• 25 2017 January

    What iOS 10.3 beta Brings to Apple CarPlay

    Apple released their latest iOS update, 10.3 beta, to developers on Jan 24, 2017, and with it comes a few little welcome features that we’ve been asking for in since...

  • 21 2017 January

    How to: Disable App Notifications Whilst Using CarPlay

    Whether you prefer not to be distracted, or you just don’t want to be notified by iOS apps whilst in your vehicle, here is a quick handy How To Guide on...

  • 02 2017 January

    Apple CarPlay Predictions For 2017

    Over the years, Apple’s in-car platform – CarPlay – has been slowly releasing onto existing vehicles (via software upgrades) and in new models rolling out of the production factories from various CarPlay...

  • 19 2016 November

    JVC KW-V820BT CarPlay Receiver Review

    It has taken JVC a while to offer their own Apple CarPlay enabled receiver, but the wait is now over with the release of the KW-V820BT. Even though we’ve seen some...

  • 09 2016 October

    Do You Want A Faster CarPlay Experience? Simply, Upgrade 

    Having only experienced Apple CarPlay on an iPhone 5 and an iPhone 6, I always found my CarPlay experience not be as responsive as I had desired it to be....

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CarPlay App: HardCast – Podcast Player

March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

HardCast – Podcast Player Price: $4.99 February 27, 2017 HardCast is an advanced and modern Podcast Player. With it’s Smart Playlists and advanced playback capabilities, it automates tasks you had...

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CarPlay App: Amazon Music

March 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

Amazon Music Price: Free Updated: March 21, 2017 We’re changing the way you find and play the music you love • Listen to 40 million songs with new releases from...

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Today’s install is a factory fitted Apple CarPlay in a Chevrolet Malibu....

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Today’s install is a factory fitted CarPlay system in a 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage....

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Alpine announced the first aftermarket wireless Apple CarPlay receiver during this year’s CES 2017, along with an expected release date as soon as this February. However if you’ve recently looked at...

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Today’s install is a Pioneer SPH-DA120 with Apple CarPlay in a 2003 Peugeot 307 SW....

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Today’s install is a Pioneer SPH-DA120 with Apple CarPlay in a 2014 Subaru XV....

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Today’s install by Car Electronics Nottingham is a Pioneer SPH-DA120 with Apple CarPlay in a Volkswagen Polo....

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CarPlay Reviews

JVC KW-V820BT CarPlay Receiver Review

November 19, 2016 | 4 Comments

It has taken JVC a while to offer their own Apple CarPlay enabled receiver, but the wait is now over with the release of the KW-V820BT....

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JVC KW-V820BT CarPlay Receiver Review

November 19, 2016 | 4 Comments

Mountek AIRSNAP In-Car Air Vent Mount Review

March 20, 2016 | 7 Comments

My Month With Apple CarPlay 

December 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

Alpine ILX-700 / ILX-007 CarPlay Receiver Review

November 17, 2015 | 20 Comments

CarPlay Guides

Whether you prefer not to be distracted, or you just don’t want to be notified by iOS apps whilst in your vehicle, here is a quick handy How To Guide on...

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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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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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