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How to make a group chat on your iPhone to send messages to many people at once

  • These days, a good portion of our conversations with our friends, family, and even colleagues happens via text.
  • It's a quick and convenient method of communication that's ideal for our busy lives.
  • And with the iPhone's Messages app — and, by extension, their iMessage feature — keeping in touch has never been easier.
  • If you want to talk to more than one person at a time, whether to arrange a get-together with your friends, or ask if your colleagues if anyone can cover your shift, it's possible to create an iPhone group chat with multiple participants.

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Google launches Android Studio 3.5 with improved memory settings, build speed, and Apply Changes

  • Google today launched Android Studio 3.5, the latest version of its integrated development environment (IDE), with a specific focus on “product quality.” This release is the last one under Project Marble, a fancy name for an initiative Google announced late last year to improve Android Studio.
  • For eight months, the team focused “on making the fundamental features and flows of Android Studio & Emulator rock-solid.” All the improvements were either to system health, feature polish, or bug fixes.
  • The team ultimately fixed over 600 bugs, 50 memory leaks, and 20 IDE hangs, and improved XML & Kotlin typing latency.
  • If you are already using Android Studio, you can get the latest version in the navigation menu (Help => Check for Update on Windows/Linux and Android Studio => Check for Updates on OS X).
  • Android Studio 3.5 also includes the usual performance improvements and bug fixes on top of the new features (full release notes).

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Data Preprocessing in Data Mining & Machine Learning

  • While some irrelevant and redundant attributes can be eliminated immediately by using common sense or domain knowledge, selecting the best subset of features frequently requires a systematic approach.
  • The ideal approach to feature selection is to try all possible subsets of features as input to the data mining algorithm of interest, and then take the subset that produces the best results.
  • Feature selection occurs naturally as part of the data mining algorithm.
  • Specifically, during the operation of the data mining algorithm, the algorithm itself decides which attributes to use and which to ignore.
  • These methods use the target data mining algorithm as a black box to find the best subset of attributes, in a way similar to that of the ideal algorithm described above, but typically without enumerating all possible subset.
  • If you liked this, go visit my other articles on Data Mining and Machine Learning.

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How to name a group chat on your iPhone to find it easily, and access it using Siri

  • If you engage in many group chats, it may be difficult to find the right one in a flurry of names and random phone numbers.
  • But there's no need to worry: Apple has made finding a group chat easier for iOS device users.
  • It's easy to name a group chat on your iPhone - that way you will know which chat is the appropriate one to drop memes into and which is best to tell colleagues you will be late.
  • Once you've named your group chat, it will be accessible when using Siri's talk-to-text feature, too.
  • If you want to rename the group, follow the steps above.
  • Tap the "x" to delete the current group name, then tap "Name" to enter a new one.

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Models like Gigi Hadid are sending a mental health message through their phone cases

  • This case’s popularity suggests it’s not just typical users who feel the platforms’ effects: the world’s most beautiful people who have millions of followers and whose careers depend on Instagram amplifying their looks also worry about the effect social media has on their brains and self-esteem.
  • The irony of sharing its message through the very medium it’s warning against is intentional, and the case likely resonates with Instagram’s power users because it physically manifests the complicated relationship they have with the app.
  • Elad says most people come across the case in a photo and then seek it out for themselves, although celebrity stylists sometimes reach out for their clients, too.
  • When you entangle your life in an app that makes you feel bad, the only option other than quitting is to stick it to the platform with a phone case that says it all.

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Data Preprocessing in Data Mining & Machine Learning

  • While some irrelevant and redundant attributes can be eliminated immediately by using common sense or domain knowledge, selecting the best subset of features frequently requires a systematic approach.
  • The ideal approach to feature selection is to try all possible subsets of features as input to the data mining algorithm of interest, and then take the subset that produces the best results.
  • Feature selection occurs naturally as part of the data mining algorithm.
  • Specifically, during the operation of the data mining algorithm, the algorithm itself decides which attributes to use and which to ignore.
  • These methods use the target data mining algorithm as a black box to find the best subset of attributes, in a way similar to that of the ideal algorithm described above, but typically without enumerating all possible subset.
  • If you liked this, go visit my other articles on Data Mining and Machine Learning.

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Elgato updates 4K60 Pro capture card with HDR and a lower price

  • Elgato Gaming is launching an updated version of its high-end capture card.
  • Like the previous model, the 4K60 Pro MK.2 records at 2160p and 60 frames per second.
  • But unlike its predecessor, this version also supports HDR and at a significantly lower price.
  • That aggressive pricing along with the updated feature set could put Elgato back on top for a lot of content creators.
  • By bringing in support for HDR10, Elgato is also solving one of the small annoyances of using the 4K60 Pro. Even if you didn’t want to record in HDR, it’s likely that you would still want to play with that featured turned on.
  • Elgato is also touting other features of the 4K60 Pro MK.2 including out-of-the-box support for popular streaming apps.
  • This capture card even supports passthrough for 1080p at 240 frames per second.

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Nvidia releases big driver update with ultra-low latency mode, integer scaling, and more

  • Dubbed the “Gamescom Game Ready Driver,” the 436.02 update includes a new ultra-low latency mode, integer scaling, and a new Freestyle sharpening filter.
  • Nvidia’s new ultra-low latency mode is the big new feature, and it’s designed for competitive gamers in mind.
  • It’s a setting that can reduce latency by up to 33 percent, and uses a “just in time” technique that submits “frames to be rendered just before the GPU needs them.” Nvidia used to have a maximum pre-rendered frames option in its control panel, but Eurogamer explains that this new latency mode alters the pacing of frames so they’re generated just before they’re needed.
  • Pixel art fans will be pleased to hear that Nvidia is introducing GPU integer scaling with this new driver.
  • It will be available on Nvidia’s Turing cards, so GeForce RTX or GeForce GTX 16-Series GPUs. Nvidia is also introducing a new Sharpen Freestyle filter, which seems to be a response to AMD’s Radeon Image Sharpening feature.

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Anonymous “Anonymous Cowards” are, for now, not welcome on Slashdot

  • On August 9, tech news aggregator Slashdot quietly removed one of its earliest features, which had been available to all visitors since its founding in 1997: the ability to post comments as an "Anonymous Coward." And while the feature returned within five days, it returned in a largely nerfed format.
  • The decision comes after a surge of public pressure against anonymous imageboard services—particularly 8chan, where a deadly shooter's manifesto was apparently posted.
  • In an email interview, Slashdot president Logan Abbott says that the decision has nothing to do with Cloudflare's moves to cut ties with 8chan, Daily Stormer, or other controversial sites.
  • Thanks to an apparently rising amount of spam, most Slashdot users were spending most of their mod points on downvoting spam instead of moderating legitimate user comments, Abbott says.

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#helpWhat would you expect from a "vacation mode" feature on DEV?

  • We have an open issue from users who wish to temporarily disable their account.
  • What would you expect from a feature like this?
  • Is your feature request related to a problem?
  • Users occasionally want the ability to temporarily hide / deactivate their account so that they're able to keep their content and history on DEV but if need be can take a break due to work/other online commitments.
  • Describe alternatives you've considered I considered a similar idea to the above where the user would have to completely be logged out during their vacation.
  • Additional context Right now, when users have to delete their presence on the site for whatever reason, they can't get it back.
  • They must create a fresh account.

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