Ford's SYNC AppLink

Ford’s Latest SYNC App Reads Newspapers And Magazines For You

Whether they’re in print or digital form, few of us have the time these days to actually read newspapers or magazines. Instead, we get our information (in the form of easily-digested sound bites, generally) online, in-between sips of coffee on our way out the door. Ford thinks it has a better... read more

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2012 Ford Mustang equipped with SYNC AppLink

Ford Doubles Number Of SYNC Apps, Opens Silicon Valley Lab

In-car connectivity is seen as the next big marketing tool for automakers, and Ford wants to make sure its on the leading edge of in-car app development. The automaker has... read more January 6, 2012 by


Ford Sync Reads Text Messages Aloud, Starting Today

We've reviewed a number of smartphone apps that read texts aloud to drivers -- apps like, PhoneGuard, and SafeCell -- but we've seen very few text-to-speech... read more October 18, 2011 by

Ford's SYNC System. Image: Ford Motor Company

Ford SYNC More Affordable, Hands-Free Tech Now From $295

Very little in life comes for free, which makes us appreciate paying less for something all the more. A drop in price of $100 certainly makes Ford's SYNC hands-free, in-car... read more August 1, 2011 by


Ford Testing Live SYNC Operators, Should OnStar Worry?

For all of General Motors faults and foibles over the past several decades, its OnStar system has proved to be a solid contender, and a leader in the telematics field. Now... read more July 12, 2011 by

Ford's SYNCH System and Allergy Alert. Image: Ford Motor Company

Onstar Versus Sync: Can Ford Catch Up? #YouTellUs

Telematics has been in the spotlight for some time now. With the advances in technology, the in-car experience is getting even more connected. Yesterday Ford announced it... read more July 12, 2011 by


Ford Hit With Patent Infringement Lawsuit Relating To SYNC

When it comes to SYNC and MyFord Touch, this hasn’t been a good year for Ford. The voice-and-touch-screen driver interface has been criticized by consumers, resulting... read more July 6, 2011 by

2012 Hyundai Veloster

Hyundai's BlueLink Covers All Your Infotainment Needs

Vehicle diagnostics, remote vehicle start and setting geographical restrictions for your sneaky children are just a small selection of the features found in Hyundai's... read more June 29, 2011 by

MyFord Touch

Can Better Voice Recognition Boost Ford's Quality Ranking?

Yesterday, Ford Motor Company received quite a wallop from research firm J.D. Power: after several years of steady improvement, Ford plummeted from 5th place to 23rd on the... read more June 24, 2011 by

Ford's SYNCH System and Allergy Alert. Image: Ford Motor Company

Should Your Car Monitor Your Health?

Ford researchers have been working with healthcare experts to develop an addition to their SYNC telematics system, and consumers are likely to find this either encouraging or... read more May 18, 2011 by


Ford Sync Could Soon Monitor Your Blood Pressure, Too

Ford's popular Sync telematics system offers an array of great features, like entertainment, navigation, and diagnostics. Now, the automaker's tech team are wondering if they... read more May 18, 2011 by

2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

2012 Ford Mustang Gets SYNC AppLink Voice Control For Mobile Apps

Smartphone junkies now have another reason to look up the new 2012 Ford Mustang as the car is next in line to receive the latest SYNC AppLink system, which allows voice and... read more January 5, 2011 by

2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

Mustang To Get Sync Applink

Ford's Sync system continues to offer new features, and another is on the way for Sync-equipped Mustangs. AppLink allows smart-phone users to use voice recognition to control... read more January 5, 2011 by

Ford SYNC Destinations app

Ford's SYNC Goes Nostradamus, Predicts Best Departure Times

Using navigation just to get to your destination is so 2009. Now your car can tell you when you should leave your origin point to cut transit time as short as possible... read more December 30, 2010 by


GM Experimenting With Facebook In Cars

Want to update your Facebook status to say something about your tremendously fun drive behind the wheel of your new Camaro but don't want to risk crashing while you use your... read more September 10, 2010 by

2010 Ford Taurus

Google Maps Delivered Through Ford SYNC

Ever try and follow Google Maps directions while looking for your exit, or try to unfold a map on the interstate? It's a dangerous hassle, and Ford is alleviating those... read more June 8, 2010 by


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