Rumor Has It: Samsung's next big thing might be huge

Nokia might be eyeing a 6-inch phone, the iPhone 5S could want you to get it all smudgey, and Samsung is probably working on a 12-inch tablet, because why not?

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Watch this: Samsung pins its hopes on bigger being better

Lately it seems that everyone is talking about screen size. Some people think 10.1 inches is the sweet spot for a tablet, some people think 5.7 inches is the best for a phone. If new rumors are to be believed, add 6 inches and 12 inches to your list of possible screen sizes.

Nokia is rumored to be working on a 6-inch Windows phone, which would be the first Windows phablet. I guess in order to carry that thing around, you'll have to get a "murse." Luckily, murses are a thing again.

According to a Korea Economic Daily, Samsung could be working on a 12-inch tablet. Previous reports have mentioned this, and a recent Wall Street Journal post mentioned that Apple might be working on a bigger tablet of its own. Is this a new "bigger is better" trend we're seeing?

In other Apple news, the next iPhone could include a fingerprint scanner, based on leaked screenshots that show something going on with the Home button. There are a few other things I'd rather my next iPhone do rather than scan my fingerprints, but that's just me. What do you think?

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