It's still going to be a while before this integration is complete, but maybe in 3 years, there won't be an iDrive as much as a dock for the iPad. If access to the automotive protocols are shared as openly as the apps themselves, then this could get really interesting.
Delivered! '13 F30 328i, 8SA, Estoril Blue II w/ Black Lthr. ZMM, ZPP, ZTP, ZLP, ZDA, ZCW, ZDH