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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 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...

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...

Upgrading the BMW F10 5 Series - All you need to know

Upgrading the BMW F10 5 Series - All you need to know

Upgrading the BMW F10 5 Series - All you need to know

Do you really have to upgrade to the latest BMW 5 Series, or can you stick with the F10 a little while longer? To help you decide, we take an in-depth look.

How To Charge Your Phone Wirelessly in a BMW 3 Series / 4 Series (F3x)

How To Charge Your Phone Wirelessly in a BMW 3 Series / 4 Series (F3x)

How To Charge Your Phone Wirelessly in a BMW 3 Series / 4 Series (F3x)

A center console wireless charging pad offers unrivalled convenience and driving safety, along with seamless integration with your BMW's interior.

What Is 6WB Cluster and How to Retrofit It in Your BMW?

What Is 6WB Cluster and How to Retrofit It in Your BMW?

What Is 6WB Cluster and How to Retrofit It in Your BMW?

6WB is a display behind the wheel with a fully digitized panel. It’s the equivalent of the analog gauges found in older models, but it certainly boasts more features.

Car Audio DSP - How To Get the Perfect Sound in Your BMW

Car Audio DSP - How To Get the Perfect Sound in Your BMW

Car Audio DSP - How To Get the Perfect Sound in Your BMW

A programmable car sound processor also makes it easy to try out new things. With the right programming tools for DSP processors, it can be as simple as connecting your laptop and loadi...

What Is BMW Android Auto and Why Should You Have It in Your Car?

What Is BMW Android Auto and Why Should You Have It in Your Car?

What Is BMW Android Auto and Why Should You Have It in Your Car?

Android Auto is software that lets you connect the phone to the vehicle’s infotainment system, and use your favorite apps on the car’s display with the in-built controls. Of course, smartphone functionality is limited to minimize distractions, but the most important features and apps are there to stay