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Long-term test: 12,000 miles with a 2011 Ford Fiesta

Long-term test: 12,000 miles with a 2011 Ford Fiesta

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Using Ford Sync Android Destinations app with turn-by-turn navigation on the 2011 Fiesta

The Sync Destinations app for Android, iPhone and iPad ties together the turn-by-turn navigation built into the Sync head unit in the 2011 Ford Fiesta.

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VIDEO: Last milkman rides again

John Schwartz wrestled snakes and traded whisky to keep the milk on time during his 45 years of “serving”, as he says. After seven months deployed in combat during the Korean conflict, he liked the adventure of floods and blizzards delivering milk for Rutters.

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Ten days using Ford Sync AppLink with Pandora

Ford’s Sync AppLink debuted December 22 and I have had ten days to use it and offer some tips. The system is not perfect, but it’s a well integrated, free value added addition to something you have already paid for: Your phone, your car and your wireless data plan.

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Updating Ford Sync with AppLink for complete verbal control of Pandora on 2011 Fiesta

Updating Ford Sync with AppLink for complete verbal control of Pandora on 2011 Fiesta

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Droid X takes a ride and views America 180 degrees at a time

Who says you can’t take a picture out of your windshield and rear window at the same time.
It isn’t the outcome of shooting a 180 degree as much as the skill of holding and rotating a camera to track a scene along a plane that isn’t the horizon (particularly in a confined space), which I find interesting.

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Droid X loves Ford Fiesta SYNC

The Motorola Droid X plays well with Ford SYNC in the 2011 Ford Fiesta.
Using verbal commands, steering wheel buttons or dash pad, the phone is fully integrated into the car for voice, text messaging and bluetooth audio.

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Two friends, two bikes, two weeks, one big country

Google Latitude map points created by Motorola Droid and HTC Incredible during trip. This entry originally appeared as a live twitter feed and live Google Latitude map tracked via two Android phones for a 4822 mile loop between York, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Ford is Sync-ing with smart phones

The idea is that electronics change rapidly, while cars are in service for years. Deploying a development layer that can be swapped out easily, extends the life of the car’s electronics so that today’s Sync doesn’t become tomorrow’s 8-track player. … Continue reading

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