CarPlay

Apple launches iOS 15.2.1 with HomeKit security fix

HomeKit iOS 15.2.1

Apple has released the latest iOS security and bug fixes with iOS 15.2.1. For those who recently updated to iOS 15.2, it's time to open Settings and start the process again. While it may not seem important to take advantage of these minor updates, this one plugs a dangerous vulnerability in HomeKit.

Those experiencing bugs in various apps should also update right away. Apple has listed two bug fixes included in iOS 15.2.1:

How to get Waze on Apple CarPlay

Waze iOS

Drivers with CarPlay enabled vehicles or a third-party CarPlay display enjoy total integration of their iPhone with the vehicle. CarPlay may be optimized to make iOS simple to use from behind the wheel, but one of the top navigation tools has been missing. Finally, fans of Waze can use their favorite GPS app directly in CarPlay.

CarPlay makes motorcycle debut on Honda Gold Wing

Honda Gold Wing 2018

The first-ever motorcycle equipped with Apple CarPlay has been revealed by Honda. The 2018 Gold Wing brings an all-new design to the iconic touring bike, including an integrated 7-inch LCD display on the dash. iPhone owners can link their device using one of two on-board USB connectors, which are located in the trunk and tank areas of the bike.

Alpine ships first wireless CarPlay receiver

Alpine iLX-107 wireless CarPlay

There are now two ways to get a wireless CarPlay system in your vehicle: purchase the 2017 BMW 5 Series sedan, or pick up the Alpine iLX-107 receiver. At $900 retail, the second option represents a significant cost savings and the unit can be installed in almost any vehicle. Alpine is the first to offer an aftermarket CarPlay solution with wireless support.

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