Android L on Samsung Galaxy S5

October 3rd, 2014   decode  Android, Android 5, Samsung, Smartphones

At Google I/O 2014, Google announced the next iteration of its Android operating system – Android L. As the operating system itself was still in early stages, we only got a sneak peak at a few of the upcoming features. Even the name, Android L,…

Unlocking the Sony Xperia Z3 bootloader, degrades camera

October 3rd, 2014   decode  Android, Android 5, Smartphones

Sony has put up a disclaimer on its website stating that unlocking the bootloader on its high-end models, namely the Xperia Z3, will lead to issues in the performance of its camera. After unlocking the bootloader of the device, taking photos in low-light conditions is…

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 UK contract prices revealed

October 1st, 2014   decode  Android, Android 5, Samsung, Smartphones

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was announced by the Korean company last month during the IFA trade show in Berlin. Britons have been able to book their SIM-free unit for a while now as pre-orders have opened, but now we learn more about the on-contract…

Sony Xperia Z3X benchmarked, Snapdragon 810 in tow

October 1st, 2014   decode  Android, Android 5, Smartphones

It looks like Sony is getting ready to launch a new phablet, to succeed the Xperia Z Ultra from last year. The device will be called Xperia Z3X and it’s going to be a beast. The first details about it were actually leaked back in…

Xolo Q2100 launches with fingerprint sensor at only $219 price

October 1st, 2014   decode  Android, Android 5, Smartphones

The Xolo Q2100 launches today in India packing a fingerprint sensor at the back, a first for the company. It also has an IR blaster complete with a preloaded Peel Smart Remote app.