Neowin News Feed for: Bixby Neowin News Feed for: Bixby en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Samsung rolls out new update for Bixby with support for Indian English <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has rolled out a new update for Bixby that introduces support for Indian English on the digital assistant. It&#039;s currently available on the Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72, and S21 series. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Fri, 07 May 2021 18:56:01 +0000 Samsung announces new improvements to Bixby, including DeX support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced an array of improvements to its Bixby digital assistant, such as UI changes for its app and newly-added support for the company&#039;s desktop-like interface, DeX. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:32:01 +0000 Samsung Galaxy S21 series could feature Bixby Voice biometric unlock option <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung could offer Bixby Voice biometric unlock option as a part of One UI 3.1 on the Galaxy S21 series thereby allowing users to unlock the device hands-free by simply using their voice. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:10:01 +0000 Google offering Samsung lucrative deal to drop Bixby and Galaxy Apps store from its devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is looking to offer Samsung a lucrative deal so that the Korean company drops Bixby and Galaxy Apps store from its devices and instead prominently highlights Google&#039;s apps and services. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Wed, 29 Jul 2020 08:40:01 +0000 You can now ask Samsung's Bixby to play Netflix movies and series <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Netflix for Android has recently received an update that introduces support for Samsung&#039;s Bixby Voice. The feature is part of a partnership between Samsung and Netflix unveiled in February. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:40:01 +0000 Samsung's Galaxy Home Mini speaker could arrive on February 12 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung accidentally shared a Korean release date for the long-awaited Galaxy Home Mini speaker before deleting the post. The device is said to be coming on February 12, the day after Unpacked. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 03 Feb 2020 19:36:01 +0000 Samsung's Galaxy Home smart speaker might be launching soon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report, Samsung is beta testing its Galaxy Home speaker in South Korea. Announced over a year ago with no set release date, the device might be ready for launch soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 28 Aug 2019 16:16:01 +0000 Samsung users have been receiving Note10 ads via Bixby <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has been sending users notification ads via a couple of its apps announcing the Galaxy Note10 series. Users took to Twitter to complain about the unwarranted advertisements. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 10 Aug 2019 16:34:02 +0000 Samsung's Bixby-powered Galaxy Home didn't show up at Unpacked, but it's still coming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Announced a year ago, Samsung&#039;s Galaxy Home is its Bixby-powered smart speaker. But while many were expecting it to make an appearance at Unpacked this week, it didn&#039;t, but it&#039;s on the way. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 08 Aug 2019 19:38:01 +0000 Samsung rolls out a bunch of improvements to the Galaxy Watch Active <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung announced today the release of fresh updates and features for the Galaxy Watch Active. The changes focus on improvements to its health and fitness capabilities as well as Bixby controls. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:46:01 +0000 Samsung rolls out Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has launched the Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea, allowing third-party developers to offer their services to consumers with the goal of customizing their Bixby experience. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:08:01 +0000 Samsung unveils its Galaxy A80 with Android 9.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced the latest addition to the Galaxy A line-up, the Samsung Galaxy A80. The mid-range phone comes with a unique camera allowing for great selfies. It&#039;ll be available May 29. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:18:01 +0000 Bixby button re-map now available on older Samsung flagships, but with a catch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung is rolling out an update to Bixby that brings the ability to re-map the Bixby button, similar to that of the S10 lineup. However, you cannot set it to launch competing digital assistants. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Fri, 01 Mar 2019 06:40:01 +0000 Samsung unveils two new smartphones for upgraded Galaxy A Series <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy A50 and A30 from its new Galaxy A Series. The firm didn&#039;t give a price or release date but they are mid-range models so expect a middle of the road price tag. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:22:02 +0000 Samsung's Galaxy Home will be available in April <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung held its Galaxy Unpacked event today, and alongside of a trio of new Galaxy S10 handsets. CEO DJ Koh also confirmed that the company&#039;s Bixby speaker, the Galaxy Home, is coming in April. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:12:01 +0000 Samsung announces it will add support for Google apps to Bixby and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At CES 2019, Samsung has revealed that its homegrown digital assistant Bixby will be adding support for Google apps in the future. The company also made a lot of AI and 5G-related announcements. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 08 Jan 2019 09:56:02 +0000 Samsung joins partnership to input on AI best practices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced that it has joined the Partnership on AI, an industry consortium that looks at various aspects of AI. Samsung wants to focus on AI&#039;s impacts on safety, societies, and economies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:44:01 +0000 Samsung is opening up Bixby to third-party developers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As previously announced, Samsung&#039;s smart digital assistant, Bixby, is being opened up so that third-party developers can build integrations for their services or build Bixby into their devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 07 Nov 2018 23:50:01 +0000 Samsung throws Galaxy Note9 owners a bone with Bixby <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A pain point for Galaxy Note9 owners has been the physical Bixby button that cannot be disabled. Samsung is making a change to its software that should reduce accidental presses of the button. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:16:01 +0000 Bixby is opening itself up to third-party apps later this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung&#039;s rather unpopular digital assistant could be getting ready to be more useful in the near future, thanks to an upcoming update that will allow developers to create apps for it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:58:01 +0000 Samsung Galaxy Note9 owners rejoice! bxActions has been updated to support Bixby 2.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It didn&#039;t take long but bxActions, the button remapping tool for Galaxy devices, has now been updated with support for Bixby 2.0. This means that Galaxy Note9 owners can now remap the Bixby button. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 27 Aug 2018 19:32:01 +0000 Get prepared to get comfortable with Bixby on the Galaxy Note9, as it cannot be disabled <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;re just unwrapping your Galaxy Note9, you might be in for a shock. As it stands now, Samsung has made it so that Bixby cannot be disabled, meaning you will have to get comfortable with it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 24 Aug 2018 20:16:01 +0000 Spotify and Samsung join forces to bring a "seamless" experience between devices and service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>During Samsung&#039;s Unpacked event, the firm announced that it would be partnering with Spotify for its music needs. The two will work together to bring a more &#039;seamless&#039; experience to Samsung devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:56:01 +0000 Samsung unveils the Galaxy Watch, based on Tizen and starting at $329.99 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung formally announced its latest smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch. The device will run on the company&#039;s own Tizen operating system rather than Wear OS and include support for Bixby. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:54:18 +0000 Samsung will have another event before Unpacked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The smartphone maker already had its Unpacked event scheduled for August 9 to reveal its newest flagship, but a new event scheduled for next week could have news on other products from the company. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Thu, 26 Jul 2018 18:40:01 +0000 Samsung might be planning to merge its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note line-up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung could be planning to merge the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note line-up of smartphones in order to introduce a single segment to reach more customers and to reduce production costs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ujjwal Kumar) Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:26:01 +0000 Samsung might launch a $300 Bixby smart speaker alongside the Galaxy Note9 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The plans to make Bixby mainstream seems to be one of the major checkpoints in Samsung&#039;s agenda. Samsung could launch a smart speaker running Bixby 2.0 at the Unpacked event on August 9th. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ujjwal Kumar) Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:00:02 +0000 Samsung will stop giving away points for using Bixby <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Since its release, Bixby has struggled to gain users. In order to turn the tide, Samsung began issuing points to users for using the digital assistant. Now, that program will be discontinued. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 27 Jun 2018 17:02:01 +0000 Cortana could become the leading voice assistant for enterprise in a couple of years <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A recent survey has suggested that Cortana will be dominating the enterprise market within the next two years. More than 85% of businesses are expected to adopt voice assistants by that time. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:26:01 +0000 Samsung's Bixby 2.0 will feature enhanced processing capabilities on the Galaxy Note9 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung&#039;s Bixby platform is set for a major update later this year. The firm today shared more details about the upcoming update, including faster response times and improved noise reduction. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Allison) Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:02 +0000 Samsung updates its Gear IconX wireless earbuds with new audio features <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has updated its Gear IconX 2018 wireless earbuds with new audio features, including enhanced Wireless Transfer, Ambient Sound, and Voice Focus, as well as an all-new Equalizer. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:04:02 +0000 Bixby 2.0 set to debut on the Samsung Galaxy Note9 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Bixby has been far from a success in the digital assistant space, that hasn&#039;t stopped Samsung from working on its second iteration to be released in conjunction with the Galaxy Note9 this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:00:01 +0000 Samsung may launch its own smart speaker by Q2 of next year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the world of Cortana, Alexa, Siri, and Google, Samsung wants you to remember that they have a smart assistant, too. A new report suggests the company will launch a smart speaker with Bixby in 2018. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:28:01 +0000 Bixby button can now be fully disabled on Galaxy flagships in latest update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Users will be glad to know that Samsung is rolling out an update for Bixby which finally allows them to completely disable its dedicated button on the Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note8 smartphones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sat, 04 Nov 2017 05:06:01 +0000 Samsung is working to improve Bixby, version 2.0 could arrive next week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Although Samsung&#039;s devices are selling by the millions and receiving plenty of accolades, its digital assistant is another story. Now, the firm could introduce a successor as early as next week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:02:01 +0000 Samsung allows users to disable the Bixby button with new update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="[1]_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you were inconvenienced by the Bixby button that comes standard with every Samsung Galaxy Note8 and S8 device, you will now be able to disable the button completely in a new update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:52:01 +0000 Samsung partners with Harman to take on Amazon's Alexa <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung partnered with Harman at IFA 2017 to take on Amazon&#039;s Alexa and Google Assistant with a &#039;superior&#039; AI platform based on the Bixby assistant found in flagship Galaxy smartphones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Mon, 04 Sep 2017 18:42:01 +0000 Spotify integration is coming to Samsung's Bixby digital assistant <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Spotify is the newest addition to the list of companies that integrate with Samsung&#039;s digital assistant, Bixby. With this integration, users will soon be able to control Spotify&#039;s music playback. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Faisal Ahmed) Thu, 24 Aug 2017 20:24:01 +0000 Samsung confirms it's working on a new smart speaker to rival the Amazon Echo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh confirmed that the company is developing a new smart speaker, like so many other big tech companies. &quot;Maybe soon we will announce it. I am already working on it,&quot; he said. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:50:01 +0000 Samsung's Bixby digital assistant is now available in more than 200 markets around the world <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced that Bixby is now available in over 200 countries worldwide but the digital assistant still recognizes only English and Korean, with more languages planned for the future. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Stergios Georgopoulos) Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:40:01 +0000