Samsung Plans Millions of Galaxy S7 Phones by February; App Finding Apple Pay Merchants Sees Huge Usage Increase

Samsung is planning a run of 5 million of their next generation flagship Galaxy S7 smartphones ahead of the February rollout. reports that 3.3 million will be the 5.2 inch flat screen models, and the rest will be the 5.5 inch model with the curved screen dubbed the Galaxy S7 Edge.

A new app called PayFinders uses crowdsourcing to find merchants that accept Apple Pay. According to, they had a 750% increase in usage in two days on December 26th and 27th. Apple Maps already has badges showing Apple Pay merchants, but really only the larger chains are represented, and it doesn’t always show all of the stores that have the system.

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