If smart home features still sound like some far-off wave of the future, it may interest you to know that somewhere in the neighborhood of one half of consumers surveyed said they were planning to purchase at least one smart home product in the coming year (this according to Icontrol Networks). If this up and coming technology interests you, you might then be interested in how your vehicle can talk to these devices as well. Today we’ll look at how, according to recent plans unveiled in Las Vegas at the CES event, Ford plans to integrate the SYNC infotainment system with smart home technologies like Amazon Echo and Alexa. Read the rest of this entry
How to Pair Phones with Ford SYNC?
Every car making company now has its own version of hands-free technologies that allow drivers to use their mobile devices in the car. Each make’s version then has its own methods of using that mobile device including how a device is connected to the car’s system. The 2016 Ford models use Ford SYNC as their media system for driving convenience. To help you pair your phone with Ford SYNC, we’re going to take you through the connection process step by step. Read the rest of this entry
How to use Ford SYNC
Technology is great, isn’t it? Not only can we now chat with someone on the other side of the world, we can even see them face to face. It seems as though options are endless when it comes to what you can and cannot do these days with technology, and the technology in the automotive industry is no exception. Ford has always been on top of the technology game, and with Ford SYNC, the word no is not on the table.
Starting out, it’s important to understand how to use Ford SYNC and know what the system is capable of. A few things that the SYNC system can do include making and answering phone calls in your vehicle, hands-free, providing navigation, playing music, providing real-time traffic and weather updates and more. Read the rest of this entry