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Old 06-02-2011, 03:06 PM
marauder73 marauder73 is offline
2012 X5 xDrive35i
Location: Frankfurt
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
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Mein Auto: 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i
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Originally Posted by henaleena View Post
iPhone 4 snap in cradle is now available from BMW dealers, cost $210; installation is just easy; remove the dummy place holder and snap in the new cradle. I got it last month and it works great!
Some pictures would be great please! Also, have you tested all of the integration capabilities with this cradle? What are the pros and cons of it? I know that you can't use a bumper/protector while it's in the cradle for example. Does the iPhone get very hot while in the cradle, or does the built-in fan keep it cool? Have you tested the hotspot capability while in the cradle with the armrest closed; if so, does it overheat the iPhone? I would really love to use my macbook's wifi in the car using the iPhone's hotspot capability to access the internet.

Is there anything beside Google, Facebook, and Twitter that you can connect to through the iDrive screen?
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