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LG G2 and G Flex to receive Knock Code in April

LG G2 and G Flex to receive Knock Code in April

25 March, 2014 | comments (12)

LG plans to bring its latest (and rather cool) unlock feature called Knock Code to the G2 and G Flex. It made its debut on the LG G Pro 2 at this year's Mobile World Congress and brought a breath of fresh air to the Android lockscreen. The...

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LG G Pro 2 outsells LG G2, to get a price cut

LG G Pro 2 outsells LG G2, to get a price cut

24 March, 2014 | comments (23)

According to a Korean newspaper citing LG representative, the company has been selling the LG G Pro 2 like hot cakes in its home country. Despite the relatively high price tag of KRW999,000 or about $927, the phone is even outselling the LG G2, the...

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LG L70 goes on pre-order for €179, sales start in April

LG L70 goes on pre-order for €179, sales start in April

23 March, 2014 | comments (19)

LG L70 was announced just before the MWC in Barcelona last February. It is a successor of the LG Optimus L7 II and comes with a 4.5" WVGA IPS display, dual-core Snapdragon 200 chipset, 4GB expandable storage and an 8MP camera. There was no...

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Samsung and LG phones currently tested by the White House

Samsung and LG phones currently tested by the White House

21 March, 2014 | comments (76)

BlackBerry has been a byword for security. A statement which is testified by a number of United States Government agencies and administrations using it, including the White House. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal the troubled company...

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Korean LG Optimus G Pro gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

Korean LG Optimus G Pro gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

21 March, 2014 | comments (103)

LG has begun rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat firmware update for LG Optimus G Pro. The first market to get it is LG's homeland - South Korea. The update is available on two of the three Korean telecoms - SKT and LG U+ (F240S and F240L...


Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

19 March, 2014 | comments (27)

The LG Nexus 5 went official on the last day of October last year, but its official Play Store availability has remained rather scarce. Sure, you can get it through various retailers almost anywhere, but the price tag is usually much higher...

Tags: Google, LG, Asus, Android


Android 4.4 KitKat now available on international LG G2

Android 4.4 KitKat now available on international LG G2

19 March, 2014 | comments (340)

The Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the international LG G2 units is now available for download via the OTA service. The KitKat firmware has been available for the Korean LG G2 since December, while the AT&T's users got it the last week of...


Google announces Android Wear, LG is making a smartwatch

Google announces Android Wear, LG is making a smartwatch

18 March, 2014 | comments (38)

Google has announced it is working on Android Wear - a special Android version for wearable devices. Naturally the first target group of Android Wear is smartwatches, but the OS focus will expand to even more gadgets soon. Android Wear is a...

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LG G Pro 2 availability spreads through Asia

LG G Pro 2 availability spreads through Asia

18 March, 2014 | comments (19)

LG has just issued a press release announcing the availability of its latest phablet flagship - the LG G Pro 2. The device went official in mid-February and was made available in Korea just a week later. Now LG will be launching the G Pro 2...

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LG Lucid 3 VS876 for Verizon gets leaked

LG Lucid 3 VS876 for Verizon gets leaked

16 March, 2014 | comments (21)

evleaks has leaked yet another smartphone, this time the LG LG Lucid 3 (VS876) for Verizon. evleaks did not leak the specifications of the phone, we think it could be one of the F-Series phones that LG announced at MWC this year, specifically the...

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LG G Pro 2 getting a red color version 

LG G Pro 2 getting a red color version 

15 March, 2014 | comments (6)

LG G Pro 2 was unveiled in three colors - black, white and titanium. Now, the company is all set to introduce a new paintjob for its flagship phablet. According to LG Electronics Singapore, the G Pro 2 will also be available in Red hue soon after...

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Leaked screenshots from the LG G3 have QHD resolution

Leaked screenshots from the LG G3 have QHD resolution

15 March, 2014 | comments (87)

A User Agent profile revealed the LG D850 will have a QHD screen (1,440 x 2,560), which are the same claims about the LG G3 and its 5.5” screen. We’re wary of QHD rumors (as many didn’t pan out), but now there are screenshots for proof. The...

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LG D850 has a QHD screen, might be the LG G3

LG D850 has a QHD screen, might be the LG G3

13 March, 2014 | comments (66)

Earlier this year we heard info that the upcoming LG G3 will pack a QHD screen – it was too early to see it at the MWC, but now a User Agent Profile substantiates the rumor. The UAProf details the LG D850. Update: leaked screenshots all but...

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LG L90 goes on sale today, starting with CIS countries

LG L90 goes on sale today, starting with CIS countries

06 March, 2014 | comments (8)

The new LG L III series, which includes the L40, L70, and L90 smartphones, comes one step closer to consumers as the L90 is set to go on sale in Russia and the surrounding Eurasian countries starting today. LG's L series of devices has long been...

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LG G Flex to get 4K video recording as part of KitKat update

LG G Flex to get 4K video recording as part of KitKat update

04 March, 2014 | comments (58)

An anonymous tip containing a leaked User Agent profile of the LG G Flex suggest the phone is going to get 4K video recording as part of its Android 4.4 KitKat update. A screenshot of the User Agent profile in question reveals all the video...

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LG G Flex wins iF Design Award 2014

LG G Flex wins iF Design Award 2014

03 March, 2014 | comments (62)

The LG G Flex smartphone was one of the winners of the iF Design Awards, getting a Gold Award along with 74 other products this year. According to LG, "The G Flex was commended by iF judges for implementing a new approach to the smartphone interface...

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Carrier SFR reveals KitKat update plans for LG G2, Xperia phones

Carrier SFR reveals KitKat update plans for LG G2, Xperia phones

27 February, 2014 | comments (31)

French carrier SFR has posted the Android 4.4 KitKat update plans for the LG G2 and the flagship Sony Xperia phones. The 4.4.2 update for LG's flagship will arrive over the air on March 3. Note that the KitKat update for the AT&T G2 and Korean G2...


MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

25 February, 2014 | comments (195)

The GSM Association organizes the annual Mobile World Congress and along with it the traditional Global Mobile Awards (its 19th edition this year). More than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the...

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Android 4.4 KitKat now available on AT&T LG G2

Android 4.4 KitKat now available on AT&T LG G2

24 February, 2014 | comments (10)

LG G2 on AT&T is now getting Android 4.4 KitKat treatment. AT&T has officially announced the news on its blog. The update is available over the air. Here is the official changelog: Improved user interface with Android 4.4 KitKat: The...

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LG G2 mini will come in three versions

LG G2 mini will come in three versions

20 February, 2014 | comments (39)

LG G2 mini's official unveiling was a little light on details, but now we have the full picture and it's a bit confusing. The G2 mini has three major versions, which differ in several key components. The first one is an LTE version powered by...

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