The Truth About Cars » MyFord Touch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ford Leaves Microsoft For BlackBerry In Future SYNC Updates http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/ford-leaves-microsoft-for-blackberry-in-future-sync-updates/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/ford-leaves-microsoft-for-blackberry-in-future-sync-updates/#comments Sun, 23 Feb 2014 07:24:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=752273 As automakers seek out technology partners for their on-board electronic devices, Ford is leaving Microsoft by the side of the road for a variant of BlackBerry’s QNX-based operating system in future updates to the Blue Oval’s long-suffering SYNC/MyFord Touch infotainment systems. Road & Track and The Detroit News report the move would bring them in-line […]

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As automakers seek out technology partners for their on-board electronic devices, Ford is leaving Microsoft by the side of the road for a variant of BlackBerry’s QNX-based operating system in future updates to the Blue Oval’s long-suffering SYNC/MyFord Touch infotainment systems. Road & Track and The Detroit News report the move would bring them in-line […]

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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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Is Alan Mullaly to Blame for My Ford Touch’s Problems? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/is-alan-mullaly-to-blame-for-my-ford-touchs-problems/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/is-alan-mullaly-to-blame-for-my-ford-touchs-problems/#comments Thu, 23 Aug 2012 19:34:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457670 Much as reviewers and consumers have embraced the products that Ford Motor Co. has introduced under Alan Mullaly’s leadership, as well as embracing Mr. Mullaly’s public image as the most competent auto executive currently in charge of a Detroit based car company, there has been almost uniform criticism outside of FoMoCo for the company’s headfirst […]

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Much as reviewers and consumers have embraced the products that Ford Motor Co. has introduced under Alan Mullaly’s leadership, as well as embracing Mr. Mullaly’s public image as the most competent auto executive currently in charge of a Detroit based car company, there has been almost uniform criticism outside of FoMoCo for the company’s headfirst […]

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Consumer Reports Slams MyFord Touch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/consumer-reports-slams-myford-touch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/consumer-reports-slams-myford-touch/#comments Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:22:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457648 Consumer Reports published a scathing critique of the MyFord Touch infotainment system, saying it “stinks” and even worse, is prompting competitors to come out with their own versions of the system. CR’s critiques of the system largely focus on ergonomics and ease of use. Without physical buttons, MyFord Touch is difficult to use while driving, […]

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Consumer Reports published a scathing critique of the MyFord Touch infotainment system, saying it “stinks” and even worse, is prompting competitors to come out with their own versions of the system. CR’s critiques of the system largely focus on ergonomics and ease of use. Without physical buttons, MyFord Touch is difficult to use while driving, […]

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Memo To Ford: Expand Use Of Buttons Beyond 2013 F-Series http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/memo-to-ford-expand-use-of-buttons-beyond-2013-f-series/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/memo-to-ford-expand-use-of-buttons-beyond-2013-f-series/#comments Tue, 05 Jun 2012 18:39:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=447512 The big news for the 2013 Ford F-Series appears to be the use of buttons, rather than trying to cram MyFord Touch down the gaping maw of every single product in the lineup implementing the MyFord Touch infotainment system. Apparently, it all has to do with work gloves. Damon Lavrinc, of Wired magazine (and the […]

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The big news for the 2013 Ford F-Series appears to be the use of buttons, rather than trying to cram MyFord Touch down the gaping maw of every single product in the lineup implementing the MyFord Touch infotainment system. Apparently, it all has to do with work gloves. Damon Lavrinc, of Wired magazine (and the […]

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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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Get An All Expense Paid Sync And MyFord Touch Course. At Your Ford Dealer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/get-an-all-expense-paid-sync-and-myford-touch-course-at-your-ford-dealer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/get-an-all-expense-paid-sync-and-myford-touch-course-at-your-ford-dealer/#comments Mon, 07 Feb 2011 12:55:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=383124 Ford brought two pieces of good news for their dealers at this year’s NADA meeting: The dealers will get more cars. And they will get more cash. But wait, there will be less … Ford will increase its production targeted at its U.S. dealers by 13 percent this quarter. If the market wants more, Ford […]

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Ford brought two pieces of good news for their dealers at this year’s NADA meeting: The dealers will get more cars. And they will get more cash. But wait, there will be less … Ford will increase its production targeted at its U.S. dealers by 13 percent this quarter. If the market wants more, Ford […]

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