Apple CarPlay ready for the road ahead

Several vehicles will roll out with software that works with iPhones, Samsung throws in a bundle of free services with the Galaxy S5, and two new Chromebooks hope to stand out with a faux-leather finish.

CNET Update lets Siri take the wheel:


In this episode of Update:

- Get a glimpse of how Apple CarPlay will work in upcoming vehicles. It only will work when an iPhone 5, 5C or 5S is plugged into the car. The first manufacturers to offer the capability include Ferrari, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo.

- Score $500 worth of free apps and subscription services when you buy the new Samsung Galaxy S5, arriving April 11.

- If you still use Windows XP, don't be surprised to see pop-ups from Microsoft nagging you to upgrade starting this Saturday.

- See if Samsung's faux-leather Chromebook 2 is your style.

CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under three minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every afternoon for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps, and what's ahead. Subscribe to the podcast via the links below.


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