WellSaid Labs research takes synthetic speech from seconds-long clips to hours
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Millions of homes have voice-enabled devices, but when was the last time you heard a piece of synthesized speech longer than a handful of seconds? WellSaid Labs has pushed the field ahead with a voice engine that can easily and quickly generate hours of voice content that sounds just as good or better than the…

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Save up to $140 on Harman Kardon and Bose smart speakers
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All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. It’s time to give your smart speaker situation a little upgrade. Image: Harman Kardon By Ryan LakichMashable Shopping2020-09-08 16:50:51 UTC TL;DR: Get a compact Harman Kardon Citation One with…

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If You Hate Your Ears, Then Why Not Build a Portable Floppy Disk Walkman?
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There have been a lot of questionable portable music player formats over the years (does anyone remember the Iomega HipZip?), but Terence Eden’s homebrew Walkman that plays entire albums off of old-school 3.5-inch floppy disks is an obscure masterpiece. If you consider yourself an audiophile, you’ll want to look away immediately.Building the Walkman itself was…

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AC Podcast 491: Fold 2; Surface Duo; LG Wing; Xbox; Stadia
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The reviews are in for Galaxy Fold 2 and Surface Duo. But there’s another entry into the dual screen phone market — the LG Wing is coming soon! Russell Holly helps Daniel and Hayato navigate pricing and differences between the two next-gen Xbox consoles, Game Pass, and Google’s Stadia service. Listen now Subscribe in Pocket…

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