Tag Archive: Bixby


Samsung’s former head of Bixby has reportedly moved to Google

Rhee is said to be working on IoT projects at Google.

In late December, Samsung’s newly appointed CTO Rhee In-jong announced that he was leaving the company due to family matters he needed to tend to. Now, according to a report from ZDNet, Rhee’s accepted a new position at Google as an entrepreneur-in-residence.

What exactly Rhee will be working on at Google is unclear. It’s said that he’ll focus on Internet of Things projects, but aside from  [Read More…]

Samsung’s CTO and former Bixby head has left the company

A successor has not yet been announced.

At the end of October, Samsung announced a heap of changes for its executive department. All three of its co-CEOs were replaced, DJ Koh took over the company’s mobile division, and Rhee In-jong was assigned as the new CTO. However, Samsung confirmed on Wednesday, December 20 that Rhee has officially resigned.

Rhee is said to have expressed a want to leave the company back in July, and in an email  [Read More…]

Samsung smart speaker with Bixby to launch in first half of 2018

The speaker will cost around $ 200 and play nicely with all of Samsung’s other devices.

Samsung confirmed back in August that it was working on its own smart speaker to take on the likes of Amazon Echo and Google Home, but since that initial confirmation, we haven’t heard much of anything else. However, as we near the end of 2017, new details have finally emerged to give us a better idea of what to expect from it.

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Samsung finally lets you disable the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8

Samsung took a huge gamble on the Galaxy S8 when it went all in on its virtual assistant and included a dedicated button to launch Bixby. Unfortunately for consumers, Bixby wasn’t ready. That, unfortunately, left the Bixby button as merely a quick launch for Bixby Home, which housed some basic information from your calendar and […]

How to completely disable the Bixby button

How do I disable the Bixby button on the S8 and Note 8?

Samsung has pushed out an update to Bixby for the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 that allows users to completely disable the functionality completely. This means that once the button is pressed (the button itself ain’t going away), it doesn’t do anything. This is a long time coming for many phone owners not exactly enamored with Samsung’s decision to include such a button, but  [Read More…]

Bixby: Everything you need to know!

What is Samsung Bixby? Get started here!

Bixby is Samsung’s take on the pocket assistant, combining machine learning, voice assistance, visual help and more into an all-encompassing helper. Whether you’re rocking a Galaxy S8 or you’re eyeing a shiny Galaxy Note 8, we can help you get started with Bixby the right way.

Everything you need to know about Bixby Voice

Up until the latest preview, all we knew about Bixby is that it enabled  [Read More…]

Bixby makes its global debut but still limited

We saw Samsung lining up the launch of Bixby only yesterday with updates to the core components of the virtual assistant. Today it seems that Samsung have finally pulled the trigger and updated the final component to mark the global release of Bixby. Just in time for the Note 8 launch, Samsung have finally flipped the […]

Bixby Voice expands to the UK, Canada, Australia and 200 other countries

Samsung’s Bixby Voice service has expanded to more than 200 countries — as long as you speak English.

Well, it’s finally happened, just not in the way many expected. Samsung has announced that Bixby Voice, its assistant-slash-intelligent-interface, is going to be available in more than 200 countries starting today, including Canada, the UK, Australia, and South Africa. Why point out these in particular? Because the service is still only going to be accessible in U.S. English, along with its  [Read More…]

Bixby ready for global launch

If you have a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ then you may have noticed that a few updates have hit the devices overnight that update various elements of Bixby. There’s good reason for this as Samsung have begun to update the core of Bixby to get it ready for a global launch. Bixby in its […]

Best tips for wrangling Bixby to get it to do what you want

Getting Bixby Voice to do what you want can be pesky, but these tips can help.

Bixby Voice for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 delivers a pocket assistant that you can talk to in order to get things done. However, if you can’t seem to get Bixby to do what you’re asking, then this assistant can be more of a hassle than a help. That’s why we’ve put together this handy list of tips to get Bixby Voice to  [Read More…]