When the iPad first came out I was sad to report that it wouldn’t work when connected to the built in iPod cable. I have since giving my iPad to my little brother so I have no way to test it. Last night avid reader Erik posted the screenshot below and informed us that the current software update is in fact compatible with the VW MDI connector. The Jury is still out on A2DP bluetooth support.
Apple will release a software update for all iPhones on june 21st. Thanks to well placed sources I got a hold of it today for some preliminary testing with our MDI system on our cars. One big complain is that the phone freaks out and ask to go to airplane mode when connected to the car’s media cable. Starting with iPhone OS 4.0 that will no longer be a problem, here is the new warning: