Android Auto — Google’s machine for powering your automotive’s sprint show out of your phone, and the corporate’s solution to Apple’s CarPlay — goes wi-fi. You’ll be able to depart your phone to your bag, and it’ll nonetheless be capable to push your apps and content material in your in-dash display screen.
Alas, there’s a catch: To get all of it running wirelessly at this level, you’ll wish to have some lovely explicit tools.
You’ll want the precise phone (Pixel or Pixel XL, Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P) and the precise head unit — and for now, that implies considered one of only a handful of devices introduced by means of JVC/Kenwood previous this yr.
The record of suitable gadgets will develop in time (Google says to be expecting extra “this yr”) — but when you need wi-fi proper this 2d, the choices are somewhat restricted.