Ford’s connected car won’t deliver a pizza, but it can order one

Gigaom

Ford Motor Company(s f) announced a batch of five new apps for its connected car platform Sync at CES on Tuesday, and these aren’t your usual audio streaming apps. Sync AppLink-enabled car drivers will soon be able to order a Domino’s pizza, remotely let repairmen into their homes, reserve a parking space, and make music playlist selections based on their mood — whether their on a leisurely drive or in the throes of road rage.

Ford also announced it will hold its first ever developer’s conference this June in its hometown of Dearborn, Mich., in conjunction with its Further with Ford event. The conference may spur more app development for AppLink, which has been surprisingly slow over the last year. Ford has the largest catalog of infotainment apps in the auto industry with 60 apps to its credit, but after it launched its open development platform last year, I…

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