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Old 12-05-2012, 12:38 AM   #11
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Nav functions are noticeably faster. Enter a street address and you'll see what I mean.

Ability to receive text messages via iPhone is also another big plus.
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the update on SMR mentions this:

•Simplified voice commands for music

any idea how they've simplified it?
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Things like just being able to just say "Play <title>" without having to say "song", "artist", "album name", "genre", etc. in there. You can just say "Play <Sirius station name>" without having to tell the system "Sirius" first and then the station name on the second prompt. You can just say "AM <frequency #>" or "FM <frequency #>". Things like that.
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Just got the update over the weekend. So far so good. I also agree with the comment somebody made earlier about the Ford engineers paying attention to the complaints. It's quite reassuring to know that people are working on solutions long after the sale has been made.
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As far as the black vs. blue background in the small LCD by the gauge cluster, I have a friend with a 2012 SE and his background is blue and I have a Titanium with a black background. His car was built first, so I dont know if its something they changed with an update, or something with the higher trim levels gets it. Im not sure what the difference is other than color but I like my black background better
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:49 PM   #16
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Things like just being able to just say "Play <title>" without having to say "song", "artist", "album name", "genre", etc. in there. You can just say "Play <Sirius station name>" without having to tell the system "Sirius" first and then the station name on the second prompt. You can just say "AM <frequency #>" or "FM <frequency #>". Things like that.
oh wow that's actually really great. the 2 step prompts to flip between inputs is a tad cumbersome.

does that mean if you're in music you can just say "set temp 23 degrees" too?

i did the update today (haven't played around with it). the first thing i noticed was that it said my usb stick (with my mp3s on it) wasn't recnogized. i plugged it in a few times and got the same thing. hopefullly i'ts not an issue. i had that happen a couple times but it resolved itself on its own.
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does that mean if you're in music you can just say "set temp 23 degrees" too?
Not sure. Haven't tried this. I'll give it a try on my way home tonight to see.

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i did the update today (haven't played around with it). the first thing i noticed was that it said my usb stick (with my mp3s on it) wasn't recnogized. i plugged it in a few times and got the same thing. hopefullly i'ts not an issue. i had that happen a couple times but it resolved itself on its own.
Did you do a master reset after installation? If not, I would. Mine was all sorts of quirky after installation and a master reset seemed to take care of the problems (first time a master reset ever served a constructive purpose for me personally).
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Old 12-11-2012, 02:19 PM   #18
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no, probably a good idea. i haven't done ye ol' MR in quite some time... since couple updates back.

update: that did the trick :) seems master reset saves your presets now too? or has that been the case for awhile? nice.

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As far as the black vs. blue background in the small LCD by the gauge cluster, I have a friend with a 2012 SE and his background is blue and I have a Titanium with a black background. His car was built first, so I dont know if its something they changed with an update, or something with the higher trim levels gets it. Im not sure what the difference is other than color but I like my black background better
No that's just the tweak that was made in software to distinguish between cars with sync w/ myford and cars with myfordtouch.
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Things like just being able to just say "Play <title>" without having to say "song", "artist", "album name", "genre", etc. in there. You can just say "Play <Sirius station name>" without having to tell the system "Sirius" first and then the station name on the second prompt. You can just say "AM <frequency #>" or "FM <frequency #>". Things like that.
Are these changes documented or is the user supposed to figure it all out by trial and error?
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