Samsung touts 650k Note 8 pre-sales; 2.5x faster than Note 7 pre-orders – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Another tidbit pertaining to Samsung’s incoming Note 8, with the company hoping its premium palm-stretcher phablet brand can rise phoenix like from the ashes of the Note 7 flaming battery debacle. A […]

Samsung’s Bixby assistant is now available for Galaxy S8 owners worldwide – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant is now global after it expanded into over 200 countries today. Bixby is Samsung’s answer to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and other virtual assistants. It got off to […]

Samsung’s Bixby assistant finally comes to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ — but only in the US – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch After much delay, Samsung has begun rolling out it Bixby smart assistant to users in the U.S.. The company said today that an update will allow owners of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ […]

LG reports ~10% sales bump in Q1, mobile revenues up 4% QoQ, 2% YoY – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch LG Electronics has posted its Q1 2017 results, which show a nearly 10 per cent year-over-year jump in revenue. The electronics maker is reporting KRW 14.66 trillion ($12.70BN) in revenue, an increase of 9.7 […]

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is now on sale in the U.S., Canada and Korea with more launches to come – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch If you’ve been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s newest flagship devices, then your wait may soon be over after the phones went on sale in an […]

Bixby is Samsung’s new ‘intelligent interface’ for smartphones and beyond – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Samsung is entering the voice-powered virtual assistant game a bit later than its competitors, but it says that its forthcoming ‘Bixby’ agent will be “fundamentally different” form what’s already available, thanks to […]