Verizon strikes again: Bixby limited on the Galaxy S8

April 22nd, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

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 (or review) 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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