• 01 2018 January

    Apple CarPlay in 2018

    With the door to 2017 firmly closed, as we look back at Apple CarPlay over the past year, I think we can all agree it has ‘slowly’ continued to evolve. The highlights in 2017 included...

  • 28 2017 December

    Funxim / Neotrix W5 Qi Wireless Magnetic Car Charger Review

    With the introduction of Qi wireless charging in the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8-Plus and Apple’s flagship iPhone X, you maybe on the lookout for a wireless charging mount in your car....

  • 10 2017 December

    Christmas Gifts For Apple CarPlay Car Owners

    With a Christmas fast approaching us, it’s time to think about that special gift to go under the tree for your friends and loved ones. Below is a list of some of the best Apple CarPlay ideas...

  • 03 2017 December

    My Month With The Apple iPhone X

    Apple’s flagship iPhone released to the masses on 3rd November 2017 and having had the iPhone X since launch, here are my impressions of Apple’s new shiny slab of technology after using it for one...

  • 21 2017 November

    How to: Enable Reachability on an iPhone X

    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...

Latest On CarPlay Life

Last night I was surprised to see my first automaker commercial that featured Apple CarPlay as its key message. This specific commercial was for the Fiat 500 Mirror, which showed a man who was struggling with his...

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Today’s install is a Pioneer SPH-DA120 with Apple CarPlay in a 2010 Honda Civic....

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Today’s install is a Pioneer SPH-DA120 with Apple CarPlay in a 2003 Toyota Hilux SR5...

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Today’s install is an Alpine iLX-700 with Apple CarPlay in a Volkswagen Passat. In this install a APF-X100 module was used to carry over parking sensors and climate control visualisation....

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Today’s install is a Pioneer SPH-DA120 with Apple CarPlay in a 2003 Nissan Skyline 350GT...

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CarPlay Reviews

Funxim / Neotrix W5 Qi Wireless Magnetic Car Charger Review

December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the introduction of Qi wireless charging in the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8-Plus and Apple’s flagship iPhone X, you maybe on the lookout for a wireless charging mount in...

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My Month With The Apple iPhone X

December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Apple CarPlay iOS 11 Beta New Features

June 22, 2017 | 7 Comments

JVC KW-V820BT CarPlay Receiver Review

November 19, 2016 | 6 Comments

Mountek AIRSNAP In-Car Air Vent Mount Review

March 20, 2016 | 7 Comments

My Month With Apple CarPlay 

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CarPlay Guides

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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How to: Use Siri with Apple CarPlay

November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the added benefits of CarPlay is being able to speak to Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant, to help interact with your iPhone without lifting a finger or even looking at your CarPlay’s display. This...

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