Meanwhile, if you have a Ford vehicle from the 2017 model year, or one of hundreds of other 2017 and 2016 model year cars from other automakers, you've already got Android Auto and CarPlay built in.
Owners will have the option to update by visiting a dealership, downloading an install file to a USB drive, or applying the software upgrade through a home WiFi network. This should pretty exciting news for Ford owners who now won't need to buy a brand new auto to get a major infotainment upgrade. Blackberry QNX powers Ford's Sync 3 system.
"If an update is available, the system automatically downloads the update in the background over a period of time without any customer interaction", Ford explained in a statement, noting that there's no need to keep the vehicle running for the update to take place.
The update comes after carmakers Audi and Volvo announced that they will be using Android as the main operating system for their upcoming cars. CarPlay and Android Auto are huge upgrades vs. most in-car software, offering navigation and entertainment options that follow you from your phone to your vehicle. Google Maps, Google Play Music, and some third-party apps are integrated into the infotainment system with on-screen projection and voice controls, as are phone and messaging functions. Then your Ford vehicle will periodically connect to the designated WI-Fi network (which means the one whose settings are saved within the vehicle's settings) to check for updates. Apple CarPlay support requires a USB hub upgrade available through Ford dealers.
Apple CarPlay is compatible with iPhone 5 or later models running at least iOS 7.1.
This is the first time Ford will offer an infotainment update over Wi-Fi.
It can access more than 7,000 channels, apps, and Alexa skills and live TV broadcasts when used with a separate HD antenna . Amazon is taking pre-orders on a new Element 4k LED TV that comes with an integrated Fire TV platform.
It is understood that hospitals in the Midlands, including Portlaoise, have been the targets of previous ransomware viruses. The threat involved around 20 machines that were isolated and disinfected yesterday.
He said he will implement a reform agenda at home "not because Europe requests it, but because France needs it". Philippe is the mayor of the Normandy port of Le Havre, a trained lawyer and an author of political thrillers.
Reading's game plan had worked out perfectly: stifle Fulham's free flowing style of play, sit back, and hit them on the counter. The Royals may now be favourites to progress to Wembley after escaping back to Berkshire with a 1-1 draw at Craven Cottage .
But he scored 13 points in the third quarter and 10 more to close out the fourth to finish with 26 points with eight assists. The victor will tip off the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday in Cleveland. "So it's a not a satisfied season to me".
His close association with the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would attract the support of conservatives across Iran. He is now facing five rivals, but some could withdraw in favor of more prominent candidates.
That group also said it possessed stolen copies of other television shows including Celebrity Apprentice and NCIS: Los Angeles . Iger did not disclose the movie's title, but noted that Disney is refusing to pay the ransom, The Hollywood Reporter added.
The missile flew 787 km (489 miles) on a trajectory reaching an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 miles), KCNA said. The White House, in a statement, said that North Korea has been "a flagrant menace for far too long".
We're also anticipating the announcement of new features for the Google Assistant AI and in turn the Google Home smart speaker. It's at this event a year ago when the company introduced Google Assistant, Google Duo, Google Allo, and Google Home.
The president closed out his speech with one actual piece of advice for the graduates: "Enjoy your life". "Don't give in. President Trump complained Wednesday that the press has treated him more unfairly than any other politician in history.
Despite statistically getting the most likely outcome, Tuesday night was not a good night for the Phoenix Suns and their fans. The Philadelphia 76ers have done a terrific job of positioning themselves the right way for success in the lottery.
With her tresses left open, she looked exquisite as she exuded confidence and elan in her one-shoulder floor-sweeping dress. The maxi dress has a plunging neckline, the attire cinches at the waist, giving her a handsome silhouette.
The strategy includes two key areas of development such as economic belt of the Silk Road and the Sea Silk Road. He, however, did not give a time frame for the new loans, aid and funding pledged on Sunday.
The Taiwanese smartphone giant is holding a live event on Tuesday where the new flagship device is expected to be revealed. Just after the CES 2017, HTC unveiled the new U series smartphones with the glossy finish body and premium price tag.
According to reports, even though she just ended her three year romance with Tyga , Kylie and Travis are already hot and heavy. They pointed out that they do not really know how their sister spends her days, so they will join everyone else as viewers.
Just 43 percent of voters thought Trump would finish out the four-year term as president, while 45 percent thought he wouldn't. Green, who previewed his call with a tweet earlier, said it was the House of Representative's "duty" to take up impeachment.
Wright added that the incident is an example of how the drug epidemic has forced officers to change aspects of their jobs. Green was treated and released Friday, and when contacted Saturday said he was still feeling the effects of the substance.
The latest recall comes after the two firms offered to fix 1.5m cars in South Korea and the USA over possible engine stalling. Hyundai and Kia have been criticized for the lackadaisical way in which they have dealt with questions about product quality.
Four candidates are seeking three seats on the Board of Education with the top three vote-getters each securing a three-year term. The second phase of a long-term plan to renovate and upgrade district schools will turn the attention to elementary schools.
Doctors Without Borders said at least 21 people were wounded but access to the area is needed to determine the full toll. Preliminary information reported that displaced civilians sought refuge at a mosque, a Catholic church and a hospital.
As Verstappen and Raikkonen came back out onto the track, Felipe Massa had to take evasive action and hit Fernando Alonso. If Valtteri had not touched Kimi, we all would have had enough room to get through that corner.
Less than one percent of refugees succeed in their efforts, leaving around 11,000 now in limbo and constant fear of deportation. The group includes a Sri Lankan couple with two children, a Sri Lankan man and a Filipino mother and daughter.