Consumer Report: Apple’s CarPlay Is A Winner

Consumers Report has taken the Pioneer AVIC-5000NEX Apple CarPlay receiver for a spin and came away quite impress with the result. The report points to the Siri’s integration as a stand out feature:


As handy as Siri’s natural speech recognition is when you’re just walking around with your phone, it really comes into its own in the car. Siri makes it easy to choose music, get directions, and read or send text messages—all by using your voice with natural speech, rather than menu-driven, formulaic commands.

Learn about the Apple iPhone 6, iOS 8, and the Apple Watch.

In fact, our Pioneer AVIC-5000NEX doesn’t even give you the option of looking at a text message on screen, yet alone typing one. It’s voice or nothing. And that, we think, is a good thing.

You can even leave voice messages to yourself, such as “remind me to take out the garbage when I get home.” Using the phone’s built-in GPS, Siri will remind you when you pull into the driveway.

Siri aside, CarPlay also supports a host of selected apps, including Beats Music, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher, Major League Baseball, and CBS Radio for news. More apps are coming soon, but Apple hasn’t announced what those might be.[/su_quote]

In addition to Siri, CarPlay supports apps such as Beat Music iHeart Radio, Spotify, Stitcher with more set to come in the future


Posted by | Posted at October 3, 2014 16:23 | Tags: , ,
Storm is a technology enthusiast, who resides in the UK. He enjoys reading and writing about technology.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Posts

The Next iPhone Release: Rumors, Features, and What to Expect

February 26, 2024
As we edge closer to the unveiling of Apple's next...

Will Apple Develop a ChatGPT A.I. Competitor?

April 23, 2023
Apple has always been known for its innovative products, from...

© 2023 THETECHSTORM. All Rights Reserved.