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Old 09-29-2013, 10:11 AM   #1781
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Good idea. I always wondered about iPads in the dash that cannot be taken out. How do you sync it with your computer when you need to to add a movie or more songs instead of downloading them through the ipad? Do most people that have them in the dash have the cellular versions? If not you must have a dedicated wifi hotspot in car? What if you need to reset it if it freezes?
Did I miss something somewhere? iPad in the dash?
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Old 09-29-2013, 10:50 AM   #1782
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Good idea. I always wondered about iPads in the dash that cannot be taken out. How do you sync it with your computer when you need to to add a movie or more songs instead of downloading them through the ipad? Do most people that have them in the dash have the cellular versions? If not you must have a dedicated wifi hotspot in car? What if you need to reset it if it freezes?
1. There's a connection in the glovebox for the computer and charging. I grab my laptop, jump in the passenger's seat and viola.
2. Mine's wifi, when I need the data I just hook up a personal hotspot via my iPhone.
3. You can use assistive touch to hard reset the iPad.
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Hotspot or data plan, you're still paying an extra 20-40 bucks a month on your phone bill for that.
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Old 09-29-2013, 02:17 PM   #1784
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Hotspot or data plan, you're still paying an extra 20-40 bucks a month on your phone bill for that.
Not if your iPhone is jailbroke, and then you can use your phone to tether for free!
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Old 09-29-2013, 03:59 PM   #1785
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this thread made me get a deezee tailgate assist to see what the hype was all about and i'm obsessed with it. definitely a sweet little mod.
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:01 PM   #1786
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Good idea. I always wondered about iPads in the dash that cannot be taken out. How do you sync it with your computer when you need to to add a movie or more songs instead of downloading them through the ipad? Do most people that have them in the dash have the cellular versions? If not you must have a dedicated wifi hotspot in car? What if you need to reset it if it freezes?
mines removable.. so it make most of that easy. but when im feeling lazy I can leave it in place and work on it. mines wifi only, with a dual xgps for navigation. no plan required, no hotspot required unless I want to browse the internet, then I can use my phone for free.. it never freezes, but u can reset it without taking it out like hardcore said! its the best interior mod for sure
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Someone needs to make one for the 4.2 screen ... I'd love to have this
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Someone needs to make one for the 4.2 screen ... I'd love to have this
from what I hear, the ac controls and the 4" screen are on one large circuit board, making them impossible to separate.. so the only option will be to lay it on top of the screen and buttons and mold it in but that would be one hell of a project!!
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That is SO COOL! I have a standard XLT dash with a CD player. NO navigation screen. How much would this cost (minus cost of an iPad) to do?
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