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! --> '15 F33 328xi, 8SA, Glacier Silver with Coral, 403M-19", ZMM, ZPP, ZTP, ZDA, ZDB, ZCW, ZDH, 4M5
Past --> '13 F30 328i, 8SA, EBII, ZMM, ZPP, ZTP, ZLP, ZDA, ZCW, ZDH, BMS Stage 1
Past ------> '08 E92 335xi, 6MT, DGM w SDL, ZPP, ZTP, ZLP