Apple CarPlay | Toyota
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How to Add Wireless Apple Carplay to an Older Car

Do you currently own an Apple iPhone and want to be able to connect it to your car’s audio system wirelessly? Or does your current car have Apple Carplay and you want to be able to connect it without having to plug your phone in? If you fall into either category, you’re in luck, because …

People view a Tesla Model 3 electric car at the auto exhibition area of the third International Import Expo
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Does the Tesla Model 3 Have Apple CarPlay?

The Tesla Model 3 has a bevy to technological features inside and out. From supercar performance stats to a massive 15-inch infotainment screen that can do as much as your average laptop computer, the Tesla Model 3 seemingly has all. But does it have Apple CarPlay? What does the Tesla Model 3 have to offer? …

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Honda and Hyundai Finally Adopt Wireless Apple Carplay

The invention of Apple Carplay and introduction into most new cars across the market has been quite the revolutionary step in the past few years. Don’t want option your new Honda Civic out with the on-board navigation? No worries! Just plug in your compatible Apple iPhone and use Google Maps or Waze right on the …

Ford SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay
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Why Is My Apple Carplay Not Working?

Apple Carplay is the easiest way to safely use some of the applications on your phone while driving. You can use handy apps like Google Maps if you don’t have navigation; Spotify, for when you want to listen to your own music; and you can also have Siri read your text messages to you. However, …

Unlocking a dark-blue 2021 BMW 5-Series sedan with an iPhone using Apple CarKey
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Will Apple CarKey Make Physical Keys a Thing of the Past?

It’s sometimes amazing to think how quickly certain car features, like keyless entry and Apple CarPlay, become almost a requirement. Some manufacturers even provide systems to put the latter in their classic cars. And now, with many vehicles featuring push-button start, the physical key may soon be nothing more than a backup tool. That’s certainly …

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV crossover plug-in hybrid SUV on display at Brussels Expo
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Does the Mitsubishi Outlander Have Apple CarPlay?

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander is struggling against its competitors. U.S. News ranked it 15th against other compact SUVs with a score of 6.2 of 10. The Mitsubishi Outlander scored a 9.0 in safety but only 5.8 for interior and 5.6 for performance. A J.D. Power reliability rating of 2.5 of 5 further detracted from the …

Apple CarPlay | Toyota
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How to Add Apple Carplay to an Older Car

Do you have an iPhone and would like to be able to use it in that old car that you’ve been driving around forever? Sure, you could stick to using the archaic Bluetooth system that your car has, but that’s only really good for making calls or hearing the annoying navigation voice through your speakers. …

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What Finally Made CD Players in Cars Extinct?

Do you remember compact discs? Those little round, shiny things that played songs and contained whole albums from music artists? Yeah, they are a distant memory for us, too. Not just because no one really uses them anymore, but also because CD players have been showing up less and less in new cars as the …

BMW 7-Series 745e plug-in hybrid luxury limousine interior
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BMW’s Reason to Not Offer Android Auto Until Now is Surprisingly Shallow

BMW makes luxury vehicles that are equipped with some of the most advanced tech available. Enormous touchscreens, standard driver-assistance safety features, and even an optional semi-autonomous driving mode are some of the goodies you’ll find on these cars. And even though these vehicles have had Apple CarPlay compatibility for some time, they don’t have Android …

Madza 3 during the Geneva International Motor Show
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Does the Mazda3 Have Apple CarPlay?

Sleek, stylish, and fun to drive, the 2020 Mazda3 feels nicer than what you’d expect from a compact car. Whether you choose a sedan or a hatchback, it’s a sure thing that you’ll enjoy its refined handling and its high-quality interior. But does it provide the tech you need? Specifically, if you’re an iPhone user, does …

2018 Chevrolet Traverse is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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Does the Chevrolet Traverse Have Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay is a standard feature found in many modern cars. Using Apple’s lightning cable, drivers can sync their phones with the car’s infotainment system to access music, navigation, and more. Cars that have Apple CarPlay almost always have Android Auto and, in some cases, Amazon Alexa. Pretty much every automaker offers this feature free …

The 2019 Nissan Murano at AutoMobility LA
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Does the Nissan Murano Have Apple CarPlay?

The Nissan Murano stands out thanks to its stylish exterior styling and comfortable, luxurious interior. As Nissan’s first crossover SUV, it’s one of the oldest models in the midsize SUV segment. But technology-wise, Nissan hasn’t left the Murano back in the early 2000s since the automaker has kept its infotainment and safety features current. If buyers …