Jonathon Ramsey reports for Autoblog, “One of the next steps to evolve BMW’s iDrive into Connected Drive is increasing the communication the car has with peripherals. In this case, work is nearly complete on you being able to control your [Apple iOS devices – iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad] and all of [their] applications using the same Apple interface on the car’s console screen.

BMW supports Apple’s “iPod Out” functionality:

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Anything that makes BMW’s iDrive UI more intuitive is certainly a good (and necessary) thing.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]