Apple CarPlay ready for the road aheadSeveral vehicles will roll out with software that works with iPhones, Samsung throws in a bundle of free services with the Galaxy S5, and two new Chromebooks hope to stand out with a faux-leather finish.
It's time to live theory take the wheel and I'm Bridget Carey and this is your CNET updates. Several new vehicles this year we'll have software that works with. I phones. This system is called Apple -- -- and I honest plugged into the car the touch screen dashboard displays a simple menu -- iOS apps and drivers in is voice commands to control tasks and hopefully. Keep your eyes on the road ahead. The -- plate system hacks into your calendar to suggest directions for upcoming meetings and appointments. If you get text message it reads aloud and it driver can speak to send -- reply. It also course complete music and podcasts from iTunes and it works with other streaming apps like Spotify I heart radio stitcher and -- -- -- will only work with the new iPhone models that the 55 S and I'd see but if you weren't and -- type like this news. Anyone that buys the new Samsung galaxy S by -- -- it's gonna get access to a bundle of free apps and subscription services worth 500 dollars. Among the freebies. Customers can get one year a premium service wit the personal trainer app run keeper. There's a six month subscription to the Wall Street Journal a three month premium Linkedin account three months -- Evernote premium and six months of free storage on box worth it gate and there are -- other offers just like that -- -- five hits stores on April 11. For those of you that are still hanging -- -- windows XP -- start to see it pop up notifications from Microsoft would urge you to upgrade because the system will no longer be supported next month. That -- Microsoft will not have updates for bug fixes and patches. And on each and every month starting this Saturday a pop up over -- users of this until they turn off the reminder. XP operating system is thirteen years old and it still on about 30% of computers. Just two years ago it was still the dominant system with the 46% share and a giant leap from windows let's talk about -- -- Samsung has a new Chrome book which is a laptop that runs Google's Chrome operating system. The Samsung Chrome -- to do. Comes in two screen sizes -- -- eleven point six inch and a thirteen inch and they all had this leather cover that is stitched on ages. So the Chrome look this classy feel that says I'm not to do business things of my business Chrome -- He's from books -- can be storage sixteen -- because it's designed you know most of your work online in the cloud. This is an option if you need a second computer in the house just forgetting -- The smaller model costs about 300 dollars and the thirteen inch line is 400 dollars and they go on sale next month -- -- -- tech news update you can buy more details at cnet.com slash update from our studios in New York I'm Bridget Carey.