Apple confirms Aftermarket CarPlay systems from Alpine and Pioneer are coming soon

Apple confirms Aftermarket CarPlay systems from Alpine and Pioneer are coming soon

Apple’s CarPlay microsite now mentions the names of Alpine and Pioneer as official suppliers of aftermarket CarPlay systems for older vehicles. Apple’s website now says – “And you’ll soon be able to add CarPlay to your current car with an aftermarket system” with the mention of the two manufacturers below.

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Control Cable Clutter with CableHub Two Pack [Deals Hub]

Control Cable Clutter with CableHub Two Pack [Deals Hub]

When you’re tech obsessed like we are, you can end up with more wires and cords than you know what to do with. Even in an age where we talk about wireless devices so often, we still have to plug in at some point during the day, be it to a battery charger or with our headphones. No matter the reason, you’re sure to have some tangled cords laying around. Get them in order with the help of the CableHub. You can get it on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

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Apple testing iOS 7.1.1 software update to fix bugs

Apple testing iOS 7.1.1 software update to fix bugs

9to5Mac reports that they’re seeing hits from iOS 7.1.1 devices on their web servers, which indicates that Apple may be preparing to release an update soon.

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Marissa Mayer plans to persuade Apple to make Yahoo! the default iOS Search engine

Marissa Mayer plans to persuade Apple to make Yahoo! the default iOS Search engine

Re/code reports that Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer is working on two internal projects to improve company’s mobile search engine and monetization platform so that she can convince Apple to replace Google, and make Yahoo the default search engine on mobile Safari on the iPhone and iPad.

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iOS 8 to include song identification feature powered by Shazam

iOS 8 to include song identification feature powered by Shazam

Apple is planning to include a music discovery feature in iOS 8 that will let users identify a song and its artist using an iPhone or iPad, according to Bloomberg.

Bloomberg reports that Apple is working with Shazam, the company that offers one of our favorite song recognition apps in the App Store.

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Google’s Experimental “Project Tango” Smartphone Uses Apple’s PrimeSense Chip

Google’s Experimental “Project Tango” Smartphone Uses Apple’s PrimeSense Chip

Google unveiled its experimental “Project Tango” smartphone earlier this year, and its 3D indoor and outdoor mapping technology was rumored to be powered by the Movidius Myriad 1 3D-sensing chip. This turned out to be true. However, a recent teardown revealed that the device is also powered by Apple technology, namely the PrimeSense Capri PS1200 3D imaging system-on-a-chip.

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App Deals for today: Download Horn, Toad Rider, Barcode, Dots and more for free

App Deals for today: Download Horn, Toad Rider, Barcode, Dots and more for free

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Horn, Barcode, Toad Rider, Days+ and more.

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Anki Drive adds new cars and tracks to AI-based racing game

Anki Drive adds new cars and tracks to AI-based racing game

Anki, the slot car racing game with AI-powered toy cars, today added two new cars and two new tracks to the game, as well as a new gameplay mode.

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Google’s Project Ara imagines the future of the mobile industry with modular smartphones

Google’s Project Ara imagines the future of the mobile industry with modular smartphones

The smartphone industry is currently dominated by three companies, Apple, Samsung and Google, who mostly rely on you, the buyer, updating your phone every two years for their revenue. But what if you didn’t have to upgrade your phone every couple of years to get the latest and greatest hardware specs?

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Easier way to Hide Stock Apps in iOS 7.1

Easier way to Hide Stock Apps in iOS 7.1

Last month, we showed you how to hide stock apps in iOS 7.1 without jailbreaking.

There is an even easier way to hide stock apps in iOS 7.1.

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