Tag Archive: Learning


The 3rd-gen Nest Learning Smart Thermostat is down to just $200

Adjust the temp without getting up.

The Nest Thermostat 3rd generation is down to $ 199.99 on Amazon. Outside of eBay’s last site-wide sale, this is one of the Nest’s lowest prices. It regularly sells for as much as $ 250, and right now the other colors are selling around $ 230.

The Nest Learning Thermostat is full of Smart features to help make your home more energy efficient. It can learn your habits and save you  [Read More…]

Best Android apps for learning a language in 2018

Learning a new language doesn’t have to happen in a classroom.

A new year means new resolutions, and for some folks, that means sitting down and deciding to learn a new language. After all, in a world that is becoming increasingly multicultural, being multilingual is a handy skill. If you’ve been trying to figure out if there’s a good app that will let you learn while commuting or at home, then we’ve got good news for you.

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Samsung Exynos 9810 now official with 40% faster cores and deep learning

The Exynos 9810 includes a third-generation custom CPU and neural network-based deep learning.

Samsung served up an early look at the Exynos 9810 a few weeks ago, and now the company has officially launched the chipset. The highlights of the chipset include a third-generation custom CPU, 1.2Gbps LTE modem, and sophisticated image processing that enables 4K video at 120fps.

Starting off with the CPU, the Exynos 9810 offers eight CPU cores divided into two clusters: four  [Read More…]

Nest Learning Thermostat vs. Nest Thermostat E: What’s the difference?

Trying to decide between the Nest Learning Thermostat and the company’s new Nest Thermostat E? Here’s how the two compare!

Nest recently announced the brand new Nest Thermostat E, a less-expensive smart thermostat with many of the same features as its more expensive sibling. The subtle, all-white design and simplified display of the Thermostat E stand in stark contrast to the flashier, heavier look of the Learning Thermostat. But look and feel are only part of the picture. If  [Read More…]

Google is using deep learning and data analysis to curate the Play Store

Machine learning plays a big part in how apps are monitored in the Play Store.

Google has released some details from the Security and Privacy team about how Google Play is being curated, and machine learning plays a big part.

Google has two basic goals for applications in the Play Store: safety and exposure. The Security and Privacy team wants to weed out apps with malware, but they’re also concerned about applications that ask for broad permissions that might  [Read More…]

Instagram taking new steps to reduce offensive and spammy comments using machine learning

Everything helps in the fight against spam.

In the seemingly never-ending fight against spam and generally low-quality comments on the internet, Instagram is taking new approaches in cleaning up comments on photos and videos. Instagram says it’s the next step in its commitment to “foster kind, inclusive communities,” but really it’s just the right thing to do for our collective sanity online.

The first change is straight-up blocking offensive comments  [Read More…]

Google flexes machine learning muscles with new features for Gboard

Gboard update includes new enhancements to make typing and searching easier.

Google has added some fun and helpful new features to Gboard, which highlight its latest machine learning capabilities. In a blog post, Google showed off a new doodle-search function for emojis, predictive phrase suggestions for texting, and enhanced results for searches made from within the keyboard.

Look for the enhanced feature to pop up in the latest update for Gboard in the Google Play Store.

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HTC is learning a tough lesson in mobilizing a fan community to fight U11 reviews

This may not be as bad as first thought, but HTC should know better than this.

HTC is at the center of a disappointing kerfuffle today surrounding its use of the private “Elevate” enthusiast community to dispel misconceptions about the just-launched HTC U11. But as is so often the case, there’s far more to the story than a single slice of a screenshot and lots of jumping to conclusions.

For a company like HTC, its dedicated community  [Read More…]

Google soups up Sheets by adding in a little machine learning

Data can be overwhelming to manage in mass quantities, so this is Google’s way of offering to take over the hard stuff.

Google’s cluster of professional, document making apps is still one of the most robust office suites available, and today’s update includes several new feature additions that might make it even more attractive to use. Now, Sheets can build your chart for you using the same machine learning technology that’s available in many other Google products.

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MosaLingua Spanish: A different but familiar way of learning Spanish (Review)

As the only native Spanish speaker in AndroidGuys, it is always amusing for me to see Android apps for learning Spanish. After all, it is a fairly useful language, with approximately 500 million people talking it natively throughout the world. There are different approaches for learning it, but MosaLingua Spanish uses a fairly common one: repetition. Developer: […]