• 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....

  • 07 2016 September

    New Low Fuel Warning in Apple CarPlay iOS 10

    This is a handy little Apple CarPlay feature that has been found in the upcoming iOS 10 update. Sent in from a CarPlay Life reader (thank you!) running iOS 10...

  • 06 2016 September

    CarPlay Breathes New Life Into Your In-Car Stereo

    In-car stereo system updates are as rare as unicorn horns. They come around once in a blue moon, and when they do appear, most only come with minor improvements or just bug fixes....

Latest On CarPlay Life

CarPlay App: 104.3 The Vibe

January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Download the official 104.3 The Vibe app, it’s easy to use and always FREE! With the official app, you can stay connected from work, home, or on the road. Follow...

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CarPlay App: 104-5 The Zone

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Download the official 104-5 The Zone app, it’s easy to use and always FREE! With the official app, you can stay connected from work, home, or on the road. Follow...

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CarPlay App: 102.7 The Vibe

January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Download the official 102.7 The Vibe app, it’s easy to use and always FREE! With the official app, you can stay connected from work, home, or on the road. Follow...

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CarPlay App: 100.9 The Bandit

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Download the official 100.9 The Bandit app, it’s easy to use and always FREE! With the official app, you can stay connected from work, home, or on the road. Follow...

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Rounding up the slew of CarPlay enabled receivers from CES 2017, Pioneer have announced a bundle of new NEX aftermarket receivers for 2017. Model numbers and prices of the CarPlay enabled...

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JVC Announces KW-M730BT Apple CarPlay Receiver

January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rounding up today’s CarPlay receiver announcements (at least for us in the UK), we have an announcement from JVC, with a new CarPlay receiver, the KW-M730BT. ...

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Kenwood has announced at this year’s CES 2017 event their next CarPlay enabled receiver, the DMX7704S. ...

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Clarion Announces NX807 Apple CarPlay Receiver

January 5, 2017 | 1 Comments

As CES picks up speed, so does the CarPlay announcements. Clarion has announced their premium aftermarket receiver, the NX807, at this year’s CES 2017 event....

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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 | 16 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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