Mobile Minutes: Facebook Marketplace; Google’s branded smartphones; Apple’s iPad Pros; Sky’s VR app
Facebook Marketplace wants to be the new Craigslist
The social network on Monday unveiled Marketplace, a new section of its mobile app that lets people list their furniture, cars and clothes for sale to any Facebook users in their area.
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Google set to launch branded smartphones
Google will this week launch the first smartphones that carry its own brand and design, as part of a batch of new devices aimed at competing in markets with Apple and Amazon.
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Apple might launch a smaller iPad Pro next spring — with a headphone jack
The rumor mill is suggesting that Apple will revamp its iPad lineup next spring with three new iPad Pro models, according to Japanese Apple rumors blog Mac Otakara.
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Sky launches VR app with sports, ballet and Disney videos
Sky wants to position itself as the home of immersive virtual reality as it launches its brand new app, Sky VR. The app, free for anyone to download, showcases a range of 360-degree videos.
Read more on Wired