Cutter wrote on May 5, 2021, 15:21:
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on May 5, 2021, 13:15:
Well, not too surprising, every car made in the US at least, since around... 2005? Phones home, or at least stores data onboard to be retrieved by anybody with the right connector. Of course there is a way to harvest cell phone data through those on board computers.
Also, never connect your phone to anything with Bluetooth, for fuck's sake. Any charger that plugs into a computer is always going to be suspect, wall charge only with your phone, or in the car, via cigarette lighter converter.
Just don't use your phone in the car period, lol.
How do you use GPS/Maps on your car's display without doing that?
Maps on my car's display? I look up where I'm going before hand on google maps, write out or print out directions.
I get a little obsessive about driving.. I map out a couple routes, I check google maps for traffic before I leave the house/work/wherever, I memorize the routes I want to take and also have written copies of directions on paper. I hate relying on electronics at all while driving. It's also a habit from the old paper map days... I used to always do that pre-cell phones, still do I guess. Just the maps are better on computers now, makes it even easier.
My phone is actually good/new enough now to do on the fly google maps, but my car's display is a joke, and would probably get me killed looking at it on the road. As above, I don't really do on the fly mapping with my phone.
It's been years since I've tried to just get in the car and use my phone or the car's display to do mapping, they were always out of date or had me going through some side street or some shit. I assume it's better now, based on how good google maps and map quest are, but like I saiid, I do it all before hand anyway.