Samsung Bixby voice support now rolls out to Indian users

Samsung on Friday announced that roll out of a new feature for its digital assistant Bixby. The smart assistant now provides voice capabilities in India. Bixby has been optimised to understand Indian accents. The newly-launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users can now enable Bixby’s voice capabilities (US English) by pressing the Bixby button, the company said in a statement. Consumers can activate Bixby by holding the dedicated button on the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, or by simply saying, “Hi, Bixby.” “With…

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro, Galaxy J7 Max First Impressions

At an event in New Delhi on Wednesday, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max. The all-new J-series smartphones come with Samsung Pay and Samsung Pay Mini respectively, Samsung’s payment solution that has been missing from the range so far. Apart from mobile payment solution, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max and Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro also promise a premium design, features, specifications that can match flagship phones in some regards. Samsung’s J-series of smartphones have been well received in India, and have been catering to a broad…

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AMD’s FreeSync 2 tech debuts in a wild 49-inch Samsung HDR monitor

Samsung just announced the world’s first FreeSync 2-enabled PC monitors, the 27- and 32-inch CHG70 and the utterly massive 49-inch CHG90 ultrawide display—which is essentially a multi-monitor setup without multiple monitors. Samsung’s displays extend the battle between AMD’s FreeSync and Nvidia’s G-Sync technologies to the budding field of high-dynamic range monitors. Nvidia’s already teased several G-Sync HDR gaming monitors from Asus and Acer, though none are actually available to purchase just yet. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Samsung CHG90 49″ FreeSync 2 monitor $1,499.99MSRP $1,499.99 VIEW on Amazon Like those G-Sync HDR…

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Samsung Partners MSME Ministry to Open New Technical Training Schools

Samsung India on Friday signed an MoU with the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to open two more technical training schools and to renew the partnership for 10 existing schools being run across the country. As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the technology giant will open two new MSME-Samsung Technical Schools in Bengaluru and Jamshedpur, the company said in a statement. “We are committed to creating an industry-ready workforce and provide industry-oriented skills to our youth under the Skill India programme. Samsung has been a valuable…

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Amazon Great Indian Sale Day 3 Offers: Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro, Honor 6X, and Other Deals

As the Amazon Great Indian Sale moves into the third day, there are plenty of new deals that are set to go live on the e-commerce platform. Amazon continued to offers discounts on mobile phones, but there is a lot more you can be checking out as well. The initial mad rush for deals has thinned out, so getting discounts on tablets, laptops, gaming consoles, etc. that you have had an eye on should not prove too difficult. Of course, if smartphones is all you are in the market for,…

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Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro Available at a Discount for Amazon Prime Members

Amazon India has announced a discount of Rs. 2,000 on the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro, an Amazon-exclusive, for its Prime members. The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is now available at a price of Rs. 25,990 for the Amazon Prime members, which is Rs. 2,000 less than its original price. It’s worth mentioning that Galaxy C7 Pro will continue to bear the original price of Rs. 27,990 for non-Prime members. As we said, if you are an Amazon Prime member, you will automatically see the Prime exclusive deal on Amazon. To…

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Gear S3 Frontier review: can the smartwatch save Samsung from a difficult 2016?

Samsung has had an explosive year, and not in the way it would have hoped. The recall of both the Galaxy Note 7 and certain washing machines run the risk of being the standout points from a year the firm will want to forget. As a result, its other releases have been eclipsed by its failures (financial results already attest to this). Among these new offerings from the South Korean firm is the Gear S3 Frontier. The smartwatch, revealed in August and released in October, is one design of the…

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UK Loves iPhone SE: Best-Selling Smartphone, Outperforming Even The iPhone 6s And Samsung Galaxy S7

The iPhone SE was the best-selling smartphone in the UK, outperforming other top-end handsets in the second quarter of this year. Data from global market research firm Kantar Worldpanel show that the iPhone SE became the top-selling mobile phone in the UK in Q2 of 2016 with a market share of 9.2 percent. The iPhone 6s was at the second position with 9.1 percent market share. The high sales of the iPhone SE as well as the iPhone 6s helped iOS grow in the UK during the quarter. “Together they…

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Samsung details future Tizen versions

At its Tizen Developer Summit 2015 taking place in Bangalore, India, Samsung has justconfirmed certain details about the Gear A smartwatch. Not only that, but the company has decided to also out a few features coming to future versions of Tizen, its in-house developed mobile operating system. First off, let’s start with the next iteration of Tizen, version 2.4. This will come with easy sign-up features, including single sign-on and “phone-based automatic certification”. This sounds like it’s similar to what happens in Android where you can use the Google account…

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Samsung outs ultra slim 16 MP ISOCELL sensor, buh bye protruding camera

  Samsung could be going for the kill with its future thin and light premium phones, as it just announced a new 16 MP ISOCELL camera sensor that is 20% thinner than its current crop in, say, the Galaxy S6. Buh bye, protruding camera, hello S5K3P3. Most camera sensors in mobile devices run with the standard 1.12μm pixel size, in order to fit 13 million or more pixels in the smallish mobile camera sensor areas. Samsung has shrunk this 1.12 standard even further, to 1 micron, allowing it to produce a…

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