In just a few short years, iPod control and app compatibility have become prominent features of car stereos. Car A/V companies have acted just as quickly to develop stereos that let you take advantage of the iPhone's fantastic app capabilities while you're driving. In this article, we're going to take a quick look at four different types of app interactivity.
This short video describes your options for playing an iPod through your car's sound system.
These days we can add iPod controls to almost any vehicle's stereo by using vehicle- or stereo-specific adapters.
How to get the best sound quality from your portable music player when connecting it to your car stereo.
Step-by-step instructions on how to connect an iPod to your car stereo.
Learn about the different types of accessories available for your iPod.
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A list of frequently asked questions about iPods.
Glossary of terms associated with Apple iPods, iPhones and iPads.
The XM SkyDock lets you use your iPhone or iPod touch to enjoy XM satellite radio through your car stereo. Plus, you can also use it to play music from your iPhone or iPod over the stereo. Watch this short Crutchfield video to see the SkyDock in action.
The Clarion Next GATE is a 7" touchscreen controller for your iPhone 4 or 4S. It lets you harness the power of certain apps, and lets you talk hands-free.
For many, the iPhone has become an essential part of their lives. It stores music, movies, and a plethora of apps that entertain or help with productivity. Nowadays, some stereos integrate with many of the applications on your iPhone. Some simply let you tap into the music from an app, while others give you full control on screen. In this article, we'll break down how it works.
The inCarBite is one of the most elegant in-car video solutions I've ever seen. It installs easily, and it's a sturdy, well-built accessory that holds your iPad secure so that your passengers can watch movies in comfort.
You're lost and your smartphone is your navigator. But holding it in your hand isn't the safest or easiest way to get your bearings. In this article, we look at options for keeping your phone handy while behind the wheel.