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      05-13-2010, 07:35 AM   #1211
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Originally Posted by UAgeek71 View Post
My service manager just sent me this PDF - and if I am reading it right, it confirms what he says about the Apple supplied Dock to USB and cover art under the apple ipod selection in blue.

"The use of the genuine Apple iPod USB cable is supported only in the 3-Series Coupé, 3-Series Con- vertible and 7-Series models manufactured 03/2010 or later. Display of CoverArts is supported when the genuine Apple iPod USB cable is used.*♦"

Again, it seems we've all heard promises from BMW, so I am not sure - but using the apple USB connector and having cover art sure would be a nice improvement...
The Cover Art variable has been present in the CIC firmware since 09/09 (MY2009) introduction; it seems that it is 03/10 (MY2010) that BMW is actually implementing it:


And another upcoming feature is also dormant in the CIC and TCU: