• Samsung Aiming For Smart Speaker Launch In First Half Of 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    A new report claims Samsung is looking to release its upcoming smart speaker in the first half of 2018. The South Korean company has made no secret of its plans to launch an Amazon Echo-rivaling speaker, originally confirming the plans back in August. However, despite this, Samsung made no mention of any possible time frame. Now, though, people familiar with the matter have stated that the new speaker should arrive in the first six months of 2018.
    The new smart speaker is expected to utilize the technology that Samsung acquired through its purchase of Harman at the beginning of the year...
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  • Samsung's Bixby smart speaker release date could be early 2018

    Samsung's Bixby smart speaker release date could be early 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    2018 could be the year that Samsung enthusiasts - particularly those who bought into Samsung's SmartThings ecosystem - will finally get their comeuppance. In a report from Bloomberg , sources told the publication that 2018 will be the year Samsung's smart speaker should be announced and be available to buy - pointing to a release date in the first half of the new year. While the sources couldn't provide too many details on the shape, size or feature-set of the speaker, they did corroborate earlier reports that it would utilize Bixby, Samsung's proprietary smart assistant that works like...
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  • These renders reveal an awesome design change in the Galaxy S9

    These renders reveal an awesome design change in the Galaxy S9

    4 monthes ago - By Phandroid

    The rumors are still swirling about what Samsung has up its sleeve for its 2018 flagship with the Galaxy S9. The device has been rumored to be launching at either CES 2018 , MWC 2018 , or at a separate event similar to the one which Samsung held for the Galaxy S8 lineup.
    Today, we have some new renders to show off courtesy of OnLeaks and 91Mobiles , which give us a look at CAD renders of every angle. Starting with the display, we see the same Infinity Display that was introduced with the Galaxy S8 with only a 0.1mm difference between the Galaxy S9 and its predecessor.
    However, the more...
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  • Samsung's Bixby-powered smart speaker will reportedly launch first half of 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Phandroid

    2017 was definitely the year of the smart speaker. It was by far tech's greatest trend, thanks to the rise of virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. We've known for quite some time now that Samsung has been looking to get into the space with a speaker of their own powered by their virtual assistant Bixby.
    Unlike Google Home or Alexa which hits a lower price point, Samsung will be targeting the higher-end segment, setting their sights firmly against Apple's HomePod. Despite offering a premium audio experience, Samsung will undercut the HomePod by selling their premium...
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  • Eddy Cue set to be a featured speaker at Pollstar conference in February

    Eddy Cue set to be a featured speaker at Pollstar conference in February

    4 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple's Eddy Cue has been confirmed as a featured speaker at the Pollstar Live 2018 conference which will take place in Los Angeles in February. Variety reports that its executive music editor Shirley Halperin will join the Apple SVP for a Q&A session.
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  • Android Oreo for Galaxy S8 may or may not be released by January 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Android Community

    If you're still holding your breath, waiting for Samsung to release the final Android 8.0 Oreo build for your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, we'd advise you to start breathing again because it looks like this will not happen anytime soon. At least not just yet. The OEM still hasn't given a definite timeline as...
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  • Leaked Samsung Galaxy S9+ renders reveal dual rear camera, 6.1-inch screen

    Leaked Samsung Galaxy S9+ renders reveal dual rear camera, 6.1-inch screen

    4 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Shortly after seeing a set of renders showing what's likely the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9, we can now take a look at similar renders presenting the larger variant of Samsung's next flagship phone - the Galaxy
    S9+.
    Revealed by MySmartPrice and OnLeaks (who has a great track record when it comes to info about unannounced phones), these new Galaxy S9+ renders seemingly confirm the fact that Samsung is differentiating its two next-gen phones by more than just their size. While the Galaxy S9 reportedly features a single rear camera, the larger Galaxy S9+ should come with a dual rear ...
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  • Samsung Bixby smart speaker w/ audio focus & touchscreen Google Home rumored for 2018

    Samsung Bixby smart speaker w/ audio focus & touchscreen Google Home rumored for 2018

    4 monthes ago - By 9to5Google

    Earlier this year, Samsung was rumored to be developing a smart speaker to compete with likes of Google Home. Today, a new report provides the first concrete details on the device, as well as a possible launch date. Meanwhile, another report notes a possible launch for the rumored Google Home with a display.
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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Launching February 27 At MWC 2018: Report

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Launching February 27 At MWC 2018: Report

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung will officially debut the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus on February 27th at the upcoming iteration of Mobile World Congress, Korean outlet The Bell reported on Thursday. The tech giant is said to have decided against holding a separate product launch event after MWC like it did this year with the Galaxy S8 lineup because it's seeking to deliver another premium mobile offering that can offset the sales of Apple's new iPhone X sooner than April, sources claim. While the firm reportedly pondered debuting its new flagships even before MWC as some insiders previously suggested , it...
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