If you are planning to buy a new car in the near future, you might just decide to get one with Apple’s new in-car infotainment system built-in, once they are available that is.
However, if you’re in a similar situation like myself, and you are currently riding old faithful until the wheels fall off, then you can get the Dashbox App which is now available in the iTunes store, it brings an CarPlay like UI to your old but faithful ride.
The Dashbox App transform your iPad tablet into an Dashboard infotainment system for your vehicle, with the app installed you can mount your iPad onto the dashboard of your vehicle making it easily accessible, you can then play music stored in the device, play videos, Internet Radio, Google Maps for navigation and even browse the web.
In addition to all that is noted above, the app also offers a dialer for phone calls but not while driving thought. But thanks to its clean and easy to navigate user interface you can have a digital speedometer on your dash. If the perfect tool for entertaining passengers while carpooling or on a road trip.
The Dashbox app is now available in the iTunes App Store for $1.99. If the digital speedometer doesn’t tickle your fancy, then you can purchase the retro speedometer for an extra $1.99 as an in-app purchase.