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By crxtasi, Senior Member on 9th December 2011, 04:55 AM
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OK guys I just want to share an app that I've been using since the nexus one but missed it with my amaze which is a good car dock app. HTC has Car Panel which is nice but not as good as Google's Car Home which you can customize.

HTC Car Panel

Google Car Home


To install Google Car Home you will need to install HTC Car Panel too because for some reason Google Car Home doesn't install an icon for sense roms.


This is where Car Panel comes in, when you open the app drawer select Car Panel select Car Home.


One of the things I like about Google Car Home is the fact that it can automatically open the app once it sees that you are connected to your cars bluetooth and disables it once you disconnect.

The only thing that doesn't work is when you go to settings and select Android Setting it will force close(probably cause of sense)


Enjoy!
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File Type: apk HtcCarPanel.apk - [Click for QR Code] (432.5 KB, 3022 views)
File Type: apk com.google.android.carhome-1.apk - [Click for QR Code] (587.0 KB, 2251 views)
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9th December 2011, 07:09 PM |#2  
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EDIT: Oh sorry I just saw that they are 2 different apps. NVM

what is the difference in the 2 attached files? I do see one file is bigger than the other in kb size.
11th December 2011, 04:09 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by crxtasi

OK guys I just want to share an app that I've been using since the nexus one but missed it with my amaze which is a good car dock app. HTC has Car Panel which is nice but not as good as Google's Car Home which you can customize.

HTC Car Panel

Google Car Home


To install Google Car Home you will need to install HTC Car Panel too because for some reason Google Car Home doesn't install an icon for sense roms.


This is where Car Panel comes in, when you open the app drawer select Car Panel select Car Home.


One of the things I like about Google Car Home is the fact that it can automatically open the app once it sees that you are connected to your cars bluetooth and disables it once you disconnect.

The only thing that doesn't work is when you go to settings and select Android Setting it will force close(probably cause of sense)


Enjoy!

P.s. FOOTPRINTS WILL NOT work, because we do not have that app on our phone...I see no benefit to using HTC car panel, I use car home, in conjunction with vlingo car mode.....flawless...I just wish vlingo car would start up on its on when I plug it into my car charger but its in beta for now...If I could I would use vlingo car for everything...I has everything I need.
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11th December 2011, 05:00 PM |#4  
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Quote:
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OK guys I just want to share an app that I've been using since the nexus one but missed it with my amaze which is a good car dock app. HTC has Car Panel which is nice but not as good as Google's Car Home which you can customize.

Hey thanks for sharing this man, I for one, and surely others will check this out - don't understand some folks - what can I say, some do not read anything -
and then others........... ??????
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17th December 2011, 07:44 AM |#5  
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I am using car home ultra it is by far the BEST!!! CHECK IT OUT. They have 30 day free trial.

Sent from something AMAZING!!!!
2nd January 2012, 03:22 AM |#6  
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doh, i been looking for this ever since i picked up one of those car kits tmobile is sellin (very nice looking, albeit fragile, contraption btw, i highly recommend)

do either of these autostart when the phone gets plugged in do they?

regardless, thanks for sharing =)
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