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Apple smartphones reign supreme in Flickr’s 2016 Year in Review

In its latest year in review, Flickr notes 48 percent of the photos uploaded to its photo sharing service in 2016 came from smartphones. Continuing the trend Flickr saw in 2015, the number of image uploads originating from mobile devices grew nine percentage points, while DSLR uploads dropped from 31 percent to 21 percent, a…

Netflix’s new video previews aim to help you decide what to watch next

We’ve all likely been there at some point: Netflix has just rolled out a wash of new content, and you’ve been browsing it for around 15 minutes, but can’t decide exactly what you want to watch next. There are just too many options and you’re not exactly sure what each television show or movie is…

Google Daydream View Review: Beyond Cardboard

Over the last few years, there’s been a lot of posturing about VR’s potential impact on how we consume media as well as our overall day-to-day lives. While I still believe in the power of virtual reality, I’m always the first to admit that we’re still a number of years out from the medium having…

Samsung says its reviewing ways to limit the Note 7 recall’s environmental impact

Ever since Samsung’s Note 7 was recalled and officially discontinued due to battery combustion issues, many have questioned how the company plans to limit the impact of the recall on the environment. Sadly, the company didn’t provide much in the way of a satisfactory answer, prompting environmental group Greenpeace to publish a statement demanding that…

PlayStation VR review: High-end virtual reality goes mainstream

High-end VR’s first chance at mainstream success has finally arrived after years of demos, teasers and sizzle reel-filled trailers. The main question surrounding Sony’s PlayStation VR (PS VR) is whether or not the headset has the ability to push high-end VR to the masses. So let’s get this out of the way first: Yes, Sony’s…