Pioneer is the first aftermarket car stereo manufacturer to offer Apple CarPlay software thanks to updated firmware for the Pioneer's NEX multimedia car receivers.
Here you'll find our current five overall-favorite car stereos, but check in regularly for updates a
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The CDE-147BT -- Alpine's latest car stereo -- lets users create and share custom sound settings via a companion app for iOS and Android smartphones.
Automotive aftermarket supplier Scosche announced its ControlFreq car stereo today, which includes a smartphone app as a remote control.
Kenwood's latest flagship model is powered by Android and fed apps from the cloud. We take a closer look at CES 2013.
Scosche's new car stereo receiver works with a free Android and iOS app that turns your phone into a wireless remote control.
The MixTrax software is able to automatically generate continuous music mixes from your media library and it's built into every new Pioneer stereo.
The Gogroove FlexSmart X2 is a good option, but not the best, if you're looking for a no-install way to pipe calls and music through your car stereo.
Here's a hint: If the stereo is loud enough to shatter a windshield, like the one on this 1989 Nissan truck, then it's probably a tad over-powered.