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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Connected Cars

Social connectivity is becoming more and more important in our everyday lives. However, social media has also been a source of major distractions for those behind the steering wheel of a car. With that in mind, automakers have been doing all they can to make their cars more socially connected, but are doing it in the safest way possible. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have also integrated their operating systems into vehicles, allowing users to have limited access some of the apps on their smartphones with a voice control feature. Overall, automotive…

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Update for FCA’s Uconnect Brings Siri Eyes Free

FIAT-Chrysler has updated their Uconnect infotainment system for many Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM vehicles made between 2013 and 2015. The new update brings Apple’s Siri Eyes Free to the Uconnect system for nearly two million Uconnect-equipped vehicles! “With the addition of the Siri Eyes Free feature for later model-year vehicles, more customers will have an opportunity to integrate their iPhones with Uconnect while keeping their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road,” says Tricia Hecker, Global Head of Connected Services, FCA. Siri Eyes Free is a component…

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Discover Siri Eyes Free Technology

We’ve all heard her friendly and welcoming voice emanating from Apple devices around the globe and it’s been available in cars for a while as Siri Eyes Free. So, what is this Siri Eyes Free, and which cars have it?   What is Siri Eyes Free? For those who don’t already know, Siri Eyes Free is a function that seamlessly connects Apple’s voice commands for Siri through your car’s infotainment system. By utilizing the pre-existing audio system and Apple’s Siri, you’ll be able to speak naturally and use easy-to-remember voice…

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Apple CarPlay and You

Santa brought you a new Apple device for Christmas and, now, you want to use it in your car. One of the best ways to sync your Apple device is with Apple’s popular CarPlay infotainment software.  With Apple’s recent release of iOS 9 and the iPhone 6-series, there have been updates to CarPlay, as well as the types of vehicles in which Apple CarPlay is offered. Many 2016 vehicles come with Apple CarPlay, which is compatible with iPhone 5 models and newer, is used to access many of your iPhone’s applications through…

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These 2016 Cars And Trucks Are Available With Apple CarPlay

If you’re both a licensed driver and an iPhone user, then Apple’s new CarPlay system is made for you. Available on select vehicles, CarPlay mirrors your iPhone’s user-friendly operating system onto the infotainment screen of a number of new 2016 cars and trucks. Working with Siri voice control, CarPlay practically turns your car into a mobile iPhone. Thanks to the integration of Apple Maps, your car’s CarPlay supported infotainment system is now a full-fledged navigation system. It also integrates your phone’s communication functions, allowing you to make calls, dictate text messages,…

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