Yes, LG will have new 4K TVs at CES next week

  Ending a long period of speculation, LG revealed that it will have new TVs of the extra-large, super duper high-res variety to show off during CES next week. While that’s not really a surprise, one thing we should note is that all of them are flat — no anti-curved glasses necessary here. Spanning eight […]

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With webOS and wearables, LG’s moving beyond just displays at CES

Samsung and Sony may grab a larger share of the CES fanfare, but don’t count LG out. It has quite the annual presence in Las Vegas, too. The Korean company uses the tech industry’s January soiree as the backdrop for a wide selection of product reveals — everything from wearables to smartphones to 4K TVs […]

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Mercedes teams with LG to keep drivers awake, brake cars automatically

CES 2015 is shaping up to be a big event for Mercedes-Benz, which will discuss its plans for self-driving cars in a keynote speech and show off a crazy prototype. LG has now revealed that it will supply the mono and stereo camera systems that will keep the cars in their lanes, dim the headlights, […]

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LG announces 10 million LTE smartphones sold worldwide

It’s been roughly two years since LG began its role in the LTE Revolution, but the company has just crossed an important milestone in its pursuit. Today, LG revealed that it’s now sold 10 million LTE smartphones, which is double the number we last saw in August. Despite the lengthy amount of time it’s taken LG to achieve […]

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LG Display invests $655 million to expand OLED HDTV mass production next year

Sure, LG’s current 55-inch OLED HDTV is pretty pricey with a US MSRP of $12K, but that may start to change next year when panel supplier LG Display kicks its new 8G production line into full gear. LG Electronics holds a 38 percent stake in the company and although it supplies screens to many others as well, the next […]

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NFC: Not just for mobile payments anymore

More companies embraced the close-range connectivity technology at the Consumer Electronics Show. How they’re using NFC may surprise you. LG demos NFC technology in appliances at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Move over, mobile payments. NFC is finding other ways to make itself useful. In fact, paying for items with one’s phone seems […]

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Eyes-on with LG’s streaming Smart Sound Bar

Among the many, many things that LG is unveiling at CES this year is the curious addition of a sound bar with built-in video streaming. That still sounds like a contradiction of purpose to us, but the Smart Sound Bar, also known as the NB3730A, is more fascinating once you dive into the details. The large-sized bar […]

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LG Ultra HD Touch Display hands-on

We bet you’re yawning at the mention of 4K TVs by now, but here’s a slight twist on that high-res concept. LG is showing off the so-called Ultra HD Touch display at its CES booth. It’s pretty much what it sounds like: a 4K TV with five-point multitouch. LG isn’t demoing this product as a TV — though technically […]

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Sprint to launch pay as you go service with four handsets, all you can eat plans from $70

Want a bit of Sprint, without signing on the dotted line? Okay, there are other ways of riding its waves without committing to a contract, but starting on the 25th of this month you’ll be able to do it in the network’s very own colors. The “Sprint as you go” service will launch with a somewhat limited selection […]

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Nexus 4 coming to all T-Mobile locations later this month

Having a hard time getting your hands on the coveted LG-made Nexus 4? Look to your local retailer: word on the street has it that the device is heading to all T-Mobile retail locations later this month. The phone has been available at select locations since November, but an internal document uncovered by TmoNewspromises a full rollout for sometime in […]

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LG readies Whisen air conditioner with its own NFC-aware mobile app, direct voice recognition

We’ll be frank: it takes some pretty special features for an air conditioner to pique our interest. Consider us intrigued, then, when LG unveils a truly tech-savvy cooling system. A 2013 Champion-style Whisen unit is reportedly the first to directly take voice commands from as far as 16 feet away, letting us cool things down without having […]

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LG 55-inch OLED TV available for pre-order in Korea this week, ready to ship next month

If you spent the entirety of 2012 with 11 million won ($10,000 US) in your savings account and begging LG to take it, we’d wager that you were hoping that the Korean manufacturer’s 55-inch WRGB OLED HDTV — announced at last year’s CES — would make its way to your doorstep in a reasonable amount of time. Whether or […]

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LG details LCD, plasma HDTV lineup for 2013: 4K, Miracast, NFC, WiDi and more

As LG continues its slew of CES pre-announcements, it’s revealed details about the new HDTVs it will be showing off in Las Vegas next week. Predictably, they include three lines of plasma models (fewer than previous years, but still kicking) in 42- to 60-inch sizes, and new LCD HDTVs in various levels of trim and sizes from […]

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LG wants the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 terminated, says it breaches viewing angle patents

When Samsung came swinging with allegations of OLED patent infringements and corporate theft, LG promptly counter-sued. Samsung then escalated by broadening its list of patent complaints, forcing LG to do what any dignified electronics brawler would have to do: file for a retaliatory injunction against the “sale, manufacture and importation” of one of Sammy’s products. The device at […]

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Android in 2013: What to expect

The Android ecosystem has become a dominant force in 2012. Here’s how I see it growing in the coming year. Android is rapidly evolving. Where will it go next? Brace yourselves: 2013 is upon us, and that means a whole new generation of Android devices, rumors, and expectations. Android will have a strong showing at CES, and the […]

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Nexus 4 shortage? It’s LG’s fault, Google exec says

Google’s managing director for the U.K. and Ireland points to “scarce and erratic” supplies from LG as the reason for the lack of availability of the Nexus 4. Google’s Nexus 4 has been out of stock since shortly after it went on sale last month, and now one company executive is pinning the blame on the phone’s […]

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