 – +5 MILLIONS of downloads. – 4/5 stars with more than 2000 reviews – Continue evolution: more than 18 updates on the last two...

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Today’s install is a Alpine X208U with Apple CarPlay in a 2011 Ford F-250 SuperDuty....

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CarPlay App: Napster

September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Napster – Top Music & Radio Price: Free December 14, 2012 Stream music on-demand, download music for offline playback, and create playlists of your favorite songs. Subscribe to Napster today and gain access to over...

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CarPlay App: myTuner Radio

September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

myTuner Radio – Live Stations Price: Free April 28, 2012 *** LIVE RADIO BROADCAST *** More than 50,000 radio stations of 200 countries and territories available in this app. From sports to news and music....

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Google has rounded up the last of the big three third-party navigation announcements with the rollout of its Google Maps app to private beta testers. Unlike the Waze beta test, one lucky member on reddit...

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Waze Begins Beta Testing CarPlay iOS 12 App

September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hot off the heals of TomTom’s announcement of its upcoming CarPlay app next year, Waze has begun the rollout of its CarPlay update to its private beta members. This means that it is unlikely that...

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TomTom Apple CarPlay Support Release Confirmed

September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

As we wait patiently for the (unknown) release date of Waze and Google Maps app updates for Apple CarPlay support in iOS 12, which releases on Monday, TomTom has been the first to commit to...

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Since my last review of the Quelima SQ 12 Mini HD camera, there has been some improvements made in their latest mini DVR camera. So could this make their latest Quelima SQ13 Mini HD Camera from GearBest.com...

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CarPlay Reviews

Since my last review of the Quelima SQ 12 Mini HD camera, there has been some improvements made in their latest mini DVR camera. So could this make their latest Quelima SQ13 Mini HD Camera from GearBest.com...

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USB car chargers are two a penny these days. They can be fairly cheap and most commonly have at least two 2.4A USB ports. However with more powerful smartphones releasing each year, the demand for...

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I’ve tried a number of air vent mounts, and to be brutally honest, most disappoint me. There are a few, however, that buck the trend in their design and could possibly become ‘the one’. These...

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When it comes to in-car radio FM transmitters, you mostly think of big, bulky LED display gadgets, screwed onto a bendable rod that’s plugged into the 12v socket in the centre console of your vehicle....

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If you have a 2015 or earlier Volkswagen Golf Mk7 with an early MIB system, the options for upgrading to an Apple CarPlay compatible infotainment system are pretty limited. You could remove the Volkswagen MIB...

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A8 Wood Qi 10W Fast Wireless Charger Review

June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Qi wireless charging is all the rage at the moment, since the iPhone 8 and iPhone X now supports the Qi wireless standard of charging. There are two types of desktop wireless chargers: flat/base chargers...

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Over the years, technology has been been able to shrink digital camera lenses so small that the lens in your smartphone can now rival some of the best professional digital cameras out there. Dedicated camera...

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Car Air Vent Phone Mount Review

June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mounts for your iPhone in the car can be grouped into three types. Dash mounts, screen mounts and air vent mounts. The later is likely to be the cheapest, most easy to apply and simple...

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CarPlay Guides

How to: Make Apple CarPlay Wireless

April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wireless Apple CarPlay has been available since iOS 9, however it has taken a few years for it to appear in factory fitted CarPlay stereos or the latest aftermarket CarPlay systems. As we approach the end of 2017,...

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Apple only gives you a small number of gestures for its flagship iPhone, so you have to either browser its own (limited) Tips App, if you haven’t removed it already, browse the web or simply...

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How to: Enable Reachability on an iPhone X

November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the increase in screen real-estate of the iPhone Plus models, Apple created the Reachability feature in its iOS software. Reachability is an iOS feature that allows users the ability to toggle and slide the...

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The iPhone X has a whole lot of new gestures to learn. Scrolling back to your first screen used to be done with a simple double tap of the Home button, but without a Home...

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How to: Fast Charge Your iPhone X / 8 / 8 Plus

November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you didn’t know, your shiny new iPhone X/8/8 Plus has the ability to fast charge itself. This means if you have an iPhone X, for example, you can charge it from 0 to 50%...

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How to: Hard Reboot An iPhone X / 8 / 8 Plus

November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the first things I had to Google when I got my iPhone X was how to hard reboot it. Sometimes apps just don’t play ball and they crash your iPhone, sometimes locking you...

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