Tag: Samsung Bixby

Samsung is reportedly letting users remap the Bixby button on the Galaxy S10

[embedded content] Bixby is still front and center on the new Samsung Galaxy S10 line. Not only is the Bixby Home page a swipe away from your home screen, there’s also a dedicated Bixby button on the side of the device like we’ve seen on the past few Galaxy phones. This time around though, Samsung […]

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Samsung announces the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit fitness tracker

Samsung didn’t just announce four new smartphones (and the Galaxy Fold) at its Unpacked event — it also took the wraps off three new wearables: the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Samsung Galaxy Fit, and Samsung Galaxy Fit E. Here’s what you need to know about these new Samsung fitness devices. Don’t miss: Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, […]

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Rumor: Samsung’s new sport smartwatch won’t have one of the Galaxy Watch’s best features

One of the genuinely useful features on the Samsung Galaxy Watch — and older Samsung smartwatches for that matter — is the physically rotating watch dial. It’s an ingenious way to navigate around the user interface without making the user scroll through a tiny display with their smudgy fingers. Unfortunately Samsung’s upcoming sport smartwatch might […]

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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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Samsung could bring Google Assistant to TVs, lowering wall around Bixby

A new report from Variety suggests some interesting news: Samsung could bring Google Assistant to its 2019 televisions. This would be the first time Samsung has allowed a virtual assistant on its TV products that isn’t its own Bixby. Although information is scarce at the moment, Variety suggests the two virtual assistants will live next to each […]

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Google Pixel 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Which small(ish) phone is right for you?

The Google Pixel 3 is one of the most polarizing smartphones of 2018, even though it’s also one of the most iterative. You won’t find many major design changes on the Pixel 3 coming from the Pixel 2, and for most people that’s totally fine. The Pixel 2 was one of our favorite Android phones […]

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Samsung Bixby is about to get a whole lot smarter, just in time for the Galaxy Home

Samsung plans to open access to Bixby’s SDK and API in November. This will allow third-party developers to create apps for Samsung’s digital assistant much Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Samsung is clearly betting big on Bixby. Plans are already afoot to take the digital assistant beyond Samsung smartphones with the recently announced Galaxy Home, […]

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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 announces Galaxy Home smart speaker and big Bixby improvements

At the August 2018 Samsung Unpacked event, the company launched the Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker and plenty of Bixby improvements. The improved Bixby is focused on personalization and conversational abilities. The Samsung Galaxy Home is Samsung’s first foray into the smart speaker market. At the Samsung Unpacked event on Thursday, company vice president Ji […]

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Bixby guide: Features, compatible devices, best commands

The Samsung Bixby digital assistant lets you control your smartphone with voice commands. You can open apps, check the weather, play music, turn on Bluetooth, and much more. You’ll find everything you need to know about Google Assistant‘s biggest rival below, including how to access it, the features it offers, and which devices it’s available on. Which […]

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Is that BB-8 or a Samsung Bixby speaker? New patent shows crazy smart device

Bixby smart speaker patent shows device with rotating head, seven microphones, display, and a camera. Patent filed in November 2017 with WIPO and granted in South Korea. Samsung is expected to release its long-awaited Bixby-powered smart speaker in H2 2018. Samsung’s long-in-gestation Bixby smart speaker is still something of a mystery, but if a newly […]

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