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Mike Norton
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+Kahtaf Alam has done a fantastic job providing an app with similar usability as Android Auto. Auto Mate however can be run on any phone or tablet without an expensive head unit as is the case with AA.

It is something that people have been looking for. Over 20K testers right now.
 
Can't believe we reached over 20,000 testers! Thanks for everyone's feedback and support so far. Update 0.2.2 will be rolling out in a few hours, which includes:

- Option to show/hide status bar
- Option to stop music on exit
- Option to keep screen on only while plugged in
- Car mode can now capture Home button (Premium)
- Bug fixes

With the recent poll regarding which areas to improve, more than half of you said maps. I hear you, and over the next few weeks I'll be focusing more on map improvements. Stay tuned for updates!
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Project Estimate Planning site.

#Agile  

Posting to come back to later and for anyone else that could be looking for a tool such as this.
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New long-lived branch release 346.59 is now available.
Release highlights since 346.47: [list] [.] Added support for the following GPUs: [list] [.] Quadro K1200 [/.][.] Quadro M6000 [/.][.] GeForce 920M [/.][.] GeForce 930A [/.][.] GeForce 930M [/.][.] GeForce 940M [/.][.] GeForce GTX 950M [/.][.] GeForce GTX 960M [/.][.] ...
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Even more of a reason for me to migrate to Linux. 
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Arne Exton, the creator of numerous distributions of Linux that are available for download on Softpedia, was happy to inform us about his latest creation, RaspAnd, a custom OS that allows you to run the Android 5.1 Lollipop mobile operating system on a Raspberry Pi 2 computer board.
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The best +GNOME  release ever is here with whopping 33525 changes made by 1043 contributors over the past six months!

3.16 highlights includes:
Reimagined notifications
Improvements in Files
Distraction-less scrollbars
Refreshing looks of Image Viewer
and 4 new preview apps: Calendar, Books, Builder & Characters

Check out the release notes to discover a whole lot of changes in & under the hood of your favourite desktop experience...

Grab a copy of live image at https://www.gnome.org/getting-gnome/
GNOME 3.16 is the latest version of GNOME 3, and is the result of six months' work by the GNOME project. It includes major new features, as well as a large number of smaller improvements and enhancements. The release incorporates 33525 changes, made by approximately 1043 contributors.
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#AndroidAuto  information from the guys at Google who work on it.
Tor and Chet are joined by Gabriel Peal from the Android Auto team. We talk about... cars! And dashboard entertainment systems, and notifications, and navigation, and the Android Auto capabilities available today. Favorite ph...
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Looking good.
As Android TV boxes from Amazon have started to grab some market share, the upcoming Google Android TV push will only accelerate this movement. The...
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Google is providing Android app developers with tools that allow their apps to run in the Chrome web browser. But you don’t need to be a developer to use Google’s ARC Welder utility: it lets just about anyone run (some) Android apps on Chrome OS, Mac, Windows, or Linux computers. When I first wrote about ARC Welder, I …
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An alternative to needing an expensive or hacked head unit for Android Auto. This guy just released the beta of his app that is skinned much like Android Auto and looks pretty promising.

Works on your phone or tablet.

Join the community and give the app a try. It is very early beta.
AutoMate for Android Beta
Android Auto re-imagined for phones and tablets
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Hmmm.....interesting.  I'm using the new beta driver from Dell on the Alienware Alpha.  

I wonder if Valve can also begin testing this in their Steam OS.  I asked if they (Dell) would develop a WDDM 2.0 driver for Windows 10 Tech Preview.  The GPU is custom by NVIDIA.  XD
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OMG!!! RenderMan is now FREE for non-commercial use!!

#mustresistandnotgetsuckedbackinto3dtomuchtodo  

AND! According to the page there is a possibility of adding it as a plugin into Blender!
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Awesome! And it even includes a Linux version! Very cool!
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Testing. Graphic Design. Photography and more
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  • Magenic
    QAT Lead, 2012 - present
    I create and execute test scenarios based on artifacts provided by the client, and from knowledge gained in the clients domain, in a risk based and adaptive fashion. I provide feedback to clients based on the results of the scenarios executed in order to efficiently and accurately test the program under development.
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Gamer | QA Tester | Forever Noob | Taco's Are Frickin Delicious!
Introduction
I am a right brained passionate person who loves to see other people discover new and cool things which make their lives easier. 

Things I do:  I study, learn, dabble and use as much technology as I can get my hands on.  

I am into things:
  1. Gaming
  2. Photography
  3. Audio/Sound design
  4. Anything Android
  5. Music
Was accused of being a ubber Google Fanboi!  So? :)

I love to play MMORPG’s, 

I Tank because I must.
I Tank because I care.
I Tank because I love.
I Tank because I live.
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Once died to a world boss after hearing "Hey, I wonder what this skull on the ground is for?" Laughed so hard!
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