Hacker activated iOS 7.1 “iOS in the Car” feature and showed the first screenshots



During the iOS 7 platform  presentation, Appledevoted a separate part of iOS in the Car. The company said that with the help of this feature, drivers can seamlessly integrate iPhone and iPad with car multimedia systems . While driving and not being distracted from the road , you can make calls, send or receive messages , play music from mobile devices , and even use the interface iOS 7 on the display board system . Tuesday -known hacker Steven Thorton Smith published exclusive screenshots of iOS in the Car.

According to the developer , he was able to unlock the iOS in the Car in the operating system iOS 7.1. Probably talking about the fourth beta version released yesterday. At four images can see the screen with the status bar and the standard epplovskim Maps application . The program allows you to choose the route , activate the 3D- mode and control the map scale . Before starting the application appears on the screen warning about the need to monitor closely the way in the use of the service.


Presented design rather uncharacteristic for Apple and is significantly different from what was shown on the WWDC 2013 . For example, the status bar with the Home button is positioned vertically , rather than horizontally . However, judging by how the interface iOS 7 , it is not surprising if the company decided to completely redo the design of automotive functions.

Recall that the second beta version of iOS 7.1, released to developers in December, setting restrictions found a new item “Screen car .” With this toggle iPhone and iPad owner can restrict access to the car multimedia system mobile device.

Earlier in iOS 7 were detected and other features iOS in the Car. In particular , it was found that the function can work with two technologies – USB and AirPlay. In the first case we use the standard wire, and the second – the wireless interface Wi-Fi. Corresponding switches appeared in iOS 7 beta 3 .

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