Most cars offer native sat-nav and many offer smartphone connectivity, so do you really need a native sat-nav set-up anymore, or are you better off using your smartphone?
Mazda has responded to pressure and introduced an upgrade kit for all models with an MZD Connect infotainment system (models released after 2014).
We’ve all heard about Apple CarPlay and Android Auto but MirrorLink also allows you to control your smartphone via your car’s infotainment screen. Indeed, it was the first in-car-phone-connectivity system.
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Android Auto… it’s Google’s alternative to Apple CarPlay. But what is Android Auto?
A free update from Google has seen its Android Auto system break away from in-car display screens and display straight from your smartphone.
Google this week launched its Apple CarPlay competitor Android Auto with the first car boasting the two in-car control systems on-sale by the end of 2014.