Tag: Bixby

Samsung is reportedly developing a second Bixby smart speaker

Google Home has the Google Home Mini. Amazon’s Echo has the Echo Dot. And when Samsung’s Bixby-driven smart speaker — the Galaxy Home — debuts sometime in 2019, it might have its own entry-level counterpart. That’s according to SamMobile, which in a report today claimed that Samsung will release at least one […]

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Samsung’s Bixby assistant: 10 things worth trying

Samsung’s Bixby gets a bad rap sometimes, and not always undeservedly. It isn’t as knowledgeable as the Google Assistant nor as platform-agnostic as Amazon’s Alexa. In fairness, however, it has come a long way since its debut on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in 2017. Bixby’s available in more […]

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Bixby is now available in four more languages, but there’s a big caveat

Samsung has enabled four new languages in Bixby 2.0. The new languages are only available on the Galaxy Note 9 right now. Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant hasn’t quite enjoyed the same success as other voice assistants, but that isn’t stopping the company from bringing improvements anyway. According to AllAboutSamsung (via SamMobile), the company has quietly […]

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Samsung’s most exciting smartphone will have a new version of its least exciting feature

Samsung doesn’t yet know if it’s going to brand the next generation of its virtual assistant as Bixby 3.0. The South Korean-based tech giant is, however, planning to include that new version of Bixby in its foldable phone. That’s according to Samsung vice president Eui-Suk Chung, who leads research and development related to software and Bixby […]

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Bixby lead imagines Samsung devices that talk to you when you unbox them

Viv Labs CEO Dag Kittlaus envisions a day when appliances speak to you as soon as you take them out of a box, are aware of your preferences, can talk you through a tutorial, and can build an emotional bond. Kittlaus and Viv Labs cofounder Adam Cheyer, both co-creators of […]

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Samsung announces the Galaxy A7 with three rear cameras, coming first to Europe and Asia

Samsung just announced the new Galaxy A7, which is coming to Europe and Asia first and other markets at some point down the line. It sports a triple rear camera setup, a Super AMOLED display, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, as well as other “must have features.” And it sure is pretty in blue. Here […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch review: The smartwatch that tries to do it all

[embedded content] The brand new Samsung Galaxy Watch could be considered the Swiss Army knife of smartwatches. It tries to do a little bit of everything, from sleep tracking, to fitness tracking, to mobile payments, to all the other typical smartwatch functions. It even looks good doing it. But does Samsung nail the execution? Find […]

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Samsung reveals Galaxy Home, a Bixby-powered smart speaker, availability TBD

Samsung’s Note9-revealing Unpacked event just wrapped up, and the company had a few surprises outside the expected big-screen phone. Among them was the Bixby Home, Samsung’s first entry into the smart speaker market. Built around Samsung’s in-house personal assistant, It’s packed with six individual drivers for omnidirectional sound, plus a subwoofer. This time it isn’t […]

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Samsung Bixby 2.0 to debut in Galaxy Note 9, “Magbee” speaker

AI-powered chatbots are all the rage now and anyone and everyone has one. Of course, not all of them are successful and that’s true even for big companies like Samsung or Microsoft. Samsung’s Bixby assistant, in particular, promised a lot of things and fell flat on its face, becoming almost one of the more reviled […]

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Samsung will reportedly release a smart speaker in coming weeks, foldable phone in 2019

Samsung plans to bring a foldable smartphone codenamed “Winner” to market in late 2019, the company’s third flagship phone behind the Galaxy S9 Galaxy Note S9, according to reporting by the Wall Street Journal. A foldable phone initiative codenamed Project Valley has been anticipated from Samsung since 2015. With a seven-inch screen, the foldable phone will be a […]

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Samsung could debut a Bixby smart speaker in the coming weeks

Samsung is reportedly inching closer to unveiling a competitor to Google Home and Amazon Echo — starring nobody’s favorite voice assistant. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that the company is preparing to reveal its own Bixby-powered smart speaker sometime in the next several weeks. We first heard rumors of such a device late last […]

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