The new DDX9902S joins the ranks offering Google and Apple's unique brands of smartphone integration at CES 2015.
With a built-in navigation system and a decent range of media playback options, the Kenwood DNX7100 cannot be faulted for its breadth of features, but the system is let down by its counterintuitive media-selection interface.
The Kenwood DPX302 has basic digital audio support and some advanced audio-customization features, but its user interface is less than adequate, even for an entry-level car stereo.
Pricing not available
It looked like compression technology for superhigh-quality video would be free for watching movies and TV online. Not so, according to a new patent-licensing group that wants a cut of the revenue.
After a few months of on-the-road testing, I put Apple CarPlay and Android Auto head-to-head to see how they stack up.
Starting today, you can get Android Auto in your car with your Android 5.0+ phone and compatible Pioneer head units.
It was a stunning CES for automotive tech, with major advances in self-driving car technology being shown off by Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and a number of automotive suppliers. In addition, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will connect with your favorite phone in many cars.
HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.
Kenwood's latest flagship model is powered by Android and fed apps from the cloud. We take a closer look at CES 2013.