Review: Pioneer AppRadio for iPhone and iPod

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Pioneer has unveiled a new car stereo, although this one is a little different than your standard car stereo, called AppRadio. The Pioneer AppRadio will enable you to use iPhone and iPod Touch apps in your car and the apps will have top be modified slightly in order to run on the display, but according to Pioneer this is easy for developers to do.

Pioneer AppRadio Review

Pioneer AppRadio offer a hinted-at 6.1-inch capacitive touchscreen as its interface and As a conventional AV head-end, the AppRadio can use the official iPod Out feature to show an adaptation of Apple’s official interface, including for Genius playlists and other newer features. At the moment there are only a handful of applications that are supported by the Pioneer AppRadio include a free navigation app from Inrix , 99 cents MotionX GPS Drive , free Rdio app, and a free Pandora app.

Pioneer AppRadio Features

Both an official AppRadio app and third-party apps with the relevant code can share the Internet connection, pipe music or video, or navigate the car using Google Maps. Pioneer claims an edge over other digital radios. it has the Dock Connector plug easily accessible. Owners can tune into AM or FM radio as well as make Bluetooth calls routed from a phone. The company anticipates the Pioneer AppRadio arriving in stores by late June for less than $500 when it goes on sale, it certainly does sound interesting.

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