Using Siri in a MyFord Touch-equipped Vehicle

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Apple made news recently at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) by announcing that their Siri Eyes Free system was to be expanding to because a full Siri in the Car experience. Notably absent from this announcement and current Siri Eyes Free support is Ford. Even though there is not official Siri support built into […]

Siri Eyes Free Coming to ’14 BMW Models

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BMW has announced that they will be offering Siri Eyes Free functionality to all 2014 models via an update to its ConnectedDrive Internet service. ConnectedDrive allows drivers to utilize apps like Pandora, as well as receive Google mapping data. Delivered over-the-air, the Eyes Free functionality should be easy to roll out across the line. The […]

iOS 7 is Apple’s Chance to Cut Down on Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is an issue facing every person and every local government nationwide. Presently, there are solutions for Android phones and from automobile manufacturers that attempt to curb distracted driving. Apple does provide Siri as a way to curb distracted phone use, but Apple markets it as a personal assistant rather than a driving aid. […]

Adults Text While Driving More Than Teens!

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A recent survey by AT&T has been released which shows that adults text and drive a great deal more often than teenagers. What is worse is that the adults know that texting while driving is wrong, but that they continue to do it anyway! In the survey over half of adults admit to texting while driving. […]

iPhone Focused Car Integration Arrives: Will Luxury Autos Suffer?

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After Samsung’s recent announcement of their new Galaxy S4 phone, the mobile landscape has been slightly altered once again. During the introduction of the S Voice Drive, Samsung has made it clear that it is targeting Apple’s Siri Eyes Free, and is attempting to improve on the design. However, as I watched the event, and wrote the […]

Samsung Attacks Eyes Free with S Voice Drive on the Galaxy S4

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During Samsung’s announcement of the Galaxy S4, a shot was fired directly across the bow of Apple and their Eyes Free technology. S Voice Drive is a new feature of the Galaxy S4 that allows full voice control of the navigation system integrated into the phone while still maintaining distraction-free driving. Performing almost all the […]

Siri Eyes Free Integration Arrives in the European Auto Market

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Opel, a branch of General Motors that sells vehicles to continental Europe, has released a small car called the Adam. Opel is touting its IntelliLink system that features complete iPhone integration through Siri Eyes Free technology. The Adam is a small city car with an inexpensive price tag targeted at urban dwellers who need reliable, […]

Siri Eyes Free Mode Arrives on 2013 Chevy Sonic and Spark

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iPhone users with a 2013 Chevy Sonic or Spark can soon control Siri with a built in steering wheel control, offering faster, eyes-free, access to Apple’s digital personal assistant. According to Chevy, the Siri Eyes Free feature will arrive as an update to Chevy Mylink system in March. With distracted driving incidents on the rise […]

Siri Steering Wheel Control Comes to Chevy Spark & Sonic

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The Chevy Spark and Sonic are the first vehicles to integrate Siri with the car, allowing drivers to activate Siri from the steering wheel for hands free control of the iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 on iOS 6. Apple announced the enhanced support for in-car infotainment systems at WWDC 2012, and the Chevy MyLink system in the […]