The feature is already available in other countries
Businesses are continuing to open, services are resuming operations, and more and more people are beginning to head out during the COVID-19 pandemic. We can't be the only ones still feeling paranoid about driving out right now, can we?If
Not surprisingly, there are no German cars
How could you say, "No, we're not putting the roof down, my ears are chilly" to that grinning, bug-eye face? All the elements that make a car cute are present here-round headlights, a cheery grille, a weeny footprint, and
Yes please
In August, word got out that Google was working on making wireless Android Auto compatible with all Android smartphones. There was a catch, though: Only devices with Android 11.0 would be able to connect without a cable, and it can only
The power of technology
If you've been staying at home to help flatten the curve the past few weeks, give yourselves a round of applause. Based on the data Google has provided, many of you are taking this social distancing thing pretty seriously, too. We
A much-appreciated update
Yes, not being able to drive out as you please during the enhanced quarantine period is a hassle. But having to head out without a personal vehicle during this crisis is a much, much bigger concern-and it's something many frontline
The service is celebrating its 15th anniversary
If you've turned to Google Maps for your navigation needs at one point or another, chances are you're familiar with the app's Street View-something that allows you to see what exactly a certain location looks like provided a
Which navigation app do you prefer?
It's hard to believe Google Maps has been around since 2005. When the web-mapping service first made its debut on February 8, 2005, smartphones and apps were barely a thing. Now? Millions of people can't get around without Maps
Never be busted for coding again
During the Google for Philippines event held today, February 13, it was announced that the Google Maps app will be rolling out a very helpful tool that all motorists living in Metro Manila will appreciate. The Number Coding option will be made
We've been waiting for this
Good news for all the Android-equipped motorists in the country: Google has just announced that its popular driving companion app, Android Auto, is now available for download in the Philippines.If you own a smartphone running at least Android 5.0,
Excited?
Android fans rejoice! The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has just signed a multi-year deal with Google that'll have the global tech giant producing "intelligent infotainment systems" for the three car manufacturers starting in 2021.In a press release sent
Designed for bikers
The mobile revolution has changed the way we motorcyclists navigate on our bikes. Over the years, we have evolved from having to carry around paper maps and knowing how to use them, to spending for pricey dedicated GPS units and mounted smartphones.
Houston, we have a Quattro
Before you ask, this isn't an extra from Wall-E. It's Audi's really, really cute moon car, the Lunar Quattro. It's a rover that Audi hopes will help Berlin-based engineering group 'Part-Time Scientists' win $30 million (
But it's still up in the air at this point
The automotive landscape is abuzz with news that Google has long been working on a self-driving car. But the California tech giant is hardly the only company dabbling in autonomous transport. A handful of automakers are already trying to outdo each
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
Via new Your Timeline feature
To say that we live in a time that loves to document everything we do is a gross understatement. Social-media sites have now made it possible to record precious moments and share these very experiences with the rest of the world.
Initially available on 2015 Sonata
To say that many folks now lead a connected lifestyle is an understatement. We're so attached to our smartphones, tablets and Apple Watches that such devices have now become an integral part of our everyday lives. It's like we're
Mostly Japanese
We recently got a list from Google Philippines itself, of the 10 most searched cars this year. It's an interesting compilation, with expected entries, a dark horse and a surprise.But this is your list--that Isuzu MU-X you searched
Which platform is for you?
Audi has shared that it is now working on both Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay platforms for the multimedia interface of its vehicles in the future."Our customers want to be 'always on' and use the services they know
From 4 carmakers to 18
In January, we reported that Audi, General Motors, Honda and Hyundai had joined Google to form the Open Automotive Alliance, an organization that is supposedly committed "to bringing the Android platform to its members' vehicles using an open-development model and a
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