Apple has begun rolling out HDR 4K content on iTunes and upgrading old purchases

In anticipation of the launch of pre-orders for the iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K (which occurs tonight at 3AM (EST) (or 12AM PST), Apple has already begun rolling out new content with support for 4K resolution and HDR video with higher dynamic range. In addition, Apple is upgrading iTunes customers’ previous purchases of video to 4K HDR format, which is has promised to do so, free of charge. All the new iPhones announced this week support HDR video, and the new Apple TV 4K supports both the higher resolution…

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Caribbean residents describe dire situation as food, water run out

A week after Hurricane Irma struck a string of Caribbean islands, some residents find themselves in darkness, as power remains out, and they’re increasingly worried as food and water supplies dwindle. In the storm’s aftermath, residents and tourists described a volatile situation with vexing challenges ahead that have forced people to fend for themselves. “You listen to the radio. You call. But nobody comes,” said Leroy Webb, a resident of St. Maarten, which is the Dutch part of the island. The French side of the island is St. Martin. “I…

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Dishing Out Snacks Using Dal – 10 Stellar Recipes to Try

India runs on dal, there is no doubt about it. Explore the northern belt of the country and you will find a unique preparation of dal enjoyed in every household. Lunch hour here is never complete without a bowlful of steaming arahar dal. The preparation goes on to attaining the status of the ultimate comfort food of the country. “Dals are used in many ways. They can be cooked into thick, medium and thin preparations, exemplified by the meetamasoor dal of the north, the spicy tuar sambar of the South or the soup-like rasam based again on tuar. These are regular accompaniments…

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Hectic lifestyle push Metro Manilans to dine out more

QUICK-SERVE MEALS Diners often consider a restaurant’s accessibility to work and home, fast service and affordable prices when they eat out, a Nielsen survey said. —INQUIRER PHOTO It used to be that eating out was a way of celebrating special occasions.  These days, it has become a routine among Metro Manila consumers who have to contend with a hectic lifestyle and the worsening traffic. Online information on new dining places and food offerings has also fueled this phenomenon, according to the latest report by the market research firm Nielsen, which…

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Can New Look’s fall out of fashion be fixed?

when New Look founder Tom Singh opened the doors of his first shop in Taunton in 1969, he did so with a rag-trader’s self-confidence in picking best sellers. Over the years he has put the fashion chain’s rise in popularity down to his instinct for picking fashion winners and overhauling supply chains in Asia, which meant he got his trend-led clothes on shop shelves faster than his rivals. In short, New Look was the original fast-fashion pioneer. However, last week the chain Singh started reported its fifth quarter of poor sales,…

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Five to Try: Titanfall: Assault lands on Android, and Kevin Hart launches Laugh Out Loud

If you’re in need of new and interesting Android apps and games to check out this weekend, then look no further: We have five of the week’s biggest Play Store debuts and updates collected here in our latest Five to Try column. Titanfall: Assault transforms the exhilarating mech shooter franchise into an intriguing card-based battle for control, while Kevin Hart’s new Laugh Out Loud streaming app serves up original comedy shows in both free and paid varieties. And if you want further options, then Motorsport Manager Mobile 2, Samsung’s no-longer-exclusive Internet Browser,…

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Alert! UGC NET 2017 official notification to be out today at cbsenet.nic.in

After a long wait, the official notification for UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) November exam will be released today, on August 4. The exam will be conducted on November 5. Official notification for UGC NET November 2017 to be out today After a long wait, the official notification for University Grants Commission (UGC) National Eligibility Test (NET) November exam will be released today, on August 4, by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). All those candidates who are interested in appearing for the exam are required to keep a…

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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ Daydream support rolling out now

Google has announced that Daydream support for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagship smartphones “is rolling out now.” The announcement came in the form of a Google+ post from the official Google VR account. It’s worth noting that at-least a couple of major US carriers – T-Mobile and Verizon – have already rolled out updates that claimed to bring Daydream support, but users weren’t able to use the feature. However now, it seems like a server-side switch has been made, so you should be able to enjoy the functionality on your S8/S8+ unit. Some of…

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OnePlus 5 update rolling out with fix for rebooting when calling 911

Around two days ago multiple reports started coming out saying that some OnePlus 5units instantly rebooted when you tried to dial 911. That’s obviously a huge issue, and the fact that many people seemed to encounter it only made things worse for the Chinese company. Yesterday OnePlus reached out with an official statement, saying it has tested a software update that resolved the issue, and that this would roll out to all devices in a short while. Well, that’s what’s happening now. As you can see from the screenshot, if you own…

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Xiaomi sends out media invites for Mi Max 2 India launch

Xiaomi has sent out invites to the India media regarding the launch of the Mi Max 2 early next week. While the invite doesn’t exactly specify the name of the device, one look at it and you can tell what it’s about. The new Mi Max 2 has a full aluminum unibody design that is just as big as the last one, same 6.44-inch 1080p display, newer generation but slower Snapdragon 625, 4GB RAM, 64/128GB storage, 12 megapixel f2.2 rear camera, 5 megapixel f2.0 front camera, stereo speakers, Android Nougat and a…

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