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    The push for better vehicle infotainment has begun, and it's being spearheaded by none other than the mobile industry's two leading companies: Google and Apple. Apple's CarPlay, announced earlier this week at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, was shown off in detail by Volvo. The other major partners are Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari, but you can also expect CarPlay to be present in vehicles from BMW, GM, Ford, Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Subaru, Land Rover, Kia, Mitsubishi, and more. Google's push into your commute starts with Audi Smart Display, powered by Android, of course. This is part of ...

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    We knew Audi would be making a big splash at this year's CES, but just how? We already told you about its role in forming the Open Automotive Alliance, and last night the company took to the stage for its keynote address. It didn't have any Android-powered car to show off, but now we get what might be the next best thing, with the introduction of a tablet designed for in-vehicle use, the Mobile Audi Smart Display. So, what makes this better for car use than your run-of-the-mill tablet? Well, besides an interface that's supposedly optimized for operation by vehicle passengers (and no, we're ...

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    Just a couple of days ago one of the biggest rumors we heard from CES was that Google was teaming-up with Audi to bring us the first Android-equippeed vehicle in the industry. As it turns out, the rumors were true, but there was more than just one carmaker interested in the new approach towards bringing Android to our means of transportation. Google has now joined forces with Audi, Honda, GM and Hyundai to form the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA), which closely resembles the Open Handset Alliance that was formed almost half a decade ago for the creation and adoption of the Android OS that ...

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    Technology trade shows are often a breeding ground for plague and disease, so here at Pocketnow we opted to inoculate ourselves early … by picking up some crazy wintertime head colds just days before flying to Vegas for the 2014 International CES. That's right: on the first podcast of the year, all three of your humble hosts are suffering from respiratory distress and an overabundance of mucus, all of it glazed over with enough combined medication to drop a Snapdragon dead in its tracks. Or something. On the brighter side, in addition to being bastions of bacteria, trade shows like ...

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