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Hands-on with Chevy App Shop (pictures)

At CES 2014, CNET got a close look at Chevy's new App Shop feature, which lets owners download new apps to their cars.

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LAS VEGAS -- Chevrolet Senior Vice President and tech show host Morgan Webb present the new App Shop feature at CES 2014.
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Chevrolet adds a new icon called Apps to the MyLink interface, letting owners select new apps to install in their vehicles.
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At launch, available apps will include NPR, TuneIn radio, Glympse, and Priceline.
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MyLink's text messaging feature works with more Android phones now, as more support the messaging protocol. Drivers can send prewritten text messages presented as large buttons on the display.
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The Weather Channel app uses a simplified interface compared to the equivalent smartphone app.
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The TuneIn interface shows large, easy-to-read buttons, suitable for use while driving.
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The Priceline app is a surprise newcomer, letting drivers quickly find local hotel deals.
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The Vehicle Diagnostics app not only shows recent and needed maintenance, but lets the driver schedule a dealer appointment at the push of a button.

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