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comScore: Samsung, Apple grow in the US, others decline

comScore: Samsung, Apple grow in the US, others decline

07 August, 2014 | comments (19)

comScore studies the US smartphone market closely and has published a report on the March-June quarter. Smartphone penetration continues to inch upwards (up 4%), reaching 71.6%. In total 173 million US residents own a smartphone now. Apple and...


LG announces G3 A in South Korea

LG announces G3 A in South Korea

07 August, 2014 | comments (45)

LG has announced yet another variant of the G3 for the South Korean market. Called the G3 A, the device is a stripped down variant of the international G3. The G3 A has a 5.2-inch, 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 SoC with 2.26GHz quad-core CPU...

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LG G3 Stylus gets detailed, won't be high-end

LG G3 Stylus gets detailed, won't be high-end

06 August, 2014 | comments (26)

Yesterday the upcoming LG G3 Stylus got leaked by the Korean company itself, through a promotional video for the recently announced G3 Beat. And today we get a few actual details about LG's stylus-touting phablet. By all accounts, it looks like...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G3 Stylus spotted in official video

LG G3 Stylus spotted in official video

05 August, 2014 | comments (22)

A lengthy promo video for the LG G3 S (Beat) contains a spoiler for what's to come from the G3 family. The LG G3 Stylus is yet to be announced but as its name suggests it intends to tackle the Samsung Galaxy Note phablets (the Note 4 will be...

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LG G3 16GB undergoes a 10% price cut in Europe

LG G3 16GB undergoes a 10% price cut in Europe

04 August, 2014 | comments (15)

The 16GB version of the LG G3 is enjoying a cool price cut in Europe currently. In Russia, Germany and the UK, among others, the phone's price has been slashed by 10% on average. In the UK, CarphoneWarehouse is offering the phone with a 30;...

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LG releasing update for G Watch to fix corrosion issue

LG releasing update for G Watch to fix corrosion issue

03 August, 2014 | comments (27)

If you've purchased an LG G Watch recently, or were one of the lucky attendees at Google's I/O conference to get the wearable for free, you may have noticed that the device's bottom charging connectors are prone to corrosion. Users have...

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LG Optimus G Android 4.4 KitKat update reaches India

LG Optimus G Android 4.4 KitKat update reaches India

01 August, 2014 | comments (67)

The LG Optimus G launched to much fanfare a couple of years ago as the precursor and basis for the Nexus 4. Yet while Google's version of the handset has been kept up to date with Android versions as you'd expect, the Optimus G has been stuck on...


Verizon makes the LG G Vista official, it's available now

Verizon makes the LG G Vista official, it's available now

31 July, 2014 | comments (4)

The LG G Vista has been announced by Verizon today. Not only that, but the phone can already be purchased from the carrier's website. It would be cool if all new handset introductions came on the day of their availability. The G Vista has been...

Tags: LG, Android, Verizon


Samsung loses ground in Q2 compared to a year ago

Samsung loses ground in Q2 compared to a year ago

30 July, 2014 | comments (60)

IDC has released its preliminary numbers for smartphone shipments and market share for the second quarter of this year and they tell a familiar story near the top - Samsung leads and Apple is in second. Looking at the breakdown reveals a more...


LG G3 will be available in two new colors in August

LG G3 will be available in two new colors in August

29 July, 2014 | comments (19)

When LG announced the G3 in May, one of the official pictures of the device (which you can see below) showed it coming in no less than five different color variants. However, so far only the 'classic' white, black, and gold versions have actually...

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Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

27 July, 2014 | comments (6)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 30 of 2014 saw four new devices going official including the Lumia 530, but it also brought us various interesting...


Verizon trialing bloatware removal on LG G3

Verizon trialing bloatware removal on LG G3

26 July, 2014 | comments (11)

Verizon is currently trialing unistalling bloatware and its first guinea pig is the LG G3. The "pre-loaded" apps will be installed during the setup process but some of them will support unistalling using the standard Android method. Installing...

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LG electronics sells 14.5 million smartphones in Q2

LG electronics sells 14.5 million smartphones in Q2

24 July, 2014 | comments (54)

LG Electronics just released its quarterly results for the second financial quarter of this year and things are looking good for the company. LG reported second-quarter 2014 net profit of KRW 412 billion (USD 399.8 million) and operating...

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LG G3 S goes on pre-order in UK, costs 378

LG G3 S goes on pre-order in UK, costs 378

22 July, 2014 | comments (4)

The recently announced LG G3 Beat, also known as LG G3 S in Europe, is now available on pre-order. The first retailer to launch such a campaign is UK's MobileFun. It's already listed the 8GB white flavor of the device. If you live in the UK you...

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LG G3 LTE-A goes official with Snapdragon 805 inside

LG G3 LTE-A goes official with Snapdragon 805 inside

22 July, 2014 | comments (38)

LG has finally unveiled the G3 LTE-A. The device is going live for domestic Korean customers and will start selling on July 25, just as expected. The LG G3 LTE-A Cat 6 (previously referred to as LG G3 Prime) builds on the international G3...

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Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

21 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Virgin Mobile USA, one of Sprint's prepaid arms, is apparently going to add four additional smartphones to its roster in the near future. They are all shown in the leaked image below. From left to right, meet the LG Pulse, LG Unify, HTC Desire...

Tags: Android, LG, HTC, ZTE


LG G3 Prime may launch in Korea on 25 July

LG G3 Prime may launch in Korea on 25 July

21 July, 2014 | comments (17)

If you're into the LG G3 but want more calculating muscle and over the top download speeds than look no further. The LG G3 Prime (or Cat 6) is on Korean media once again with news on a possible release date. According to the new reports, the LG...

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LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

LG G3 on-contract price drops to $100 in the US

20 July, 2014 | comments (23)

The LG G3 flagship only just arrived in the US and it already has $100 cut off its on-contract price. The phone is available on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, the three of which offer it at $200. Best Buy and Amazon, however, have dropped the upfront...


Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

19 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 29 of 2014 wasn't as busy as the past few weeks, but it still brought us some cool hardware and brought news of several major...


Three new LG phones surface, one could be the F60

Three new LG phones surface, one could be the F60

18 July, 2014 | comments (13)

Despite outing the G3 S (or G3 Beat) just yesterday, LG clearly isn't done with the launches of Android smartphones for the year. The Korean company is in fact working on at least three more handsets that should see the light of day at some point...

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