Posts Tagged: Sync

HTC Evo vs Ford Sync: mystery of bluetooth disconnect solved

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So, as I wrote before my happy world of connected technology had a dark cloud of weird behavior over it. And that bluetooth disconnect was directly caused by downloading a phone book from my phone. Today I have finally figured out what is the problem. Simple. Duplicate entries in my HTC EVO phone book drove […]

Review and advise: Pandora on HTC EVO with Ford Sync

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So, after most of my shenanigans with bluetooth were over, of course I decided to try the new App Link for Sync. Several steps were required — I downloaded Sync update (old thumb drive did not work, so, before downloading anything, make sure your USB thumb drive is readable by plugging it into car and […]

HTC Evo + Turbo ROM + SYNC bluetooth = chaos, phone book problem

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I have broken the primary rule of programming (and electronics/software use): If something is working well, do not touch it with your bare hands. Especially if hands are growing out of, shall we say, wrong places, which certainly is the case here. I am a complete noob in ROM/Android developer. Technically, almost nothing is wrong […]

2011 Ford Fiesta: Sync screens could be improved

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I love my Ford Fiesta. I’ve put more than 5k miles on it already, and driving experience is great. I also love Sync — mostly because it gives me ability to stream music from my cell phone (hello, Pulsradio and Pandora), as well as do the regular car audio things — radio, CDs, etc. While […]

Ford Sync: Strangeness you can get used to

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Carrying on rants about 2011 Ford Fiesta’s Sync. Car’s Sync system pretends to be two bluetooth devices — one for phone (headset) the other — audio system. They can sorta co-exist at the same time. If you say “phone” then you get phone/headset interface (“Call Jane Doe” will correctly get processed and a call will […]