Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a big phone with bigger expectations

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, the follow-up to the Note 7, or as it’s more commonly called, one of the worst public relations disasters in the history of consumer electronics, is finally here. And it’s quite the encore. Not only has the handset been completely redesigned from the Note 7, but it’s also got a larger display and, […]

iPhone 8 will drive biggest iPhone growth since 2015, IDC says

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International Data Corporation (IDC) said Tuesday that it expects that the Apple iPhone 8 will “spur a major upgrade cycle” in 2018 and drive iPhone shipments up by 9.1 percent. The research firm said iPhone shipments were down 7 percent in 2016 and are on pace to grow just 1.5 percent this year. While there […]