Tag Archives: Infotainment Systems

Several reports of ’14+ Lexus cars experiencing an infotainment system blackout, automaker issues fix

Over the past 12 hours or so, reports and Tweets have been ringing in about Lexus owners experiencing a BSOD-like blackout of their sat-nav systems for reasons unknown. The reports mainly come in on Lexus’ Twitter account, which has been inundated from tons of owners taking their complaints to the Twitter-sphere about the total blackout. […]

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Report: Future versions of BMW X5 and X6 are to get touchscreen interfaces

The words BMW and user-friendliness and ergonomics just never have seemed to go well together and more often than not, average buyers would find BMWs overwhelming, tedious and nearly enigmatic unless you had a Masters in computer engineering, or a nerd (like yours truly). In order to get the full use of the technology BMWs […]

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Report: Toyota turns down the integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

One of the more important technology rollouts to occur in recent months is the integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in new car infotainment systems for easy and quick integration with drivers’ smartphones. But in an interesting move, for reasons unknown, Toyota, one of the largest automakers in the world, apparently turned down the […]

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Video: Android Auto surfaces to take on Apple CarPlay

It was only a matter of time until Android was going to match Apple’s move for in-car infotainment integration with existing and future smartphones. Now, Google made their move to match Apple’s system, CarPlay, with Android Auto. To showcase what Android Auto does and how it plans to integrate into future cars and smartphones and tablets, CNET […]

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Hyundai confirms to be revealing new infotainment system plus ApplePlay integration at CES

Hyundai will be showing up at the CES next year to reveal their new infotainment system, which also is one of the first to integrate ApplePlay in new cars. The system comes with a fancy new seven-inch touchscreen display and has been optimizes to be paired in all sorts of ways with the latest smartphones. It […]

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Video: Watch the world’s first touchscreen in a car in action in a 1987 Buick Riviera

WorldCarFans stumbled upon a video of an owner demonstrating the touchscreen capabilities and digital computers of his/her 1987 Buick Riviera, which also happens to be the first car to ever have a touchscreen interface. These days, a touchscreen could be practically found in countless new cars, for functions like the radio, the air conditioning, and more. […]

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Ford ditches the hopelessly problematic MyFord Touch, replaces it with Sync 3

Ford has been a hit or miss with their vehicles recently, but not because they had any inherently flawed qualities from physical design and driving characteristics, but because they’ve ended up producing solid cars with crippling infotainment and in-car control systems, which have openly made the new Ford experience for many, very frustrating. The culprit was […]

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Report: Google Android to be found in cars very soon

Computer giant, Apple, has been known to be preparing a new in-car system for up and coming infotainment systems, specifically with smartphone and multimedia integration. It’s colloquially referred to as Apple’s CarPlay system and is essentially Apple’s iOS morphed into infotainment software–a much needed move considering many of the infotainment systems of today are plagued […]

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Report: Nokia to produce in-car systems as it departs from cell-phones

Most should be familiar with Nokia–the famous brick cell-phone manufacturer that always seems to have defied the odds and the laws of physics, being some of the toughest phones known to man. So much in fact, there’s an entire meme surrounding their toughness. But being a car blog, why are we talking about Nokia? Well, […]

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2014 Scion Touchscreen

Scion standardizes LCD touchscreen amongst 2014 lineup changes

Scion confirmed to be standardizing the color touchscreen infotainment interface across all of its models for the 2014 models. In lieu of this, they claim to be the first non-luxury car brand to feature a touchscreen audio system as standard on all models. The screen itself is 6.1-inches in size and offers terrestrial and satellite […]

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Uconnect 8.4AN/RA4 VP4 & 8.4A/RA3 VP3 Infotainment System Replacement LCD with T picture
Uconnect 8.4AN/RA4 VP4 & 8.4A/RA3 VP3 Infotainment System Replacement LCD with T
2004-13 BMW 1 3 5 Series E90 E92 HIFI LOGIC 7 HARMAN BECKER AMPLIFIER AMP DSP picture
2004-13 BMW 1 3 5 Series E90 E92 HIFI LOGIC 7 HARMAN BECKER AMPLIFIER AMP DSP
2010 CADILLAC SRX NAVIGATION INFOTAINMENT  SYSTEM OWNERS MANUAL USER GUIDE  BOOK picture
2010 CADILLAC SRX NAVIGATION INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM OWNERS MANUAL USER GUIDE BOOK
LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR LP 700-4 INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM OWNERS MANUAL ( NAVIGATION ) picture
LAMBORGHINI AVENTADOR LP 700-4 INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM OWNERS MANUAL ( NAVIGATION )
2015 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN OWNERS MANUAL + INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM (NAVI) + SERVICE BK picture
2015 LAMBORGHINI HURACAN OWNERS MANUAL + INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM (NAVI) + SERVICE BK