This is a discussion on Sync3 to include Amazon Alexa within the Focus RS Electronics forums, part of the Focus RS Garage category; Ford is going to upgrade Sync 3 with Amazon Alexa. https://media.ford.com/content/fordm...arch-home.html Check out the article. Nice addition to Sync 3. Also if you are a ...
Ford is going to upgrade Sync 3 with Amazon Alexa.
Check out the article. Nice addition to Sync 3.
Also if you are a Samsung fan, check this out.
SG RS2 with Forged wheels now resides in my garage.
FW RS2 with forged wheels built 9-20-2016. Making the trip to the east coast on.. It available to whoever wants it.
2008 Mazdaspeed 3 GT (recently sold)
Right now I would just like Ford to get Sync to work properly and reliably. I had another incident today on the drive into work where Sync just seemed to shut down. The radio station I was on kept playing, but Sync didn't respond to anything, had a blue screen and nothing I did fixed it while driving. Just over 200 miles on the car, and this has happened three or four times. Eventually it seems to reset and come back, but it is a PITA when you are driving along without access to radio or nav controls. Sadly, I understand that mine is not a unique experience with the Ford option.
Sync is my biggest disappointment with the RS. Most of my experience is with the GMC alternative in our GM Terrain. That thing doesn't have voice control, but it works flawlessly and has never even glitched let alone just lock up or stop working.
Focus RS Stealth Gray
....but why. I can already ask Google the weather and when stores close from inside my car. I can't think of a single thing that Alexa could offer that isn't covered by the existing Android Auto/Carplay dynamic duo because I'm sure as hell not going to be researching and purchasing TVs or whatever while I'm driving.
"If it's worth doing, it's worth overdoing."
1997 Eclipse GST Spyder - FP T28, Link v3, RC550, "Edgar" - DEAD
1995 Talon TSi AWD - EVO III 16G, Link v3, RC550, HRC FMIC, "Viktor" - SOLD
1999 Eclipse GST Spyder - Completely stock, Not worthy of a name - DEAD AND SOLD
1994 Miata - Montego Blue, "Rusty"
1997 Miata - Classic Red, MegaSquirt, FX-R 3.0, GT2560R@11.5psi, "Richard"
2012 500 Abarth - Nero, Tork Tuned, DV+, "Alessandro"
It's a LONG, semi-repetitive read, and 2 years old, but I found it interesting nonetheless:
The Internet of Things You Don’t Really Need
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