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      03-20-2013, 04:51 PM   #23
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Wow, $400 euros? Wasn't the top line "media" version for the iphone 4S $299 retail? and this doesn't support everything that one does?

they are crazy on the pricing, BUT watch the used market on ebay, I picked up my 4S media adapter for $120 shipped, works perfect (guy just upgraded to an iphone 5 and didn't need it). I am thinking I will just hang onto my iphone 4S until the iphone 6 comes out in 2014, oh but that means there won't be a BMW adapter until spring 2015
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      03-20-2013, 05:37 PM   #24
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Nobody has mentioned the fact that you have to take the case off the phone each time you dock it.

Or go naked all the time.
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      03-20-2013, 06:08 PM   #25
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Even as an apple fan i agree. It has gone too far.
I'm a big fan of iPhones (personally i think it is still the best phone on the market), but the business structure they have setup is equal parts patronizing and arrogance.

Of course I understand their business model is WORKING so i can't really fault them (that much).

But they might as well call the GENIUS bar the IRONIC bar. The guys that work there know as much as someone that spent an hour reading the instruction manual. They are the equivalent of the tech guy working at your ISP. First they ask you if your modem is PLUGGED IN then they tell you to reset the modem blah blah blah. Tell me something i don't know please.


ALTHOUGH, the one time i had to wait at the Apple store....in 20 minutes I saw like 5 guys be completely amazed when the Geniuses there explained some super simple features to them...they also completely bought into all the BS that was spewing out of the mouths of the Geniuses

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      03-20-2013, 06:47 PM   #26
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      03-20-2013, 07:25 PM   #27
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Nobody has mentioned the fact that you have to take the case off the phone each time you dock it.

Or go naked all the time.
I was wondering about that. Deal breaker, IMO.
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      03-20-2013, 08:06 PM   #28
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      03-20-2013, 08:16 PM   #29
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I am one of those in the minority here. I could give a shit about video playback- I'm driving!!!!
To be able to control my music etc from the I drive again will be worth it for me- sick of having to shuffle and change from the damn iPhone!
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      03-20-2013, 08:30 PM   #30
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Nobody has mentioned the fact that you have to take the case off the phone each time you dock it.

Or go naked all the time.
This answers my question.

Does this even apply to thin cases?
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      03-20-2013, 08:31 PM   #31
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400 euro is crazy
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      03-20-2013, 08:38 PM   #32
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LOL i got the iphone 4 cradle as a gift, but it got annoying because I would have to remove the case each time I got into the car. This is stupid.. 400 Euros for something that increases reception. PLS GO BMW


GOOD LOOKS ON THE DIY posted above. Will look into that and post results.

ALSO, does anyone know anything about Siri functionality on e90's. I was hoping someone found a way to override BMW voice command button on the steering wheel and routing it to activate siri somehow?
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      03-20-2013, 09:26 PM   #33
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Meh.... I may wait until the new iPhone comes later this year, just to make sure it will fit (if they make iPhone 5S).
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      03-20-2013, 09:33 PM   #34
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And....bimmerpost app still has yet to update to bigger screen for ip5 ...
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      03-20-2013, 10:06 PM   #35
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Nobody has mentioned the fact that you have to take the case off the phone each time you dock it.

Or go naked all the time.
Yep, and it'll be worth practically nothing when an Iphone 6 comes out. Ask me how I know, lol.
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Well I assume most of you guys who have an iPhone 5 also had an iPhone 4/4s? Did you guys sell it?

I just leave my old iPhone 4 plugged into the armrest and every month or so I take it in the house to update my playlists
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      03-20-2013, 11:24 PM   #37
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Well I assume most of you guys who have an iPhone 5 also had an iPhone 4/4s? Did you guys sell it?

I just leave my old iPhone 4 plugged into the armrest and every month or so I take it in the house to update my playlists
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      03-21-2013, 12:03 AM   #38
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BMW screwed up by not charging more; like, oh, say $899 for it...and why not? I mean, if you can afford a glorious BMW then what's a few hundred scheckles for a plastic iPhone cradle? Or $4500 for a decent brand-name sound system (B&O)? I mean honestly, everyone who owns a BMW obviously has money to burn and they don't even pay their fair share of federal taxes, right? (sarcasm off :/)
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      03-21-2013, 12:24 AM   #39
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You can buy a new phone for that price.
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      03-21-2013, 01:48 AM   #40
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Meh.... I may wait until the new iPhone comes later this year, just to make sure it will fit (if they make iPhone 5S).
There are several new iPhones coming.

iPhone 5S will be in the same case as iPhone 5.
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      03-21-2013, 04:08 AM   #41
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okay now i ordered a brand new M6 for around 160k Euros but am i willing to pay 400Euros for an Iphone charging cradle? No

I'm confused! I got my Ipod 5G connected via USB and everything works fine, and my IPhone5 is connected via bluetooth. So this cradle will do what? Charge my IPhone???
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      03-21-2013, 04:33 AM   #42
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speaking of iphone 5's how about some support for it on the long-neglected bimmerpost app? its been needing a serious update forever.
This.

All I really want in the update is for the app to take advantage of the larger screen size of the iPhone 5.
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      03-21-2013, 05:13 AM   #43
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Well I assume most of you guys who have an iPhone 5 also had an iPhone 4/4s? Did you guys sell it?

I just leave my old iPhone 4 plugged into the armrest and every month or so I take it in the house to update my playlists
using it exactly the same way...
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400 euro, lost video playback so is egual to say lost 6nr bmw app, very good and cheap product!!
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