Samsung Galaxy Note 4

August 5th, 2014   decode  Samsung, Smartphones, Tablets

A report coming out of China details the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and it contradicts some of the earlier rumors. For one, it states the screen of the new phablet will actually be smaller than that of its predecessor, going back to…

New Samsung Galaxy Alpha images leak

August 5th, 2014   decode  Smartphones, Tablets

Well, the Galaxy Alpha leaks are showing no signs of stopping. We’ve seen it in live photos a couple of times and had its hardware details leak in the last week, and now more pictures have surfaced showing the black version of the device. The…

Samsung Galaxy S5 receiving update!

July 23rd, 2014   decode  Smartphones

Samsung is pushing out a new update for the European variant of the Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F). It’s not an update to Android 4.4.3 or 4.4.4, but it does include performance improvements that might be substantial given the update comes in at 194 MB, and should…

Google Play Store 4.9 Brings New, Image-Rich UI with a Hint of Material Design

July 23rd, 2014   decode  Smartphones, Tablets

It’s not Wednesday yet, but we’ve got a great Google first party Android app update to share. Rather than an app update in the traditional sense, today’s update is actually to the Google Play Store–and this new version packs quite a nice visual makeover that features…

Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Grand, and more firmware Updates

July 22nd, 2014   decode  Smartphones, Tablets

Samsung has a boatload of phones and tablets in its lineup, and regularly releases firmware updates for various devices. These can include major updates, which bring a newer version of the OS to a particular device, or minor ones that improve performance and stability and…