• Verizon's Galaxy S8 offers even more limited functionality when using Bixby

    5 days ago - By Phone Arena

    If you've been reading our Galaxy S8 review, then you already know that Samsung's own personal digital assistant, Bixby isn't yet ready for prime time. Although the South Korean company was pretty clear about the situation and confirmed that Bixby would reach full potential after the market release of the Galaxy S8/S8+, we can't pass the fact that this is a marketed feature.
    The things are even worse for Verizon's customers since some of the limited features available on most Galaxy S8/S8+ are not accessible on the carrier's units yet.
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  • Verizon strikes again: Bixby limited on the Galaxy S8

    Verizon strikes again: Bixby limited on the Galaxy S8

    6 days ago - By GSMArena

    The Samsung Galaxy S8 has officially launched today in certain markets and we've already heard that one of Samsung's most boasted-about feature will not be available - at launch - outside of South Korea - Bixby voice. At least Samsung was able to still let us use the other Bixby features: Home, Vision, and Reminders. That is, unless you're a Verizon customer.
    According to CNET and Android Central, the Verizon version of the retail units can still use the Bixby Vision camera to take a picture of something and get related images. But with the Verizon modification, Vision won't...
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  • Verizon Galaxy S8 missing Amazon shopping feature in Bixby Vision

    Verizon Galaxy S8 missing Amazon shopping feature in Bixby Vision

    6 days ago - By PhoneDog

    We already know that the Galaxy S8 won't get its Bixby Voice feature until later this spring , but it turns out that that's not the only Bixby feature that Verizon Galaxy S8 owners are missing.
    Verizon has confirmed that the Amazon shopping function of Bixby Vision isn't available. With Bixby Vision, you can identify bar codes and products with your Galaxy S8's camera and then buy the products on Amazon, but the Amazon part isn't working on the Verizon version of the GS8.
    Verizon's statement on the issue to CNET is as follows:
    "Bixby Vision works on all versions of the Galaxy S8, but the...
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