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Phablets Reign as Consumer Reports liked the Apple, Samsung and LG smartphones
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Phablets Reign as Consumer Reports liked the Apple, Samsung and LG smartphones

Bigger is better, right? That seems to be the thinking of many smartphone makers—and consumers—these days. IDC an industry analyst, notes that consumers are increasingly using their phones for: Videos Gaming Social media The IDC reports that: 2% increase in global sales of smartphones with displays 5.5 inches or larger 30% of all the phones sold are 5.5 inches or larger This translates to 437 million units in 2016. IDC is also predicting the following: 611 million units rise in phablet sales in 2018 1 billion units in phablet sales in 2021 So clearly, display’s size a big factor when they’re shopping for a new device. So what does Consumer Reports have to say about this rising trend in larger sized smartphones aka phablets? Consumer Reports and Pha...
Samsung Gear 360 Pro camera to work with Apple iOS in 2016
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Samsung Gear 360 Pro camera to work with Apple iOS in 2016

Rumors are flying that Samsung may be working on a Pro variant of its Gear 360 camera. Samsung plans to launch the Gear 360 Pro camera in 2017, around the same time that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will also be launched. Already, it's selling online for US$350 and is quite a bargain for makers of 360 Degree YouTube Videos as noted in US$350 Samsung Gear 360 selling online still a YouTuber’s VR Camera. As no details have leaked, expect improved image and video quality over the device that was launched back in February 2016 as noted in How Samsung Gear 360 is a Creative Tool for YouTube VR Content. What's interesting about this leak is the fact that Samsung plans to bring support for the Apple iPhone. An app will be launched that will not only work on the Samsung Galaxy S8 b...