Galaxy Alpha on eBay now $259.99

April 3rd, 2015   decode  Android 5, Android 5.1, Samsung, Smartphones

The Galaxy Alpha didn’t have a long display life, but it will go down in smartphone history as “the phone that changed it all” for Samsung. While the plastic smartphone days are cherished ones, metal smartphones are all the rage these days – and Samsung…

Samsung in “full recovery phase,” will release Q1 2015 earnings on Tuesday

April 3rd, 2015   decode  Android 5, Android 5.1, Samsung, Smartphones

Q1 2015 has ended, and Samsung’s Galaxy S6  and S6 edge are ahead of the HTC One M9 (its only 2015 competitor for now) in benchmarks and GPU performance. Tuesday, however, will prove to be another major milestone for the company: the day that the…

Samsung to become chip supplier for A9 iPhone 6s chip

April 3rd, 2015   decode  Android 5, Android 5.1, Samsung, Smartphones

Apple has aimed to decrease its dependence on smartphone rival Samsung for its processing chips for some time now, and Apple’s A8 chip in the iPhone 6 went to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (or TSMC) in 2014. A new report says that Apple will turn…

Samsung introduces Gear VR framework (GearVRf) to encourage content development

April 3rd, 2015   decode  Android 5, Android 5.1, Samsung, Smartphones

Samsung is serious about developing content for Gear VR, the company’s latest adventure into the cutting-edge field of virtual reality. Samsung’s Gear VR was introduced alongside of the Galaxy Note 4 last September, and the Korean manufacturer pledged to have 30 apps ready for download…

list of components used in the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge

April 3rd, 2015   decode  Android 5, Android 5.1, Samsung, Smartphones

If you have been wondering what components come together to make the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, Samsung’s most impressive flagship smartphones ever, then you might wanted to check out the report published by patent and technology research firm Chipworks. Chipworks was able to identify…