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CarPlay in iOS 14: Features & Updates

CarPlay in iOS 14: Features & Updates

CarPlay in iOS 14: Features & Updates

Recently Apple introduced an iOS 14 update to iPhones all the way back to iPhone 6S and first generation SE, and gladly, CarPlay too wasn’t overlooked in getting a small restyle. Now, we’re here to tell you all about its refreshed interface and upgraded features you might find helpful in everyday use. Let’s see what the iOS 14 CarPlay changes are.

BMW Hidden Comfort Features

BMW Hidden Comfort Features

BMW Hidden Comfort Features

A BMW full of comforts. Who doesn’t want that? Having your mirrors fold as you go into reverse, headlights cleaning themselves or your car getting ventilated before you even get in. As...

BMW Remote Start - prepare yourself for take off

BMW Remote Start - prepare yourself for take off

BMW Remote Start - prepare yourself for take off

BMW remote start is a vehicle system consisting of two main parts: a remote starter and a remote transmitter. To put it simply, the remote starter, when added to your car, makes it poss...

BMW gesture control - the next level of iDrive interaction

BMW gesture control - the next level of iDrive interaction

BMW gesture control - the next level of iDrive interaction

BMW gesture control is BMW’s latest feature, that allows drivers to control select iDrive functions with the use of hand gestures captured by a 3D camera. Making simple moves, you can...

How to retrofit BMW E-Series? Comprehensive retrofit guide for your model.

How to retrofit BMW E-Series? Comprehensive retrofit guide for your model.

How to retrofit BMW E-Series? Comprehensive retrofit guide for your model.

Many BMW E-Series cars are known to be quite tricky in terms of their upgrade possibilities due to older production dates. But their retrofit is definitely not impossible! So for all of...

BMW Key Fob hidden functions & tricks

BMW Key Fob hidden functions & tricks

BMW Key Fob hidden functions & tricks

So inconspicuous, yet pretty packed with handy functions. A standard remote BMW key fob can not only lock and unlock your doors or open the trunk, but in some cases control your windows, start the engine, disable your BMW sensors and more. Check out what tricks you can expect.

BMW Digital Key - what is it and how to use it?

BMW Digital Key - what is it and how to use it?

BMW Digital Key - what is it and how to use it?

BMW’s Digital Key is another high-tech project that only proves the company’s leadership position in modern car technology. It is nothing less than a car key app for iPhones and smartphones that allows you to conveniently unlock and lock your BMW or even start the engine without using a physical key. Stored securely in your ConnectedDrive app or Wallet app, the Digital Key also gives you the option of shari...

BMW Screen Mirroring - TOP 4 retrofits

BMW Screen Mirroring - TOP 4 retrofits

BMW Screen Mirroring - TOP 4 retrofits

There are many upgrades enriching your car with a variety of features, but this one certainly keeps all tech-comforts in one place. By casting your phone view onto the car screen, you’l...

BMW CIC iDrive - all you need to know

BMW CIC iDrive - all you need to know

BMW CIC iDrive - all you need to know

When investing in a new BMW, you’re not simply buying a car for transportation — you’re also getting a whole technological convenience experience brought to you by the iDrive head units...

BMW Display Key - keep up to date with your car wherever you go

BMW Display Key - keep up to date with your car wherever you go

BMW Display Key - keep up to date with your car wherever you go

As the latest generations of BMW models are progressively equipped with high-tech features, not a single detail or addon misses out on being modernized and perfected — including the BM...

Car photography for beginners - tips and tricks for BMW owners

Car photography for beginners - tips and tricks for BMW owners

Car photography for beginners - tips and tricks for BMW owners

Have you always wanted to boast about your shiny, retrofitted BMW on social media profiles, but don’t know how to capture its good looks and polish on camera? Or maybe you want to take...

Upgrading the BMW X3 - All you need to know

Upgrading the BMW X3 - All you need to know

Upgrading the BMW X3 - All you need to know

The X3 Series is one of the most popular BMW models in the US, and that is no different with the second-generation BMW F25. Yet, as the third-generation X3 entered the worldwide market in 2018, its predecessor started to feel a bit outdated with regard to the latest in-car technology. So what are your options to modernize it? Is upgrading to the latest BMW X3 G01 your only way to do it, or is there still a...