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Auto Tech: BMW ConnectedDrive
« on: July 24, 2012, 08:23:36 am »


Jonathan Yarkony gets an up-close look at BMW's latest generation of ConnectedDrive technologies.

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Re: Auto Tech: BMW ConnectedDrive
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2012, 08:41:44 am »
I always wondered how these 'mobile wifi' cars would acquire the data; I guess the wifi usb stick makes sense but it's just an extra payment a month then. While you could tether with your smartphone, in Canada tethering rates can to be more expensive and you will be exceeding your monthly data cap after a lot of use especially if you connect 10 times/hours a week for commuters. Some carriers don't even enable tethering for your phone even if it can do it.

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Re: Auto Tech: BMW ConnectedDrive
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2012, 02:47:13 pm »
 I'll have to have this added to my new 7 series...sheesh...talk about overkill...Who orders this stuff anyway?  The top 1 percent, I guess..
   Thanks for a techno whirlwind of info...I'm agog   Jack