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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-30-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By astrohip
I use MP3Tag. With over 11,000 files, it's a...

I use MP3Tag. With over 11,000 files, it's a workhorse for me. Fast, easy to learn, powerful when needed.

Download free...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-16-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By astrohip
It's incredibly accurate. It's pretty rare to be...

It's incredibly accurate. It's pretty rare to be wrong. Sometimes it picks up the School Zone speed when it's not SZ time, but that's erring on the side of safety.

Under Settings, you can pick...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-25-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,560
Posted By astrohip
We'll have to agree to disagree. The vast...

We'll have to agree to disagree. The vast majority of my MP3s do not have embedded artwork. And all but the most obscure have the cover displayed during playback.

There are other threads where...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-23-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,560
Posted By astrohip
I think I have an NBT, not CIC. Perhaps that's...

I think I have an NBT, not CIC. Perhaps that's it. Because there is no doubt I get artwork for MP3s without embedded art.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-22-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,560
Posted By astrohip
I'm not sure that's accurate. I play MP3s from a...

I'm not sure that's accurate. I play MP3s from a USB stick all the time, and album art is often displayed for songs that have no art embedded. Where does that art come from if not GNDB?

Perhaps I...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-06-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By astrohip
I have an F10 550 in Med Blue. It is without a...

I have an F10 550 in Med Blue. It is without a doubt the best looking color I've had on a BMW. it can be sporty when you want sporty, and rich looking when you want your car to shine.

What's RES?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-30-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,961
Posted By astrohip
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-29-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,961
Posted By astrohip
I should have been clearer. I was inquiring as to...

I should have been clearer. I was inquiring as to who creates the data, not how it's transmitted.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-15-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,383
Posted By astrohip
I call them "rabbits". I've been known to drive...

I call them "rabbits". I've been known to drive assertively:angel:, but with a good V1, and strong situational awareness, and best of all, a rabbit, I've been ticket free for 10+ years. Longest I've...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-02-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,961
Posted By astrohip
Curious... where does the RTTI data come from?...

Curious... where does the RTTI data come from? Google? Other?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-01-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By astrohip
Thanks, interesting link. I don't think any of...

Thanks, interesting link. I don't think any of the suggested tires were RFT though.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-14-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By astrohip
That's odd, as the minute I drive away from the...

That's odd, as the minute I drive away from the key, I get a warning. Icon of a key with a diagonal "NO" line thru it in the middle of the dash. Maybe a ding too, although it's been a while and I'm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-30-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By astrohip
Perhaps I'm missing something, but of the...

Perhaps I'm missing something, but of the 120,000,000 cars on the road, 119,999,999 of them blast those pesky red lights every time they stop.

Yours excepted.

So are you in a state of perpetual...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-27-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By astrohip
Thanks for that info. I noticed this morning I...

Thanks for that info. I noticed this morning I didn't have it for the first time ever. Then I had it by later in the day.

Glad to know it's not me...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-16-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By astrohip
That's what I notice. You never (or rarely) hear...

That's what I notice. You never (or rarely) hear it going in, but leaving... grrgrgr sound.

Did I eat so much that the car is an inch lower upon leaving?:mad:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-15-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By astrohip
I don't think the point (to the designers) is...

I don't think the point (to the designers) is whether it's close or far from the physical knob. It's that you don't have to remove your hand from the wheel.

Having driven BMWs for decades, and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-03-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By astrohip
Something I've always wondered. When the cruise...

Something I've always wondered. When the cruise applies the brakes, do the brake lights activate?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-13-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By astrohip
It doesn't turn it off/on, technically it mutes...

It doesn't turn it off/on, technically it mutes it. And if you were playing something (as versus radio), it pauses it.

But it's not off. You can still change stations, change tracks, etc.

Of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-16-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,059
Posted By astrohip
My S6 just upgraded to Marshmallow (Android 6.x)....

My S6 just upgraded to Marshmallow (Android 6.x). I need to try a fresh start/pairing and see if the connection problem has been resolved.

I've had no connection issues, but I also don't have the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-23-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By astrohip
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-21-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By astrohip
Somehow I missed this, and want to make sure I'm...

Somehow I missed this, and want to make sure I'm interpreting this correctly. Brake pads & wiper blades, items that have been replaced under warranty for the 30 years I've been driving BMWs, are no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-04-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By astrohip
This is a feature I've often wished for. I've...

This is a feature I've often wished for. I've created numerous mixes from the 8,000+ tracks on my stick. Many a time a song will play, and I wish I could go to Options and select either "play more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-25-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,054
Posted By astrohip
+1. I'd had it on my BMWs for a couple of models....

+1. I'd had it on my BMWs for a couple of models. When it came time for my wife to get a new X5, I insisted she get it, even though she didn't want to spend the money.

Now she swears by it (not at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-21-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,059
Posted By astrohip
See if this works... completely remove (unpair)...

See if this works... completely remove (unpair) your phone from the car's memory. Then re-pair from scratch, and this time, when it asks for permission to transfer contacts (or however it's worded),...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-17-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,059
Posted By astrohip
Nice to hear they acknowledge it, but would be...

Nice to hear they acknowledge it, but would be nicer to hear that they fix it.

I had an Samsung Galaxy S3 for several years, and it worked like a charm in my previous F10 (2013). Including over...
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