By John Gruber
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Interesting differences in design. Android Auto is more like a tablet interface; CarPlay is more simplistic — almost more like Apple Watch than an iPhone or iPad.
Neither of these seems appealing to me, though, at least on this Hyundai. The lag is just atrocious.
Update: Polarized feedback on Twitter. Some are arguing that Apple’s CarPlay looks like a “kid’s toy”. Others are arguing that Android Auto is too busy to be suitable for use while driving. My favorite was this one, from Neil Anthony Jones:
@daringfireball Android Auto looks like the thing you do while your Googlecar drives you to your destination
★ Wednesday, 3 December 2014