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GM goes full smartphone with its latest infotainment system

GM goes full smartphone with its latest infotainment system

1 hour ago   |   Engadget

Many of us are using CarPlay and Android Auto to essentially replace the infotainment systems in our cars. Automakers like Audi, Mercedes, and really anyone putting metal on...
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2018 Kia Forte5 SX review

2018 Kia Forte5 SX review

2 days ago   |   Digital Trends

It's not a true hot hatch, but the Forte5 SX comes awfully close to being one. And with loads of standard features at a reasonable price, you'll be too busy enjoy your heated...
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Waze and Ford Sync 3 Review: Too late to arrive?

Waze and Ford Sync 3 Review: Too late to arrive?

2 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Built-in navigation packages have long been a cash cow for automakers and the dealerships they support, but no matter what they offer, the market is looking elsewhere. Waze's...
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Apple Maps outage disrupts search and navigation for all users

Apple Maps outage disrupts search and navigation for all users

5 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

Apple Maps is experiencing a widespread outage, according to the company's System Status page. Maps routing, navigation and search are impacted by the outage, which is...
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Apple Maps is down, 'all users' affected

5 days ago   |   Engadget   |   7 articles

Apple Maps is down and has been for a few hours today, 9to5Mac reports. Users are noting on Twitter and Apple Support that the service isn't working on phones, Apple Watch or...
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Apple Previews Apple Books App, Which Will Replace iBooks In the Fall

Apple Previews Apple Books App, Which Will Replace iBooks In the Fall

8 days ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   4 articles

Apple has a brand new reading app in store for iPhones and iPads later this year. The company offered a brief look at the new Apple Books app during its recent Worldwide...
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2018 Nissan Kicks Car Review: Affordable Subcompact SUV for 4 Adults

2018 Nissan Kicks Car Review: Affordable Subcompact SUV for 4 Adults

9 days ago   |   ExtremeTech

Subcompact SUVs are hot sellers. Now Nissan has two: the Rogue Sport and the less expensive, smaller new Kicks with solid tech and decent safety features. But did Nissan have...
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Hell Freezes Over: Apple Allows Waze, Other Grown-Up Navigation Apps in CarPlay

Hell Freezes Over: Apple Allows Waze, Other Grown-Up Navigation Apps in CarPlay

14 days ago   |   ExtremeTech

A newer, user-friendlier Apple will allow mapping software to run on your car. You'll need to upgrade to iOS 12 this fall when it ships; then you'll have Waze, Google Maps, and...
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Apple CarPlay: iOS 12 will finally let you use Google Maps, Waze

15 days ago   |   ZDnet   |   8 articles

With iOS 12, Apple is opening up CarPlay to third-party navigation apps
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IOS 12 Brings 3rd-Party App Support to CarPlay

IOS 12 Brings 3rd-Party App Support to CarPlay

15 days ago   |   Phone Scoop   |   5 articles

Apple today said its CarPlay in-car system will support third-party apps in iOS 12. The addition means people will be able to, for example, use Google Maps rather than Apple...
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Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators

Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators

Instagram is ready to compete head on with YouTube. Today at a flashy event in San Francisco, the company is announcing it will begin allowing users to upload videos up to 1... Read more ...

Facebook is testing paid monthly subscriptions for Groups

Facebook is testing paid monthly subscriptions for Groups

Facebook is testing Group subscriptions, which will allow Group admins to charge for exclusive content. Only a few will have access to the feature as of now, but they'll be... Read more ...

Millions of Roku and Sonos Devices Easily Hacked: What to Do

Millions of Roku and Sonos Devices Easily Hacked: What to Do

First Google devices, and now Roku and Sonos streaming players can be attacked via web browsers running on PCs. They won't be the last. Read more ...

Instagram just reached 1 billion users

Instagram just reached 1 billion users

Instagram announced on Wednesday it had reached 1 billion active users for the first time ever. In comparison, Facebook has around 2.19 billion monthly active users and... Read more ...

Not another notch: Oppo's Find X smartphone camera pops up for pix

Not another notch: Oppo's Find X smartphone camera pops up for pix

Honda's Insight hybrid grows up and turns 20, Microsoft plugs their new News app into an AI, Oppo Find X smartphone camera plays hide and seek. Read more ...

Tesla sues ex-employee for hacking, theft, and leaking to the press

Tesla sues ex-employee for hacking, theft, and leaking to the press

Tesla filed a lawsuit on Wednesday alleging that a former employee hacked the company's system and transferred “gigabytes” of data to unnamed third parties. The lawsuit may... Read more ...

AMC is launching its own service to compete with MoviePass

AMC is launching its own service to compete with MoviePass

MoviePass might not be around much longer, but if you've got AMC theaters in your area, a better option has just come along. AMC has just announced Stubs A-List, allowing users... Read more ...

Instagram announces IGTV, a new app for long-form vertical videos

Instagram announces IGTV, a new app for long-form vertical videos

Five years after Instagram first gained support for videos , the social network has announced a new video initiative. IGTV is a new way for Instagram users to watch long-form... Read more ...

Microsoft acquires AI firm Bonsai to bring more 'brains' to machine learning

Microsoft acquires AI firm Bonsai to bring more 'brains' to machine learning

The Bonsai team. Microsoft is looking to bolster machine learning autonomy with its latest acquisition, Bonsai. Microsoft today announced plans to acquire Bonsai , a... Read more ...

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Samsung teased a gold color variant of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus two days ago, and now it's officially announced the availability. Starting June 24th, you'll be able to get the... Read more ...