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      01-01-2010, 02:54 PM   #23
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No BB? weak...
I'm pretty sure the sensors required for this app are only found in iPhone.
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I'm pretty sure the sensors required for this app are only found in iPhone.
Nah...Dynolicious has a BB Storm app, so there's at least 1 BB that has the capability.

http://www.dynolicious.com/
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Nah...Dynolicious has a BB Storm app, so there's at least 1 BB that has the capability.

http://www.dynolicious.com/
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Very cool from BMW to make this App and nice Skins. Unfortunatly it does not calulate hp based on car weight and acceleration, like similar Apps do. TryDynolicous, it gives amazingly real hp figures:

BMW 2005 330i

30.10.2009 16:38
Acceleration

0-10 km/h: 1.24 sec
0-20 km/h: 2.39 sec
0-30 km/h: 3.20 sec
0-40 km/h: 4.68 sec
0-50 km/h: 5.50 sec
0-60 km/h: 6.19 sec
0-70 km/h: 6.85 sec
0-80 km/h: 7.53 sec
0-90 km/h: 8.21 sec
0-100 km/h: 9.69 sec
0-110 km/h: 10.64 sec
0-120 km/h: 11.64 sec
0-130 km/h: 12.64 sec
0-140 km/h: 14.45 sec
0-150 km/h: 15.78 sec

Elapsed Time

60': 3.76 sec @ 35.3 km/h
330': 8.51 sec @ 90.9 km/h
1/8 mi: 11.89 sec @ 121.0 km/h
1000': 14.66 sec @ 141.9 km/h
1/4 mi: 16.99 sec @ 155.6 km/h

Miscellaneous

Max Speed: 158.9 km/h
Max Acceleration: 0.60 G's
Peak Horsepower (wheel): 162 kW (=220 metric hp)

Generated by Dynolicious
This is exactly why I hate Dynolicious and the other ones I've tried: You got a 17 second 1/4 mile time for a 330i and think it's accurate? I've gotten some accurate results for my car but it's hard to keep the iPhone secure, not to mention the fact that any body roll will mess with your results too.

I hope this M app is better.
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      01-01-2010, 04:43 PM   #28
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This is exactly why I hate Dynolicious and the other ones I've tried: You got a 17 second 1/4 mile time for a 330i and think it's accurate? I've gotten some accurate results for my car but it's hard to keep the iPhone secure, not to mention the fact that any body roll will mess with your results too.

I hope this M app is better.
I took it easy in 1st and fourth on this run. I secured the iphone in an iphone back cover which was double-side taped into the armrest compartment. Very good securing method and repeatable results...
Yes, you are right the quarter mile time is s..t
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Thanks so much for reporting about this.

A great start to my new year!
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Weird, I got "Technique", "Carbon", and "Lava". Carbon looks like Sport, Lava is the same and Technique looks like Midnight. I wonder if they change the name for different regions. I registered with a US address though. Maybe it logs IP???

Pretty cool either way.
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Weird, I got "Technique", "Carbon", and "Lava". Carbon looks like Sport, Lava is the same and Technique looks like Midnight. I wonder if they change the name for different regions. I registered with a US address though. Maybe it logs IP???

Pretty cool either way.
Same options I got.
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I registered and received a code to change my skin, however it says the code is invalid.
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      01-01-2010, 09:52 PM   #35
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derr.. nice app. I also have dynolicious, but more importantly, i have Rev.
http://www.devtoaster.com/products/rev/

Cool to see BMW put this out for free though.
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I registered and received a code to change my skin, however it says the code is invalid.
Same thing happened to me!
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      01-02-2010, 01:03 AM   #40
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Damn I wish I had my Iphone still, i guess ill have to steal my brothers when hes not looking...
There's a few of these for other platforms too. This is not a new thing. The android phones have two in particular that are quite good and have a lot more features than this iphone app. I also got rid of my iphone, couldn't deal with the calls dropping.
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Does it work with Ipod touch?
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Does it work with Ipod touch?
Yes. As far as apps go the Touch and iPhones are the same.
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Cool, thanks. The disclaimers they set forth before starting the app. are great. They're covering their asses on all accounts that's for sure.
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