Samsung’s Galaxy S9 deserves better than Bixby

Bixby is, by far, the most frustrating part of the S9. It’s true, of course, that no voice assistant is perfect, but a full year after Samsung’s smart assistant debuted on the Galaxy S8, it still

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 wants to turn the camera into a new home screen

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is an update that mostly sticks to the look and feel of the previous generation device, which is probably a big reason why the company is focusing specifically on the flagshi

Samsung will add Bixby to its 2018 smart TVs

Samsung’s Bixby — the company’s answer to Siri and Google Assistant and the like — got off to a bit of a rocky start when it launched back in 2017, but they’re forging ahead with it. The com

Samsung buys another AI company as it continues to build out Bixby

It’s true that Bixby didn’t have the most auspicious of debuts when it rolled out on the Galaxy S8 earlier this year, but Samsung’s clearly got big plans for its smart assistant. Late last year,

Bixby 2.0 takes center stage at Samsung’s Developer Conference

No surprise, Samsung is making the connected home a big focus of its annual Developer Conference this week in San Francisco. DJ Koh, the company’s head of Mobile Communications took to the stage at

You can now disable Samsung’s devoted Bixby button

The Galaxy S8’s devoted Bixby button was one of the least popular features on an otherwise well received phone, owing in part to the fact that Samsung’s smart assistant was still half-baked at lau

Samsung’s Bixby assistant is now available for Galaxy S8 owners worldwide

Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant is now global after it expanded into over 200 countries today. Bixby is Samsung’s answer to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and other virtual assis

Samsung’s Bixby assistant finally comes to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the US

After much delay, Samsung has begun rolling out its Bixby smart assistant to users in the U.S. The company said today that an update will allow owners of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ to gain voice capabilit

Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant is finally coming to the U.S. — but only as a preview

Samsung’s much-touted, but mostly absent, smart assistant continues to amble its way to the U.S. After a big false start during the Galaxy S8’s launch, Bixby Voice is finally making its states

Crunch Report | 2017 Internet Trends Report

Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet Trends Report is released, Elon Musk draws his line with Trump, Nest's newest smart camera, Nest Cam IQ, is released and Samsung's Bixby personal assistant is reportedly ru

Samsung’s elusive Bixby voice assistant is reportedly still weeks away from launching

In the battle of the voice assistants, one entrant still appears to be staying rather quiet. Samsung's Bixby voice assistant was initially supposed to launch alongside the company's Galaxy S8 smartph

Smart assistants are the new Android skins — everyone is building one and most are still pretty useless

In the early days of Android, skins were the norm. Manufacturers looked to set themselves apart from competitors with custom design languages at proprietary apps, to the point where many actually slow

A disappointing debut for Samsung’s smart assistant, Bixby

Last week Samsung announced that the Galaxy S8 would ship without Bixby Voice control. It seems unlikely that little bombshell will dissuade anyone from buying the new flagship. It is, after all, a gr

The Samsung Galaxy S8’s beautiful hardware deserves a more unified software experience

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a strange beast. All at once it seems like both the culmination of several generations’ worth of solid smartphone evolution, while feeling like a still-incomplete peek at th

Samsung’s Bixby lays the groundwork for the company’s smart home play

The Galaxy S8’s main selling point still isn’t fully formed. Announced the week leading up to today’s main event, Bixby is as much a key building block for the company moving forward as is the s

Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S8

Next week in New York, Samsung will finally reveal the Galaxy S8. The handset has a lot riding on it -- not simply because it’s a brand-defining flagship or because it’s seemingly been pushed back

Bixby is Samsung’s new ‘intelligent interface’ for smartphones and beyond

Samsung is entering the voice-powered virtual assistant game a bit later than its competitors, but it says that its forthcoming “Bixby” agent will be “fundamentally different”