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Apple’s CarPlay platform is set to be revealed in a number of new and upcoming vehicles at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. A few manufacturers have already revealed their 2018/19 line-up of CarPlay compatible...

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Ford has announced the release of their SYNC 3 software update that will add Apple CarPlay support in its 2016 models.  Owners with Wi-Fi- enabled vehicles can receive the update automatically over the air, whilst...

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As part of a rollout of 5 new Apple CarPlay receivers launching this summer, Pioneer will be releasing the first single-DIN aftermarket receiver with Apple CarPlay support.  This is great news for car owners with...

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Spotify app update 8.4.3 has brought some long awaited updates for Apple CarPlay users. As a daily Spotify user, it is great to be able to interact and stream from the popular music streaming service in...

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Alpine will be releasing its second universal aftermarket receiver with Apple CarPlay to market soon, possibly even ahead of their upcoming wireless CarPlay receiver, the ilX-107. Available for preorder from some retailers in Australia, the...

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Alpine announced the first, and currently only, aftermarket wireless CarPlay receiver at this year’s CES 2017 tech show, however it has faced many delays over the past few months. Alpine’s iLX-107 was meant to launch...

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Earlier last year, Kia announced the Forte5, with support for Apple CarpPlay. A few months later Kia continued their CarPlay announcements with three of its other models with support for Apple CarPlay. The first is...

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Pioneer SPH-DA120 Update v1.14 Available (EU)

April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The illusive European update for Pioneer’s entry-level Apple CarPlay receiver – SPH-DA120 – has finally released. Since its release, US owners have seen an update, however updates for the SPH-DA120 in UK/Europe has been nonexistent. It...

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One problem with installing an aftermarket Apple CarPlay receiver is that your center information display (usually between your rev and speedo) is made redundant, or certain functionality is reduced or removed. Community Twitter member @zmacnd got in touch...

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Announced back in the end of August, Sony revealed its first, affordable, CarPlay enabled headunit under the name XAV-AX100....

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CarPlay App: Meep – Listen to News from the Web

November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Save and listen to the websites you love… as you drive, work out, or relax!...

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CarPlay App: The Economist Global Business Review

September 28, 2016 | 1 Comments

This is another CarPlay oddball app. Nothing really works in this app, or at least when I last tested it. Feel free to check it out and post in the comments if you manage to...

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