Tag Archive: Auto


Grand Theft Auto V has sold over 130 million copies

Grand Theft Auto V selling well? Shocking, I know.

What you need to know Take-Two Interactive has posted its Q4 and end of year results. Multiple games reached new milestones, with Grand Theft Auto V selling over 130 million copies. Red Dead Redemption 2 has sold over 31 million copies. Borderlands 3 has sold over 10 million copies.

Take-Two Interactive has posted its financial results for Q4 and the fiscal year as a whole. Total net bookings  [Read More…]

Woot’s Amazon Echo Auto deal drops it down to just $20 today only

Getting around town becomes so much easier, and safer, with the Echo Auto in your car. This device is voice-activated so you can ask Alexa to complete all the tasks you’d normally use your phone for, from getting directions to playing music or checking traffic reports, and it’s extremely affordable too. It normally sells for $ 50 at Amazon, but today only you can score one on sale for only $ 19.99 via Woot. Though these units aren’t brand new,  [Read More…]

Grand Theft Auto V has sold in over 120 million copies

Grand Theft Auto V, hitting new milestones? It’s even more likely than you think.

What you need to know Take-Two Interactive has provided its Q3 financial report. Grand Theft Auto V has crossed 120 million units sold in. Red Dead Redemption 2 has reached 29 million units sold in, with Borderlands 3 nearing 8 million units. The Outer Worlds has sold in over 2 million copies.

Take-Two Interactive has shared its Q3 2020 financial report, showing the  [Read More…]

Android Auto finally gets an option to disable notification sounds

You will no longer be distracted by annoying notification sounds while you’re on the road.

What you need to know Google has quietly added an option to disable notification sounds in version 5.0.500224 of the Android Auto app. The “No sound from notifications” toggle can be found in the Android Auto settings. Notifications will, however, still remain stuck on the screen until you dismiss them.

Google rolled out the first major update for Android Auto last year,  [Read More…]

Grand Theft Auto V is the best-selling game of the decade

Rockstar Games has the reigning champion for the decade.

What you need to know The final NPD report of 2019 has revealed the best-selling games of the decade. Grand Theft Auto V is the best-selling game of the decade. Several other games on the list are Call of Duty titles.

While the December 2019 NPD report has been released, there’s also some additional information available that pertains to the entire past decade of gaming. The NPD Group  [Read More…]

CES 2020: Alphine’s new Halo is an 11-inch Android Auto screen for your car

It’s got a touchscreen with a WVGA resolution and works with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

What you need to know Alpine is introducing a new head unit in its Halo line at CES this week. The iLX-F411 boasts an 11-inch screen — the company’s largest yet. It also works with both the Apple and the Android ecosystems.

If you don’t have the fanciest car but are in the market for giving it some smarts, you  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo Auto launches in India for ₹4,999 ($70)

India is only the second market where the Echo Auto has been launched.

What you need to know Amazon has quietly launched the Echo Auto in India. The Echo Auto enables users to access Alexa in their car to do things like play their favorite music, make phone calls, set reminders, and more. It has been priced at ₹4,999 ($ 70) in the country and will be available for purchase starting January 15.

Amazon today launched the  [Read More…]

Android Auto coming to BMW cars in 2020 with wireless support

Support will be limited to certain vehicles and phones with support for Android Auto wireless.

What you need to know Android Auto is coming to select BMW vehicles starting in July 2020. It will work with Android Auto wireless and require one of the latest Nexus, Pixel, or Samsung flagship phones. Previously, BMW offered Apple’s CarPlay system, but thanks to consumer demand Android Auto support is finally coming.

BMW has finally announced it will be adding support  [Read More…]

This new Android Auto app fixes a problem Google created for newer phones

Android Auto will be replaced by Assistant Driving Mode in the future.

What you need to know Android Auto for phone screens has been released. The new app will allow users to access Android Auto again on their phones that lost access after the Android 10 update. Android Auto on phones is expected to be replaced by Assistant Driving Mode in the future.

Back in May 2019, Google announced at I/O that it would be replacing Android  [Read More…]

Android Auto Wireless is now supported on Samsung’s latest Galaxy phones

Support goes back to the S8 series and Note 8.

What you need to know Android Auto Wireless is finally expanding to non-Pixel/Nexus phones. New devices that are supported include the S10, Note 10, and more. To work, your phone needs to be running Android Pie with the v4.7 of the Android Auto app.

Android Auto is one of the best ways to stay connected while behind the wheel, and with Android Auto Wireless, you can get  [Read More…]