Not all cars are compatible with CarPlay and other similar services. But with these iPhone car apps, you can make your daily commute a more interesting one. They can assist in navigating, entertaining and keeping your vehicle running.
The most interesting part of it is that you can send a location to someone and how long that person is going to take to arrive. Since other users are encouraged to contribute, it can provide traffic conditions giving you a heads up.
Furthermore, you can use it to find nearest restaurants, gas stations, and others. Using for iOS devices is free.
This free app will help you find cheap gas. It shows top 10 fuel stations that are closest to your current location. The app also provides information about the gas prices.
Apart from that, it also includes gas station services, such as carwashes. According to the app, it has 110,00 fuel stations in its database. That’s almost every gas station in the US.
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It helps you track your car’s health and assist in diagnosing issues. It’s compatible with telematics device that aims to diagnose your vehicle and let you find a good mechanic within your location.
If you purchase the Mechanic Advisor Connection Key, you can connect your car and see what problems your vehicle may have. You may use it to keep your car in tip-top shape while helping you get in touch with the most reputable mechanics near you.
If you’re not ready to purchase a dash cam, then this app will make your iPhone into a DVR. That is, you can record your driving. It’s easy to use. It also allows saving footage. Furthermore, it offers free 2GB cloud storage.
It’s useful if you wish to save your money from insurance fraud. The footage may also assist you in avoiding bad traffic tickets. In the case of an accident, you can provide the accurate details to the police.
An alternative to CamOnRoad is DashCam. It lets you share a footage on YouTube or send it to your email or others. It also allows playing back using a device that’s compatible with CarPlay.
It’s a free app that lets you listen to different audiobooks on your way home. You can choose to stream the audiobook over your data connection. It has over 6,000 free audio books. It’s also compatible with CarPlay and Apple Watch.
If you love listening to audiobooks, you may also look into Audible. This, too, has a vast library of audiobooks that you can easily download to your iPhone. It’s a free app, but you need to pay for the audiobooks you wish to listen to.
It’s an alternative to Apple Music. Spotify lets you listen to music for free with ads, or you can choose its Premium version to get rid of advertisements. The Premium service will cost around $10 a month. But it depends on the package you want. The great thing is that it’s compatible with CarPlay.