Bixby

Samsung Launches New Bixby App Store for Galaxy Users

In an effort to better compete with Amazon Alexa and Google Home, Samsung has launched a new Bixby app store called 'Bixby Marketplace' that allows Galaxy users to browse and download shortcuts with ease for use with the virtual assistant, The Verge is reporting. Dubbed "Bixby Capsules,” the shortcuts work pretty much the same way as...

Samsung Confirms Smart Speaker Plans to Rival Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo

A Samsung executive today confirmed that the company is indeed developing its own smart connected speaker, similar to Google Home and the Amazon Echo family of devices. DJ Koh, the president of Samsung's mobile division, told CNBC that the company is working on a smart speaker, and said that the company may announce it "soon." "Maybe soon we will announce it....

Samsung’s Bixby Now Available in Over 200 Countries, Including Canada

Samsung's virtual assistant Bixby finally supports voice globally, with the South Korean giant rolling out the update in over 200 countries around the world, including Canada. According to a new report from The Verge, the South Korean company has confirmed that Bixby's voice capabilities are now expanding to countries worldwide. This comes a month after it began rolling out...

Samsung Reportedly Developing Bixby-Powered AI Speaker, Too: WSJ

Samsung is joining the likes of Amazon and Google’s play for the living room by developing a smart speaker — despite not really having voice-activated technology ready yet. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, the South Korean hardware maker is integrating its Bixby assistant into a voice-activated device. Samsung has been working on the new...

Samsung’s Bixby Voice Assistant Struggling with English Syntax, Grammar

It’s been over two months since the launch of Samsung's latest flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone and yet, the english-language version of the company's new voice assistant ‘Bixby' has not been made available. Citing people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the South Korean tech giant’s virtual assistant won’t debut in the U.S. until...

Samsung Announces Siri Competitor Bixby

Five years after Apple introduced Siri, its virtual private assistant, Samsung is playing catch-up: it is launching Bixby, a "new intelligent interface", on the new Samsung devices. In the press release announcing the feature, the South Korean company touts three Bixby features that make it stand out from the competition: completeness, contextual awareness and cognitive...