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Technology Waze now supports hands-free navigation, motorcycle mode
Author: 0 Waze now supports hands-free navigation, motorcycle mode

Users can enable the feature by going to Settings Sound & voice Talk to Waze Toggle Listen for "OK Waze " in the app. In a company blog post, Waze wrote that the three new additions were the features most requested by Waze users. Now, if you allow Waze to access your device's microphone from within the settings menu, the entire navigation can be carried out hands-free by using the "OK, Waze " command.

Technology DP2 corrects hamburger emoji, puts cheese above the patty
Author: 0 DP2 corrects hamburger emoji, puts cheese above the patty

The new version is basically replacing Google's version of the original emoji, which had the cheese set underneath the patty - a major "burger faux pas". It even shows how the emoji looks like in different platforms and cellphones like Samsung, LG, Apple, Nexus and others. In Android 8.1 "Oreo", they updated the emoji to reflect how actual human beings eat food, and the cheese is properly on top of the bun.

Technology Volkswagen gives 2018 Tiguan sporty upgrades with new R-Line Appearance package
Author: 0 Volkswagen gives 2018 Tiguan sporty upgrades with new R-Line Appearance package

Unveiled at the LA Auto Show, the new trim package gives the Tiguan a more dynamic appearance thanks to the addition of design elements both on the exterior and interior. Inside, Tiguan R-Line models feature the R-Line logo on the start screen of VW's Modular Infotainment Platform (MIB II). Over to the cabin, the steeering wheel and stainless steel door sill plates are adorned with the unique R-Line badging.

Technology Corvette ZR1 Convertible Drops 755 Horses In LA
Author: 0 Corvette ZR1 Convertible Drops 755 Horses In LA

Prices for the ZR1 Coupe will start at $119,995 while the ZR1 Convertible will be priced from $123,995. As with the coupe, you'll have your choice of a seven-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic (which, surprisingly, seems to be the most popular transmission choice for Corvette buyers).

Technology Microsoft and SAP both commit to running SAP HANA on Azure internally
Author: 0 Microsoft and SAP both commit to running SAP HANA on Azure internally

To help existing on-premises VMware workloads move to Azure Cloud, Microsoft on Monday announced new migration offerings for customers as additional solutions. However, he warned that Microsoft and SAP still need to show they can deliver on customer traction, value and success. The companies also said they're using each other's products.

Technology New Hearthstone Expansion Release Date Announced, And It's Soon
Author: 0 New Hearthstone Expansion Release Date Announced, And It's Soon

And for a different type of challenge, players can enter "The Forge", where they start each match by building a deck from a new set of cards, and then use that deck to duel other Forge participants. There are new card mechanics, too: Recruit, to pull a minion from your deck; Spellstones , which are spells that increase in power as you play; Unidentified Items with semi-randomised effects; and the first Legendary weapons.

Author: 0 ASUS Launches Zenfone Max Plus (M1) Smartphone 18:9 Display

The price and the availability of the new smartphone are not yet known. It sports a large 5.7-inch display with full HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. Connectivity options also include Bluetooth, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and Global Positioning System. We have seen this same processor to be used in the previous ASUS's Zenfone 3S Max.

Technology YouTube videos can now play directly inside your WhatsApp
Author: 0 YouTube videos can now play directly inside your WhatsApp

Now, it looks like WhatsApp for iPhone has got two new features - one is the ability to watch YouTube videos within a conversation and the other is the ability to lock recording in order to record a voice message without holding the button throughout the recording.

Technology Windows 10 Sets will let you group apps in tabs
Author: 0 Windows 10 Sets will let you group apps in tabs

Instead, the tabs here are intelligent and flexible as users can open a different program in the same window without the need to juggle around different windows with all the different tabs opened. While Sets might seem like an obvious UI evolution for Windows, it's still a significant move for Microsoft. The company posted a video about their vision of the feature and demoed a student working with Microsoft Office Word with Office 365, Microsoft Edge and Powerpoint.

Author: 0 Banque Pictet & Cie SA Purchases 69932 Shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

Insider ownership decreased by a total of 90675 shares, which suggests that PYPL's key executives are feeling less optimistic about the outlook for the stock. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 1.41 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell.

Technology Roku (ROKU) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.21
Author: 0 Roku (ROKU) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.21

Nationwide Fund Advisors purchased a new stake in Roku in the 3rd quarter worth about $1,009,000. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in Roku during the 3rd quarter valued at $273,000. Finally, CIBC began coverage on Roku in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. ROKU stock was sitting at $39.47 when the markets closed on Friday.

Technology Curse of Osiris Stream Canceled in Favor of Addressing Community Issues
Author: 0 Curse of Osiris Stream Canceled in Favor of Addressing Community Issues

All of this will be shared in a post on Bungie's website at some point on Wednesday. How do you react this news? Bungie had said that the livestream would include an update on Destiny 2's sandbox , since a major rebalance is expected with Season 2 in December, but it looks like the developer has opted to make that the focus of its next communication with fans.

Technology Square Enix CEO Hints at New Deus Ex Game
Author: 0 Square Enix CEO Hints at New Deus Ex Game

Speaking in an extensive interview with GamesIndustry.biz , Yosuke Matsuda squashed rumours that Deus Ex was dead and buried, saying 'We have never said anything about discontinuing that title but for some reason that's the rumour out on the market '.

Technology Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2018) SM-G571 gets FCC Approval
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2018) SM-G571 gets FCC Approval

This is not the first time that Samsung SM-G571 specs were revealed. Rumors says that the Samsung Galaxy S9 will feature a single camera while the Galaxy S9 Plus will come with dual camera setup. Android 8.1 is expected to land for Nexus and Pixel phones and tablets in December, just a few weeks before the Galaxy S9 launch. In the near future the company plans to release the device and to consumer markets other countries.

Technology IOS 11 has more auto-correct issues with its keyboard
Author: 0 IOS 11 has more auto-correct issues with its keyboard

Like the previous iOS 11 fail, which turned the word "i" into "A [?]", this new error autocorrects "it" to "I.T". Hundreds of iPhone users have reported the fault, according to MacRumors. I'm afraid rebooting your phone, factory resetting, or changing its settings will all be in vain. The person even tried to hack the bug by venturing into Settings General Keyboard Text Replacement and using "is" as the phrase and shortcut.

Author: 0 PlayStation VR is most popular among all virtual headsets

The research firm said that VR headset shipments show "no signs of slowing" and claimed that Oculus dropping the price of its Rift headset to US$399 has "definitely helped drive adoption". The report also states that HP, Lenovo, Acer, Asus and Dell are all looking to release their own VR headsets, which will push the market even further.

Technology Three takeaways from Auburn's 26-14 win over Alabama
Author: 0 Three takeaways from Auburn's 26-14 win over Alabama

However, now sitting at number nine in the CFP committee rankings with a record of 10-2, OSU may have a tough time reaching the playoff. Look for Miami to be sixth this week, behind Alabama, but still in contention. No wonder the committee is so willing to forgive that ever-worsening loss to 4-8 Syracuse. A loss and they are out. In this scenario, Dinich says the final spot would come down to the Crimson Tide and the Buckeyes.