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MirrorLink connects cars and smartphones for smarter driving, and the Samsung Galaxy S III will support it

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Automotive companies have embraced the advantages of smartphone technology; however, it’s been a treacherous road to navigate. Carmakers like the idea of apps improving technology, but they aren&#…

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Chevy GogoLink pairs Spark, Sonic cars and phones for navigation, calls, and media control

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Chevrolet has reinforced its place in the smartphone-meets-automobile world with Gogolink, an app and service that connects phones and in-car displays via Bluetooth or USB. Using the MyLink “infota…

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Android Apps

Chevy Game Time gives Android users a chance to win a new car during Super Bowl XLVI

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My car is 10 years old and chugging along nicely, but I wouldn’t mind pushing something new for the new year. Chevy has an app that might help me, or any other legal resident of the United States, get a new set…

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TuneIn Radio adds Car Mode with voice search

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TuneIn Radio has added a new feature designed to keep your hands off your phone and on the wheel when driving. The latest update enables a Car Mode that delivers hands-free controls for playing music and switchi…

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Viper SmartStart remotely starting cars for less, adds roadside assistance

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Viper SmartStart is an automotive accessory that can remotely control your car. Using an Android app and a piece of hardware, users can start their car from inside the house, open the trunk, lock the doors, or ac…

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Android App Reviews

Personalize the Android car dock with Custom Car Home [Video App Reviews]

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The car dock mode on Android is a reliable way to access your phone in a safer capacity. However, the default car dock application is rather limited. What if you need to place a call with one-touch or launch your me…

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Viper SmartStart uses Android to start and control your car

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It’s unlikely that will get a car as cool as KITT from Night Rider in our lifetime, so we’ll just have to settle for the next best thing. Viper SmartStart is a new Android app that can control a car by in…

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Videos

Droid Incredible + Range Rover = DroidMobile [VIDEO]

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I’ve been driving the same car for two years, but when the time comes to upgrade, I’m definitely going to purchase something capable of doing this. AndroidGuys discovered a video in which someone…

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GM confirms Chevy Volt will heavily-integrate with Android app

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GM confirms Chevy Volt will heavily-integrate with Android app

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Google and OnStar will begin working together to pair Google’s services with OnStar in select vehicles. GM announced today that it would “leverage” Google technology to develop new mobi…

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Rumor: GM and Google in talks to bring Android to GM cars

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Rumor: GM and Google in talks to bring Android to GM cars

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General Motors is reportedly in talk with Google to bring Android into your motor vehicle. According to sources of Motor Trend, GM and Google are in talks to deliver integration with select Android apps and Goo…

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SYNC AppLink controls Android apps while you drive the 2011 Ford Fiesta

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SYNC AppLink controls Android apps while you drive the 2011 Ford Fiesta

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Car salesmen will pitch a bunch of features to convince you to buy the 2011 Ford Fiesta, and Android fans may be swayed by the SYNC AppLink program. AppLink will give drivers hands-free access to certain Android…

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Android in Automotive Applications?

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Android in Automotive Applications?

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While most of the Android community so far has focussed on its use on cell phones, a few people are looking farther out. There have been suggestions that the platform would make an ideal OS for the burgeoning netb…

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