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    C.U.E Tips, Shortcuts and Advise

    Started Learning cue today. It's nice but it isn't as intuitive as I'd like it to be. I had to read the manual and even call the helpline (which was very helpful) to unpare a phone...

    I have have learned to pare my android phone and make calls, but can't get it or my iPod to play music. I did get Pandora working and the car has a cd player. The music sounds GREAT!

    I even had to read the manual to learn how to check oil life and tire pressure. I'll have it all figured out soon, but again you're not gonna figure it out w/o the book.

    On my own it took me 15 mins. To find the xm scrolling menu.

    The voice command works GREAT!

    Now if I could get my garage door opener programmed...

    I love the car, but thought it was time to start a C.U.E. Thread

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    I take it you did not get a free iPad?

    A salesperson showed me the CUE on an XTS, he could not do it smoothly. I thought there would be some learning curve.

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    I took an easy test drive yesterday, and sadly CUE was really slow. Definitely needs more power.

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    Actually, yes I did get the iPad but it's still in the box. I thought it would be better for me to practice on the real thing. You definately have to learn it while it's parked, you could never do it while driving espicially since some option become greyed out while the car is in motion. Mostly I have it all figured out, so it's not hard but it just takes more time than you would think. I've got the basics but just need to figure out how to connect my external music devices. Until then, the CD player is easy enough!
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    That reminds me of the one thing I hated about my cadillacs. I never understood why only certain auto makers disable input while the car is moving. As if you never have a passenger who could be perfectly capable of entering stuff into the GPS while you're moving.

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    Sounds like you are having fun with your ATS. Atlanta Guy!

    Here is a Car and Driver video review that features the Thunder Gray Cromaflair at the beginning. I'm not normally a fan of paying extra for a color, but this looks amazing!

    You are going to turn heads on Peachtree Street with this!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnJLjDJTWkY

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    Got behind the wheel of a 3.6 Luxury yesterday... Amazing drive. The 3.6 has plenty of power... But I'll still wait for a V. :-) I was amazed by CUE! Not buggy, and I paired my iPhone 4 effortlessly. Unpairing/deletion took two tries to completely delete my phone contacts. Didn't try doing anything else. I'll try once I get behind a 2.0T. The dealership in Fredericksburg, VA also had an iPad in the showroom to play with CUE. Too bad you can't download the app on your own to get accustomed to it before you purchase.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bruff1977 View Post
    Got behind the wheel of a 3.6 Luxury yesterday... Amazing drive. The 3.6 has plenty of power... But I'll still wait for a V. :-) I was amazed by CUE! Not buggy, and I paired my iPhone 4 effortlessly. Unpairing/deletion took two tries to completely delete my phone contacts. Didn't try doing anything else. I'll try once I get behind a 2.0T. The delaership in Fredericksburg, VA also had an iPad in the showroom to play with CUE. Too bad you can't download tha app on your own to get accustomed to it before you purchase.
    A search for Cadillac on the app store on my iPad just now shows a Cadillac CUE app.

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cadil...508883621?mt=8

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    I would think the apps would have to be on itunes for them to be put on an ipad, even preloaded.

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    Yes, anyone with an iPad can try out CUE
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    When did you get the Ipad. I picked my car up this week and had no mention of an I-pad so did the dealer give it to you or did GM mail it as I have seen posts suggesting both. Love the car and the CUE isnt to bad to work with but I haven't had alot of time with it yet. Garage door this weekend.
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    I received the iPad in person the day I took delivery of the car. It was given to me with the owners manual, keys and a nice Cadillac microfiber clolth to clean the CUE screen with. BTW I finally was able to connect my (very old) ipod and control it with CUE on screen, but it can't find anything with voice commands. I don't know what I was doing wrong before because I plugged it in and it's working (mostly) now. Now if I could just get homelink to learn my (very old) garage door remote...

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    A couple more things about C.U.E. that I'm learning... One is that it is slower than you would expect, but you just have to become used to the cadence of it and allow yourself to pause a momment. For example, the voice command feature works great, but you have to learn to wait to speak the command. It's just a slight pause. Same with the touch inputs. And, I have had more success with music from the SD card than the iPod. I just loaded a bunch on a card and popped it in and it sounds great, and from the card C.U.E. can understand voice commands in order to find music. It getting better the more I live with it.

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    Re: C.U.E Tips, Shortcuts and Advise

    Quote Originally Posted by AtlantaGuy00 View Post
    I received the iPad in person the day I took delivery of the car. It was given to me with the owners manual, keys and a nice Cadillac microfiber clolth to clean the CUE screen with. BTW I finally was able to connect my (very old) ipod and control it with CUE on screen, but it can't find anything with voice commands. I don't know what I was doing wrong before because I plugged it in and it's working (mostly) now. Now if I could just get homelink to learn my (very old) garage door remote...
    Just curious, was the iPad engraved at all I think I remember reading somewhere on here that it was engraved or maybe it was a cadillac case…anywho it just crossed my mind. Obviously it makes no difference in the decision process of purchasing the car. Thanks again ATLGuy hope you're still enjoying the ride!

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