Samsung shutting down AR-features of Bixby Vision

There have been some rumors floating around that Samsung is eventually getting rid of Bixby in favor of more Google Assistant integration into their devices. There is no solid proof yet that this is a possibility but the latest news about the Korean OEM’s personal digital assistant may lend some credence to these rumors. Samsung […]

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With Samsung cutting the dev relations team, is Bixby’s future in trouble?

Samsung is reportedly disbanding its developer relations team in charge of growing third-party voice apps for Bixby. The move comes shortly after the company was said to have started considering deeper Google Assistant integrations into its devices. And while it’s still unclear whether Google finally coughed up enough billions for Samsung to agree to the […]

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Why Samsung shouldn’t listen to Google’s request for more control

It was reported earlier today that Google and Samsung are in negotiations over giving preference to Google’s services on Galaxy devices at the expense of Samsung’s own services. If reached, such a deal would result in Google Assistant being prioritized over Bixby, Play Store achieving more prominence over the Galaxy Store, and Google having more […]

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Google might be offering Samsung billions to promote Assistant over Bixby

Samsung has made considerable improvements to its Bixby digital assistant over the past few years. However, most of its customers still avoid using Bixby. The company did try to push it hard initially. It equipped devices with a dedicated Bixby key that couldn’t even be remapped for the longest time.Its more recent devices have dropped […]

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The few Galaxy Home Mini owners that exist get a new firmware update

The Galaxy Home Mini just got a new firmware update to version V310XXU1ATE3. It weighs 11MB and it seemingly brings stability improvements along with some changes to Bixby integration. The firmware update is rolling out now in South Korea, and that’s entirely expected given that the Galaxy Home Mini hasn’t been released anywhere else.This is the […]

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Samsung announces three new Bixby Vision-powered accessibility features

To mark this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Samsung has announced three new accessibility features for its smartphones. These features would help people with visual impairments in understanding their surroundings in a better way and overcome barriers in daily life. They will make Galaxy phones easier to use for everyone.Bixby Vision, a part of the whole […]

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Set your Galaxy S20 to 120Hz refresh rate in power saving mode with this trick!

Although the Galaxy S20 series features a 120Hz display, we all know there are some limitations to the way Samsung implemented this feature. For example, the 120Hz refresh rate doesn’t work in the Medium power saving mode. Well, it turns out that it’s technically possible to have both 120Hz and Medium power saving mode enabled with […]

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Gear S3 and Gear Sport update brings Bixby, some Watch Active 2 features

We recently revealed that starting June 1st, Samsung’s old S Voice assistant would be discontinued for good. We had also revealed that Samsung would be replacing S Voice with Bixby through a software update on at least the Gear S3 and Gear Sport. That software update has now arrived for both smartwatches and is rolling […]

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Bixby is coming to the Gear S3 and Gear Sport in the near future

We reported yesterday that Samsung has decided to discontinue its old S Voice assistant. It wasn’t really Bixby’s predecessor as S Voice wasn’t a conversational assistant, however, it could get stuff done in response to voice commands. Ever since Bixby was launched in 2018, Samsung stopped shipping S Voice with new devices.The company has now […]

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