Two weeks before release, Samsung says Galaxy S8 won’t support Bixby voice assistant at launch

Two weeks before release, Samsung says Galaxy S8 won’t support Bixby voice assistant at launch

One of the headlining features of Samsung’s latest Galaxy S8 flagship is Bixby – the company’s new automated assistant that is arguably the centerpiece of the new device. It has now been revealed, however, that the Bixby assistant won’t be ready in time for the Galaxy S8’s release in the United States on April 21st…

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Samsung’s new digital assistant Bixby is now official, gets dedicated button in Galaxy S8

Samsung’s new digital assistant Bixby is now official, gets dedicated button in Galaxy S8


Samsung has officially announced its own digital assistant, dubbed Bixby, which will debut in the upcoming Galaxy S8. The assistant will have its own dedicated button on the left side of the phone, just below the volume controls, and aims to differentiate itself from Apple’s Siri and Google Now by…

Sony 4K TVs will be controllable with Google Assistant later this year

Sony 4K TVs will be controllable with Google Assistant later this year

Buying a 4K TV is more confusing than ever before, and decoding all of the different picture quality technologies and supported formats like quantum dots, OLED and HDR can be a daunting task.

But while image quality is the primary feature to consider, Sony’s hoping Google’s Assistant will be another reason to convince you why its 4K TVs are better than Samsung or LG’s.

Sony 4K TVs, which run Android TV, will be the first to get the Google Assistant, Wired reports. A firmware update will add the intelligent voice assistant to Sony 4K TVs later this year. Read more…

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