Car Home Ultra

Car Home Ultra


Car Home Ultra is a Car Dock app that makes your phone much easier and safer to use while in the car.

**This is a 30 day trial, if you like the app please purchase CarHome Ultra License for unlimited use**

Use your voice to send messages, launch apps and do almost anything using the Google Voice Search shortcut: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2940021?hl=en

OMG Droid: "Car Home Ultra -- Finally a Real Car Dock App for Android"
http://omgdroid.com/app-review-car-home-ultra-finally-a-real-car-dock-app-for-android/

Applater: "A handy car dock application to help you use your device safely even while driving"
http://www.applatter.com/android/safety-first-with-car-home-ultra/#ixzz2A4mRNCUF"

Customize up to 18 shortcuts to launch apps, direct dial numbers, or even navigate to a specific location.

Customize the Data Panel with:
- Speedometer (Speaks when pressed)
- Compass
- Altimeter
- Battery Meter
- Clock
- Current Weather Conditions (Speaks when pressed)
- Current Location (Speaks when pressed)
- Speed Alarm

Other Features:
- Integrated Media Controls (Play/Pause, Next, Previous)
- 30 Custom Shortcuts
- SMS Auto Responder
- Location alerts
- Custom Day/Night color schemes
- Auto switch between Day/Night based on Sunset and Sunrise
- Set to speaker phone mode when docked (optional)
- Starts CarHome when bluetooth connection is detected
- Auto Bluetooth on with Car Mode (optional)
- Auto Bluetooth off when exiting Car Mode (optional)
- Auto Wifi on/off with Car Mode (optional)
- Displays speed in KPH or MPH
- Displays temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit
- Optionally hide status bar

HAVE A PROBLEM? I can't reply to market reviews. Please send me an email: [email protected]

Contacts Permission is necessary for the Direct Dial shortcut option that is included with the app.

If not using a car dock or power adapter, please ensure the "Keep display on" option is not checked

App Permission Descriptions:
Device & App History – This is required for the new Media Controller feature to detect if a media player is running and able to accept media requests.

Contacts/Calendar – This is required to setup a direct dial shortcut. The app does not access the calendar but it is bundled with the contact permission. If you do not setup a direct dial shortcut, the app does not access your contacts in any way.

Location – This is required to access the GPS for the speedometer, compass, altimeter, weather, etc…

SMS – This is required for the new SMS Auto-responder feature. If that feature is not enabled, my app does not interact with SMS in any way.

Phone – This is required for the Direct Dial shortcut. Again, no used if you don’t set the direct dial shortcut.

Photos/Media/Files – This is required for the Debug Log feature. If you don’t enable the debug log (and there is no reason to if you aren’t having problems), then the app doesn’t read or write any files. Photos & Media are bundled with the permission, the app doesn’t need those.

Camera/Microphone – The app will need the microphone permission for any voice activated features in the future. It is required right now for the media player visualization feature. It is important to understand that the app is not actually using the mic, but is attaching to the audio stream to get course binary data about the audio being played to render a graphic presentation. Attaching to the audio stream requires the mic permission. Camera is bundled with the mic permission, the app doesn’t use the camera.

Wi-Fi Connection – The app needs this permission to enable/disable Wi-Fi.



Keywords: Car Home, Car Dock, CarHome, Speedometer, Altimeter, CarHome Beta, Dock

Recent changes:
4.06i
New settings option to launch player from media selector button
Bug fixes - Icon Loading, media button pressed highlight, various small bug fixes

Version 4.05
Bug Fixes
Navigation Shortcut Added to CHU Features

Version 4.03
Multiple Skins
Multiple Page Options (6 buttons, 8 buttons, or media controller)
SMS Message Auto-Responder
Volume Shortcut Option
Shortcut Popup Option
New Weather Icons
Night Display Settings Menu Fix
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About Car Home Ultra
Car Home Ultra is a Car Dock app that makes your phone much easier and safer to use while in the car.

**This is a 30 day trial, if you like the app please purchase CarHome Ultra License for unlimited use**

Use your voice to send messages, launch apps and do almost anything using the Google Voice Search shortcut: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2940021?hl=en

OMG Droid: "Car Home Ultra -- Finally a Real Car Dock App for Android"
http://omgdroid.com/app-review-car-home-ultra-finally-a-real-car-dock-app-for-android/

Applater: "A handy car dock application to help you use your device safely even while driving"
http://www.applatter.com/android/safety-first-with-car-home-ultra/#ixzz2A4mRNCUF"

Customize up to 18 shortcuts to launch apps, direct dial numbers, or even navigate to a specific location.

Customize the Data Panel with:
- Speedometer (Speaks when pressed)
- Compass
- Altimeter
- Battery Meter
- Clock
- Current Weather Conditions (Speaks when pressed)
- Current Location (Speaks when pressed)
- Speed Alarm

Other Features:
- Integrated Media Controls (Play/Pause, Next, Previous)
- 30 Custom Shortcuts
- SMS Auto Responder
- Location alerts
- Custom Day/Night color schemes
- Auto switch between Day/Night based on Sunset and Sunrise
- Set to speaker phone mode when docked (optional)
- Starts CarHome when bluetooth connection is detected
- Auto Bluetooth on with Car Mode (optional)
- Auto Bluetooth off when exiting Car Mode (optional)
- Auto Wifi on/off with Car Mode (optional)
- Displays speed in KPH or MPH
- Displays temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit
- Optionally hide status bar

HAVE A PROBLEM? I can't reply to market reviews. Please send me an email: [email protected]

Contacts Permission is necessary for the Direct Dial shortcut option that is included with the app.

If not using a car dock or power adapter, please ensure the "Keep display on" option is not checked

App Permission Descriptions:
Device & App History – This is required for the new Media Controller feature to detect if a media player is running and able to accept media requests.

Contacts/Calendar – This is required to setup a direct dial shortcut. The app does not access the calendar but it is bundled with the contact permission. If you do not setup a direct dial shortcut, the app does not access your contacts in any way.

Location – This is required to access the GPS for the speedometer, compass, altimeter, weather, etc…

SMS – This is required for the new SMS Auto-responder feature. If that feature is not enabled, my app does not interact with SMS in any way.

Phone – This is required for the Direct Dial shortcut. Again, no used if you don’t set the direct dial shortcut.

Photos/Media/Files – This is required for the Debug Log feature. If you don’t enable the debug log (and there is no reason to if you aren’t having problems), then the app doesn’t read or write any files. Photos & Media are bundled with the permission, the app doesn’t need those.

Camera/Microphone – The app will need the microphone permission for any voice activated features in the future. It is required right now for the media player visualization feature. It is important to understand that the app is not actually using the mic, but is attaching to the audio stream to get course binary data about the audio being played to render a graphic presentation. Attaching to the audio stream requires the mic permission. Camera is bundled with the mic permission, the app doesn’t use the camera.

Wi-Fi Connection – The app needs this permission to enable/disable Wi-Fi.



Keywords: Car Home, Car Dock, CarHome, Speedometer, Altimeter, CarHome Beta, Dock

Recent changes:
4.06i
New settings option to launch player from media selector button
Bug fixes - Icon Loading, media button pressed highlight, various small bug fixes

Version 4.05
Bug Fixes
Navigation Shortcut Added to CHU Features

Version 4.03
Multiple Skins
Multiple Page Options (6 buttons, 8 buttons, or media controller)
SMS Message Auto-Responder
Volume Shortcut Option
Shortcut Popup Option
New Weather Icons
Night Display Settings Menu Fix

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User reviews of Car Home Ultra
Does not work with new Evo4g LTE and new sprint car dock. Tech support was no help getting it up & running. Save your money and frustration trying to get it to work.
Jun 7, 2012
Samsungs hebben (icm de officiele Samsung car holder) een dock-scherm. Maar deze is veel beter, én je kan iedere houder gebruiken. Goed instelbaar, zeer practisch om je telefoon handsfree te gebruiken tijdens het autorijden.
May 5, 2012
Have issues with following items Size of boxes used for display and then use the thin navigation bar between screens Boxes are to big and would be nice to be able to pull up the contact list to chose numbers rather than set individual contacts the try to use the small navigation bar ( I have chubby fingers) to page between screens
Dec 8, 2011
Nice App, but it would be good to switch bluetooth on/off automatically by dock/undock. I don't need bluetooth when undocked
Sep 3, 2011
This is the only app I recommend that costs money, but I like it. You use it in the car and it will tell you your direction, weather, and speed as well as provide large app shortcuts.
Jun 27, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Saturday 11:45 PM
Love it Best navigation app out
A Google User
4 days ago
Totally agree with other recent reviews, this is an excellent app! I've only used this for a day but I didn't run into one major issue with it. The one feature I would personally love to see is the option to change the text color while using a picture as the background and/or while the wallpaper's the background. Other than that it works extremely well and has no ads (just noticed it is a trial, which should be noted on the icon not to mislead users). I would still highly recommend it.
A Google User
4 days ago
Great apps Love it.
A Google User
4 days ago
GALAXY S5 Problems Love the app but big issue after updating to GS5. No matter what I do the home button always takes me back to my regular home screen NOT the Car Home one. I tried using the patch app but it basically broke my phone. Wouldn't run any startup apps, wouldn't let me turn off my screen, and wouldn't ever start the wifi.
A Google User
5 days ago
Disappointed Make it automatically answer on speaker and you get all the stars. It's the MOST important thing not to use hands for answering!