In February, Samsung said its Bixby-powered Galaxy Home smart speaker would come out in April. Well, April has come and gone, and there’s still no device in sight.
Gadgets May 11, 2019
Older Samsung Galaxy handsets are now capable of remapping their physical Bixby keys to run a third-party app or trigger a quick command. Google Assistant is out of the question, unfortunately.
Apps/Software March 1, 2019
Bixby will work with a lot of new tech partners down the line, including Google. Expect integrations for Google’s main apps soon, including YouTube, Gmail, and many others.
Apps/Software January 8, 2019
A cheaper Galaxy Home smart speaker powered by Bixby is on the way, new rumors say. There are no details on pricing or release date at the moment, however.
Gadgets December 31, 2018
Samsung is reportedly adding both Google Assistant and Bixby to its 2019 TV lineup. They could also come with improved audio capabilities a la Apple HomePod.
Gadgets December 21, 2018
A Google Play application branded as the 'bxActions' is expected to provide a solution for Galaxy Note 9 users who are distracted by the Bixby button. The app can also be customized by users to their own likings and inclinations.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 28, 2018
Samsung just teased its answer to the Apple HomePod. The Galaxy Home will primarily be a premium speaker, but it’ll also have Bixby baked in, which means it’ll answer to voice commands like all other smart speakers.
Smart Home August 10, 2018
Samsung’s standalone speaker is reportedly going to be unveiled next month. It’s apparently going to be billed primarily as a premium speaker, but with Bixby-powered smart features thrown in.
Gadgets July 19, 2018
Samsung is officially shutting down My Bixby Level, a rewards program for those who diligently keep on using the company’s own personal assistant. Samsung didn’t say why it’s folding the service, though.
Apps/Software June 28, 2018
The leaked copies of the Samsung J7 Duo user manual were posted online. Details revealed a dual-camera setup with a limited support for some Bixby functions as well as a removable battery.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 5, 2018
Samsung showcased its 2018 QLED TV catalog that introduces a new feature to make it invisible when idle. The feature is apparently called Ambient Mode.
Smart Home March 8, 2018
Samsung is reportedly working on its own smart speaker and it's planning to launch it in the first half of 2018. The Bixby-powered speaker would fit somewhere between the Amazon Echo and the more expensive Apple HomePod.
Gadgets December 17, 2017
Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners, you can now say goodbye to Bixby or, to be exact, completely disable the Bixby button. That's good news if you've always wanted to keep Samsung's virtual assistant quiet.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 4, 2017
Bixby has struggled, but Samsung is hoping that Bixby 2.0 will turn things around for the personal digital assistant. What changed with Bixby 2.0, and will it be enough to attract more users?
Apps/Software October 19, 2017
A new rumor says that the Samsung Galaxy A (2018) lineup, which are presumably the A3, A5, and A7, may get one of the company's flagship features: a dedicated Bixby button.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 25, 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 owners now have the option to disable the Bixby button via the latest update, but remapping the dedicated key is still not allowed.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 19, 2017
Samsung has officially confirmed that it’s working on a smart speaker to rival Amazon, Google, and Apple. This device, with Bixby at the center, will focus on connecting smart home devices.
Gadgets August 24, 2017
Samsung is working on a Bluetooth headset powered by its digital assistant, Bixby. The accessory could be ready in time to be bundled with the Galaxy Note 8, which will be unveiled on Aug. 23.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 22, 2017
Samsung has further delayed the release of the English version of its digital assistant Bixby, which was supposed to launch alongside the Galaxy S8. The challenges, meanwhile, have jeopardized the company's plans for a Bixby-powered smart speaker.
Apps/Software July 5, 2017
A report from South Korea claims that Samsung is working on a smart speaker powered by its own digital assistant Bixby. Will it succeed against the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple HomePod?
Smart Home June 7, 2017
A new leaker tweeted several pieces of information regarding the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Among the claims that it made is that the smartphone will have a textured Bixby button and a vibrating S Pen.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 7, 2017
Samsung has rolled out the voice command feature of Bixby in South Korea. Bixby Voice was supposed to launch alongside the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, but Samsung decided to delay the component due to a certain issue.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 1, 2017
Bixby, Samsung's new digital assistant, will not be fully rolled out alongside the April 21 release of the Galaxy S8. This is because the English version of Bixby Voice is still suffering from performance issues.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 12, 2017
Samsung has not yet officially revealed Bixby, but it seems that the company has accidentally confirmed its existence. Bixby is Samsung's digital assistant that will go up against Apple's Siri, Google's Assistant, and Microsoft's Cortana.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8's launch may see the S Health app receive a few overhauls. Functionalities such as online payment of doctors' fees and video appointments could be integrated into the app.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 17, 2017
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 will use the Bixby digital assistant in almost all its native apps. However, with Google pushing for the Google Assistant in Android devices, there will certainly be a clash between the two AI-powered software.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 28, 2016