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Google brings Android Auto to 'every car' with new app

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Many people have Bluetooth-enabled stereos in their cars, and so with this update, you can have your phone automatically launch the Android Auto UI when your phone connects to your car's Bluetooth stereo. This new standalone app will allow you to do multiple things in your auto, regardless of the type of Android device you have. But there's a new update to fix all that, and now anyone running Android 5.0 or newer on their phone can download the app and use it disconnected from the auto. Read More »

Election clerks fired in Broward County, Fla

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Spokesperson Tonya Edwards said that two clerks, a Republican and a Democrat, were fired for "not adhering to the policies" of the county at a polling site at the Herb Skolknick Community Center. She said that two poll watchers were also asked to leave the premises. Over 500 precincts are open in Broward County, while just under 600 are open in Miami-Dade. Read More »

Apple may bring 'Jet White' colour to iPhone 7 models

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We get Jet Black but Jet White does not really make sense. Apple hasn't sold an iPhone with a white back since the iPhone 5c though, and the company typically avoids introducing new colors in the middle of a product cycle. The Mac Otakara story was initially reported by MacRumors . Assuming the rumor turns out to be true, Apple will probably be offering the Jet Black model at the same price tag as the regular models for the storage capacity that you intend on purchasing. Read More »

Russian Federation 'on board' with deal to limit oil output: Opec chief

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Oil futures have secured a corrective tone with a recovery from oversold conditions, although overall sentiment has remained negative with persistent oversupply fears capping gains. Despite OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo attempting to soothe concerns about the group's ability to cut meaningfully, oil prices are at their lowest in almost two months, having unwound the gains made since late September. Read More »

What Does It Mean If Trump Wins Indiana?

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Trump takes Indiana's 11 electoral votes, Kentucky's eight and five from West Virginia to take and early 24-3 lead over Clinton. And of that group, more than 8 in 10 voted for Trump. Trump's claims that the election process is tilted against him. Not surprisingly, Trump ran well among voters who described themselves as "dissatisfied" or "angry" at the government. Read More »

Report of different Samsung phone model exploding

The company stopped sales and production of the phones in October. Technology firms are locked in an increasingly heated race to make AI good enough to let consumers interact with their devices more naturally, especially by voice, Reuters says. Read More »

WhatsApp is testing a Snapchat-like feature called 'Status'

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The current testing has been spotted by the sharp-eyed ones in the latest beta version of WhatsApp on both Android and iOS. In order to use the new Status bar, you have to go to the Settings menu, but to test it out for yourself, you will need a jailbroken iOS device (or a rooted Android). Read More »

A WhatsApp hidden feature looks a lot like Snap stories

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Currently, the new update check is being tested and soon is expected to start rolling out in different platforms of WhatsApp. The chronological order would also, apparently, show itself using the same horizontal white loading lines that appear at the top of every story in Instagram . Read More »

WhatsApp's New 'Status' Tab is Under Testing

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WhatsApp is reportedly testing a feature akin to Instagram Stories, a feature copied initially from Snapchat Stories. WhatsApp is now testing new interface with " Status " updates tab to the interface after adding a "Camera" tab to the interface along with Video Calling. Read More »

WhatsApp may be adding some of Snapchat's best features to their app

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In October, a beta for video calls was also announced for Android WhatsApp users after an earlier, but soon discontinued, May preview. Some images of WhatsApp testing the new Status Tab in Beta from having gone viral on the internet, demonstrating the option of sharing images through the status update. Read More »

Bots, tweets and doodles: Tech companies get you ready to vote

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Much is at stake in the 58th quadrennial USA presidential election scheduled on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The data will include presidential, senatorial, congressional, and gubernatorial races as well as state-level referendums and ballot propositions in more than 30 languages worldwide. Read More »

Samsung to offer digital assistant service in Galaxy S8

Specifics about the AI virtual assistant were not disclosed during the briefing, but Samsung did say that it will allow customers to utilize third-party services effortlessly. Specifications are still the subject of serious speculations and they probably will stay like that for a while, as nobody expects Samsung to spill the beans on such an important detail too early in advance. Read More »

Google Pixel Launcher now works on these phones

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Users have confirmed - and these are users running CM13 and CM14 on their devices - that they have been able to see, access, and download the Pixel Launcher from the Google Play Store. The Pixel and the Pixel XL , as the India Today Tech argued earlier, are just kind of trailers. The Google Pixel XL also comes in two variants - a 32GB model priced at Rs. Read More »

Diablo 3 Necromancer vs Witch Doctor: What's the Difference?

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Called The Darkening of Tristram , it will only be a month-long event, but Blizzard say it's something they're looking to make available each January. In addition to the regular slew of weapons and armor sets you're likely to store, the Diablo 3 Armory can also be used to keep tabs on all your passives, Kanai's Cube Powers, and Legendary Gems. Read More »

Huawei launches Mate 9 with improved Emotion UI

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This new smartphone looks like a well designed and powerful device. The iPhone 7 is available in India. Huawei has teamed up with legendary auto marker Porsche to create one of the most luxurious, powerful and expensive phones you can buy. Read More »

FPC1025 Fingerprint Sensor Featured in the New Huawei Mate 9

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For example, Porsche is a German company which also makes Porsche a European company, so it would stand to reason that Huawei might attract quite a few interested buyers of the Porsche Design edition of the Mate 9 in Europe where they're initially launching the phone. Read More »

Huwaei Mate 9 With Leica Dual Camera Announced

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A version developed with Porsche Design will cost 1,395 euros. While the Porsche Design edition retains the hefty 4,000mAh battery of its sibling, it has a thinner and lighter body at 7.5mm thick and a weight of 169g. The Huawei Mate 9 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. According to Tech Radar , the appearance of the Huawei Mate 9 in the leaked pictures is estimated to be around 5.9 inches in length. Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design Smartphone Announced

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Huawei was the world's third-largest smartphone maker in the third quarter with 33.6 million shipped devices, giving it a 9 percent market share, according to research firm Strategy Analytics . Co-engineered with Leica, the Huawei Mate 9's dual lenses work in concert to capture and reproduce stunning details, taking them one step closer to professional cameras . Read More »

Huawei wasted its chance to make 2016's best phone

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Huawei Technologies has taken the wraps off its new smartphone - the Mate 9 - which has been created to challenge global market leaders Apple and Samsung. Huawei, the Chinese electronics firm Huawei unveiled its latest smartphone- Mate 9 in Munich. The United States is not included in this first launch wave, but the Wall Street Journal says the Mate 9 should arrive stateside sometime in January 2017. Read More »

CMAs Explains Why Beyoncé Vanished From Their Social Media

Beyonce's CMA outfit was over the top, but she pulled it off, just like she always does! Queen Bey flaunted her gorgeous figure in tiny gold two-piece and she was performing with shapely dancers her catalog of chart-topping hits. There was speculation that the lack of any mention of it from official channels had been down to criticism of the decision to let Beyoncé perform. The CMA Awards 2016 were celebrating their 50th anniversary last night on ABC and while there were plenty of ... Read More »

What do Analysts Say about: Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR)

The firm purchased 204,556 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,357,000. Western Refining, Inc. closed its last trading session at $28.85 with the loss of -3.12%. (NYSE:WNR) for 250,000 shares. Cumberland holds 0.01% or 580 shares in its portfolio. Finemark Bancorp has 0.01% invested in the company for 3,070 shares. Read More »

After verdict in bridge scandal trial, what comes next?

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An attorney for one of the former Gov. Chris Christie allies convicted in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case has called the case a "disgrace" and challenged prosecutors for not charging "powerful people". "I am innocent of these charges, and I am very, very looking forward to the appeal", Baroni told reporters. "And the result was this massive, massive traffic jam in his town because all these cars from all over North Jersey use those lanes". Read More »

Sombra is the newest Overwatch hero - here's everything we know so far

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Along with a splashy introduction for the long-rumored Sombra, fans at BlizzCon were treated to a new CGI short film starring the sassy new hacker-heroine. In August, Blizzard unveiled the Overwatch World Cup, an global exhibition where teams from 16 countries compete in a tournament style competition. Read More »

Forza Horizon 3 PC Demo Makes Its Way to the Windows Store

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Now it's time for Windows 10 to have a go. If you're looking to play the game in all of its glory, however, Microsoft recommends an i7 3820 CPU coupled with an Nvidia GTX 970 AMD R9 290X GPU. Meanwhile the Xbox also receives the HDR support for Forza Horizon 3 in the latest update for the players who own both an Xbox One S and an HDR compatible display for better visual and graphical experience. Read More »

Samsung Investing $1 Billion in U.S. Chip Production

While most of Samsung's processor efforts are based in South Korea, it opened up a plant in Austin in 2007. The Austin facility has about 3,000 employees and has a floor size of 2.3 million sq ft or around 300 acres. Samsung's presence in Austin contributed $3.6 billion to the regional economy of central Texas in 2015, according to an Impact Data Source Economic Impact Study. Read More »

How Customisable Is The 2016 MacBook Pro Range?

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The discovered price slashes could be Apple's way of apologizing for not unveiling refreshed models for other Mac computers, as the company only unveiled new MacBook Pro laptops when some were expecting similar updates to at least the MacBook Air. Read More »

The PS4 Pro is the Embodiment of the Current-gen Console War

Supersampling has been used for a while in video games and while it can be somewhat effective, it won't lead to any enhancements that you should write home about and won't make up for not having a 4K TV . Honestly, even under that silly magnifying-glass level of scrutiny, Horizon remains pretty hard to fault. Back in April of this year, Insomniac Games released a reboot of the famous Ratchet and Clank series, partially to bring the series back and partially to promote the game's companion ... Read More »

Florida: More than 4 million residents have already voted

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In Cobb County, 78,937 voters have already cast their ballots. Warren said if previous elections are any indicator, turnout should remain strong in the final three days of early voting . According to voting laws in Connecticut, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, if you change your mind on who you wish to vote for, you can have a do-over. Read More »

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare MP: Green Bags Will Grant You Victory!

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Meanwhile, the game's PC version is also set to launch as its game publisher, Activision, has laid out the minimum prerequisites for the forthcoming title. "There is a balancing act that we have to strike between making sure that we're still making the game that everyone knows and loves. but also making sure that we're innovating and giving them a new reason to come back every year", said Hirshberg. Read More »