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      09-28-2007, 09:35 AM   #112
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Drives: 335i m-sport LCI
Join Date: Jul 2006
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Originally Posted by silverbmwz3 View Post
I believe it allows you to send/receive texts and emails and surf some (probably like WAP) pages from the car. Didn't sound overly great to me so didn't go for it. I'd like to have a fully wireless broadband enabled PC in my car hooked up to the idrive screen, which is possible today so don't know why they don't offer that as an option!!!
The googlemaps functionality is pretty cool, as is the info service (just tried both). What's nice is that you can use the number to make a call or the address or add it to your address book. Pretty tidy.

The menu system is predictably clunky and hidden away. I also don't like the delay in manually having to pick up the message from google and the delay in connecting to the assist service.

Still can't complain since it's free