6 months of Spotify Premium free for Galaxy S10 buyers

If you’ve bought a Galaxy S10 device in the United States and have yet to try out Spotify Premium, you can get 6 months for free.

The Google Assistant for iPhone just got better thanks to Siri

Siri shortcuts in iPhones are going to help the Google Assistant be more useful to its users after its latest software update

Samsung demonstrates Infinity Flex Display with One UI

That foldable Galaxy smartphone will be coming fast and furious at us, but before that, let’s get to know the display that will be on it.

The iPhone XS racket | #PNWeekly 324

We unbox our iPhone XS devices on the air and also tackle news on the Galaxy Note 9, OnePlus, 5G, Withings, Xiaomi and Amazon.

The Alexa microwave and all the other new Echo products from Amazon’s show

A myriad of speakers, plug-ins and other smart home appliances were shown off as Amazon slams hardware down for the fall season.

Galaxy Note 9’s Bixby key can’t be killed, but it shouldn’t be annoying

Galaxy Note 9 owners have been frustrated with the Bixby key after having accidentally pressed it time and time again. A software update should soothe.

We may find Amazon Alexa in a microwave and in many other devices this year

Amazon Alexa is going to be present in many more devices in your home if this report is accurate, one of them includes a microwave

Software update could finally let Galaxy Note 9 owners kill Bixby key

A software update could be coming within September to allow Galaxy Note 9 users to not get so frustrated if they accidentally press the Bixby key.
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Samsung is getting help from Google to improve Bixby

Samsung may have found the fastest way to make Bixby improve as a digital assistant with help from Google on Artificial Intelligence

Samsung Bixby can order tickets from Ticketmaster

The largest ticket seller in the world has linked up with its latest voice assistant, Samsung’s own Bixby. Galaxy Note 9 users can now buy tickets.

Saint Louis University is placing Echo Dots in all of its dorm rooms

If you’re going to SLU, get used to hearing Alexa. A lot. If you want to opt out, all you do is unplug the device, finish the year and return the Echo Dot.

Samsung makes the Bixby speaker known as Galaxy Home

It turned out that Samsung used 160 of these smart speakers to power the presentation at its venue. But sound isn’t the only asset this speaker has.

Google says Lenovo Smart Display now in stores

Putting a screen on a Google Home is just like putting one on an Echo speaker. It’s now available on store shelves and online.

Google Assistant’s Continued Conversations launching

If you have a Google Home speaker, feel free to keep talking after Google Assistant’s done. It’ll listen to you and respond back.

Amazon unveils $120 Fire TV Cube streaming media player with Alexa

Pricier than a standard Fire TV or Echo smart speaker, Amazon’s new Fire TV Cube basically brings the two together with hands-free Alexa voice support.

Style-focused Amazon Echo Look goes mainstream, opening US sales at $200

You no longer need an invitation to be able to buy the Amazon Echo Look hands-free camera and “style assistant with Alexa” in the US.

Google Assistant-powered Lenovo Smart Display goes up for pre-order in two sizes

You can pay as little as $150 to secure an early copy of an Echo Show-contending Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant in 8 or 10.1-inch sizes.

Siri lets users carve Shortcuts and suggests things to do

The digital assistant gets a bit faster and will help iPhone, iPad, HomePod and Apple Watch users get to their favorite tasks faster with just a hot phrase.

WWDC 2018 takes top priority for Apple as press invitations are sent out

The homepage of its website has been completely plastered with WWDC. But there are only so many subtle hints we can get about what’s coming up.

Bixby 2.0 is on track to launch with the Galaxy Note 9 this year, and expand to many IoT products soon

You can add Bixby 2.0 to the so far short list of rumored Galaxy Note 9 upgrades, with Samsung’s digital assistant finally slated to receive a bunch of essential improvements in just a few months.

Google Assistant voices, Google Photos Color Pop now available

A slate of new Google features are rolling out to consumers for use at their leisure. Except for Color Pop. You’ll learn why.

Alphabet chairman: Google Duplex passes Turing test

In a normal conversation (about making appointments, that is), a human may not be able to tell between Google Assistant and another human.

Amazon launches Echo Dot Kids Edition with FreeTime services bundled

It’s $79.99, $30 more than an Echo Dot alone, but it comes in an attractive protective case and a year of free access to kids content and services.

Google Home gets BOGO discounts in the US and Canada

If you’re thinking about getting a smart speaker, especially from Google, you might just want to buy two and take advantage of some savings.

Side-mounted LG G7 ThinQ button will reportedly be used for quick Google Assistant access

Drawing inspiration from Samsung’s last couple of flagship phone designs, the fast-approaching LG G7 ThinQ will let you press a side-mounted button to launch Google Assistant.