by Jaime Rivera | June 23, 2015 4:48 PM
One of the things that had us most skeptical with the birth of CarPlay and Android Auto last year, was having a car that isn't compatible with your phone, or vice versa. Switching a car isn't something you can do every day, and being forced to pick stick to a platform you don't like just to use it in your car is also ridiculous. GM is one of the companies that has thought of this, and today we learn more of its support plans. Just like we saw Cadillac and Chevrolet a few weeks ago, GM has now expanded its support for both CarPlay and Android Auto to brands like GMC and Buick as well. ...
by Stephen Schenck | May 27, 2015 4:14 PM
Both Google and Apple are eager to spread their mobile influences from beyond that tiny device you carry around in your pocket to one that's attached to some slightly more substantial hardware: your car. Just as Apple's got its CarPlay, Google has Android Auto, and we've already seen efforts from both car makers and companies manufacturing after-market in-dash units to deliver models compatible with these systems, like the news we got from Hyundai earlier this week. Now it's GM's turn to get its fleet ready to work with your smartphone, as it shares word of dual CarPlay and Android Auto ...
by Jaime Rivera | January 6, 2014 7:31 AM
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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