Samsung finally starts addressing their Clippy-problem

by Volker Weber

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Bixby is Samsung's Clippy. An annoying assistant nobody really wants, besides Samsung of course. If you bought a recent Galaxy S8 or Note 8, it comes with an extra button that summons Bixby. It was the single most annoying feature when I tested the Galaxy S8.

You can finally disable the single press on this button. Holding the button will still open Bixby Voice. Imagine you could assign this button to something useful. Like Google Assistant for instance.

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Finally. It is good for the 'normal' user, who are the large majority. The Pros have already customized it away, anyway (like use Nova Launcher and Package Disabler).
Bixby - what is that? 0:-)

Hubert Stettner, 2017-09-19

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