Apps

Past Tesletter articles

ABetterRoutePlanner is working on a mobile app

This is, in my opinion, the best route planner for EVs. I use it when I want to take a specific route or plan a trip from my couch. The developer behind the app just announced that they are working on an Android and iOS app. The app is in an early release right now but it’s functional and great to have the option to use it from a smartphone 😊

Read more: Twitter

From issue #92

Announcing: teslabout open beta

Teslabout is a modern web application for viewing live and historical metrics for your Tesla. One thing that stood out when I first looked at this app is how beautifully designed it is. Teslabout offers a free plan as well as a premium plan to access historical data.

Read more: Reddit

From issue #97

Check out Tesletter's mobile app πŸ“±

For those of you who don’t love email, we also have a mobile app. It works both for Android and iOS and it’s available to all of our patrons. In this video, we do a quick tour of it. I hope you like it!

From issue #96

Giveaway Alert: Win a Stats for Tesla license

We’re partnering with Stats for Tesla to give away 3 licenses for their popular iOS mobile app for Tesla. Use Siri to interact with your car, check out gas savings, see the percentage of users in each firmware version, and more! Check out pinned tweet to participate. Good luck!

Check out pinned tweet to participate

From issue #95

Giveaway Alert: Win a Tronity 1-year license

Tronity is a cloud platform to analyze your car’s data. We like Tronity because they are particularly focused on data protection and security and because they’re contributing to make the charging infrastructure more transparent. They also support multiple EV manufacturers (not only Tesla).

This week, we’re partnering with them to offer 3 1-year Tronity licenses. Check out pinned tweet to participate.

If you’re curious, create an account on Tronity using this link to get 4-week trial for being a Tesletter subscriber. Enjoy!

From issue #102

Play every PC game in your Tesla

RainwayApp brings you the joy of being able to play any PC game you want in your Tesla (while parked). You’ll need to create a ‘Dashboard’ in a PC (just once) to be able to access the games from any browser. Including your Tesla’s.

From issue #102

Tesla Mate

Some people like the idea of logging information about their car but they don’t want to install 3rd party apps that they don’t control. If that is your case, you should try Tesla Mate. The downside is that it requires some tech chops and for you to host the code.

See more: GitHub

From issue #87

TeslaMate – Tesla logger (step-by-step Docker installation guide – DigitalOcean)

Last week we talked about TeslaMate. This week we’re sharing a step-by-step guide put together by Satheesh (one of our subscribers) to help you get it up and running. If you are interested but don’t know how to start, give it a try!

Read more: Step-by-step guide

From issue #88

TeslaTheater.com offering full-screen apps

TeslaTheater.com is a free service for Tesla owners that allows you to easily view different streaming media apps in full screen vs. just in the small browser window. To use it, open TeslaTheater.com on the web browser of your Tesla (MCU2 only) and tap on «Enable Full Screen», that should launch the Youtube App in full screen and then redirect you to TeslaTheater.com.

Just this past week, I was telling Vanessa about creating a site exactly like this one. Glad to see someone has done it already!

From issue #95

The ultimate Tesla web app

Mother Frunker - yeah you read that correctly 🀣- has developed a web app with several useful apps and shortcuts right there on his Model 3. It all started as a way for him to quickly access Reddit while charging, and as he started adding more functionality, he decided to release it so we all can use it. Take a look at the video and check the app by visiting https://motherfrunker.ca/app from the browser in your car.

From issue #61