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Google has announced new features and capabilities for Android including the ability to mark an important message in the Messages app and the global rollout of its earthquake alert system.
Google announced new Android features rolling out both via app updates and to the OS. These include a native Password Checkup tool, new accessibility features, Maps dark mode, and more.
An Android Auto update has finally brought the ability for users to switch background wallpapers for the in-car screen. It also adds a shortcut button to access Assistant actions such as Routines.
Ford has announced a multi-year collaboration to modernize its process as well as the technologies used in its vehicles. It aims to offer Android and other Google services in its cars by 2023.
Google has announced that Android Auto app developers can now launch their apps to a wider audience by selecting an open testing track in the Play Console. It'll soon open these apps for everyone.
Google today announced that developers can now submit Android Auto apps to the Play Store for testing them in closed tracks. This is part of the firm's efforts to open the platform to more apps.
Google has announced a handful of new features making their way to Android devices in time for the holiday season. These include the new Voice Access app and improvements to Nearby Share.
Google has announced the open beta of Android for Cars App Library, allowing developers to design, build, and test their navigation, charging, and parking applications on Android Auto.
A new plug and play dongle aims to bring wireless Android Auto support to all existing vehicles and head units. The dongle is currently being crowdfunded on Indiegogo and has crossed its funding goal.
Google has updated the Android Auto support document confirming wireless support for all Android 11 phones with compatible head units. However, there are some caveats for EU users.
Google announced that it is expanding support for third-party navigation and digital parking services such as TomTom, SpotHero, and more for Android Auto. The apps will be out in beta later this year.
As promised last year, BMW has begun rolling out Android Auto to eligible models running BMW Operating System 7.0. However, customers might need to install the update from a service center.
Google is rolling out a fix for the connection issues plaguing Assistant usage in Android Auto. The issues were reported starting January, especially for users with Samsung devices running Android 10.
BMW has announced that it's adding support for Android Auto in its cars sometime next year, bringing new smart features to the car's digital UI. The connection will only work wirelessly, though.
Android Auto wireless support debuted a year ago for the Pixel and Nexus devices with Google promising support for other OEM devices. Finally, some Samsung Galaxy flagships now support the feature.
Users on Reddit have been posting that the Android Auto update, which includes a massive interface overhaul and a dark mode is now rolling out to users. The update can also be forced.
Google has announced that it will begin rolling out the new Android Auto experience announced ahead of I/O in the coming weeks. It includes improvements to the app launcher and other parts of the UI.
Ahead of its I/O developer conference, which starts tomorrow, Google has revealed some updates to its Android Auto platform, including a dark theme and a wide range of UI enhancements.
Google is set to roll out a bunch of new updates to Android Auto over the next few days. The updates will introduce improvements to the application's media, search, and messaging features.
Google announced today that the Google News app can now serve news articles and relevant videos to Google Assistant-enabled devices. Functionality is currently limited to devices in the U.S.
Most Android Auto head units don't allow for a wireless connection to devices. But a developer has found an inexpensive way to bring the feature to older model head units and vehicles.
The Google I/O app for iOS was updated yesterday and brought with it some information on one of the Sandbox sessions for Android Auto. The listing hints at updated apps and UI coming for Android Auto.
Google has announced that Android Auto now supports wireless connectivity on select devices with Android 8.0 Oreo such as the company's Pixel handsets, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P in North America.
Users with a Pixel 2 phone are more than likely to experience failure to connect or a disconnect 'mid-drive' with the Android Auto display, and after some investigating, Google says a fix is coming.
For those looking to smarten up their in-car entertainment systems, Sony announced a refresh to its line-up, offering both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, in addition to an updated display.
If you thought that you were already using Google Assistant on Android Auto in your car, you were wrong. The firm has stated that the digital assistant will be coming to those in the U.S. this week.
Many Nexus and Pixel users who installed the final version of Android 8.0 are reporting multiple issues with the OS, including some that were identified as far back as the first Developer Preview.
After being in private beta for a month, Waze is now finally publicly available for Android Auto. The app can now be updated and it will offer support for all compatible vehicles.
Google has released its Waze maps application for Android Auto. The release is a private beta and is restricted to certain car models. The app still seems fairly buggy and is restricted in features.
Google today released a standalone Android Auto app in the Google Play Store, which allows drivers to use the feature, even if their car doesn't have a touchscreen that's designed for it.
Ford wants to make all of its new cars a bit more attractive by integrating Android Auto and Apple CarPlay into most of its vehicles. The two infotainment systems will be inside all 2017 models.
Google has announced that Android Auto, its dashboard infotainment system, will now be available in 18 new countries around the world, including a few major markets like Russia and Brazil.
Google has made the Android Auto app available on the Play Store for Android Lollipop users in US, UK and Australia with cars featuring compatible Pioneer head units.
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Google announced Android Auto, a new in-car platform that will sync directly with Android devices. Android Auto will partner with over 25 car companies, launching in some vehicles later this year.