“My next new car probably won’t have CarPlay. I’ve reached this decision in part due to automakers’ slow crawl to put CarPlay in vehicles that you can actually buy today,” Zac Hall writes for 9to5Mac. “While 2015 may bring the feature to more vehicles on the road with more than 30 automobile brands committed to ship CarPlay this year, we’re still not there yet and the roll out is slow.”
“More influential, though, is my experience using aftermarket CarPlay in my current car for several months convincing me that CarPlay’s features are not yet where they need to be,” Hall writes. “As I noted in my hands-on review last fall, CarPlay introduces a new set of problems while trying to make using your iPhone in the car safer and easier.”
“So if CarPlay isn’t ultimately the answer to creating a better iPhone experience on the road, then what is?” Hall writes. “I’m convinced the Apple Watch will be better suited.”
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