These days Bluetooth-enabled cars can do much more than just take calls. In this week's ABCs of Car Tech, I explain the advanced features of Bluetooth in the car and explain why not all systems are created equally.
Available as a free download via Jawbone's MyTalk, the update adds new features and performance improvements, including better battery life.
For many, Bluetooth is merely a safer way to make calls while driving, but there are many more reasons to wirelessly connect your phone with your car.
In addition to nixing the YouTube app, the latest beta version of iOS 6 may enable Bluetooth data sharing through apps.
The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI offers basic transportation at a bargain and an excellent engine, but techies will want to hold off for the improved 2015 model.
Satechi announces the Soundfly View, which bridges your Bluetooth smartphone and in-car audio system.
At an event in San Francisco, Google today unveiled the next version of Android, and while it doesn't appear to be a major departure from the last, it does bring its share of improvements, including mult-user restricted profiles.
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The Grooveshark Bluetooth Car Kit isn't the best hands-free calling option and its app integration needs finessing, but the hardware is an easy way to bring Internet radio and smartphone audio playback to almost any car.
The GoGroove FlexSmart X3 makes a strong showing, but is overshadowed by its sibling the GoGrove SmartMini.
The JBL On Tour iBT is a compact, Bluetooth speaker that's shaped like a UFO. It's now available for $199.99 and comes with an iPad stand.