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Android Automotive adds its first browser, Vivaldi, to Polestar screens

Better data and safety protection than a Tesla browser. What you need to know Android Automotive OS will receive its first "full-scale web browser." The browser will only be usable when parked, though some content will work while you drive. This browser will currently only be available to Polestar 2 drivers, not other Android Automotive cars. Vivaldi's browser protects your privacy, so Polestar won't receive any data. Vivaldi arrived on Android phones last year, offering native ad blocking, tracking protection, synced user data across devices, and a tabbed interface reminiscent of a desktop browser. Now, the browser is coming to Android Automotive. Specifically to the Polestar 2 infotainment system, which gives you Google Assistant access without needing to plug in an Android phone. It's a fully functioning touch-based browser, not the usual app-based system that Android Auto or Echo Auto offers. So you can go to sites like YouTube that most automotive OSs would never allow. ...

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