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Old 09-20-2012, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by rutok View Post
Is this due to not being able to use while in motion? Or the actual functionality? i.e. connection speed, display limitations, etc
It's quite a few things actually that collectively make it not worth using.
  • No Internet-In-Motion
  • Speed - One, I am on a Verizon 3G Corporate Blackberry as they do not offer a 4G Blackberry. Two, the CPU in the CIC is just plain slow. Maybe with a 4G phone and the new upgraded HU_NBT Head Unit, the speed will be better.
  • Browser - The CIC uses some flavor of Firefox 3.5, and there is no support for Flash, Java, or Silverlight, etc. (e.g. No NFL.com football game animation )
  • Input - iDrive Controller scrolling through the alphabet one character at a time to enter URL's or fill in User Name or Password fields is painful.
  • Loosing Google - Send-To functionality, which is part of BMW Assist.
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