Galaxy Note 4 receives first software update, improves battery life significantly

October 13th, 2014   decode  Android, Android 5, Samsung, Smartphones

The Galaxy Note 4 is yet to launch worldwide but Samsung has already rolled out a software update for the device. The update with firmware number XXU1ANJ4 is small and has a file size of just 36MB. It brings improved stability, improvements in some features and…

Apple to Live Stream Upcoming October 16 iPad Event

October 10th, 2014   decode  iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

Apple has plans to offer a live stream of its October 16 event, according to a source that spoke to MacRumors. As with its September 9 iPhone event, Apple will likely offer a stream of the event both on its website and through a dedicated…

1Password Updated With iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Support, Improved Touch ID Functionality

October 9th, 2014   decode  iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

AgileBits today updated its 1Password app for iOS to version 5.1, adding support for the larger-screened iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. With native support for the two new devices, the app is no longer zoomed in and is now able to display more…

Apple Reportedly Shifting iPhone Production Balance More Toward iPhone 6 Plus

October 9th, 2014   decode  iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

Supply of Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus may gradually improve as Apple shifts production in favor of the unexpectedly popular handset, according to upstream supply chain sources speaking to Digitimes. This claim echoes an earlier report that suggests the iPhone 6 Plus may account for up…

‘Plastc’ Smart Payment Card Aims to Replace Card-Stuffed Wallets

October 9th, 2014   decode  iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

With Apple Pay‘s launch likely just days or perhaps weeks away, “card tech” startup Plastc today announced its plans for its new digital wallet, replacing credit cards, debit cards, RFID access cards, gift cards and more. On paper, Plastc promises to go above and beyond…