GT Advanced and Apple terminate their partnership!

October 24th, 2014   decode  iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

GT Advanced Technologies, the company supplying Apple with sapphire for the Apple Watch, has announced the partnership between the two companies is over. Less than a year old, the deal drove GT Advanced to bankruptcy after the company didn’t stick to the agreed timelines for…

LG G3 should get Android 5.0 Lollipop update by the end of 2014

October 24th, 2014   decode  Android, Android 5, Smartphones, Tablets

The LG G3 is going to sport Android 5.0 Lollipop by the end of the year, according to an LG representative for the Netherlands and Belgium cited by TechTastic. He didn’t give a more specific time frame, as we suspect the company is going to…

BLU Win JR and Win HD hit the shelves in Canada

October 13th, 2014   decode  Other, Smartphones

BLU Win JR and BLU Win HD quietly made their way to Canada. The duo of affordable Windows Phone devices is available to purchase directly from the Microsoft Store in the country.

Apple A8X chip photos leaks ahead of iPad Air 2 event

October 13th, 2014   decode  iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

The Apple iPad Air 2 is having its announcement this Thursday and rumors have it that the slate is powered by an Apple A8X chip. Today, new purported photos of the SoC have emerged giving more credibility to this rumor.

Chinese Carriers Take One Million iPhone 6 Pre-Orders in First Six Hours

October 13th, 2014   decode  iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

Pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus started today in China, with sales from the country’s three carriers hitting one million units, reports Chinese publication Tencent (via Fortune). This figure includes orders processed by China’s major wireless carriers and does not account for those…