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2011 Ford Fiesta to include AppLink, voice-control Blackberry and Android apps [w/videos]

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Apr 20th, 2010 at 12:01AM

On our way to Stanford last week, we came across a murdered-out Toyota Prius with an "I♥OPEC" vanity plate. Prime Twitter fodder if we've ever seen it. Unfortunately, even with our smartphone streaming navigation directions and a podcast through the Ford Fusion's SYNC system, we couldn't safely tweet our find. Well, Ford's about to rectify that issue with the introduction of AppLink, a downloadable upgrade to the SYNC infotainment system that allows drivers to control their smartphone apps through voice commands. AppLink will be exclusive to the 2011 Ford Fiesta when it hits... Read More

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