Google and Samsung Partner to Bring ARCore to Galaxy Phones

Samsung and Google have announced (via The Verge) a new partnership to bring the latter’s augmented reality platform to Galaxy-branded smartphones. Called ARCore, the platform was originally introduced back in August and entered early previews available on both the Google Pixel and Galaxy S8. Now, the technology is being formally Continue Reading


Samsung’s Bixby 2.0 Aims to Be Smarter and More Natural, But I’m Not Buying It

Today at a developer conference, Samsung took the wraps off a major update to its virtual assistant, Bixby. Called Bixby 2.0, the company aims to make its AI technology “more personal, with enhanced natural language capabilities for more natural commands and complex processing, so it can really get to know Continue Reading

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Might Get Portrait Mode with New Software Update

Samsung might be adding a portrait mode to its Galaxy S8 flagship. According to a response a customer received from a Samsung support agent (via GSM Arena), “the next [software update]” could bring with it a software-based portrait mode for use at least on the standard S8. If you recall, Continue Reading