Samsung introduced a little something today called the Bixby Marketplace for its Galaxy phones. As the name suggests, this is a gathering place for all of the services that Bixby offers from a range of 3rd party outfits like Yelp or Spotify or Google Maps.
The goal of the Bixby Marketplace, which sort of already existed prior to today just without a name, is to give Bixby users more customization options. In the Marketplace, you get to manage the services that work through Bixby to hopefully bring you the ultimate in Bixby.
I basically said a bunch of nothing right there, so let’s talk about what the point of this is. Bixby uses something called capsules, which are 3rd party services that work within Bixby. That could mean directions or navigation from Google Maps by launching Bixby or reservations from Yelp or opening up a specific Spotify playlist. Yes, you … Read the rest