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Samsung updates the Bixby Home UI and brings Bixby to DeX

Samsung started rolling out a major update for its AI assistant Bixby a few weeks ago, bringing a complete design refresh and a new icon for the voice assistant. However, the updated UI wasn't available for all users at the time, and we weren't able to access it even after sideloading the update on our...

Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant gets a big redesign

Although Samsung is dropping support for some of Bixby's augmented reality features this month, the company doesn't plan on giving up on its virtual assistant just yet. On the contrary, Samsung is now pushing an update for the voice assistant that introduces an updated icon and a complete visual refresh. The new Bixby redesign has...

Samsung is discontinuing Bixby Vision’s augmented reality features

Samsung's virtual assistant Bixby offers a Google Lens-like feature called Bixby Vision. The feature allows users to translate words, look for products online, identify landmarks, and much more. Bixby Vision also includes a dedicated AR Zone which offers a couple of interesting features, like the ability to create AR emoji and AR stickers, check out...

Samsung’s Bixby Vision adds 3 new accessibility features: Quick Reader, Scene Describer, and Color Detector

Samsung's virtual assistant Bixby also offers a Google Lens-like feature called Bixby Vision. The feature lets you to easily translate words, look for products online, identify landmarks, and much more with just your smartphone's camera. While the feature is already quite useful in its current shape, Samsung is now adding three more accessibility features to...

Samsung Gear S3 and Gear Sport gain Bixby support and some Galaxy Watch Active 2 features

It's always nice to start the day with a new update on your old gadget. That's exactly what Samsung Gear S3 and Gear Sport users are waking up to today (myself included). The update finally replaces the ancient S Voice voice assistant with Bixby and adds a few features from the Galaxy Watch Active 2. S...

Samsung Galaxy Buds+ is now supported by Bixby Routines

There are a lot of great services out there for creating "routines" with your gadgets. If you're in the Samsung ecosystem, Bixby Routines is a decent option. It has many of the Tasker-like features you would expect from a routines service, including integration with devices. The recently launched Galaxy Buds+ are now supported as well. Previously,...

Bixby Routines can now be sideloaded on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 9

Tasker is the most popular automation app for Android phones, but its functionality and workflow is for intermediate users or those who take the time to learn how the app works. For more basic tasks, there are other third-party apps such as Automate. In terms of first-party features, Apple has its Shortcuts feature on iOS,...

Hands-on: GAssist brings Google Assistant to Samsung watches

Many people, even some diehard Android fans, are still under the impression that Samsung smartwatches are only for Samsung phones. That's simply not true, and in many ways, they work better than watches with Google's own Wear OS. One of the things that isn't better is Bixby. Thankfully, the ever-resourceful XDA community has come through...

Samsung’s Bixby Marketplace is live to let any developer make Bixby actions

Samsung's Bixby was announced over two years ago and it's been the main assistant in Galaxy flagship phones since then. It has become one of the most reviled digital assistants out there, mostly because of how Samsung tries to force it on people. Samsung's Bixby Marketplace tries to change that by making it more useful....

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders show quad cameras and no headphone jack or Bixby button

The excitement has started building up for the next major launch from Samsung – the Galaxy Note 10 series. While the Galaxy Note 10 series is expected to be officially unveiled in August, multiple rumors have already been pouring in. These include speculations about as many as four different models in the series and Samsung's...

bxActions 6.0 adds per-app Bixby button remapping, camera shutter action, and more

Two years ago, Samsung introduced us to Bixby, their take on a personal virtual assistant for all Samsung Experience users. Most of the discussions surrounding the topic of Bixby on the Samsung Galaxy S8 was about it having a dedicated Bixby button, which (initially) couldn't be remapped drifted slightly towards the negative. Back to the present,...

Tasker 5.7 stable rolls out with WaveNet voice commands, nav bar customization, Bixby button remapping, and more

Tasker is one of the most loved applications in the Android enthusiast community. It lets users automate practically everything, taking factors like location, device state, and many other variables into consideration. Last year, the development of the application was transferred to João Dias, who's been hard at work adding new features, redesigning the app and...