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30 Days Of Allroad: What We Do (And Don't) Like About Audi MMI

30 Days Of Allroad: What We Do (And Don't) Like About Audi MMI

If you're cross-shopping new cars—luxury cars, especially—one thing you might find surprising is that while cars have more features than ever, the number of buttons on the dash has really decreased. That's because, for better or worse, many features—especially audio, but... read more

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Google Maps Navigation app for Android 2.0 phones

Why Isn't Satnav As Simple As Google Maps? Drivers Prefer Phones For Getting Around

If your job requires you to spend time slouched in front of a computer, chances are good that you use several software programs to accomplish your daily duties. And... read more January 14, 2013 by  0


 
MyFord Touch system in the 2014 Ford Fiesta - image: Ford Motor Company

Ford To Update MyFord Touch Infotainment System & Extend Warranties

Good news for current and future Ford owners: according to the Detroit Free Press, the automaker will release an update to its much-maligned MyFord Touch infotainment system... read more November 29, 2012 by  1


 
MyFord Touch system in the 2014 Ford Fiesta - image: Ford Motor Company

2014 Ford Fiesta Gets The MyFord Touch Infotainment System

In the old days, buying a base model generally meant compromising on the features you really wanted, since automakers really offered the “good stuff” in gateway... read more November 26, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

2012 Hyundai Veloster Six-Month Road Test: Infotainment Issues

We've mentioned before that the Hyundai Veloster offers a lot of technology for not a lot of money. While we've been impressed with it, and the infotainment system overall... read more November 7, 2012 by  2


 
Pandora audio streaming  -  in 2012 Hyundai Veloster

2012 Hyundai Veloster Six-Month Road Test: Pandora Audio Streaming

Over the time we've had our High Gear Media long-term Hyundai Veloster test car, we've enjoyed a whole suite of entertainment services that aren't typically wrapped into a... read more November 6, 2012 by  0


 
BringGo app, in 2013 Chevrolet Spark

2013 Chevrolet Spark: Is A Smartphone App The Future Of Navigation?

The new 2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar is already one of the lowest-priced models for sale in the U.S. market; and late this year it's going to delight a lot of no-frills... read more October 15, 2012 by  0


 
HondaLink interface with Aha integration  -  for 2013 Honda Accord

2013 Honda Accord, Crosstour Get Aha Smartphone-Based Infotainment

Honda has announced a new generation of infotainment systems that will make its debut first in the all-new 2013 Honda Accord and in the refreshed 2013 Honda Crosstour, both... read more July 18, 2012 by  2


 
CUE interface, in 2013 Cadillac XTS

2013 Cadillac XTS: Is CUE The Best Touch-Screen Interface Yet?

If you've owned a luxury car in recent years, you're familiar with the idea of a screen-based interface as a control hub for connectivity, navigation, and entertainment. But... read more May 29, 2012 by  0


 
Apple's patent drawing for a steering-wheel mounted remote control

Apple Nabs A Patent For A Steering Wheel-Mounted Remote

How often has this happened to you: you're driving along, listening to some tunes, when suddenly your phone or mp3 player serves up something terrible -- a song that reminds... read more May 17, 2012 by  2


 
Garmin's first in-car infotainment system comes to Suzuki vehicles

Could The Suzuki & Garmin Marriage Save Them Both?

Garmin has announced an intriguing partnership with Suzuki that will put Garmin infotainment systems in the dashboards of most 2013 Suzuki models. But will that be enough to... read more April 3, 2012 by  1


 
Ray LaHood

Ray LaHood Proposes New Rules To Combat Distracted Driving

Back in December, the National Transportation Safety Board proposed strict new guidelines governing the use of mobile devices in automobiles. Shortly thereafter, U.S... read more February 20, 2012 by  1


 
Chrysler's DriveUconnect website for Uconnect owners

Chrysler Launches New Uconnect User Guide Website

Smartphone connectivity, navigation systems, Pandora and Stitcher and a multitude of other high-tech devices and applications may be all the rage, but they do require a... read more January 9, 2012 by  0


 
Chrysler's DriveUconnect website for Uconnect owners

Chrysler Launches Uconnect Website To Dodge Ford's Fate

Technology is a great thing -- except when it's not. While computers, smartphones, and satnav have generally made our lives easier, they have to be designed to be usable by... read more January 9, 2012 by  2


 
MyFord Touch made simpler for 2013

Ford Upgrades MyFord Touch: New Version Simpler, Faster, Easier To Navigate

If you’re one of the many Ford buyers who purchased your vehicle with the MyFord Touch system, but then became disenchanted with it due to slowness, freezing, difficult... read more November 7, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Preview

MyFord Touch Revamped, 2013 Ford Mustang Spied: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Nissan Cube and drive the 2011 Kia Forte SX five-door hatchback. Jay Leno may have bought a barn find, and two Porsches collide... read more November 7, 2011 by  0


 
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