We are here to discuss Apple CarPlay and all that it means to you, the phone user and driver of new Buick Cars from 2016 on. The idea is to take the iPhone features customers want to access while driving and to put them on the Buick cars from Thunder Bay display in a smart and safe, user friendly manner. And, don’t worry, if you are an Android owner and user in Canada, it will only be a short matter of time before all of the same technology is available to your phone in your new Buick cars as well.
Also, you will be able to safely and completely through this new Buick Cars technology in Thunder Bay ON, listen to your favorite tunes and then some, “This allows drivers to make calls, send and receive messages and listen to music right from the touchscreen or by voice via Siri. Apple CarPlay-supported apps include Phone, Messages, Maps, Music and compatible third-party apps. A full list of those apps can be found at : http://www.apple.com/ca/ios/carplay/?cid=jm. Apple CarPlay is compatible with iOS 7.1 or higher.”
Android Auto will be the name of the software that allows for the same connectivity to your new Buick Cars with an android phone and will be structured around Google Maps, Google Now and the recent capability that Google has given for users to talk to Google. Also on the Android platform is the growing audio and messaging app ecosystem that includes to this date, things like WhatsApp, Skype, Google Play Music, Spotify and podcast players. You can access a full list of supported apps for your Buick cars connectivity in Thunder Bay by going online to g.co/androidauto. In order to use the upcoming Android system, you much be running a phone on Lollipop 5.0 or higher in terms of your operating system.