Android Auto (Google Assistant) vs Apple Carplay (Siri)

SauRoNZA

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Yeah. I used my Getflix VPN to install it but I wasn't sure if it would continue to update it without the VPN - seems like it does.
Oh then I must try that because Tunnel bear on the phone didn't work so I'm guessing you VPN your whole network setup.

The APKMirror does fine but need to manually update then.

Either they havent uploaded it or I had the latest already from reinstalling on the weekend.
 

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Oh then I must try that because Tunnel bear on the phone didn't work so I'm guessing you VPN your whole network setup.

The APKMirror does fine but need to manually update then.

Either they havent uploaded it or I had the latest already from reinstalling on the weekend.
No, I only use the VPN on individual devices when necessary. Not sure how to set up my router to do it and I'm fairly certain I wouldn't even if I knew how to.

Looks like I'm currently on version 3.0.570554-release
 

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No, I only use the VPN on individual devices when necessary. Not sure how to set up my router to do it and I'm fairly certain I wouldn't even if I knew how to.

Looks like I'm currently on version 3.0.570554-release
Okay then I'll try Tunnel bear again.
 

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Hmm weird even on the US account it won't let me find it on store.

Must hate the device and not be compatible.
 

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#52
Mention what device it is so we all know to avoid it.
Talking to me?

Well it's a POS Android so it really doesn't matter.

But it's the FNB Conexis X2 because I'm not spending my own money on a Droid. Either way it's not officially supported in SA so loopholes are required regardless.

As has been evidenced the other two Droid users have the same problems...so it's not a device issue.
 

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Talking to me?

Well it's a POS Android so it really doesn't matter.

But it's the FNB Conexis X2 because I'm not spending my own money on a Droid. Either way it's not officially supported in SA so loopholes are required regardless.

As has been evidenced the other two Droid users have the same problems...so it's not a device issue.
Yup & I see.
 

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So much cleaner and more user friendly than AA :crying:

Oh, and it works.
Ja at this rate I'm thinking of leaving my old 5S in the car permanently with the Telkom SIM that I has 3GB a month and I don't use at all right now just to use Apple Carplay instead.

I find it highly amusing (read irritating) that Google Play Music is on Carplay...but Apple Music isn't on Android Auto because that's really my biggest issue at this point.
 
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Ja at this rate I'm thinking of leaving my old 5S in the car permanently with the Telkom SIM that I has 3GB a month and I don't use at all right now just to use Apple Carplay instead.
I considered doing the same thing but I'd have to forward all my calls to it while I was in the car or forgo the handsfree aspect.
 
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