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How to: Use Apple CarPlay – Wired

October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether you just purchased a CarPlay compatible vehicle or you have just installed an aftermarket CarPlay stereo, or perhaps you are curious and would like to know more about Apple’s in-car platform, this guide is...

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Close off the heals of Google Maps appearing on CarPlay, today marks Waze and their latest Apple CarPlay compatible app update to the general public. Version 4.43.4 will require iOS 12 to be installed to...

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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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Apple only gives you a small number of gestures for its flagship iPhone, so you have to either browser its own (limited) Tips App, if you haven’t removed it already, browse the web or simply...

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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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How to: Use Siri with Apple CarPlay

November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the added benefits of CarPlay is being able to speak to Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant, to help interact with your iPhone without lifting a finger or even looking at your CarPlay’s display. This...

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With the release of Apple’s wireless charging iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the release of the all new iPhone X just around the corner, you may be on the lookout for a Qi wireless...

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My lovely wife and I recently bought a used 2014 Toyota Prius v. Great car. Lousy stock stereo. I was surprised at just how ungainly Toyota’s Entune system is. I’d been waiting for Alpine’s ILX-107...

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How to: Use Apple AirPods with Apple CarPlay

August 16, 2017 | 1 Comments

Using Apple AirPods with CarPlay is as simple as connecting your Apple AirPods to your iPhone whilst the iPhone is connected to an Apple CarPlay system. Connect your iPhone to your CarPlay display Play your...

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