We’ve heard quite a lot about the iOS in the Car feature that Apple is expected to unveil in the coming weeks, which will provide iOS integration in automotive vehicles, only the compatible ones.
A recent report from the UK suggests Apple will release this new iOS in the Car next week. The first three brands which will support this new feature are Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo.
The feature emerged some time before, and Tim Cook also hinted towards it during the recent earnings call. Moreover, some strings of this feature were even found in the iOS 7 code, and many rumors hinted that it could possibly launch with the latest iOS 7.1, which is expected to hit the devices this month.
We’ve even seen some leaked screenshots as well as a video detailing how this new feature will work when integrated. Obviously, it also requires an iOS device, an iPhone or an iPad. The feature lets iOS device to take over the in-dash display of a car, providing access to navigation, phone functions and more.
Now, it remains to be seen if the rumor pans out to be true. There’s no word from any of the partnered companies or Apple, but we’ll update you as soon as it happens.
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