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tiresmoke

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I did see that writeup earlier today. While "stinks" is a harsh word, I can't disagree with much of what they said.
 




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Who cares about Consumer Reports? I certainly do not, never have signed up to the silly magazines are whatever it is that they sell. :D

http://autos.yahoo.com/news/why-the-myford-touch-control-system-stinks.html
To answer your question 1.6 million subscribe to the online edition while 4.1 million are paid print subscribers. Hope that helps. :)
Those were 2006 figures and growth continues.
I've been a subscriber for, I guess, about 20 years and have found it very helpful on many ocassions. They don't really sell anything other than their magazine or online subscription.

Peter
 




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Cant argue to much with what Consumers report says here about MY FORD TOUCH. I have had the update , and while touch commands are much better still not great , the voice recognition for commands etc still sucks large, and does not recognise what is said 80% of the time . I was at the GM dealer around the corner the other day looking at a Cadillac ATS , and the cue system is right on , with both voice and touch command. This system IS WHAT WE WERE PROMISED FROM DAY 1.
 




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I enjoy reading Consumer Reports when at my in-laws house.
 




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Cant argue to much with what Consumers report says here about MY FORD TOUCH. I have had the update , and while touch commands are much better still not great , the voice recognition for commands etc still sucks large, and does not recognise what is said 80% of the time . I was at the GM dealer around the corner the other day looking at a Cadillac ATS , and the cue system is right on , with both voice and touch command. This system IS WHAT WE WERE PROMISED FROM DAY 1.
I have very few (if any) issues with MFT. Touchscreen or voice command (but then again I am not swearing at it, so it likely recognizes my voice commands).:D
 




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Mine has been working great. I find when it is using Navigation it tend to slow down alot. When I'm not using Nav it works pretty much as advertised.
 




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Mines also has been working great a few hiccups but all and all i love it, by the way i read consumers report when i go to the bath room it helps all come out ok !!!
 




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Cant argue to much with what Consumers report says here about MY FORD TOUCH. I have had the update , and while touch commands are much better still not great , the voice recognition for commands etc still sucks large, and does not recognise what is said 80% of the time . I was at the GM dealer around the corner the other day looking at a Cadillac ATS , and the cue system is right on , with both voice and touch command. This system IS WHAT WE WERE PROMISED FROM DAY 1.
Ditto on that! :salute:
 




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On numerous occasions I have been tempted to put my fist through the bitches screen. That's truly how much I agree with the report.
 




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I agree with most of what the article said. But I have a 2013 and have never had many problems except a few times I had to resync my phone to make the voice commands work right. I think the biggest issue they brought up is that you can't touch-feel any of the buttons. Other than volume you have to look down to change anything on the main console.
 




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On numerous occasions I have been tempted to put my fist through the bitches screen. That's truly how much I agree with the report.
I came to this forum tonight because MFT screen went blank tonight and I have only had this car for five days. I found a couple of suggestions on how to reboot the system. I will try them in the morning after a good nights sleep.
 




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I love my MFT. Use it every day...dozens of commands per hour while driving. I control everything in my Ex with voice commands. I have no issues if I speak clearly at a consistent speed.
 




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Mft thinks my car is amphibious.

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