CarPlay will also have control over in-car functions such as the A/C soon
It's that time of the year again for Apple to lay down all its new tech and hardware at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). For this year, the company has released the new iOS 16, and it comes with massive updates
An early Christmas gift from the carmaker
If the Volkswagen T-Cross is on your Christmas gift list for yourself (lucky you) or a loved one (lucky them), you might want to check out the subcompact crossover's latest variant in the local market.Volkswagen Philippines has just announced
The tech could become an interface that controls almost the entire car
Apple's smartphone connectivity tech has come a long way since its launch, with CarPlay now offering more features and services than ever. But it looks like Apple wants its tech to be more than just a basic interface for music and
Make this happen here, please
Here's a dilemma we think plenty of motorists car relate to: On one hand, we hate having a cable mucking up our center console, but on the other, a cable is the only way to connect our Android Auto- or Apple
With this feature, the rider can remain 100% focused on the road
To further improve riding safety and enjoyment, Honda is making Android Auto available on the current-model Gold Wing GL1800 luxury tourer to give riders easy access to navigation, communication, and entertainment apps without compromising their safety.Developed by Google, Android Auto
Specifically built to replace Porsche’s old 1-DIN and 2-DIN car stereos
A bone-stock, mint-condition classic car is definitely a thing of beauty. But in this day and age where infotainment systems offer a wide array of useful features, it's understandable for any classic car owner to make even just a
Its LS-A variant sports new-look alloy wheels, too
The current Isuzu MU-X is slowly but surely getting older. Consider the landscape right now: The Nissan Terra is a relative newcomer, while both the Ford Everest and Mitsubishi Montero Sport received facelifts just last year. The one big competitor that
About damn time
As more and more car brands include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality for PH market models, it was becoming more glaring that the biggest automotive brand in the Philippines did not have this smartphone interface available in any car in its
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
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