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Monday, April 11, 2011
BMWBy: BMW
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For Blog: News and Reviews

We posted earlier this week that Mazda has released an app for the Apple iPhone to help drivers in roadside emergencies.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Article ChiefBy: Article Chief
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For Blog: Hot New Products

Parrot introduced its new Android-OS-powered single-DIN head unit, Asteroid, at the 2011 International CES. This receiver combines advanced hands-free phone usage, connection to Web services and access to apps and music from multiple sources, the company stated.

Slated to be available in the second quarter of 2011 in the U.S., Parrot Asteroid is provides a range of services via a GPS dongle (provided by Parrot) and a 3G key (not provided). One service is Parrot Maps, a mapping service that allows a driver to identify streets and businesses close to his or her vehicle. By zooming on the address, the user can dial, hands-free, the indicated phone number or plan an itinerary. Additional location-oriented services include finding parking or gas stations, traffic reports and construction alerts. Parrot said that it plans to expand the types of driving-related services offered via the Asteroid receiver.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Article ChiefBy: Article Chief
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For Blog: Hot New Products

The brave new world of smartphone apps is budding everywhere, and that includes the automotive industry, now that car manufacturers are looking for new ways to engage with both owners and brand fans. Following is an overall list of current smartphone applications (the vast majority of which are designed for the iPhone platform) developed by automakers.

MyFord Mobile App

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Article ChiefBy: Article Chief
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For Blog: Hot New Products
Kenwood USA Corporation announced the introduction of six high-performance CD receivers, all of which have audio connectivity and control capabilities for music files stored on iPhone, iPod and new for 2012, Android smartphones. Kenwood is able to achieve Android smartphone connectivity through the use of the Kenwood Music Control app for Android, available for free from the Android Market in January, 2012. Users simply download the Kenwood Music Control app onto their Android smartphone, switch the phone over to mass storage playback mode and the Kenwood receiver will then allow for full iPod-like browsing of music files and control over content playback. Also new for 2012 is the iPhone App Mode which can allow for basic control of popular apps such as Slacker Radio and iHeart Radio when used with an iPhone.
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