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Samsung rolls out Bixby voice support to Galaxy S8 users in the US today

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung has just announced that the voice capabilities of its digital assistant- Bixby are now rolling out to Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners in the US. Till now the voice support feature of Bixby was available to the Koreans, and

MobiKwik partners Samsung Pay to enable one-tap payment solutions

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MobiKwik has partnered Samsung Pay to make its payment solutions available on Samsung Pay app. The mobile wallet company has integrated its wallet into Samsung Pay Mini, a mobile payment platform focussed on Samsung’s budget and mid-range phones. MobiKwik’s mobile wallet will also be soon available to

Samsung acquires Greek text-to-speech startup Innoetics

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With Bixby still awaiting a public release nearly four months after Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus initial launch, the AI-powered voice assistant that had wowed almost everyone at the launch is becoming a liability for the company. But looks like, South Korean giant

Samsung is working on a Bixby-powered smart speaker- Report

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After Apple, we could soon witness another tech giant joining the smart speaker fray. Reportedly, Samsung is developing its own voice-activated smart speaker powered by Bixby, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The speaker, code-named Vega, has been in the works

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 will make a comeback on July 7 in S Korea

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Falling in line with all the recent rumors and reports, Samsung will launch the refurbished version of the Note 7-Galaxy Note Fan Edition (FE) in South Korea on July 7. The phone uses unwrapped and unused Galaxy Note 7 components but with

Apple is the largest tech vendor worldwide followed by Samsung and Google

IT research firm, Gartner has unveiled the top 100 largest tech vendors in the world IT in 2016 based on their revenue across IT (excluding communication services) and component market segments. Apple has secured the position of the largest vendor

Like Apple & Samsung, Google to change the design of Pixel 2

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Finally, the first leak of Google’s upcoming smartphone, Google Pixel 2 is here. And according to the leak, the company is going to follow Apple, LG and Samsung. Yes, like Samsung changed the design in its Galaxy S8, and LG

IBM unveils a super-dense 5nm chip

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US technology giant, IBM made a groundbreaking announcement today. The company has created industry-first silicon nanosheet transistors for the development of 5-nanometer chips. Developed in collaboration with Research Alliance partners, GlobalFoundaries and Samsung, the chip will pack 30 billion 5nm switches

Android co-founder Andy Rubin might launch a new smartphone on May 30

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Android co-founder Andy Rubin could finally be ready with his new product- a nearly bezel-less smartphone that he teased earlier this March. A tweet posted by the Twitter account for Essential, the name of Andy Rubin’s new company, confirmed on Thursday

Not just Chinese cuisine, we Indians love Chinese smartphones even more!

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Indians’ love for Chinese cuisine is world renowned. But looks like, our love for Chinese smartphones is even bigger. For the first quarter of 2017, the revenues of Chinese vendors grew 180 percent as against the same quarter last year, according to CMR’s

Samsung unveils Tizen 4.0 focussed towards IoT ecosystem

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At its Tizen Developer Conference (TDC) 2017 in San Francisco, Samsung unveiled Tizen 4.0 OS that has a wider range of applications to devices than its predecessors. The Tizen 4.0 OS is primarily aimed at extending the reach of the platform beyond

Google partners HTC and Lenovo to create standalone VR headset platform

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Along with the plethora of exciting new products and services, Google, on Wednesday teased a new standalone virtual reality headset that does not need to be paired with a smartphone or any other device. Google VR head Clay Bavor announced the new headsets in

ZeniMax is now suing Samsung after taking on Oculus

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Riding high on the success of its lawsuit against Facebook-owned Oculus, earlier this year, games company ZeniMax is up front with another lawsuit, this time against Samsung alleging copyright infringement for using ZeniMax VR code in the Gear VR, as well as trade

Samsung all set to test self-driving cars on South Korean roads

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While Uber and Waymo have already hit the roads to test their autonomous vehicles, Apple recently got an official permission to do the same. Now, another tech giant joins these titans as it recently got approval to test self-driving cars on public

Samsung’s refurbished Galaxy Note 7 reportedly to go on sale by June

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While Samsung is yet to make a statement about the refurbished version of Galaxy Note 7, rumour mills are going swamped with new reports almost every day. The latest report is from Korean publication ETNews, suggesting that refurbished Galaxy Note

Samsung introduces In-Traffic Reply app to avoid distracted driving

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Though there are many hoardings on the road saying, “Don’t use mobile phones while driving”, only handful of people follow that. Distracted driving is dangerous not only for you but also for others on the road. Realizing the profound issue,

Samsung launches Wemogee app to help people with speech disorders

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For many mobile phone users, emoji is a fun trick that gives a yellow ball face to expressions and also saves time consumed in typing. This feature, interestingly, could also unlock a new method of online conversation for people who

Samsung’s refurbished Galaxy Note 7 reportedly gets WiFi certification

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Despite the infamous Galaxy Note 7 fiasco and recalls, Samsung is yet to give up on its creation Note 7. Many reports suggest that the South Korean company is planning to sell the refurbished versions of the device. However, Samsung

Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders outpaced S7 by 30pc

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Much was at stake for the South Korean tech giant, Samsung when it launched Galaxy S8. Market analysts weren’t sure how people will respond to the new device post the Note 7 fiasco that kept Samsung in a bad light throughout

All HTC needs now is an aggressive digital push for its supremium phone, U Ultra

Faisal Kawoosa Of late, I have been exploring some of the HTC devices, including HTC U Ultra. The Supremium phone is worth considering, if one has more than Rs 50,000 budget to buy an Android smartphone. There are some really