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Google is leveraging machine learning to make Duo calls sound better

The tech is called WaveNetEQ.

What you need to know Google is using machine learning to deal with packet loss of audio data on its video calling app. The feature’s already available on Pixel 4 devices via the December feature drop. Other as-yet-unnamed phones are also slated to receive the same tech in the future.

Google’s Duo is already “the best video calling service that you’re not using” — even Samsung, it seems, has seen light —  [Read More…]

It’d be a nightmare to miss out on today’s LectroFan Sleep Machine deals

Sleeping better can affect your day-to-day life dramatically, which is why everyone should have one of these LectroFan Sleep Machines. Whether it’s too noisy in your room at night, or too quiet, these sleep machines can help lull you to sleep with their various sounds for sleep and relaxation, from fan whirrings to white noise variations and of course, a calming ocean sound. The pricier the machine, the more features and sounds it includes, but luckily Woot is having a  [Read More…]

How Google built the Pixel 4’s Recorder app using machine learning

See all that you say, privately.

What you need to know Recorder for Pixel phones utilizes on-device machine learning to analyze and categorize audio recordings for archiving and searching. Recorder keeps these audio transcriptions off of the Internet by only using the processors built into your Pixel phone. Transcriptions can later be searched through by typing in the words or phrases said, and clicking on a word will take you to that point in the timeline.

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Become a machine learning expert for only $35!

Machine learning has become more important than ever, as the world looks to automate more daily tasks and collect more data. The problem is understanding Machine learning and data science is no simple feat. Even if you have a programming background, it can be hard to know where to start; don’t worry, Windows Central Digital Offers has you covered.

With the Complete Machine Learning A to Z Bundle you can get access to nine courses with a combined 341 lessons  [Read More…]

Get a better night’s sleep with a great white noise machine

A white noise machine can be used when studying and relaxing, but most use it for sleeping. The perfect white noise machine is going to be different for each individual, but the best models will have more than one sound, optional timers, are mostly portable, and are easy to use. Here are the best for your wallet and your sleep cycle today.

Headphones compatible Aurola White Noise Sound Machine

Staff pick

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Give into nostalgia with your favorite Arcade1Up machine for $199

Play on, player.

Walmart is taking $ 100 off the Arcade1Up retro arcade machines. This deal matches one we saw that took $ 100 off the Asteroids machine, but that deal excluded the other collections! Today you can pick from your favorite games and get the ones that work best for you.

The other Arcade1Up cabinets down to $ 199 include: Street Fighter 2, Rampage, Centipede, and Galaga, and Pacman. You can also get $ 50 off  [Read More…]

Sony XZ Premium review: MrMobile’s mirror-plated time machine

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is the first Sony smartphone to hit MrMobile’s review roster, and it’s not playing around. It’s not every day you review a phone with a Snapdragon 835 and a 4K HDR display crammed into an ostentatious and water-resistant mirrored chassis, after all. But I’ve always found 4K screens on smartphones to be serious overkill, and the XZ Premium’s high price combined with Sony’s bizarre legal troubles that force it to disable fingerprint scanners on  [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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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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