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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...

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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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LG G3 S a.k.a. G3 Beat to cost 349 in Europe

LG G3 S a.k.a. G3 Beat to cost 349 in Europe

18 July, 2014 | comments (23)

Yesterday LG announced a lighter version of its LG G3 flagship called LG G3 Beat. It packs a 5" IPS HD display, runs on Snapdragon 400 chipset and features an 8MP camera with laser-assisted auto-focus. The LG G3 Beat utilizes the same design...

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LG G3 Beat with 5 HD display, laser AF camera goes official

LG G3 Beat with 5 HD display, laser AF camera goes official

17 July, 2014 | comments (36)

LG has officially announced the G3 Beat - its new mid-range variant of its flagship smartphone, the G3. The G3 Beat carries the same design language as that of the G3, but comes in a compact package. LG G3 Beat sports a 5-inch display...

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LG G3 S (G3 Mini) gets official images from Russian retailer

LG G3 S (G3 Mini) gets official images from Russian retailer

16 July, 2014 | comments (22)

The LG G3 S got its user manual leaked a few hours ago. Then it came out that it was certified for sale by the relevant Chinese authorities, a process which yielded a few low-quality pictures of the device. However, it turns out that the second...

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Update: LG G3 S (aka G3 mini) user manual and photos surface

Update: LG G3 S (aka G3 mini) user manual and photos surface

16 July, 2014 | comments (22)

A leaked user manual of the upcoming LG G3 mini smartphone confirms that the device will be officially known as G3 S. The user manual of the G3 S that has been leaked, carries the model number D772V and is said to be the Vodafone version. Apart...

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Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

15 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Ever think about picking up one of Verizon's prepaid plans, but you were put off by the lack of LTE phone support? Well Big Red has finally loosened up and allowed users rocking LTE capable handsets on its prepaid smartphone plans. There are some...


LG G Vista for Verizon to go on sale July 18

LG G Vista for Verizon to go on sale July 18

13 July, 2014 | comments (9)

@evleaks has been outing numerous leaks of the upcoming LG G Vista for Verizon over the past couple of weeks. Today we got a new one and it revolves around an alleged release date of the device for this Friday. The smartphone, disclosed...

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LG G3 now available from Sprint for $199.99

LG G3 now available from Sprint for $199.99

12 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Sprint is now offering the LG G3 smartphone in its brick and mortar stores. The carrier has started selling the smartphone a week before the device was actually expected to hit its stores. The LG G3 will cost you $199.99 with a new two year...

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LG G3 Cat. 6 (aka G3 Prime) appears in Korean online mall

LG G3 Cat. 6 (aka G3 Prime) appears in Korean online mall

11 July, 2014 | comments (13)

The LG Best Mall jumped the gun on the LG G3 Prime announcement, or rather LG G3 Cat. 6 as the promo image refers to it. The device received its Bluetooth certification less than two weeks ago and will sport the latest Snapdragon chipset. The...

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