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Well, Allo there, Android Auto, and nice to finally be able to communicate properly behind the wheel without taking one's eyes off the road.
The app got an update a couple of days ago that let users control their Android Auto-enabled head unit without touching a microphone button.
We'll probably have to wait for the Galaxy S9 or Note 9 to adopt premium Harman sound, with Samsung also still not considering its own car.
Android Auto 2.0 is an entirely reworked new version of the previously limited connected car app, breaking you free from head unit reliance.
A couple of years ago, Google and Apple both unveiled their latest mobile operating systems. No, I don’t mean mobile as in phones, I mean mobile as in cars. Since then, there has been a steady increase in adoption by auto manufacturers who are bringing this tech to the road. Last year, only a few car manufacturers were able to bring Android Auto and/or Apple CarPlay to their vehicles. This year, the list is much longer, and so it will go until not having a connected vehicle will be the exception rather than the rule. Connected vehicles are coming, do not doubt.
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With new support for 18 additional nations, Android Auto international coverage just took a big step forward.
Google says Android Auto doesn't collect as much sensitive, private information from cars and their owners as a recent report claimed.
Android Auto will be added to 2016 eight-inch MyLink-equipped Chevrolet models via a software update, according to official word from the company.
Issues with Moto G Android Auto compatibility for Motorola's 2015 model may be more widespread than once thought, as Google admits problems.
Learn about the broad smartphone support (and some important limitations) for the 2016 line of Volkswagen connected cars.
Learn more about the aftermarket options that Kenwood is offering for CarPlay and Android Auto, as both units are now shipping to retailers.
Learn more about how more GM models now support CarPlay and Android Auto. Today we see GMC and Buick joining the tech-vechicle crowd.
The new GM MyLink system on 2016 Chevy vehicles brings with it support for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.
Learn more about Hyundai's official launch of Android Auto on some of its current vehicles, as we've waited too long to see an Android Auto launch partner.
Android has grown well beyond that which it was originally intended. Where did it come from and where is it now? This is the state of Android.
If you've got the right gear in your car and the latest software on your phone, the day you can use Android Auto has finally arrived.
Is this the beginning of the end for Android skinning? Find out which new Android projects won't be getting any OEM skins to speak of.