The latest version of iOS has arrived and it’s brought with it a number of changes for iPhone users, but perhaps the most interesting for us here at Telematics.com is that it’s finally enabled wireless support for CarPlay systems, which means owners no longer need to whip out a Lighting cable every time they want to connect to the new infotainment system. While early adopters might have been able to get their hands on Apple’s 8.3 iOS update before now,… read more →
One of the unfortunate downsides to Apple’s CarPlay technology, is that it can be quite costly, setting you back over £500 if you buy one of the really high end head units that supports it. On top of that, you need an iPhone for it to work in the first place. With that in mind, it’s not that surprising that some clever chaps have figured out how to get CarPlay to run on an iPhone, giving you all of the… read more →
Aviva were one of the earliest insurers to provide a telematics product anywhere, under their previous name Norwich Union which launched a product under the trademarket “Pay as you Drive” in 2005 only to scrap all telematics policies in a misguided move in 2008.