Nuance Offering Self-Diagnostic Tool on Samsung Phones
Today Nuance Communications announced that is is partnering with Samsung to pre-load Nuance's Mobile Care software on select Samsung handsets. Mobile Care will help end users automatically resolve common problems directly on their handset. Some of the issues it can help resolve include diagnosing and repairing configuration problems. Nuance Mobile Care also helps with customer account queries, upgrades and paying bills. The first few handsets to run Mobile Care include the Samsung Highlight, Gravity 2 and Comeback. Samsung's network operator partners, however, haven't specifically said that Mobile Care will be installed on its versions of these phone.
Samsung Partners with uBreakiFix for Same-Day Galaxy Repairs
Owners of Samsung's newer high-end phones will soon be able to score same-day repairs for most problems. Samsung has teamed up with uBreakiFix, which has some 370 locations around the country, in order to provide more timely repairs.
Instagram Lets Users Put Hashtag and Profile Links in Bios
Instagram today made it possible for people to add links to hashtags or other profiles in their own bio section. Inserting the links is easy.
Nuance Puts Swipe+Dragon In the App Graveyard
Nuance says its Swype+Dragon application for Android and iOS has reached end of development. "Nuance will no longer be updating the Swype+Dragon keyboard for Android.
Samsung to Reward Samsung Pay Users
Samsung today announced the pending launch of Samsung Rewards, a loyalty program for its Samsung Pay mobile payment service. Moving forward, people who sign up for Samsung Rewards will be able to earn points with Samsung when they use Samsung Pay to pay for goods and services.
Samsung to Issue Software Patches for Galaxy S8
Samsung today said it will push two software updates to its Galaxy S8 smartphone to resolve issues with screen tint and WiFi connectivity. Some S8 owners claim their devices have a reddish tint to the screen, while others say they cannot connect to WiFi networks.