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.
The TomTom Car Kit for iPhone lets you consolidate the number of devices carried around by elevating iPhone navigation to a standalone navigation device level. It's pricey, but TomTom gives users a fair amount of functionality for the money.
The Garmin HUD boosts safety and helps keep eyes on the road, but the cost of entry will likely dissuade most drivers.
A new setting in one of the operating system's menus suggests a car integration feature will be released sooner rather than later.
With the company's simpler "combiner" HUD, more cars could overlay information like driving directions atop drivers' view of the road. But distractions must be kept to a minimum.
A few minor issues aside, this player performs very well.
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Nvidia announces partnerships with BMW and Tesla to supply graphics chips for in-car infotainment systems.
MIT scientists have created a transparent screen using silver nanoparticles for an augmented reality display.
Nissan is going all out for the Tokyo Motor Show, teasing a heads-up display similar to Google Glass. If it's anything more than a concept piece, it's likely to be heavily optimised for the data feeds.
The digital assistant has some new tricks, including car and music integrations.