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Get to Know the Mazda Connect Infotainment System

Mazda has included some version of their Mazda Connect infotainment systems in all of their models, including the Mazda3, Mazda6, MX-5 Miata, CX-3, CX-5, and the upcoming CX-9. These systems allow you to connect with the vehicle to a greater extent than ever before. Join us as we get to know the Mazda Connect infotainment system, a handy and easy-to-use system.     Mazda Connect Telephone Your Mazda can connect to your smartphone or Bluetooth-enabled cellphone so that you can stay connected while on the road. Simply connect your cell…

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How to Connect Your Phone to Your Vehicle via Bluetooth

There are a few steps you’ll need to take to connect your Bluetooth-enabled ancillary device to your vehicle’s infotainment system, but if you follow these easy steps you’ll soon become a Bluetooth-connecting wiz. Continue reading to find out how to connect your phone to your vehicle via Bluetooth!     Step 1: Ensure your vehicle is equipped with Bluetooth This is done easily by heading to your radio or infotainment system’s “Settings” in the main, or Home, menu. When in the settings menu, many manufacturers offer a ‘Connect Bluetooth Device’ selection….

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Keeping the Kids Content: Top 4 Car Games for the Family

With the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday season it’s especially important to have yourself equipped with car games for the kids. Whenever wintertime rolls around there’s typically a lot of traveling involved, and while traveling with the family can be fun and fulfilling, it can also be frustrating and painful. Having the right car games in hand for when the time comes can keep those car rides fresh and cheerful the whole drive long.   The Alphabet Game This game requires players to each select a side of the car. Each player then…

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Official: Jaguar-Land Rover teases new self-learning intelligent car w/ video

Ever dreamed about having a real-life intelligent car, like having a digitized version of Alfred or an actual Jarvis aiding your entire motoring experience, well, Jaguar-Land Rover seeks to actually make this happen with their self-learning intelligent car. Jaguar-Land Rover looks to be preparing a fully adaptive navigation and in-car convenience system. The system apparently takes into account all possible driving mannerisms and habits and translates them into parameters to make your everyday commute as seamless as possible. Measuring driver habits, weather, location, and other details such as the presence of passengers, the system…

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2014 Nissan Rogue Automotive News 

Official: Nissan debuts new NissanConnect connectivity apps on 2014 Rogue crossover

Nissan has confirmed that the 2014 Rogue crossover will debut the brand’s latest infotainment connectivity applications for owners. Officially known as NissanConnect, the range of applications offers assistance with navigation, traffic, weather, news and other forms of social network connectivity. As part of the 2014 Rogue’s value, NissanConnect comes standard and complimentary for the first three years, just with the basic applications package. NissanConnect works specifically with social tools like Facebook, Twitter, iHeartRadio, Pandora, and SiriusXM. As demand for in-vehicle connectivity systems continues to grow, Nissan is taking the lead…

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