Samsung currently has no plans to take on HomePod with a smart speaker of its own.

Recent rumors have claimed the South Korean company is working on a standalone Bixby device, but a source familiar with its plans says the market is too small to be profitable.

The Essential Phone, built by Android creator Andy Rubin, will do battle against the iPhone in new markets around the world.

For now, the device is only available to those in the U.S. — but Essential is already in talks with carriers in the U.K., Europe, and Japan as it looks to expand its reach.

Google’s next-generation Pixel smartphones will finally give pure Android lovers an alternative to the iPhone’s 3D Touch. But it won’t be anywhere near as good.

Instead of using pressure-sensitive displays like Apple, the company is said to be ripping off the new HTC U11’s squeezable edges.

Samsung is planning a new smartphone to tackle Apple’s massive iPhone 8 upgrade this fall.

The Galaxy Note 8 is expected to land as early as next month, but thanks to a “leak” from one of its own Twitter accounts, we don’t have to wait until then to get our first glimpse.

Samsung is said to be developing a new Apple News clone that will launch alongside the Galaxy Note 8 next month.

Unlike Apple’s version, Samsung’s will support voice commands, as well as podcast integration.

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