Fold used as a car display

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I could probably get a fold 2 or 3 at a decent price and leave it in the car as a display. All I would need to do is turn on my hotspot.
Definitely most of the Infotainment system in vehicles today are basically tablets with manufacturer own spin on it
 

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Definitely most of the Infotainment system in vehicles today are basically tablets with manufacturer own spin on it
Good point. I practically use my iPad Pro as a display for infotainment... I have used Carplay/Android Auto functionality. But I prefer to use my iPad Pro instead with cellular capabilities.

There's so much backlash against GM that decided to refuse to implement CarPlay/Android Auto, but as long as car manufacturers put in the latest Bluetooth technology... it shouldn't be such a major issue. Those who are against the move forgot that bluetooth exists.
 
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Good point. I practically use my iPad Pro as a display for infotainment... I have used Carplay/Android Auto functionality. But I prefer to use my iPad Pro instead with cellular capabilities.

There's so much backlash against GM that decided to refuse to implement CarPlay/Android Auto, but as long as car manufacturers put in the latest Bluetooth technology... it shouldn't be such a major issue. Those who are against the move forgot that bluetooth exists.
I was little surprised that GM decided this and your right about Bluetooth. I think this where aftermarket headunit/ personal tablet can help if someone really looking for Android AUTO or Apple Car play
 

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I was little surprised that GM decided this and your right about Bluetooth. I think this where aftermarket headunit/ personal tablet can help if someone really looking for Android AUTO or Apple Car play
Tbh, I can understand the move. Telsa... the most popular electric car company doesn't have Android Auto or Apple Car. So, if they can be this sought-after brand... not trying to imply they are without any issues, but only that customers have chosen to buy Telsa vehicles without Android Auto or CarPlay installed.
 

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Tbh, I can understand the move. Telsa... the most popular electric car company doesn't have Android Auto or Apple Car. So, if they can be this sought-after brand... not trying to imply they are without any issues, but only that customers have chosen to buy Telsa vehicles without Android Auto or CarPlay installed.
Yeah but GM not doing as good as Tesla you would think it would be smart to grab more people with these features.
 
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Yeah but GM not doing as good as Tesla you would think it would be smart to grab more people with these features.
True, but I think the partnership with Google might offset the potential lost of consumers from the initial stages... who knows how much Google is planning to fund them in this whole saga.
 
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