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After what seems like a very short beta period, Google has now released its Apple CarPlay compatible app update to the general public. Version 5.0 will require iOS 12 to be installed, which was released...

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Apple WWDC 2018 CarPlay Predictions

June 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

WWDC 2018 finally arrives this coming week, with Apple’s keynote kicking off tomorrow, Monday 4 June at 10am PST. Every year I mark this annual event as THE perfect time for Apple to announce new...

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How to: Make Apple CarPlay Wireless

April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wireless Apple CarPlay has been available since iOS 9, however it has taken a few years for it to appear in factory fitted CarPlay stereos or the latest aftermarket CarPlay systems. As we approach the end of 2017,...

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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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Apple CarPlay in 2018

January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

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...

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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....

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Christmas Gifts For Apple CarPlay Car Owners

December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

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...

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My Month With The Apple iPhone X

December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

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...

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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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