Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Apple is investing significant resources into a car-related project, so much so that it’s been reassigning employees from other divisions, insiders claim. Sources familiar with the matter told El Reg that Apple has shifted so much staff towards its auto division that senior managers in other divisions are complaining about the loss of talent from their teams.

Read more www.theregister.co.uk


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Honda Motor Co Ltd announced June 12, 2015, that it will unveil a service combining a car navigation system and mobile device at Smart Community Japan 2015, which will take place from June 17 to 19, 2015, in Tokyo.


Sunday, June 07, 2015

Getting all of our electronic gadgets to talk to each other is the technologist utopia normally called the Internet of Things. Cars are no strangers to this new Internet and that means that your smartphone is getting more and more chatty with any number of vehicles, especially plug-in vehicles. The new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid is the latest that can communicate with your phone, and it also has a new-found ability to talk to smart watches.

Read more www.autoblog.com


Saturday, June 06, 2015

Over the years, speculation over the next Apple product has become a way of life. Entire sites devote themselves to the dissemination of rumors and the aggregation of insider tidbits. Today I’ll pick apart the facts and rumors about the much-talked-about Apple Car. Wait, what? So I’m saying it’ll really happen? Yes, it’ll happen, and probably much sooner than we had thought.

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The average GPS app gives you two or three choices for how you reach your destination. You can usually choose fastest route or shortest distance, and sometimes you can choose the type of road and avoid tolls or highways. Apple is taking a different approach by plotting routes with the best wireless signal so you’re never without the trusty internet.

Read more bestride.com


Thursday, May 28, 2015

Did Apple executive Jeff Williams let slip the company’s interest in building a car? At the Code Conference, Williams, who heads Apple’s operations, was asked about industries Apple might pursue with its large cash hoard. His answer: “The car is the ultimate mobile device.”

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Shrouded in secrecy and speculation, Apple’s mysterious “Titan” electric car project is believed to be in development at a top-secret facility hidden in plain sight, discovered by AppleInsider just minutes away from the company’s California headquarters.

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Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Apple is in talks to settle a lawsuit brought by an electric-car battery maker that accuses the iPhone maker of poaching key engineers to work with a new battery division. A123 Systems filed a lawsuit last month in Massachusetts federal court against Apple and five of its former employees now working there.

Read more www.cnet.com


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Beside free publicity, and huge amounts of it, the putative Apple Car raises interesting questions about car manufacturing, the future of automobiles, and the part that an interloper such as Apple could play in this century-old industry. The volume of comments and Twitter traffic in reaction to last week’s Monday Note, The Fantastic Apple Car, was just one small rivulet in this week’s gusher of rumors, jokes, and proclamations about Apple becoming a car manufacturer.

Read more www.mondaynote.com


Friday, January 30, 2015

Developers have always had an irrepressible desire to learn something new, interesting and useful, especially if it’s connected with IT. At ELEKS, we have the same, if not greater, craving for innovations. That is why we couldn’t let the emergence of the smart watch from Apple simply pass by. Said and done.

Read more elekslabs.com


Friday, January 16, 2015

iOS: Google pushed out an update to Google Maps that adds a couple handy new features, including a way to filter restaurant searches and a new weather information section for cities you search for.

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Thursday, October 02, 2014

One of the problems the new iPhone 6 models present is where to put it when you’re in the car. You may not want to keep it in your pocket for obvious reasons, especially the iPhone 6 Plus, and the new models are larger and slipperier than ever.

Read more 9to5mac.com


Saturday, May 17, 2014

Last month, Pioneer announced the availability of its CarPlay aftermarket in-dash systems for U.S. as well as Canadian customers, adding that the functionality will arrive in the summer of 2014 via a firmware update to its existing five NEX in-dash multimedia receivers.

Read more www.iphoneincanada.ca


Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Mobile Home is a one-thing-well kind of product. It connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth and lets you trigger Siri remotely. Which brings me to that excellent name – this is literally a mobile home button. Why? Cars.

Read more www.cultofmac.com


Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Apple has released CarPlay, a rebranded and upgraded version of its iOS in the Car, providing better integration between vehicles and the iPhone 5, including such Apple features as Siri voice recognition, iTunes and Maps. CarPlay debuts this week at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show on vehicles from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo.

Read more www.edmunds.com


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Additional Chevrolet vehicles are now available with Siri, including the Volt. Chevrolet also announced that additional vehicles with Chevrolet MyLink will be available with Siri Eyes Free Integration, Apple’s assistant.

Read more www.hybridcars.com


Friday, April 19, 2013

At Auto China 2013 next week, Volkswagen will show off a new iPhone app to be used with its Beetle model, along with a new dock that puts the iPhone at the top of the dashboard.

Read more reviews.cnet.com


Tuesday, February 05, 2013

American Honda today announced it will integrate support for Siri, the intelligent assistant that helps you get things done just by asking, into its 2013 Honda Accord and Acura RDX and ILX models as a dealer installed option. Later this year, owners with a compatible iPhone1 running iOS 6 can direct Siri to perform a number of specific tasks while they safely keep their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel.

Honda Acura Siri good iOS6.1 iOS6 iPhone 5

Read more www.hondanews.com


Friday, January 11, 2013

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas, Mercedes-Benz and Apple have taken their relationship a step further with the announcement that “intelligent assistant” Siri will be moving in – starting with the 2013 Mercedes Benz E-class.

Siri in Mercedez Benz E series 2013 iOS6 iPhone 5

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Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Drive on any highway and you’re bound to see people talking to themselves in their cars, but soon that random chatter may be more purposeful as drivers start giving commands to their in-car digital assistant: Siri. Even if you don’t use her, you know who (or what) Siri is: Apple’s intelligent assistant for iOS devices that arrived with the iPhone 4s.

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