Apple car key is a special feature of CarPlay that allows users to unlock and start their car with an iPhone or Apple Watch. It was first revealed at WWDC in 2020. Apple car key also makes it possible to share access to a vehicle with other people, by sending a digital key. This can be added to the Apple Wallet app.
By now most drivers are familiar with vehicle routing, traffic alerts, and adding extra stops to a trip. Like other mapping applications, Apple Maps can show nearby locations such as restaurants. One thing never too far away is a gas station. For this reason Maps really doesn't need to factor in fuel when calculating a new route. EV drivers do not enjoy the same number of fueling stations, which is where electric vehicle (EV) routing comes into play.
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:
CarPlay sees its most significant upgrade since launch over five years ago with iOS 13 this fall. Not only does Apple have new features in the works, but existing CarPlay functions are expanded and improved. What's in store for CarPlay fans when iOS 13 rolls out in September?