Expect a myriad of added tech along with an improved ride and smoother handling
If you thought the Lexus RX Line was good enough already, then you're in for quite a treat: Toyota's luxury arm has announced that a refreshed version of the RX will hit the US market soon."The best-selling Lexus
These apps bring convenience (and happiness) to our lives
Convenience is the name of the game when it comes to mobile apps. The usefulness of an app determines how much people would actually want it. Fortunately, when it comes to car-related apps, there have been a number of developers in
It might seem small, but it’s pretty useful
The competition in the local pickup market continues to tighten, with each brand looking to provide more bang for your buck than its rivals. The Navara is one of the slightly more affordable options, at least compared to the likes of the
More functionality than ever
Apple's new mobile operating system, iOS 13, was announced on June 3, 2019, at the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. The second developer beta of this new software was released on the third week of June,
Will you be getting this upgrade?
In a world now dominated by touchscreens and touch-based controls, Mazda's Connect infotainment system and its nifty physical knob is a breath of fresh air. It's convenient, and arguably safer to operate while on the move-but there's
New look, more convenience
Did anyone here stay up for Apple's 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote? If you're a car owner who happened to watch the entire event, chances are the Cupertino-based tech company left you impressed with the changes it's
Here’s what it’s like riding a luxury touring bike with Apple CarPlay
Honda Philippines seems like it's unable to do any wrong. It's constantly on the top of the local market in terms of sales volume, and the reputation of its bikes is one of the best in the industry in terms
Times are a’ changin’
If you look at how far the smartphone industry has come, it's easy to say that the automotive sector has been lagging in terms of innovation. In the past few years, iPhones and Android devices have learned how to scan our
It’s a big help
A few weeks ago, Apple released a new iOS update and finally allowed its CarPlay automotive interface to access third-party navigation apps. This means we can now use Google Maps and Waze on our cars' infotainment screens, rather than on smartphones
We have yet to try Waze, however
Hard to believe for those of us accustomed to using Waze and/or Google Maps to navigate the metropolis, but there are drivers out there who refrain from using navigation apps when behind the wheel. From my conversations with Grab drivers, they
Finally
If you're an Apple user with an Apple CarPlay-equipped car, then you haven't been able to enjoy having your phone's navigation app reflect on the infotainment screen. That is, unless you're one of
Coming with the next iPhone software version
We all know September as the month when Apple releases its new iPhone models, triggering a cycle of desire, frantic reservations to telcos, and holiday purchases. But for true iSheep, June is the magic month because this is when Apple's Worldwide
This is where we're headed
1) Electric turbochargers - There's been lots of talk about electric turbocharging, especially from Audi, but 2016 was the year that they actually started to sound real. Essentially, it's exactly what it says on the tin-an electrically-driven turbocharger that
The battle for your dashboard continues
Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are fast becoming a major part of the automotive landscape. Many new vehicles are now becoming compatible with the two smartphone operating systems via their infotainment systems. This allows drivers to stay in touch while still keeping
A tech showcase wrapped in sexy design
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. I still remember the first time I tried a Volvo XC90 back in 2004. Obviously, this was the first-gen model introduced in 2002.
You can even start your car remotely
Back in 2007, Ford changed the way we interacted with our cars. Ford SYNC was the first mass-market system that enabled drivers to perform simple in-car tasks--such as changing the radio station or making phone calls via voice commands.
Get iPhone or MacBook Air with purchase
Based on design and aesthetics alone, it wouldn't be a stretch to call Volvo the Apple of the motoring industry. Both have products that look plucked from the Ikea catalog. Of course, the big difference is that Apple is worth more
Previous 2014 target has been quietly removed
It seems the new Apple iPhone 6 has been dominating the news lately. The long lines, the exorbitant gray-market prices, the iPhone 6 Plus bending in people's pockets, and so on. Sometimes you just want to tell the public: "Relax,
Now available on Maranello's four-seater
A little over a week ago, we reported that Apple's CarPlay system will immediately be available to the public through carmakers like Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo.Well, Ferrari has just confirmed that it is the first automotive company to bring
To kick off with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo
For tech industry leader Apple, it isn't enough that you're able to connect your iPhone to your car's multimedia system via USB, Bluetooth or an auxiliary port. No, the company wants your vehicle's in-car entertainment system to
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