Samsung Galaxy S8's AI digital assistant will be open to developers

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and its new digital assistant should be announced in early 2017...
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12. irossdrummer

Posts: 366; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

Ugghhhh why dont they just use Google Assistant

15. CincyGuy

Posts: 31; Member since: Oct 19, 2015

Ugggggh, because Google has only made Google Assistant available on it's own phone, the Pixel. So far it is exclusive only to their own phone. No word on whether or not this will be permanent, but it looks like Samsung isn't waiting to find out. All other Android phone manufacturers are about to become second class citizens now that Google is in the phone making game.

17. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Maybe a tech Xp will comment and teach you the facts. He has a wealth of knowledge about all things Samsung.

22. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

not really

32. sissy246

Posts: 7070; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

More then you

20. Klinton

Posts: 1408; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

@ irossdrummer 'Ugghhhh why dont they just use Google Assistant' Have you heard that some ppl are concern about privacy?

21. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

latest caveat from sammy. use washing machine on delicate cycle only. malfunctioning and spinning out of control. yet another mass recall on washing machines. the problem is they do too much and can't focus and perfect one thing. they do. tv dvd players. soundbars. speakers washers. dryers. refrigerators. computers. watches. security cameras. come on Man. come on. way too much

31. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Yeah. Seen the washing machine recall on the news. Not good. I'm gonna wait and see what they do next year but will be cautious of their products. My computer monitor only last just over 1 year so other tv's get my consideration. Think maybe they became complacent with their products.

33. sissy246

Posts: 7070; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

You are so stupid. This has nothing to do with phone tech. Go find you a washing machine form to post your crap in.

24. randomCommenter69

Posts: 12; Member since: May 03, 2016

"Ok, Bixby, set a timer for 5 minutes for self destruction."

27. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Should have name it Echo, or maybe Synergy, or Sam. Si.ething easy to say and catchy. Bixby is stupid

38. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

I prefare synergy or just as you said sam which would be quite befitting not this dumb sounding bixby thing or maybe they might give the option to just change it

28. epdm2be

Posts: 819; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Great, yet another english-only "assistant" that's useless for most parts of the world. :-( Thanks, but no thanks. I'd rather have that IR-blaster back that they removed 2 models ago... And a users replaceable battery... And best of all NO digital AI assistant. Keep that as a free download in the store, for god's sake.

37. emmawilliam834

Posts: 241; Member since: Feb 09, 2016

So it will warm you before it explodes. lol.
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