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Cardi B Gets Custom Rolls-Royce Cullinan from Offset on Her Birthday - autoevolution
What do you get the woman who’s rich enough to buy herself whatever she wants? If you’re Offset and that woman is Cardi B, you get her a custom Rolls-Royce for herself and daughter Kulture.
Rappers love their custom cars and no one loves expensive rides more than Cardi B, especially since she can also use them as props for her selfies – a thing Cardi has long owned up to. Already the owner of an impressive fleet, she has now added a new vehicle to her ever-growing collection: a family-friendly Cullinan.Cardi B, one of the most successful female rappers of the moment and the most surprising political voice / commentator in entertainment, turned 28 on October 11. She celebrated with a weekend-long rager in Las Vegas, Nevada, since current restrictions in Los Angeles wouldn’t have allowed it to throw the party she wanted. This meant Offset, with whom she shares 2-year-old daughter Kulture and from whom she filed for divorce just last month, had to go through the trouble of having her gift sent to Vegas. It wasn’t a tiny piece of jewelry, either: as the video at the bottom of the page shows, he gifted her a custom Rolls-Royce Cullinan, which he had delivered right at the party. The video is fuzzy and shaken, and hardly offers a decent look at the car but, judging by Cardi’s reaction, it was up to par with her expectations. The Cullinan came with an included Rolls-Royce car seat for Kulture, with her name embroidered in the headrest. This being Cardi, we’re bound to see more of the car and / or find out more details about it in the coming days. As of right now, the rapper’s car collection includes a Lamborghini Urus, a Bentley Bentayga, a Mercedes-Maybach S-class, a Lamborghini Aventador S and a Chevrolet Suburban, and that’s just the cars we know of. Perhaps the most hilarious part is that, until not long ago, Cardi didn’t even have a driver’s license. In typically brutally-honest fashion, Cardi admitted she loved expensive cars and would buy them even though she couldn’t personally drive them, because they made her look good in social media photos. Offset surprised Cardi B with a Rolls Royce Cullinan for her 28th birthday s pic.twitter.com/72SSK2wy1D — Rap All-Stars Æ (@RapAllStars) October 11, 2020
Tesla Roadster and Starman Make First Close Approach With Mars - autoevolution
On February 6, 2018, Tesla CEO Elon Musk made history when he launched a car, a first-generation Roadster, into space. That Roadster, along with its driver / pilot known as Starman, has now made a first close approach with Mars.
It’s been two years and eight months since the historical event and, while interest in the Roadster and Starman’s journey has diminished a bit, it’s still impressive. Just in case you woke up this morning and, while sipping coffee, were quietly asking yourself, “gee, I wonder where what Starman is up to today,” as one does, the answer comes from SpaceX itself: Starman is basking in the sight of the Red Planet. Or did, briefly. “Starman, last seen leaving Earth, made its first close approach with Mars today - within 0.05 astronomical units, or under 5 million miles, of the Red Planet,” SpaceX says in a recent tweet. Sure, it’s not like Starman came within touching distance of Mars, but it’s still closer to it than it is to Earth right now, according to the WhereIsRoadster website, which has been tracking progress of the Roadster and its pilot. The same source notes that, if the battery on the Roadster is still working, Starman will have listened to Space Oddity 265,533 times in one year, and to Is there Life On Mars? 357,794 times in the other. Starman is a mannequin dressed up in a prototype of the SpaceX space suit, and there’s another, smaller version of it inside the Hot Wheels toy Roadster on the dashboard. A data storage device with a copy of Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels is included, just in case the duo encounter aliens on their space journey. The Roadster was launched into space on board the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, with no particular target in mind. It sped away at 4,641 mph (7,469 kph) and, according to consensus, it will continue to move into space until it collides with something and is destroyed. Unless it hasn’t happened already. Starman, last seen leaving Earth, made its first close approach with Mars today—within 0.05 astronomical units, or under 5 million miles, of the Red Planet pic.twitter.com/gV8barFTm7 — SpaceX (@SpaceX) October 7, 2020
Upcoming Android Auto Update to Fix Google Pixel Compatibility Error - autoevolution
Google has just confirmed that users coming across an error claiming Android Auto isn’t compatible with the Google Pixel would soon get a fix in a new version of the app.
The issue only affects the Pixel 3a XL, Google says, and it was first reported in late 2019 on the official Android Auto forums.More specifically, users claimed that updating Android Auto wasn’t possible simply because the app no longer showed up in the Google Play Store, while using the direct link gets them to a message indicating that “this app isn’t compatible with your device anymore.” Google started looking into what happens in mid-2020, and a member of the Android Auto team recommended users to double-check if the app they’re trying to update was the full version and not the one aimed at running on the phone screen. “If you are using Pixel 3, Pixel 3a and Pixel 4 devices on Android 10 and getting this error message ‘This app isn't compatible with your device anymore. Contact the developers for more info’, could you please check if the app you are trying to update is Android Auto or Android Auto for phone screens?” a message posted in June 2020 reads. “Pixel 3, Pixel 3a and Pixel 4 devices don’t need Android Auto for phone screens, which enables Android 10 devices to show the Android Auto app icon, as these Pixel devices already have the icon enabled. It’s expected to get the error message if you are trying to update Android Auto for phone screens instead of Android Auto.” This week, however, the search giant confirmed that it managed to fix the whole thing, and a future version of Android Auto would finally bring things back to normal on the Google Pixel 3a XL. Google is projected to launch a new Android Auto update next week, but at this point, it’s still not known if a fix for this compatibility error is supposed to be included or not.
Google App Update Includes Highly-Anticipated Android Auto Improvements - autoevolution
Some of the features that are available in Android Auto, including the Assistant itself, are powered by the Google app running on the phone, so keeping it up-to-date is technically a guarantee that you get the best possible experience at any given moment.
As many discovered lately, the Assistant itself has sometimes failed to serve its main purpose in Android Auto, as it failed to control some features wirelessly with voice commands.One of them was sending and replying to messages that Android users receive when running Android Auto on the car’s screen. More recently, however, Google has released additional Google app updates that are supposed to fix this glitch, essentially getting rid of the ‘Internet connection is not stable” error when voice commands are used on Android Auto. Google said that users should update the Google app to version 11.0 or higher and then restart their phones, but it looks like these recent releases are the ones that restore the voice commands to normal for everyone. More specifically, there are no less than three versions of the Google app that went live in the last few days, as it follows: version 11.6.8, 11.6.9, and 11.6.10 in late April, followed by Google app version 11.7.11 in early May. Installing the latest release obviously brings your device full up-to-date, so there’s no need to deply the previous updates if you’re running an older version of the Google app. As it typically happens with Google app updates, there’s no changelog for these new versions, but the search giant has already confirmed that the most recent builds refine the experience with Android Auto and address the voice command bug. Of course, in addition to updating through the Google Play Store, you can also download the Google app APK installer using this link to install the app manually – you can do it on any Android device where manual APK installation is enabled.