Wait, did we just get a glimpse of the Apple Car?

Apple Car Play app
(Image credit: Apple)

Apple just dropped news of a massive update coming to its Apple CarPlay system. It means you will be able to take over multiple screens in your car and customise them how you wish. It will essentially enable you to control all of the car's systems from your iPhone or iPad.

Why is this a big deal? Because it points to the future of how we'll interact with our cars, and predominantly our electric cars. My first thoughts go to the rumoured Apple Car – which may go into production as early as 2024. The prominence of the Apple CarPlay slot at the WWDC 2022 event keynote suggests the Californian tech giant believes this is a big part of the future, and how we'll use Apple iOS.

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Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.