Sync and AppLink give the 2012 Ford Fiesta an impressive techie edge, while the body design and decent fuel economy lend to overall practicality, but the car does not punch above its class in comfort.
New apps announced today at Mobile World Congress include the parking space database and music discovery service Aupeo.
While it's fairly expensive at $200, the Bose SoundLink Mini is one of few standout products in the ultracompact wireless speaker category, featuring a top-notch design and very good sound for its tiny size.
With its improved search function among other updates, the LinkedIn app is a must-download for anyone who's serious about the professional networking site.
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The new Android version of Telenav's Scout navigation app launches with AppLink compatibility in select Ford vehicles.
CNET's Wayne Cunningham gives us an in-depth look at Ford's improved mobile AppLink software in the 2012 Ford Fiesta.
The addition of Mog to Ford's Sync AppLink brings the total apps it supports up to 10. Mog subscribers will be able to use voice command to control various features of the streaming music in Ford models that have the latest version of AppLink installed.
A Sync AppLink-enabled version of the NPR app for Android and iPhone will give select Ford drivers voice control over their NPR programming.
TeleNav's new free iPhone app helps users to find and navigate to destinations, whether on foot, at home, or in the car.
It's hard to believe, but Ford is only just now getting around to fully supporting its own app!