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Google Sheets can now auto-suggest the formulas you always forget

Google Sheets can now auto-suggest the formulas you always forget

Spreadsheets: you build them up with data points, make the rules by dropping down formulae, then watch them not make sense when an exception occurs. We can't help you with that, but maybe Google Sheets can make the interminable process more tolerable with its new context-aware formula suggestions.

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The Pixel 6 camera will try to magically unblur people's faces in your photos

The Pixel 6 camera will try to magically unblur people's faces in your photos

Google loves to show off fancy new AI-powered features whenever it releases the latest generation of Pixel phones. From a bokeh blur that only needs one lens to a camera that can capture shots in near darkness, the company has always been all-in on AI. Now it's about to take another step forward with the upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro — and it might be time to say goodbye to blurry-faced photos.

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People of color are getting a better camera from Google

People of color are getting a better camera from Google

Let's face it: people of color haven't been historically graced with photography's best treatment. From the lack of commercially available complementary makeup to their exclusion from datasets in computational processing, it's been an uphill battle. Google, recognizing its role to play with over 3 billion Android phones out in the world, is highlighting some of what it's doing to rectify the situation.

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Google Photos is going to be better at sorting your photos than you are soon

Google Photos is going to be better at sorting your photos than you are soon

Google Photos is about to lose out on free unlimited photo storage, but with the amount of AI enhancements built into the app, Google is hoping you'll stick around anyway. One of the best elements of the app is its auto-generated albums, grouped around common elements, dates, and more. With its latest feature, Google can now spot similarities in your photos to help improve collections.

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Google Photos is creating animated cinematic photos out of (nearly) nothing

Google Photos is creating animated cinematic photos out of (nearly) nothing

Pictures taken in close succession can tell a story. But with machine learning, Google Photos may take that story, bring it into motion, and turn it into a Cinematic Moment.

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Google Workspaces gets a ton of new features and a Meet power-up

Google Workspaces gets a ton of new features and a Meet power-up

At Google I/O 2021, the company announced improvements to its Google Workspace product with ambitions to tighten up its competitiveness against other collaborative productivity solutions.

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Google's new Monster Mash isn't a 'graveyard smash' — it's for 3D animation

Google's new Monster Mash isn't a 'graveyard smash' — it's for 3D animation

3D animation isn't an easy task. Each stage in the process is incredibly complicated, often taking large teams of people to create even small animated scenes. Google wants to beginners learn the tool of the trade with a new tool called Monster Mash, a web-based open source project that lets anyone experiment with 3D animation.

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Google is breaking language barriers in India

Google is breaking language barriers in India

It's no secret that India is one of the most linguistically diverse nations in the world. With 22 official languages and a hundred more that aren't, it can be quite challenging for a company to break the language barrier. But Google has been making efforts to localize its products and services for a billion Indians and it's now sharing all that it's accomplished so far at its L10n India event.

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Samsung mobile chief hints at Galaxy Note series demise, even cheaper foldable phones

Samsung mobile chief hints at Galaxy Note series demise, even cheaper foldable phones

Hoping to upgrade to a Samsung Galaxy smartphone next year? If not, you may be formulating plans after you hear about how the company is prioritizing the development of its future slabs: mobile chief TM Roh has hinted at cheaper foldables and, perhaps, S Pens across more phones.

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Xayn wants to be your privacy-first Google replacement, complete with its own Discover feed

Xayn wants to be your privacy-first Google replacement, complete with its own Discover feed

Whenever you search for something on Google, your data is sent to the company's servers, including details about your most intimate desires and queries you wouldn't think of sharing with a stranger on the streets. That's where privacy-minding alternatives like DuckDuckGo come in, but they won't give you personalized results at all in order to protect your data. The Berlin-based tech company Xayn wants to change that with its new privacy-centric search engine, trying to give you the best of both worlds: Personalized results without all the tracking.

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