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      12-31-2005, 09:12 AM   #7
JSpira
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Originally Posted by bsjd00
I am incredibly close to purchasing a 330xi with navigation, but the current iPod solution of using the auxillary port is almost a dealbreaker for me. I really would like track and playlist control through the navigation screen and steering wheel controls, and display of the track name on the navigation screen would be nice as well.

I can live with a delay until BMW or an aftermarket manufacturer releases a solution, but is it possible or likely (because of the unique characteristics of this setup, e.g. MOST) that this connector will never actually be released?

Any info would be greatly appreciated !
Here is my opinion on this: I give it 6 mos. to a year. Within that time either Dension, BMW or both will have something.

Given my industry knowledge in this area (I´m an industry analyst in addition to writing for BMW publications), I would say my opinion is fairly realitistic: of course I wish the answer were ,,tomorrow`` but...
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