Apple released the update 8.1.1 for iPhone 4S-5/C/S-6-6+. The description does not mention the word Bluetooth:
“This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s.”
Global Automakers and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers agreed to auto industry consumer privacy protection principles for vehicle technologies and services. Car companies agreed to
It’s been a week since AUTO Connected Car News visited Telematics West Coast (Day 1, Day 2, Demo 1 Demo 2). The information gleamed from
Ford used to advertise itself “Ford has a better idea.” Only time will tell if Ford’s ADAS ideas are better when they increase creativity and
iOS 8 has been plagued with Bluetooth bugs connecting to in-car infotainment systems.The manifest of features for iOS update shows a Bluetooth fix which hopefully will help our readers who have tried everything from complaining to Apple to “nuking” their phones to get Bluetooth work. Almost every car maker was affected including BMW, Audi, GM(Chevy, GMC, Cadillac, Buick), Mercedes-Benz, VW, Mazda, Lexus, Fiat, Hyundai and more.
The Connected Car Expo at the LA Auto Show announced major speakers and programs from Volvo, Hyundai, GM/OnStar, Audi/NVIDIA, Ford and Jaguar Land Rover. Volvo
Doing things while you are driving is distracting. The more brain power the function requires the more distracting it is. The AAA Foundation for Traffic
AT&T released its first figures for its new connected car unit. In a filing for the Security Exchange Commission, AT&T reported that two million cars
One of the best features of cars that connect to smartphones is Bluetooth, giving the driver access to his/her phone through a microphone and speakers
We at AUTO Connected Car News only cover the connected car space. We find itvery amusing when standard news agencies cover the topic because they mix up their facts and confuse information. Christiano Amon from Qualcomm spilled some interesting connected car industry beans with a few surprises and incorrect facts to Fox news.
The finalists were announced for the Ford App contest in Las Vegas, during Super Mobility week. Here is list of the winners who will come to Los Angeles for Connected Car Expo at the LA Auto Show. We were hoping that there would be more solutions for Los Angeles’ parking quagmire.
Here are the finalists. Our Connected Car Expo rep said that they will be preparing a news release on Monday:
There will be three styles of audio for the 2015 Ford Mustang and is the first Ford vehicle to feature a high-power, 2.1-amp USB port that charges phones and other devices twice as fast as other ports. Mustangs will also offer CD playing, steering wheel button audio control, voice control. AUX connectivity and Bluetooth connectivity.
Ford claims that the solid foundation enables the audio system to provide cleaner, clearer sound. Improved aerodynamics significantly reduces wind noise, especially at highway speeds.
There are the standard six-speaker a premium package, nine-speaker system with an eight-inch touch-screen or a 12-speaker ShakerPro with trunk-mounted subwoofer.