Lessons Learned at FutureVision
March 17, 2015 at 7:01 pm

FutureVision was an exclusive event hosted by Dealerscope and Ryan Retail Consulting that brought together consumer electronics industry leaders from among the upper echelons of retailing with top-tier executives from key vendors.

Pioneer AVH-4100NEX CarPlay Head Unit
March 17, 2015

The AVH-4100NEX head unit with Apple CarPlay from Pioneer has begun shipping for $700. CarPlay is making its way into some cars, but for those who do not have a CarPlay-enabled vehicle, a head unit like this one from Pioneer can add the Apple automotive solution. Both Apple and Google’s automotive solutions are found in the AVH-4100NEX.

YouTube rumored to have paid tier in the works
March 16, 2015

Would you pay for YouTube? If a new report is accurate, you might soon have to think critically about that. Google is cited by sources as being interested in a video-on-demand (VOD) subscription model for YouTube.

Touring the world's first 'Google Shop'
March 11, 2015

For a while now, Google has been using Currys PC World stores across the UK to promote its latest Chromebooks, Chromecast and Nexus devices. The company normally takes over a small section of the shop with its own decor, demo stations and staff, which naturally attract the attention of curious customers.

Google Accidentally Reveals Its Own Mobile Events App
March 10, 2015

Google has published a new mobile events application on Google Play called "Interactive Events," but the app doesn't appear to be ready for prime time. Instead, it looks like the app has been published early by accident, as it advises users who download it to their phones that it's a "confidential" app being tested internally at the company, and warns users to not discuss the app with "non-Googlers."