Pioneer's AppRadio 4 smartphone-centric multimedia receiver debuts with new features and, surprisingly, a smaller screen.
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AppRadio Unchained is a fan-built app for Android that unlocks the ability to mirror and control any app with the in-dash receiver's 7-inch display.
The Pioneer AppRadio 3 is significantly improved over the previous generation and one of the best choices for drivers wanting safe access to smartphone apps while on the road.
The third-generation of Pioneer's AppRadio doubled down on app-mirroring modes and finally gets CD playback and Bluetooth audio.
Ironically, it was adding Android support to the AppRadio that helped Pioneer to tame Apple's new Lightning connector.
Last year, Pioneer hit the road with Apple CarPlay first. This year, it aims to do the same with Android Auto.
Looking for tips on safely using your Android phone with your car's stereo? CNET has you covered.
For iPhone 4 and 4S lovers, the Pioneer AppRadio 2 is possibly the best aftermarket receiver that money can buy. For Android users, the choice isn't so obvious.
Users interested in adding Apple CarPlay to their car's dashboard have a new choice from Alpine.
We round up eight car technologies that you can add to update the ride you already own.