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Samsung’s Bixby assistant has been busy learning Indian English

Samsung’s Bixby assistant has been busy learning Indian English

Samsung is not only notorious for shipping duplicate apps but also packing its own voice assistant along with Android's default Google Assistant. If you live in India and wish Bixby could understand you better, you might be happy to learn that Samsung is finally adding support for Indian English.

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Samsung's latest Good Lock module adds powerful new options to Bixby Routines

Samsung's latest Good Lock module adds powerful new options to Bixby Routines

Toward the end of April, the changelog for a Good Lock update hinted that we'd be getting a new module called Routine +. The name suggested that it would be linked to Bixby Routines, and that assumption was correct. Routine + is now available and brings tonnes of experimental new features to Bixby.

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Samsung's first update for the Galaxy Buds Pro is already here with new features and tweaks

Samsung's first update for the Galaxy Buds Pro is already here with new features and tweaks

Samsung announced its newest pair of wireless earbuds last week. They're sounding pretty solid so far, but it looks like the company is already pushing out an update for the buds with new features and tweaks in tow, making the Galaxy Buds Pro an even more attractive option for potential buyers.

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Google and Samsung team up to make smart home products more interoperable

Google and Samsung team up to make smart home products more interoperable

Google has been trying to convince Samsung to drop Bixby in favor of Google Assistant for some time now. While we don't know for certain how those conversations are going, Samsung did add support for Google Assistant to some of its smart TVs last month. And today, a joint partnership was announced that will see Samsung SmartThings gadgets add integration with Nest products — as well as the Google Assistant.

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The Samsung Galaxy S21 might support biometric Bixby voice unlock

The Samsung Galaxy S21 might support biometric Bixby voice unlock

The Samsung Galaxy S21 shouldn't be too far out if previous generations are any indications. As such, more and more details about the series consisting of three phones are surfacing — our own Max Weinbach was one of the first revealing tons of specs. Now SamMobile has come forward with additional information on the software. Its sources claim that the Galaxy S21 will come with biometric voice unlock powered by Bixby.

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Bixby gets a new Google Assistant-inspired look (APK Download)

Bixby gets a new Google Assistant-inspired look (APK Download)

Bixby has never been the most popular voice assistant, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from finding ways to make us use it. From the dedicated Bixby button, to mapping it to the power key itself, Samsung would clearly like this to be a success. Its latest effort to entice users over to Bixby is a fresh new design that should look eerily familiar to anyone familiar with Google Assistant. But is a new coat of paint enough to make Bixby worthwhile?

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Google Assistant is coming to recent Samsung smart TVs

Google Assistant is coming to recent Samsung smart TVs

Google Assistant is on everything from alarm clocks to refrigerators. The latest move to bring the helpful AI assistant to more places sees Google and Samsung teaming up to integrate Assistant with Samsung's latest lineup of smart TVs.

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Samsung is killing Bixby Vision's AR-powered abilities

Samsung is killing Bixby Vision's AR-powered abilities

Google Assistant might be the most widely used digital voice assistants on Android, but it isn't the only option. Samsung introduced Bixby back in 2018 with the launch of the Galaxy S8. Though it has been subject to plenty of punchlines over the years as the built-in voice assistant on Samsung devices, it did have some handy features and unique use cases. Now it looks like Samsung is giving up on AR-powered aspects of its digital assistant: Bixby Vision's reality just got less "augmented."

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Snag a 75" Samsung Q60-series 4K smart TV from Amazon today for $1,200 ($300 off)

Snag a 75" Samsung Q60-series 4K smart TV from Amazon today for $1,200 ($300 off)

From watching the big game to checking out the latest award-winning TV series, a quality television set can up the experience from good to great. Today, Amazon is offering a 75" 4K HDR Samsung Smart TV with Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility for $1,199.99 — that's $300 off the MSRP.

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Samsung could give up on Bixby in rumored Google Assistant and Search deal

Samsung could give up on Bixby in rumored Google Assistant and Search deal

Perhaps the biggest gripe many of us still have with Samsung’s interface is the sheer amount of unnecessary and duplicate apps that come preinstalled on Galaxy phones. While the count has come down a bit over the years, we're still looking at a lot of redundancy. That could be further toned down in the future as Google and Samsung are reportedly in the process of cutting a deal to promote Google Assistant and the Play Store over Bixby and the Galaxy Store.

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