Apple CarKey to replace car keys, CarPlay gets an upgrade

The days of needing your keys, phone, and wallet are about to be over thanks to Apple. On Monday at the Silicon Valley-based tech company’s World Wide Developer Conference, Apple announced CarKey as part of the iOS 14.0 iPhone operating system, which is scheduled for release this fall. An update of iOS 13 will support …

Porsche now offers Apple CarPlay-equipped radios for classic models

Following the launch of a factory navigation system for older models, Porsche has released new head units that add Apple CarPlay compatibility and other features, Porsche Classic announced on Thursday. The base unit builds on the previous radio navigation system. Like that previous system, it’s a single-DIN unit that will slot into the dashboard of …

Automakers, here’s how to do Apple CarPlay the right way

The infotainment system in your car may be difficult, confusing, poorly designed—or all of those things. Apple CarPlay promises a shortcut: it simplifies functions from music to phone calls, even navigation and voice-to-texting. The concept is simple. Your vehicle’s infotainment screen mimics and operates your iPhone to use Siri, Waze, and other various apps. But …