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LG: Nexus 4 production will pick up next month

LG: Nexus 4 production will pick up next month

22 January, 2013 | comments (59)

Ever since the day the Nexus 4 was officially made available, Google and LG have been struggling to keep up with demand. Google has recently blamed LG for the Nexus 4 scarcity, but according to LG, production was in accordance with figures provided...

Tags: LG, Android , Google


LG Optimus G Pro with 1080p display goes official in Japan

LG Optimus G Pro with 1080p display goes official in Japan

21 January, 2013 | comments (123)

The recently leaked LG Optimus G Pro is now official. The 5" 1080p display toting Android beast will be part of NTT DOCOMO's Spring lineup of Android smartphones in Japan when it hits the shelves in early April. Along with the eye-grabbing...

Tags: LG, Android , Touch UI


LG may be back as the second top phone manufacturer in the US

LG may be back as the second top phone manufacturer in the US

18 January, 2013 | comments (58)

Yup, after years of poor performance in the mobile phone sector, LG may actually be back on track. We last heard that they've sold some 55 million handsets in 2012, even though their Optimus G was not doing terribly well, selling only 1 million...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG sells 1 million Optimus G units and counting

LG sells 1 million Optimus G units and counting

18 January, 2013 | comments (69)

LG just announced it has sold worldwide more than a million units of its flagship smartphone - the Optimus G. A similar recent announcement put their L-series sales in the range of 10 million. The LG Optimus G sale numbers come in a stark...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus G Pro with a 5

LG Optimus G Pro with a 5" 1080p screen leaks

18 January, 2013 | comments (72)

The LG Optimus G is one of the most powerful phones on the market right now and it got the honor of being the basis of the latest Google Nexus phone. Yet, LG may already be working on an improved version, the LG Optimus G Pro. Blog of Mobile came...


Rumor: LG might start making Windows Phone 8 handsets again

Rumor: LG might start making Windows Phone 8 handsets again

16 January, 2013 | comments (52)

The LG Optimus 7 was one of the first Windows Phone 7 handsets… and one of the last LG-made WP handsets. The LG is not one of the four companies that make WP8 phones either, but a new rumor suggests that’s about to change. Korea Times talked to...


Watch the LG CES 2013 press conference live here

Watch the LG CES 2013 press conference live here

07 January, 2013 | comments (19)

CES is picking up speed and LG's press conference is about to start. We're live at the event, but LG was also kind enough to provide live streaming to those of you who want to follow it from the comfort of their homes. We've embedded the video...

Tags: CES 2013, LG


LG to show 5.5-inch 1080p screen, 324ppi 7-inch tablet screen at CES

LG to show 5.5-inch 1080p screen, 324ppi 7-inch tablet screen at CES

27 December, 2012 | comments (37)

LG is bringing a bag full of high-resolution displays to CES for the geeks who were good this year. Practically every size is covered - from 4.7" phone screens to 84" TVs - and they bet on thin bezels and high resolutions. The pocketable screens...

Tags: LG, CES, Misc


LG Nexus 4 hits Three UK, costs £29 with a £35/month contract

LG Nexus 4 hits Three UK, costs £29 with a £35/month contract

14 December, 2012 | comments (22)

The Google Nexus 4 is now available for purchase over at Three UK. It will set you back £29 upfront if you agree to sign a two-year contract on "The One Plan" with a £35 monthly fee. For the duration of the contract you'll get 2,000 national...


LG announces 10 million L-Series Android smartphones sold

LG announces 10 million L-Series Android smartphones sold

09 December, 2012 | comments (53)

LG announced that it has sold 10 million of its L-Series smartphones to date. The number includes the entire range from the entry-level LG Optimus L3, through the Optimus L5 and Optimus L7, all the way to the imposing looking Optimus...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Android 4.0 ICS update for LG Optimus 2X now available

Android 4.0 ICS update for LG Optimus 2X now available

07 December, 2012 | comments (247)

LG Optimus 2X owners in Europe can finally breath a sigh of relief! After nearly half a year of it-will-get-it-it-won't-get-it drama, the former LG flagship finally started receiving its ICS update. The firmware version of the update ROM is V30a....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Google Nexus 4 to go back in stock in the US today

Google Nexus 4 to go back in stock in the US today

27 November, 2012 | comments (104)

Today Google sent notifications to those who registered their interest of buying the smartphone. The offer applies only for the United States and starts at 12:00 PST time. Last time around, the available stock was depleted in less than an...


Android 4.2.1 for Nexus 4 and slates 7 and 10 now available

Android 4.2.1 for Nexus 4 and slates 7 and 10 now available

27 November, 2012 | comments (57)

The Android 4.2 (still Jelly Bean) was released for the (ASUS-made) Nexus 7 slate back-to-back with the new LG Nexus 4 smartphone and Samsung Nexus 10 tablet two weeks ago. Soon after the users noticed December was missing from the Contacts...


LG Optimus G2 to have quad-core CPU, 1080p screen, Android 5.0

LG Optimus G2 to have quad-core CPU, 1080p screen, Android 5.0

26 November, 2012 | comments (57)

LG is going to release a successor to the Optimus G successor – that rumor is hardly going to raise any eyebrows. However we also got to learn the some of the purported specs of the device and that's where things get exciting. The LG Optimus G2...


LG explains that the Nexus 4 LTE connectivity is actually a dud

LG explains that the Nexus 4 LTE connectivity is actually a dud

25 November, 2012 | comments (71)

The presence of an 4G LTE chip in the LG Nexus 4 has been making owners of the device scratch their head and giving them hope that it might eventually be hacked to work. The revelation made by iFixit's teardown of the device has made a lot of...


LG Optimus 7 won't get WP7.8 update says LG Poland

LG Optimus 7 won't get WP7.8 update says LG Poland

23 November, 2012 | comments (65)

We got a lot of good news about the Windows Phone 7.8 update lately, but every streak comes to an end as we now have a particularly unpleasant piece of information to share with you. The LG Optimus 7, which was one of the first Windows Phone...


Lenovo working on Android smartphone with 1080p display

Lenovo working on Android smartphone with 1080p display

18 November, 2012 | comments (74)

After Oppo, HTC and Sharp, it's Lenovo's turn to release an Android-based smartphone with a 1080p display. We don't really know much about this phone, including it's name, but a few screenshots from the phone have surfaced online. These...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG F240 leaks via GLBenchmark, sports a full HD screen

LG F240 leaks via GLBenchmark, sports a full HD screen

16 November, 2012 | comments (61)

LG's answer to the 1080p screen touting HTC DROID DNA has leaked thanks to GLBenchmark's website. Codenamed the LG F240, the device is reported to sport a similarly spec'd display with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. According to its...

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Hurricanes be damned, the LG Nexus 4 goes official

Hurricanes be damned, the LG Nexus 4 goes official

29 October, 2012 | comments (185)

Hurricane Sandy may have forced Google to cancel the New York event, but even the storm can't stop LG from announcing the Nexus 4. The phone leaked extensively, so there's little about it that's unknown (it's based on the LG Optimus G), but let's go...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG E960 Nexus 4 manual leaks, leaves nothing to imagination

LG E960 Nexus 4 manual leaks, leaves nothing to imagination

27 October, 2012 | comments (27)

The upcoming LG E960 Nexus 4 has shaped up to be one of the worst kept secrets in the industry. After being fully reviewed and lost in a bar, it was time for the handset's user manual to make the rounds. The manual which has subsequently...

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