Pioneer releases first Apple CarPlay devices

James O'Malley Apple, Car stuff, iPhone Leave a Comment

We've known about Apple's in-car plans for months now - but today marks the first day when the products that support "CarPlay" are finally available. Pioneer has released a firmware upgrade to its existing line of in-car systems that adds CarPlay functionality. If you've got a AVIC-F60DAB, AVIC-F960DAB, AVIC-F960BT, AVIC-F860BT or AVH-X8600BT, or pick up…

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Motorola unveils T505 Bluetooth in-car speakerphone and digital FM transmitter

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Motorola has unveiled its T505 portable in-car Bluetooth speakerphone and digital FM transmitter, offering full hands-free compatibility with Bluetooth phones or MP3 players.

Stereo Bluetooth phones, such as the MOTORAZR or MOTOROKR Z6 will allow music and calls to be streamed to the car radio, while users with ordinary Bluetooth phones can use the T505 to make and receive calls over the car stereo.

The T505 features StationFinder technology which announces where the best FM connection can be found on the user’s car radio. When calls come in, the T505 automatically mutes the music and audibly announces the Caller ID.

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