digital assistant

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Most Hyped Feature Won’t Work At Launch

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Most Hyped Feature Won’t Work At Launch

Samsung has already botched one of the most important product launches in the company’s history, and it hasn’t even happened yet. Samsung confirmed that its digital assistant — Bixby — will not respond to voice queries when it launches with the new Galaxy S8 later this month.

Why Is My Digital Assistant So Creepy?

Why Is My Digital Assistant So Creepy?

Siri, Cortana and Alexa are robotic personal assistants, but they are also women. They live in your pockets, their skinny smart phone bodies executing your every command. They are intimate with you. But they are also, as Microsoft VP Joe Belfiore said at the Windows 10 keynote last week, “a…