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Popular phone apps you would like to see ported to Tesla

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Theshadows, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. Theshadows

    Theshadows Active Member

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    I know we all have thought it. "It'd be awesome if they made ... app for the Tesla.

    I know some of these have been mentioned elsewhere but I thought it would be nice to have them all in one area.

    I'll start off with a fee I would love to see.

    1. Waze
    2. Urbanspoon
    3. Pandora
    4. Gasbuddy ... Oops, I mean PlugShare
    5. Kayak, expedia, travelocity, Priceline, etc.
    6. A weather app with radar, possibly as a layer for over the nav map

    Those are my top pics. What are yours?
     
  2. steve841

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    Anything to add video support....

    Stupid that you can have a browser, NAV and all kinds of distractions on the MCU and NO video. :cursing:
     
  3. Gwgan

    Gwgan Almost a wagon

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    WunderMap (personal weather stations)
     
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    It's probably due to the fact there are laws against having video.
     
  5. Denarius

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    Waze
    Spotify
     
  6. spleen

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    1. Waze
    2. Waze
    3. Waze
    4. Waze
    5. Waze
    6. Waze
    ...

    Oh, and did I mention ... Waze?
     
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    You forgot the one I want the most...
    WAZE.

    I agree. Nothing else compares. Makes the built-in system seem dumb.


    I hate having to use my iPad, considering everything the Model S has going for it.
     
  8. spleen

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    +1, Greg.

    Besides WAZE, I should also mention that I'd be thrilled if Yelp, DarkSky, Pandora, Spotify, and VLC came to the Tesla.
     
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    I just want them to fix tunein so I can listen to podcasts...
     
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    I'll +1 Waze as well, but I'd also love to see Rhapsody integration - maybe not necessarily as an App but as an additional service in addition to Slacker. Basically I want something where I can tell it I want to listen to a particular album and listen to all the songs on that album. Unless I'm missing something, you can't do that with Slacker (at least not with the version on the MS).

    I'd also really like to see a "real" browser in there which Elon has already indicated is happening soon (Google Chrome). Something with some proper HTML5 support would be great. Video would be a bonus for the kids to watch from the back, but I'm not holding my breath because of legal issues.
     
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    I have a Proclip mount for my phone to use Waze... We need Waze integrated, and maybe PlugShare too.
     
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    Great lists! Sure hoping with the release of the Tesla SDI (or API or whatever), that amazing huge touch screen finally gets some real functionality....
     
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    Allow Flash, Hulu, Utube etc, while parked.
     
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    Any and all EV maps should have Recargo's database displayed on it!
     
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    This. I like listening to entire albums

    Regarding Waze: I see that Google is adding some Waze integration to their maps. I think it would be better to have this type of integration, rather than a new map app.
     
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    waze
    skype
    FB
    twitter
    Lync
    office 365
    video recording with cloud storage
    flipboard
    spotify
    xbox music
    video app
    home control app
    home surveliance app
    great webbrowser with support for HTML5, java, flash etc etc
    way to extend local storage plus configure cloud storage (with options)
    Bing map, bing search, bing translate
     
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    iCloud.
    Allow viewing of SpaceX launches.
     
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    I use Waze routinely for nav in my other cars. However, since Google has purchased Waze and appears to be in the process of adding Waze info to their own traffic apps, I see no reason to port the Waze app to the Tesla display.
     
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    This I did not know. Are the putting all the hazard items and traffic jam reporting features in it too? The social aspect of it?
     
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    "ANGRY TESLAS" with little model S cars that can bash through concrete walls after being flung from a little Elon holding a sling shot. The pigs will be ICEs that explode upon impact.
     

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