Bixby Stories July 5

Samsung’s Bixby now provides sports scores and news from theScore

Just like the Google Feed, Samsung places Bixby just left of the main homescreen on its Galaxy smartphones. Called Bixby Home, users can scroll through this section to find personalized news and information. Starting today, sports scores and news will be added to Bixby for customers in the US.

Bixby Stories April 9

Remap the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+’s Bixby button with bxActions

If you’re like most Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners, you probably never use the physical Bixby button found on the side of your device. Thankfully, instead of just disabling the button altogether, an app called bxActions works surprising well at remapping the button to launch different apps or actions.

Bixby Stories February 26

Despite just launching the Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung appears to already be looking forward to the future. In a press conference held after the announcement, a representative talked more about Bixby and how version 2.0 should be ready to launch alongside the Galaxy Note 9

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Bixby Stories December 14, 2017

Earlier this year, Samsung was rumored to be developing a smart speaker to compete with likes of Google Home. Today, a new report provides the first concrete details on the device, as well as a possible launch date. Meanwhile, another report notes a possible launch for the rumored Google Home with a display.

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Bixby Stories August 22, 2017

The voice component for Samsung’s Bixby virtual assistant initially launched only in Korea, and then in July, it was made available to US consumers. Samsung is now reporting that Bixby Voice is available in more than 200 different countries, but even while that may be true, Bixby  Voice still has a long ways to go before it catches up with the Google Assistant.

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Bixby Stories July 24, 2017

Since the announcement of Bixby at Samsung’s Galaxy S8 event in February, critics and consumers alike have had mixed feelings about the company’s new AI. There are some things that Bixby is good at, and then there are other areas where the assistant falls completely flat.

Bixby is made up of many different layers, but one of its most important is its voice component. Samsung just recently rolled out Bixby Voice features on the Galaxy S8/S8+ in the US following a delay, and according to a new report from ET News, Samsung is now supposedly working on Bixby-powered Bluetooth earbuds that won’t be all that different from Apple’s AirPods.

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