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Smartphone Accessory Market to Continue to Flourish

April 23, 2021

According to a new report from Kenneth Research, the smartphone accessories market is expected to experience skyrocketing growth between now and 2025. The report, released in early April 2021, includes input from stakeholders, industry experts and companies in the smartphone accessory market, and analyzes smartphone accessories by category. It also covered the impact of Covid-19 on the market and how it is expected to recover.  Overall, the news is very positive: the accessories market as a whole is projected to show a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.16 percent between now and 2024. According to the data in their...


Featured Product: Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speakers

April 20, 2021

This month we’re featuring a fun, portable smartphone accessory that can be used almost anywhere: the HyperGear H20 water-resistant Bluetooth speaker.  This speaker has a powerful suction cup that allows you to attach it to the shower wall or other slippery surfaces. It’s made with universal Bluetooth compatibility with a 33-foot range, so your phone can stay safely dry and out of the way while you shower, cook, or swim with the speaker within reach.  This speaker is the ultimate portable addition to any home for the music lover or podcast aficionado. It will play up to 6 hours of...


Samsung Predicts Stellar First Quarter Earnings

April 15, 2021

Despite a manufacturing issue at a U.S.-based chip manufacturing facility this winter, Samsung is expecting to have had a stellar first quarter, with as much as a 44 percent profit jump over the same time period last year. The growth can be partially attributed to the release of the Samsung Galaxy S21 in January, which helped to create momentum in the smartphone sales space. The Galaxy S21 series includes a Snapdragon 888 chipset in the U.S. and a Samsung-made Exynos 2100 chipset in other countries. These newest smartphones from Samsung also come with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB...


New Financial Innovations for Smartphone Users

April 12, 2021

Are you one of many of us who has discovered after leaving the house that you remembered your smartphone but not your wallet? There’s good news for you. In addition to being able to show your ID on your smartphone in some places and to pay with your smartphone in many others, now you can use it to withdraw money from an ATM, too.  The process of upgrading ATMs to allow for cash withdrawal via smartphone has already started in India; as of the beginning of March, 1500 ATMs across the country have already gained the capability. It is just...


How To Reduce The Risk Of Phone Addiction

April 08, 2021

Most people are aware that they use their phone more than they need to. Anyone with a spare minute and a smartphone is likely to pick it up and check their email, or social media, or start playing a game. In a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 50 percent of participants admitted they “couldn’t live without” their phones.  Ben Carter, PhD, conducted the study on 1043 college students, who completed a smartphone addiction scale assessment and the adapted Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Score Index.  Although phone addiction is not a clinical diagnosis, new research published in Frontiers of Psychiatry...


The New 2022 iPhone SE will Stick with LCD Screen

April 05, 2021

Although originally slated for release in 2021, changes to the global market—likely due to the COVID-19 pandemic—have caused Apple to change their release date for the third generation SE to 2022.  Unlike Apple’s other new phones, the iPhone SE will stick with a 4.7-inch LCD screen instead of the OLED screen its higher end models have been sporting. The newest SE, iPhone’s most economical smartphone, will also have low-band 5G capabilities.  There are additional rumors that the fourth iteration of the iPhone SE—supposedly set to launch sometime in 2023—will feature a hole-punch display for the selfie camera on the phone’s...


Featured Bulk Phone Cases: Case Mate

April 01, 2021

This month we’re proud to feature Case-Mate smartphone cases, available for purchase in bulk for Issoy, Inc.’s retail partners. These stylish cases are made with quality materials and built to withstand the everyday wear-and-tear users put their phones through.  Below is a sample of some of our most popular Case-Mate phone cases, organized by smartphone type. To see our full inventory of Case-Mate smartphone cases available in bulk, click here.  Apple Watch  38mm Naked Tough Bumper iPhone X Case-Mate Case with Kickstand Karat Petals case made with real flowersKarat Mother of Pearl Case iPhone XR Barely There - black leather...


Syntropy Stack’s New, Better Internet

March 19, 2021

Syntropy, a San Francisco-based tech company, has created a new, cutting-edge internet option. Syntropy Stack is the brainchild of some of the top tech minds across industries and funded by angel investors from Fortune 500 companies. Stack is certain to change the internet as we know it, in a positive way. Stack is a new, user-centered layer of the internet that is compatible with the current public version. The new layer is secure, programmable, and optimized automatically. This fresh, versatile option is encrypted and developer-friendly for everything from online gaming to blockchain integration.  Stack’s combination of tools and technology are...


Featured Brand: Mophie

March 16, 2021

This month we’re featuring Mophie, the original developer of smartphone battery juice packs. Never get caught with a dead smartphone battery again. Mophie’s juice packs are external batteries that attach to your smartphone, providing much-needed extra juice so you never have to worry about your phone dying in the middle of that important work phone call or as you record your kid’s dance recital or soccer game.  Mophie’s charging options include wireless charging pads, so you can set your phone down and walk away, knowing your phone and its juice pack will charge on their own without a messy tangle...


Beware the Dangers of Smartphone Finger

March 14, 2021

With all new innovations comes the threat of new health issues; owning a smartphone is no exception. Although many people talk about the negative effects of too much screen time, it’s not the only affliction frequent users can experience. Smartphone finger and smartphone thumb are other challenges to watch out for. According to the Pew Research Center, 81 percent of Americans own smartphones; many of us use them all day long to stay in touch with friends, family members, coworkers and clients. We email, call people, text, read the news, scroll through social media, snap pictures and record videos. This...


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