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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 accept or decline a phone call, turn up or down the audio volume, set navigation destinations or change the angle in the 360 degree view of the vehicle.

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...

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 smartph...

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. To broaden your knowledge about these systems, we will dig deeper into the specifications of the CIC head unit — one that's considered to be a major iDrive update and a highly popular head unit system.

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 BMW key fob. Its’ upgrades have mostly been in the last few years, when it went from having basic features such as simple remote unlocking, up to more advanced, like keyless entry for cars with Comfort Access. Yet, the most up...

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...

BMW Battery Replacement and Registration

BMW Battery Replacement and Registration

BMW Battery Replacement and Registration

Many people wonder if BMW battery replacement and registration may be a simple DIY process or does it have to be done by an expert technician. We say: you can definitely handle the rep...

BMW iDrive Screen - All you need to Know

BMW iDrive Screen - All you need to Know

BMW iDrive Screen - All you need to Know

The BMW screen — the focal point of the iDrive navigation system — lets you see vehicle information, navigation directions, messages and more. Find out more about it.

Upgrading the BMW X5 - All you need to know

Upgrading the BMW X5 - All you need to know

Upgrading the BMW X5 - All you need to know

The X5 has always been considered one of the most luxurious BMW models, and that didn’t change with the third-generation BMW F15. However, as the fourth-generation X5 appeared on the roads in late 2018, its predecessor has started to get on in years. What can you do to get a breath of fresh air for your BMW X5 then? Is it necessary for you to upgrade to the latest BMW X5 G05 or X6 G06 model, or is it possib...