Auto Tech

Ford Sync 3 dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry

We get an early peek at the next Ford Sync interface, Microsoft accepts Bitcoin payments, and Google Search adds new features for Apple's iOS.

Connected cars are overdue for a tech makeover. With Ford Sync 3, that upgrade comes with BlackBerry's software.

It may no longer be tied to Sync, but Microsoft moves into new territory by accepting bitcoins for digital media. The company is also gearing up to tease Windows 10 next month.

Watch CNET Update for a quick summary of these stories, plus learn about the new iOS apps for Google Search and Amazon Echo:

Now Playing: Watch this: Ford Sync 3 dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry
2:51

CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under three minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every afternoon for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps, and what's ahead. Subscribe to the podcast via the links below.

Subscribe:

iTunes (HD) | iTunes (SD) | iTunes (HQ) | iTunes (MP3)

RSS (HD) | RSS (SD) | RSS (HQ)| RSS (MP3)

Download the audio version of today's episode:

Ford Sync 3 dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry