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Nokia’s Elop: A “Surface” Windows Phone 8? Bring it on!

Nokia’s Elop: A “Surface” Windows Phone 8? Bring it on!

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has dismissed concerns that Microsoft might sway the Windows Phone 8 market by releasing a "Surface" branding smartphone of its own, saying instead that the company would welcome it. Speaking in the aftermath of Nokia's less-than-glowing Q3 2012 financial results, Elop said that while he had seen "no indications" that Microsoft planned to follow its Surface tablet with a phone, such a device would be "certainly a stimulant to the ecosystem."

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Nokia’s Elop: Lumia is “a step above” HTC’s Windows Phones

Nokia’s Elop: Lumia is “a step above” HTC’s Windows Phones

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has dismissed concerns that the Lumia 920 will suffer from not being Microsoft's "signature" Windows Phone, with HTC instead taking that crown, arguing that the perceived advantage is "ambiguous." Asked whether Nokia felt slighted or sidelined at HTC inking a deal with Microsoft to put the Windows Phone 8X and 8S at the core of its new advertising campaign, Elop insisted that there's more to Lumia than just Windows Phone itself. "We could have called our devices Windows Phone 920 or whatever," the chief exec told Wired, "but we felt it was important to say that we stand for something a step above."

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Nokia Lumia 900 gets hammer and nails stress tested

Nokia Lumia 900 gets hammer and nails stress tested

This week a couple of engineers from Tech Craver busted out a hammer, some nails, and their own Nokia Lumia 900 review unit to do some stress tests. While what you're about to see isn't technically as scientifically viable as we'd normally like to see in a hammer-to-smartphone test, we'll accept it - if only because they added what appears to be Stephen Elop calling them on the phone at the end of the video before the video stoppers up. This story has also been picked up by Nokia official Jason Harris of Conversations by Nokia - they're fairly impressed by the whole situation too, to be frank.

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SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: April 21, 2012

SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: April 21, 2012

Happy Saturday, everyone. So, if you were too busy this week to keep informed in the world of tech, or just want a refresher on what made news, you've come to the right place. YouTube made news this week, with 600+ MGM movies being officially uploaded to the site. And also in the world of top news stories, there’s a rumor that Apple will launch an ‘iPad mini’ for $249 – $300 later this year. And in the world of LTE, AT&T adds three new 4G LTE markets.

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Nokia design chief confirms tablet

Nokia design chief confirms tablet

Nokia is working on a tablet, the company's design chief has reportedly confirmed, with the exec supposedly spending a third of his time on the well-rumored project. "We are working on it" Marko Ahtisaari confirmed to Finnish magazine Kauppalehti Optio, Reuters reports, though declined to be more specific about the incoming slate. However, rumors earlier this week suggested a Windows 8 tablet was in the pipeline for later this year.

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Nokia Windows 8 Qualcomm tablet tipped for Q4

Nokia Windows 8 Qualcomm tablet tipped for Q4

Nokia will launch its first Windows 8 tablet in Q4 2012, insiders have suggested, a 10-inch Windows-on-ARM machine using a dual-core Qualcomm chipset as the company looks to expand beyond smartphones. The move, tipped by DigiTimes sources among component suppliers claim, is expected to buoy Microsoft's position against Android tablet manufacturers, with the slate most likely to be powered by a Snapdragon S4 "Krait" chipset such as inside the Windows 8 developer hardware Qualcomm handed out last month. Update: Nokia statement after the cut.

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Nokia MWC 2012: 41-megapixels and cheap Windows Phones

Nokia MWC 2012: 41-megapixels and cheap Windows Phones

If there was a "Phoenix From The Ashes" award at Mobile World Congress it's hard to argue that Nokia wouldn't be the most worthy recipient. Twelve months ago the company was apologetically admitting it had no new devices for MWC 2011, and today it revealed a bevy of phones that opened new doors in developing markets, pushed the envelope for Windows Phone pricing, and busted the smartphone camera segment right open. We've a whole lot of Nokia coverage, so head on past the cut to get up to speed.

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Uplinq Daily Show On Qualcomm LIVE! Cali Lewis Interviews SlashGear’s Vincent Nguyen

Uplinq Daily Show On Qualcomm LIVE! Cali Lewis Interviews SlashGear’s Vincent Nguyen

SlashGear's very own Vincent Nguyen has been busy reporting live from Qualcomm's Uplinq 2011 conference. He's been keeping us on top of the latest developments there spanning a wide range of topics including gaming optimization, augmented reality, NFC, cloud data, 4G, and much much more. He also managed time to do an interview with Cali Lewis. Check out the video after the cut.

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