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TECHNOBYTE for 27 February 2015

Samsung’s next flagship phone, the Galaxy S6, will be launched this Sunday, and it promises to represent a major break from the Galaxy S5. Following a year in which Samsung’s smartphone profits suffered and its mobile management endured a shake-up, the company said it was working to differentiate its smartphones from the hordes of other Android options in the interest of keeping profit margins in the double digits.

https://gigaom.com/2015/02/26/rumor-roundup-galaxy-s6-samsungs-hottest-phone-in-years/

An industry first for a tablet, the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro boasts a new way to watch videos and movies: a built-in projector. Turn any dark room into a home theatre while projecting up to a 50” image on any wall or screen. It also has great sound system built in and a battery life of 15 hours. The 13.3” QHD (2560 x 1440) display is impressive and delivers a beautiful picture quality.

http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/tablets/lenovo/yoga-tablet-series/yoga-tablet-2-pro/#tab-features

The countdown has begun to Apple Inc.’s next big thing: the Watch. The company on Thursday sent out invitations to an event on March 9 in San Francisco, where it will unveil details for the release of the Apple Watch, a person with knowledge of the matter said. Optimism about Apple has been growing since Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook first took the wraps off the smartwatch, along with larger-screened iPhones, in September. The new phones helped fuel record profit in the last three months of 2014. Apple shares are trading near all-time highs, giving the company a market capitalization of about $758 billion. The event gives Cook the chance to show off the gadget’s capabilities and convince consumers they need one.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-26/apple-to-hold-event-on-march-9-ahead-of-watch-release-in-april

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