Honda consistently ranks as a top five best-selling car brand in the United States, so it’s worth taking a look at the company’s Display Audio infotainment system and how well it works with CarPlay.
Honda was one of the first car brands to support CarPlay, starting in late 2015 with the 2016 Accord, and the company has since expanded support across nearly its entire lineup. I had the opportunity to spend some time with a 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid, which offered me a chance to try out Display Audio, CarPlay, and some of Honda’s slick hybrid technology.
My Accord Hybrid came in the high-end Touring trim, which tops out at a little over $35,000. [...]
As car infotainment systems go, Volvo’s Sensus system is certainly an eye-catcher with its gorgeous 9-inch portrait display dominating the center stack, so I was excited to have an opportunity to go hands-on with Sensus to see how it works and how well it integrates with CarPlay, which is broadly supported in Volvo’s lineup.
My test vehicle was a new 2019 S60 T6 AWD R-Design sedan, and the 2019 S60 is the first Volvo to be manufactured in the United States, coming out of the company’s new plant outside of Charleston, South Carolina. My S60 came packed with technology and safety features including lane-keeping assist and oncoming lane mitigation, parking [...]
RAVPower recently introduced a new 45W USB-C Power Adapter that uses eGaNFET circuitry allowing for an ultrathin design more portable than traditional USB-C power adapters.
Made from white plastic, the power adapter measures in at 2.8 inches long, 2.1 inches wide, and 0.56 inches thick. Compared to the 29/30W USB-C chargers for the MacBook and the MacBook Air, it’s longer, but thinner.
The thinner design allows the power adapter to fit easily in a pocket, bag, or backpack. It’s not as oddly square-shaped as Apple’s own chargers, which makes it more convenient to carry. RAVPower does not ship this power adapter with any cables, so you’re [...]
WaterField Designs is a San Francisco-based company that makes a range of different cases and bags for Apple’s product lineup, from the iPhone and iPad to Macs, Apple TV, and Apple Watch.
For Apple Watch, WaterField Designs has the Time Travel Case, which is designed to organize your Apple Watch accessories into one easy place for commuting and traveling so nothing gets misplaced or lost.
Made from either black leather or „cowboy“ brown leather that’s soft and supple to the touch, the Time Travel Case for the Apple Watch measures in at 7.5 inches long and 4.25 inches wide, and it’s slim enough to tuck into the pocket of a purse or [...]