Sync

Ford: Web radio-friendly Sync now in 4 million vehicles

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 11:10am

Ford SyncFord announced at this week's Future in Review tech conference that its Sync system is now in 4 million cars in the U.S. No word on usage, though, or how that compares to to the total number of new cars Ford has sold lately.

Sync supports web radio playback from services like Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, Slacker and Stitcher via a connected smartphone. It was introduced in 2007. You can find more RAIN coverage of Ford's Sync system here, here and here. Engadget has more coverage of today's news here.

iHEARTRADIO COMES TO FORD DASHBOARDS VIA BLACKBERRY

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 11:00am

iHeartRadioCNet reports that iHeartRadio's BlackBerry app is now compatible with Ford's in-dash Sync system. That means drivers can listen to Clear Channel's iHeartRadio content and control playback via voice commands.

Ford also supports Pandora's BlackBerry app and says "many other app integrations are in the works," according to CNet (here).

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