Day: September 8, 2017

  • September 8, 2017

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  • Just a few days after Apple killed off its annual London music festival, in steps Spotify with its first live music event for the UK. Who We Be, as it’s called, will take place on November 30th at London’s Alexandra Palace. The lineup consists of Dizzee Rascal, Bugzy Malone, Cardi B, Giggs, J Hus, and Stefflon Don in a celebration of rap and grime. The festival shares its name with the Who We Be playlist curated by Spotify and followed by 140,000 fans. Playlist subscribers will have the first opportunity to buy presale tickets starting tomorrow, before general ticket sales begin on Monday, September 11th from the event’s website. The Verge I am sad to see Apple cancel their music festival. I am happy to see Spotify doing one reminds of Napster fest in early 2000s
  • Last November, YouTube began supporting HDR for those who watch its videos via their TV sets. Today, the company announced it’s expanding the technology to mobile, initially on select Android devices, but not yet on iOS. With support for HDR, videos offer better picture quality, with higher contrast that allows you to see more vibrant colors and make out more of the image in darker scenes. At launch, YouTube mobile HDR is rolling out to Pixel, LG V30, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note8, and Sony Experia XZ Premium devices, through the YouTube mobile app. The company says it will continue to work with mobile industry partners to bring HDR playback to more devices over time. TechCrunch YouTube is the most innovative platform for video I truly believe that.
  • The aging Google Drive app for desktop is officially deprecated as of today, Google announced in a blog post. Support will be cut off on December 11th and the app will shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. Users who are still running the Drive app will start seeing notifications in October that it’s “going away,” and the company will steer customers towards one of two replacements depending on whether they’re a consumer or business user. Google Drive the service isn’t going anywhere. You can still access it from the web, smartphone apps, and either of the software options mentioned below. Google now has two fairly new software tools for backing up your data and/or accessing files in the cloud. There’s Backup and Sync, the all-encompassing consumer app that replaces both the standalone Google Drive and Google Photos Uploader apps. It offers essentially the same functionality as Drive and works much the same way. The Verge This is an example of Google really taking on OneDrive and Carbonite.