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How to upgrade BMW Speakers & Amplifier in F30 (BMW 3 Series) – Step-by-step installation guide

How to upgrade BMW Speakers & Amplifier in F30 (BMW 3 Series) – Step-by-step installation guide

How to upgrade BMW Speakers & Amplifier in F30 (BMW 3 Series) – Step-by-step installation guide

Whether you’re an audiophile or not, there always comes a time you want your music to raise the roof in your car. Sadly, BMW’s standard speakers and amplifiers often don’t tick all the boxes in terms of high-quality audio. That’s where we step in with our sound system upgrades for BMWs and MINIs. With BimmerTech’s Alpha One Speaker Upgrade and Premium Audio System you get that deep bass, precise treble and well-balanced...

Hidden BMW iDrive Features

Hidden BMW iDrive Features

Hidden BMW iDrive Features

You use your iDrive system on an everyday basis and probably think there’s no function you've missed. Well, let us surprise you :) iDrive systems hide quite a few handy BMW features that...

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...

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 possible...

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 you who wonder how to retrofit your BMW E-Series, we’ve prepared a list of retrofits suitable to a specific E-Series model.

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 smartphones...

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’ll...

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 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 to...