The Truth About Cars » infotainment http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » infotainment http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com BMW Goes Full ‘Minority Report’ At CES 2016 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-goes-full-minority-report-at-ces-2016/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-goes-full-minority-report-at-ces-2016/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 21:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1251009 BMW’s latest and greatest infotainment system doesn’t need knobs, man. The automaker announced Monday that it would show off its concept for infotainment next month, dubbed “AirTouch.” The system, which improves upon the one-finger wagging, waving and gesticulating already in its new 7-Series sedan, would use sensors between the dash and rearview mirror to interpret […]

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BMW’s latest and greatest infotainment system doesn’t need knobs, man. The automaker announced Monday that it would show off its concept for infotainment next month, dubbed “AirTouch.” The system, which improves upon the one-finger wagging, waving and gesticulating already in its new 7-Series sedan, would use sensors between the dash and rearview mirror to interpret […]

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LEAKED: Volkswagen Might Show This Full TFT Display, Infotainment System at CES (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-might-show-tft-display-infotainment-system-ces/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-might-show-tft-display-infotainment-system-ces/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 18:20:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240505 Volkswagen announced Friday it would show off “developments in electromobility as well as the next generation of connectivity” at the Consumer Electronics Show next month in Las Vegas. “For instance, Volkswagen will give quite a clear glimpse of the latest developments in in-car infotainment that are on the verge of being launched onto the market. […]

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Volkswagen announced Friday it would show off “developments in electromobility as well as the next generation of connectivity” at the Consumer Electronics Show next month in Las Vegas. “For instance, Volkswagen will give quite a clear glimpse of the latest developments in in-car infotainment that are on the verge of being launched onto the market. […]

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QOTD: Do You Care About The Latest and Greatest Tech? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/qotd-do-you-care-about-the-latest-and-greatest-tech/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/qotd-do-you-care-about-the-latest-and-greatest-tech/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1153697 I’m the type of guy that reads the instruction manual. Admittedly, I’m in the lower quartile of the 1 percent of humans who actually read the book, and there are even fewer still who admit to reading it — most people don’t, and if they do, it’s only when they need to. But why? Don’t […]

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I’m the type of guy that reads the instruction manual. Admittedly, I’m in the lower quartile of the 1 percent of humans who actually read the book, and there are even fewer still who admit to reading it — most people don’t, and if they do, it’s only when they need to. But why? Don’t […]

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While You Were Sleeping: The Unbuilt Beauties of British Leyland http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/sleeping/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/sleeping/#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:05:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1056778 We go down memory lane this morning and look at some of the great cars British Leyland didn’t build. Get your Windows 10 preview for Raspberry Pi 2 while it’s hot (Engadget) Ever wanted to make your own infotainment system? This would be a good place to start. Team Hero EBR Withdraws from World Superbike (Asphalt […]

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We go down memory lane this morning and look at some of the great cars British Leyland didn’t build. Get your Windows 10 preview for Raspberry Pi 2 while it’s hot (Engadget) Ever wanted to make your own infotainment system? This would be a good place to start. Team Hero EBR Withdraws from World Superbike (Asphalt […]

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New Apps, Infotainment Systems Turn Up At 2015 CES http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/new-apps-infotainment-systems-turn-2015-ces/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/new-apps-infotainment-systems-turn-2015-ces/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=973610 Autonomous alien luxury pods and royalty-free hydrogen patents aren’t the only things coming onto the stage during the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Today, we’ll show you the latest and greatest from BMW, FCA, Audi and Ford, with the help from our brothers and sisters over at AutoGuide. BMW introduced non-contact gesture controls […]

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Autonomous alien luxury pods and royalty-free hydrogen patents aren’t the only things coming onto the stage during the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Today, we’ll show you the latest and greatest from BMW, FCA, Audi and Ford, with the help from our brothers and sisters over at AutoGuide. BMW introduced non-contact gesture controls […]

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Android Auto vs. Apple CarPlay vs. Your Precious Bodily Fluids http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/android-auto-vs-apple-carplay-vs-your-precious-bodily-fluids/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/android-auto-vs-apple-carplay-vs-your-precious-bodily-fluids/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=853505 At yesterday’s Google I/O keynote speech, Google laid out its vision for Android Auto (reported here yesterday), which is quite similar to Apple’s CarPlay. I’ve ranted here before about Apple’s CarPlay when it was first announced and after more details came out last March. Both have the idea that your phone can hijack the screen in […]

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At yesterday’s Google I/O keynote speech, Google laid out its vision for Android Auto (reported here yesterday), which is quite similar to Apple’s CarPlay. I’ve ranted here before about Apple’s CarPlay when it was first announced and after more details came out last March. Both have the idea that your phone can hijack the screen in […]

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Is This The Future of In-Car Infotainment? Continental’s Flexible Smartphone Docking Station http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/is-this-the-future-of-in-car-infotainment-continentals-flexible-smartphone-docking-station/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/is-this-the-future-of-in-car-infotainment-continentals-flexible-smartphone-docking-station/#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:31:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=797898 Former Hyundai executive John Krafcik recently spoke about connectivity and autonomy and of the possibility that electronic gizmos in our cars may make us less connected to the driving experience. That’s not the only challenge automakers and drivers face when it comes to electronics in cars. After seeing the missteps that Ford has made with […]

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Former Hyundai executive John Krafcik recently spoke about connectivity and autonomy and of the possibility that electronic gizmos in our cars may make us less connected to the driving experience. That’s not the only challenge automakers and drivers face when it comes to electronics in cars. After seeing the missteps that Ford has made with […]

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Crazy Ads & Car Stereos: How Earl “Madman” Muntz Changed Car (and American) Culture http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/crazy-ads-car-stereos-how-earl-madman-muntz-changed-car-and-american-culture/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/crazy-ads-car-stereos-how-earl-madman-muntz-changed-car-and-american-culture/#comments Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=771162 When Chrysler touts its well-performing 8.4 inch UConnect touchscreen, somewhere Earl “Madman” Muntz smiles. When drivers use UConnect and other manufacturers’ infotainment systems  to play their favorite music Muntz’s smile broadens. You see it was Muntz who started the convention of measuring video screens diagonally in the early days of television. He was also an […]

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When Chrysler touts its well-performing 8.4 inch UConnect touchscreen, somewhere Earl “Madman” Muntz smiles. When drivers use UConnect and other manufacturers’ infotainment systems  to play their favorite music Muntz’s smile broadens. You see it was Muntz who started the convention of measuring video screens diagonally in the early days of television. He was also an […]

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Apple to Show iOS in the Car at Geneva … in a Ferrari http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/apple-to-show-ios-in-the-car-at-geneva-in-a-ferrari/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/apple-to-show-ios-in-the-car-at-geneva-in-a-ferrari/#comments Sun, 02 Mar 2014 16:49:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=759081 According to Brand Finance and other business experts, Ferrari- not Apple- is the world’s strongest brand. Apple, however, are no dummies- and they’ve decided to hitch their “iOS in the Car” wagon to Ferrari’s ever-rising star when both companies step out onto the stage at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show and show off Apple’s […]

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According to Brand Finance and other business experts, Ferrari- not Apple- is the world’s strongest brand. Apple, however, are no dummies- and they’ve decided to hitch their “iOS in the Car” wagon to Ferrari’s ever-rising star when both companies step out onto the stage at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show and show off Apple’s […]

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Law Firm Proposes Class Action Suit Over MyFordTouch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/law-firm-proposes-class-action-suit-over-myfordtouch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/law-firm-proposes-class-action-suit-over-myfordtouch/#comments Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:30:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=495531 A proposed consumer protection class action lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District court in California over the MyFordTouch (and similar systems in Lincoln and Mercury vehicles) system. The filing alleges that the system often freezes, won’t respond voice or even touch commands and won’t reliably connect to cellphones. Issues with the rear view camera, […]

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A proposed consumer protection class action lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District court in California over the MyFordTouch (and similar systems in Lincoln and Mercury vehicles) system. The filing alleges that the system often freezes, won’t respond voice or even touch commands and won’t reliably connect to cellphones. Issues with the rear view camera, […]

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MyFord Touch Doesn’t Need Buttons http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/myford-touch-doesnt-need-buttons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/myford-touch-doesnt-need-buttons/#comments Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:16:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=492666 I’m slow to embrace technology. When people say this in modern times, it usually means that they only have 274 iPhone apps and they’re still stuck using the iPad 3. But when I say it, I mean that, sitting on my desk as I write this, is an actual bill, being paid with an actual […]

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I’m slow to embrace technology. When people say this in modern times, it usually means that they only have 274 iPhone apps and they’re still stuck using the iPad 3. But when I say it, I mean that, sitting on my desk as I write this, is an actual bill, being paid with an actual […]

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Ford Revamping MyFord Touch, Adding Buttons http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/ford-revamping-myford-touch-adding-buttons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/ford-revamping-myford-touch-adding-buttons/#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:16:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=492453 Big news out of Dearborn; the Blue Oval will be adding buttons to its MyFord Touch infotainment system, but they won’t be getting rid of the maligned touchscreen system entirely. The Wall Street Journal reported that Ford will be adding more buttons and knobs as vehicles get refreshed or redesigned, and move away from the […]

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Big news out of Dearborn; the Blue Oval will be adding buttons to its MyFord Touch infotainment system, but they won’t be getting rid of the maligned touchscreen system entirely. The Wall Street Journal reported that Ford will be adding more buttons and knobs as vehicles get refreshed or redesigned, and move away from the […]

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Apple announces “iOS in the Car” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/apple-announces-ios-in-the-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/apple-announces-ios-in-the-car/#comments Mon, 10 Jun 2013 21:45:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=491565 Apple just announced a bunch of new stuff today as part of their annual developers conference. Most TTAC readers don’t really care that iOS7 is ditching the old skeuomorphic look (fake brushed metal, fake leather, etc.) for a flat design that is damn near identical to what Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 8 have been doing. […]

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Apple just announced a bunch of new stuff today as part of their annual developers conference. Most TTAC readers don’t really care that iOS7 is ditching the old skeuomorphic look (fake brushed metal, fake leather, etc.) for a flat design that is damn near identical to what Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 8 have been doing. […]

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Chrysler Adding Microsoft-Based Infotainment System To UConnect Range http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/chrysler-adding-microsoft-based-infotainment-system-to-uconnect-range/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/chrysler-adding-microsoft-based-infotainment-system-to-uconnect-range/#comments Mon, 27 May 2013 14:55:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=489708 The UConnect system used on everything from Jeep Grand Cherokee to the Dodge Dart to the Chrysler 300, is one of the better infotainment systems on the market. But the 8.4 inch screen is getting a companion with a smaller 5-inch screen, that will run on an entirely different operating system. Dubbed UConnect 5.0, the […]

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The UConnect system used on everything from Jeep Grand Cherokee to the Dodge Dart to the Chrysler 300, is one of the better infotainment systems on the market. But the 8.4 inch screen is getting a companion with a smaller 5-inch screen, that will run on an entirely different operating system. Dubbed UConnect 5.0, the […]

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QOTD: Time For A Luddite Trim Level? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/qotd-time-for-a-luddite-trim-level/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/qotd-time-for-a-luddite-trim-level/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:28:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481584 In the endless rush to attract younger buyers, luxury car brands may have ended up alienating their traditional customer base – older buyers, specifically those old enough to collect social security – by implementing complex, technologically advanced features like touch screens and complicated infotainment systems. What if there were a way to opt-out? Larry Vellequette […]

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In the endless rush to attract younger buyers, luxury car brands may have ended up alienating their traditional customer base – older buyers, specifically those old enough to collect social security – by implementing complex, technologically advanced features like touch screens and complicated infotainment systems. What if there were a way to opt-out? Larry Vellequette […]

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Ford Opens Up SYNC To Any Interested Party http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/ford-opens-up-sync-to-any-interested-party/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/ford-opens-up-sync-to-any-interested-party/#comments Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:49:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=472783 Ford will be giving away its SYNC AppLink to any automaker or Tier 1 supplier, as it looks to make SYNC the standard for in-car connectivity systems. By opening up the SYNC API (or Application Programming Interface) to other parties, Ford is hoping to ensure that SYNC becomes the dominant system, similar to how Google’s […]

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Ford will be giving away its SYNC AppLink to any automaker or Tier 1 supplier, as it looks to make SYNC the standard for in-car connectivity systems. By opening up the SYNC API (or Application Programming Interface) to other parties, Ford is hoping to ensure that SYNC becomes the dominant system, similar to how Google’s […]

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2013 Ford F-Series Super Duty Gets MyFord Touch With Physical Controls http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/2013-ford-f-series-super-duty-gets-myford-touch-with-physical-controls/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/2013-ford-f-series-super-duty-gets-myford-touch-with-physical-controls/#comments Fri, 09 Mar 2012 20:47:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434472 Ford’s revised F-Series Super Duty was announced today, and aside from the giant chrome grille, the big news here is a revamped MyFord Touch system – now available with knobs and buttons in addition to the touch screen. Gone are the haptic controls used on Ford passenger cars with MyFord Touch, replaced by the stack of […]

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Ford’s revised F-Series Super Duty was announced today, and aside from the giant chrome grille, the big news here is a revamped MyFord Touch system – now available with knobs and buttons in addition to the touch screen. Gone are the haptic controls used on Ford passenger cars with MyFord Touch, replaced by the stack of […]

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Ford B-Max To Debut At Consumer Electronics Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/ford-b-max-to-debut-at-consumer-electronics-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/ford-b-max-to-debut-at-consumer-electronics-show/#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2012 13:48:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=430962 Ford is showing its fealty to the machines putting its money where its mouth is regarding telematics systems by unveiling their new B-MAX MPV at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress, a week before the Geneva Auto Show begins. The B-MAX is also expected to show off some of Ford’s newest in-car mobile technologies (which have not […]

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Ford is showing its fealty to the machines putting its money where its mouth is regarding telematics systems by unveiling their new B-MAX MPV at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress, a week before the Geneva Auto Show begins. The B-MAX is also expected to show off some of Ford’s newest in-car mobile technologies (which have not […]

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2013 Ford Fusion, Ford Flex To Get SYNC As Standard http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/2013-ford-fusion-ford-flex-to-get-sync-as-standard/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/2013-ford-fusion-ford-flex-to-get-sync-as-standard/#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2012 16:08:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=430362 As lifetime President of the “Auxillary Cable Fan Club”, it saddens me to see that Ford’s annoying system will be standard on the 2013 Flex and 2013 Gamechanger Fusion, with Ford boasting that over 4 million vehicles have had SYNC installed since 2007. My latest annoyance with SYNC came yesterday with the 2012 Lincoln Navigator […]

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As lifetime President of the “Auxillary Cable Fan Club”, it saddens me to see that Ford’s annoying system will be standard on the 2013 Flex and 2013 Gamechanger Fusion, with Ford boasting that over 4 million vehicles have had SYNC installed since 2007. My latest annoyance with SYNC came yesterday with the 2012 Lincoln Navigator […]

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Kia Uvo Syncs To Ford’s Level http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/kia-uvo-syncs-to-fords-level/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/kia-uvo-syncs-to-fords-level/#comments Thu, 31 Dec 2009 15:24:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=340401 Amid the cries of shock around the blogosphere at the sudden death of the Kia Borrego, another tidbit of more consequential Kia news remains undercovered. And it’s actually bigger Ford news than anything else. Ford had deal with Microsoft for exclusive access to the technology underlying its Sync system. But with Ford’s 18 month term […]

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Amid the cries of shock around the blogosphere at the sudden death of the Kia Borrego, another tidbit of more consequential Kia news remains undercovered. And it’s actually bigger Ford news than anything else. Ford had deal with Microsoft for exclusive access to the technology underlying its Sync system. But with Ford’s 18 month term […]

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