Gracenote is hacking the Ford Focus to tap into vehicle performance data, which it then feeds into the car’s infotainment system. The result: a car that plays different songs depending on how you’re driving.
Since music subscriptions services like Spotify and Pandora are all the rage, I wanted to listen to them in my car instead of the same boring CDs. To achieve my goal as painlessly as possible, I checked out a range of Bluetooth A2DP in-car streaming solutions.
Almost every car stereo available today has some way to connect to your Apple devices, but Pioneer is looking at even tighter integration with Apple’s iOS devices through custom-built apps that leverage services like Pandora. Here are my impressions of one such stereo.