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Nokia phone brand dead: Elop clarifies

Nokia phone brand dead: Elop clarifies

In a sort of post-mortem before the date of death occurred, former CEO of Nokia Stephen Elop - now working with Microsoft - confirmed the death of the brand. Nokia will no longer be used as a smartphone brand, he made clear, suggesting that Microsoft had not yet chosen a new brand to represent the phones being made at this time.

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Acer Iconia B1-730 HD details leaked

Acer Iconia B1-730 HD details leaked

At the CES event this year, Acer showcased some affordable tablets that included the Iconia B1-720. News is that an upgraded version will be announced shortly, and the new one is dubbed the Iconia B1-730 HD. The leaked press images showcase a tablet with a textured back panel, sporting the company logo branding on the bottom of the front panel.

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Apple Q214 earnings tap $10.2 billion net profit

Apple Q214 earnings tap $10.2 billion net profit

Starting off the quarter with a record-breaking quarter for revenue from services, Apple showed a quarterly revenue of $45.6 billion USD. This amount works with a quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion, turning out $11.62 USD per diluted share for the quarter. This is Apple’s financial Q2 for 2014.

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iPad still dominates tablet web use but Samsung improves

iPad still dominates tablet web use but Samsung improves

The tablet market may have more options in it than ever before, but Apple's iPad still dominates usage in North America according to the latest research. Samsung made gains on the iPad in Q2 2014, stats firm Chitika says, but its 8.3-percent of the tablet web traffic pie pales in comparison to Apple's 77.2-percent, with the iPad's share declining slightly year-on-year but not enough to shift the chart considerably.

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Galaxy Tab 4 USA release tapped in three sizes

Galaxy Tab 4 USA release tapped in three sizes

The fourth generation of Galaxy Tab devices is upon us: Galaxy Tab 4 in 7-, 8-, and 10.1-inch iterations are headed toward the United States. The first wave of Galaxy Tab 4 tablets from Samsung will be appearing with Wi-fi-only releases starting on May 1st, with pre-orders beginning tomorrow (April 24th, 2014). These devices will be delivered in carrier data iterations this summer.

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