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Whether you have a factory fitted or aftermarket stereo with Apple CarPlay, changing the side of your status bar between the left or right side of the display is very easy....

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What iOS 10.3 beta Brings to Apple CarPlay

January 25, 2017 | 24 Comments

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 our CarPlay improvements we would...

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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 remove notification alerts from appearing...

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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 manufactures. Those of us who can’t...

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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 Beta 8, this feature was...

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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. You just have to look...

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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 install the first iteration of iOS...

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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 Fall. Let’s look at what...

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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 that time I’ve had lots...

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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 new car with CarPlay already...

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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 it hold for us Apple...

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