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Best Buy Launches iPhone 5 Trade In Promo Today

Best Buy Launches iPhone 5 Trade In Promo Today

Amy Gilroy June 21, 2013 Comments Off

Best Buy’s first iPhone 5 trade-in promotion earlier this month worked so well, the company is launching a new 9 nine-day trade in promo starting Friday. Consumers who bring in an older iPhone 4

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iBeetle “iCar” Due Soon

iBeetle “iCar” Due Soon

William Damsky April 22, 2013 Comments Off

Volkswagen will release two car models next year that include an iPhone 5 docking station front and center on top of the dashboard.  VW says the cars are among the first in the world

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Pioneer’s Model by Model Chart for iPhone 5 Compatibility

Pioneer’s Model by Model Chart for iPhone 5 Compatibility

Amy Gilroy January 14, 2013 Comments Off

As promised, Pioneer—the first car audio supplier to control iPhone 5 video from a car radio– gave a model by model run down of which of its car radios are compatible with iPhone 5.

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Apple Slashes iPhone 5 Parts Production: Nikkei

Apple Slashes iPhone 5 Parts Production: Nikkei

Amy Gilroy January 14, 2013 Comments Off

Apple has halved its orders with suppliers of iPhone 5 parts recently, said the Wall Street Journal and  the Nikkei, a leading Japanese newspaper. Apple cut orders on LCD panels from its original plan

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First iPhone 5 Video Converter for Car Due Summer

First iPhone 5 Video Converter for Car Due Summer

Amy Gilroy January 9, 2013 Comments Off

True to its word, iSimple (Aamp of America), showed at CES a solution for bringing iPhone 5 video to a typical car radio monitor. The solution is an HDMI-to-composite converter that can be used with

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BGR: Has the iPhone Peaked?

BGR: Has the iPhone Peaked?

Amy Gilroy December 18, 2012 Comments Off

iPhone sales have been weakening according to a number of Wall Street analysts, reports Bloomberg. And the iPhone 5 may not sell as well as the iPhone 4S, said UBS analyst Steve Milunovich, according

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First iPhone 5 Docking Radio

First iPhone 5 Docking Radio

Amy Gilroy December 17, 2012 Comments Off

Among the new products Boss Audio will show at CES next month is an iPhone 5 car radio docking station. Without the iPhone 5, the radio serves as a CD-less double DIN AM/FM receiver

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1st Apple-Approved Lightning Car Charger from 3rd Party

1st Apple-Approved Lightning Car Charger from 3rd Party

Amy Gilroy November 6, 2012 Comments Off

Accessory maker Belkin said it is the first non-Apple supplier to offer Apple-sanctioned  Lightning  accessories for the iPhone 5. It announced two accessories including a $29.99 Belkin Car Charger that includes a hardwired 4-foot

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Car Audio to Finally Get iPhone 5 Video Adapter

Amy Gilroy November 1, 2012 Comments Off

A Car audio adapter was sadly omitted from Apple’s new selection of video adapters for the  iPhone 5, iPad mini and new iPad 4.  Apple is providing adapters for cameras and TVs, but alas,

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Kenwood Gives Model by Model iPhone 5 Update

Amy Gilroy October 25, 2012 Comments Off

If you purchase a Lightning to 30 pin adapter then almost all Kenwood’s 2012 radios will provide audio from an iPhone 5, the company said this week. Kenwood issued a full model-by-model compatibility chart

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Today’s the Day: Apple Expected to Unveil iPad Mini

Amy Gilroy October 23, 2012 Comments Off

Apple is widely expected to introduce a 7.85-inch iPad Mini today, joining the Kindle Fire, Nexus 7, Nook HD and other tablets in the 7-inch category. The device is rumored to include a Lightning

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Alpine Announces iPhone 5 Update With New Lightning Adapter

Amy Gilroy October 22, 2012 Comments Off

Now that Apple’s new Lightning adapter is available, car radio suppliers and retailers have started testing the iPhone 5’s audio compatibility with various car radios. Alpine announced that its in-house testing with the new

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Kenwood iPhone 5 Compatibility Chart

Amy Gilroy October 20, 2012 Comments Off

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New Car Audio High End May Result From iPhone 5

Amy Gilroy October 18, 2012 3

The iPhone 5 may finally force the car audio industry into the digital age by creating a new class of in-dash products that use HDMI connections. If Apple provides its licensees information on the

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JVC: Mainly Business as Usual With iPhone 5 Audio/ iOS

Amy Gilroy October 15, 2012 Comments Off

JVC Mobile said its initial testing of current radios with USB show that all audio, Bluetooth and album art functions work with the iPhone 5 or iPhone 4/4S running iOS 6, as they did

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Pioneer iOS 6 update

Amy Gilroy October 10, 2012 Comments Off

PLEASE  CLICK ON CHART BELOW TO ENLARGE!!

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Alpine Posts Fix for iPhone 5 Issues

Amy Gilroy October 5, 2012 Comments Off

Alpine Electronics has released a beta software fix for its newer navigation and AV radios so that they work with the iPhone 5. The beta firmware update may be downloaded at http://alpine-usa.com/feeds/promo/12avupdate It addresses

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Kenwood Issues Update on iPhone Compatibility

Amy Gilroy October 2, 2012 Comments Off

After testing the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 for over a week, Kenwood, like some other car radio makers, said it found issues with its car head units and is offering some temporary solutions

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Alpha-Nav Says AN5650NV is iPhone 5 iOS 6 Ready

Amy Gilroy September 27, 2012 Comments Off

FREMONT, CA – - Alpha-Nav is pleased to announce that its AN5650NV 2DIN Navigation/Entertainment unit is compatible with the new iPhone 5 and the new Apple ios6 operating system. Initial testing has been carried

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Audiovox DICE Kits Compatible With iOS6; iPhone 5 Without Adapter

Amy Gilroy September 26, 2012 Comments Off

Audiovox Driven by DICE announced the first car kits to work with the iPhone 5 without an adapter, as well as older iPhones running the new iOS 6 Apple operating system. Two advanced DICE

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