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Apple CarPlay Predictions For 2017

January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

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...

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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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New Low Fuel Warning in Apple CarPlay iOS 10

September 7, 2016 | 3 Comments

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...

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CarPlay Breathes New Life Into Your In-Car Stereo

September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

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....

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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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Happy 1st Birthday to CarPlay Life!

April 11, 2016 | 2 Comments

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...

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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...

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The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) opens next week, which will showcase a ton of brand new and upcoming electronics for us consumers to buy in 2016, but what will...

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My Month With Apple CarPlay 

December 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

Having  had CarPlay installed last month, with the help of Alpine and in-car specialists, Huets and Celsus, I thought it would be good to create a regular article that wraps-up...

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My Week With Apple CarPlay

November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Having finally had CarPlay installed last week, with the help of Alpine and in-car specialists, Huets and Celsus, I thought it would be good to create a regular article that wraps-up my experiences of using...

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10 Apple CarPlay Improvements I Would Like to See

October 29, 2015 | 17 Comments

Having experienced Apple’s CarPlay for over a week now, there has been a few moments when I thought, ‘wouldn’t it be good if it did this.’ So here are my...

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