Alpine Electronics at CES 2019 this week debuted two new in-car multimedia receivers with wired CarPlay and Android Auto support.
The new iLX-W650 receiver features a seven-inch anti-glare capacitive touchscreen with a shallow chassis that measures 2.4-inches deep, allowing for the system to fit into vehicles that do not have a lot of depth behind the dashboard. The receiver has a so-called mech-less design with no CD/DVD slot.
iLX-W650 The iLX-W650 also features an amp-stacking capability that enables Alpine’s new KTA-450 amplifier to fit in the open space behind the receiver using an included bracket. The combined depth of the iLX-W650, KTA-450, and [...]
Following today’s news that Samsung and Apple have worked together to bring an iTunes Movies & TV app and AirPlay 2 support to 2018 and 2019 Samsung smart TVs, Apple has updated its AirPlay page with additional info on how that feature will be implemented on TVs. Among the details described as coming soon:
– Apple says „leading TV manufacturers“ will be including AirPlay 2 support in their TVs, indicating that this initiative will not be a Samsung exclusive. Apple has not, however, announced additional TV partners or a timeline for when AirPlay 2 will come to these other brands. Samsung’s support is rolling out in a firmware update for 2018 [...]
In iOS 12, Apple has included a somewhat hidden feature that lets you see the day’s weather forecast on your iPhone’s Lock Screen when you check it for the first time after waking up.
The feature is part of Apple’s Do Not Disturb at Bedtime mode, which prevents notifications from being displayed on your iPhone’s Lock Screen when you’re supposed to be sleeping.
Many users don’t realize you can get the weather forecast to show on the Lock Screen because of the odd way that Apple has implemented the feature. Regardless, here’s how to get it working.Launch the Settings app on your iPhone. Tap Do Not Disturb.
Apple has detailed out-of-warranty repair fees for the iPhone XR ahead of the smartphone’s launch on Friday.
In the United States, Apple will charge $199 to repair a damaged iPhone XR screen and $399 to repair other damage to the device, unless it is a manufacturing defect covered by Apple’s standard one-year limited warranty. Prices vary in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and other countries.
These prices do not apply to customers who purchase AppleCare+ for the iPhone XR, starting at $149 in full or $7.99 per month.
AppleCare+ is an optional warranty plan that extends an iPhone’s warranty coverage to two years [...]