• CarPlay - IOS10 - Ordered Homescreen
    16 2016 June

    How to: Reorder And Hide CarPlay App Icons in iOS 10

    Apple released its first beta of their iOS 10 update on Monday 13th June, which contains a much requested feature from CarPlay owners – to reorder and hide your apps on your CarPlay homescreen. Having recently decided to...

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    21 2016 April

    How to: Enable Google Maps Navigation On Apple CarPlay

    Since its launch on iOS 6, Apple has improved their Maps app over the years, but it still doesn’t cut it when you compare it to Google’s own Maps app. Sadly, Apple has...

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    11 2016 April

    Happy 1st Birthday to CarPlay Life!

    Today marks one year of CarPlay Life!  How time flies by! Just a mere year ago I launched this site to cover an empty void that was news on Apple’s CarPlay platform.  In...

  • Corvette CarPlay Demo
    28 2016 March

    The Benefits of Having Apple CarPlay in Your Car

    So you’ve heard about CarPlay, but you need enough excuses to take the plunge to either upgrade, using an Apple CarPlay compatible aftermarket receiver, or perhaps you’re looking for a...

  • Mountek Airsnap In use
    20 2016 March

    Mountek AIRSNAP In-Car Air Vent Mount Review

    With every iPhone generation I have found myself buying many in-car docks and cradles over the years. I started off with the premium Brodit Pro Clip mounts, with a variety of their...

Latest On CarPlay Life

It has been a while since the last CarPlay app update, and since then there has been nearly a dozen new CarPlay apps released over the past few months. So let’s...

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SEAT DriveApp Turns The Tide For CarPlay Apps

August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

As I reported yesterday, SEAT has released the first OEM CarPlay app on Apple CarPlay. So here is a short overview of what the first OEM app does, or I assume will do,...

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CarPlay App: SEAT DriveApp

August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

As I reported the rumour yesterday, SEAT has indeed released the first OEM CarPlay app on Apple CarPlay. Thanks to ‪@yangrunenberger‬ on Twitter for the tip, it turns out that SEAT have soft...

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First CarPlay OEM App Coming Soon From SEAT

August 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

CarPlay Life has been recently informed that a ‘CarPlay OEM App’ has been published from a Spanish car manufacturer, belonging to the VW Group – so that is very likely...

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Apple released its first beta of their iOS 10 update on Monday 13th June, which contains a much requested feature from CarPlay owners – to reorder and hide your apps on your CarPlay homescreen. Having recently decided to...

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  Apple’s WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) unveiled a number of CarPlay features coming to its iOS platform in the form of the new iOS 10 update, which is coming this...

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Today’s install is a Alpine iLX-700 with Apple CarPlay in a 2008 Mercedes SLK....

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It has been a frustrating wait for Hyundai owners, who were promised CarPlay support back in 2015. Now at least six months overdue, Hyundai is now informing dealers about their software update...

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CarPlay Reviews

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Mountek AIRSNAP In-Car Air Vent Mount Review

March 20, 2016 | 5 Comments

With every iPhone generation I have found myself buying many in-car docks and cradles over the years. I started off with the premium Brodit Pro Clip mounts,...

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Mountek AIRSNAP In-Car Air Vent Mount Review

March 20, 2016 | 5 Comments
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My Month With Apple CarPlay 

December 1, 2015 | 1 Comments
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Alpine ILX-700 / ILX-007 CarPlay Receiver Review

November 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
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My Week With Apple CarPlay

November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

CarPlay Guides

Apple released its first beta of their iOS 10 update on Monday 13th June, which contains a much requested feature from CarPlay owners – to reorder and hide your apps on your CarPlay homescreen. Having recently decided to...

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Over the years, we’ve seen Apple improve their own Maps app, since its launch on iOS 6, but it still doesn’t cut it when you compare it other navigation apps, such as one...

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Since its launch on iOS 6, Apple has improved their Maps app over the years, but it still doesn’t cut it when you compare it to Google’s own Maps app. Sadly, Apple has...

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Not everyone uses the Apple Podcasts app, or you might like to use other third-party Podcast apps instead of Apple’s own, yet like all other stock Apple apps, you just can’t get rid...

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