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LG G3 global rollout begins on June 27

LG G3 global rollout begins on June 27

24 June, 2014 | comments (22)

LG G3 was announced in May and released at the start of this month in South Korea. Today LG finally announced its plans to expand the availability of the flagship worldwide. The first wave of the expansion includes Hong Kong, Indonesia,...

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Nexus 4 gets Saapunki update for its Jolla Sailfish OS port

Nexus 4 gets Saapunki update for its Jolla Sailfish OS port

23 June, 2014 | comments (20)

At the beginning of this year Jolla made the Nexus 4 a second home for its Sailfish OS and it has been keeping it up to date. The latest is the Saapunki update coming just two weeks after it hit Jolla's own phone. The update brings a number...


LG G Pro 2 Lite could be headed to Verizon as LG Vista

LG G Pro 2 Lite could be headed to Verizon as LG Vista

23 June, 2014 | comments (5)

Coming by way of @evleaks, an ad showcasing a rubberized holster for the LG Vista has surfaced. While it isn't directly apparent which LG device is peeking out of the case, it's theorized that the Vista is the Verizon variant of the LG G Pro 2...

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LG G Watch gets pictured again in the wild

LG G Watch gets pictured again in the wild

19 June, 2014 | comments (25)

Ready or not, here's another sighting of LG's G Watch. The soon to be released smartwatch based on Google's new Android Wear platform has been spotted out and about once more, this time as it lies flat on a wooden surface with a charging cable (that...

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LG-made Nexus 6 probably won't happen

LG-made Nexus 6 probably won't happen

18 June, 2014 | comments (43)

If there's ever going to be a Nexus 6, it won't be made by LG. At least that's what one exec from the Korean company seems to think. A Dutch publication has quoted Ken Hong, LG's global communications director, as saying that he doesn't know...

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LG G3 goes up for pre-order on contract in the UK

LG G3 goes up for pre-order on contract in the UK

13 June, 2014 | comments (9)

In the UK, pre-orders for the highly anticipated LG G3 have been available since the beginning of this month, but only in SIM-free form. Starting today, though, you can pre-order a G3 even if you'd like to get it with a contract from one of the...

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LG expected to ship at least 15 million phones this quarter

LG expected to ship at least 15 million phones this quarter

13 June, 2014 | comments (28)

It looks like LG is really hitting its stride. The Korean cell phone manufacturer is expected to ship 15-16 million smartphones this quarter alone. This is will be a 20-30% increase from last quarter. The increase in sales come courtesy of LG's...

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LG G3 version with Snapdragon 805 SoC may be in the works

LG G3 version with Snapdragon 805 SoC may be in the works

13 June, 2014 | comments (78)

Even though the LG G3 hasn't yet appeared in any markets outside of Korea, rumors of a model that sports a more robust Snapdragon 805 processor have surfaced. Even more compelling is that the device could come as early as July - the same month that...

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LG G Pad tablet series rollout begins, specs detailed

LG G Pad tablet series rollout begins, specs detailed

12 June, 2014 | comments (12)

Exactly one month ago, LG revealed three new additions to the G series of tablets, the G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1. The series itself was introduced late last year with the G Pad 8.3 - one of the company's first tablets in quite some time, and a robust...

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LG G3 to land at Verizon on July 17 after a week of pre-orders

LG G3 to land at Verizon on July 17 after a week of pre-orders

11 June, 2014 | comments (9)

The LG G3 will apparently become available at Verizon on July 17, following quite a long wait after its official unveiling in late May. The release date has surfaced thanks to a leaked screenshot purportedly showing an internal message from...


LG G Watch specs leak ahead of release

LG G Watch specs leak ahead of release

11 June, 2014 | comments (10)

Back in March, we got word that LG was making a smartwatch that should be the first to run Google's newly announced Android Wear platform in Q2 release. While it obviously missed that target, it is now reported that the wearable will be the...

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Samsung and LG may start making quantum dot screens

Samsung and LG may start making quantum dot screens

10 June, 2014 | comments (53)

Korean news agency ETNews is reporting that Samsung and LG are looking to start mass producing Quantum Dot displays. Quantum Dots promise a wider color gamut (by up to 50%) than rival OLED displays, combined with increased brightness and lower power...

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SIM-free Nexus 5 gets a 50 price cut in UK, down to 249.95

SIM-free Nexus 5 gets a 50 price cut in UK, down to 249.95

10 June, 2014 | comments (14)

Carphone Warehouse has cut 50 off the Nexus 5 price and it can be yours for 249.95. This seems to be a permanent discount and applies for the contract-free Nexus 5 16GB. The retailer is selling all three available color flavors of the Nexus 5 -...

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Google tweet shows an unknown new phone

Google tweet shows an unknown new phone

09 June, 2014 | comments (64)

The Android Twitter account posted an image to brag about how awesome Google Now is, but there's something odd about the phone in the image. It's not a Nexus 5, not even one of the Moto phones, and it lacks any branding. Since this is the...

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LG G3 sales in Korea reach 100,000 in 5 days

LG G3 sales in Korea reach 100,000 in 5 days

05 June, 2014 | comments (100)

While the rest of the world is waiting for availability those lucky enough to be in LG's home South Korea have been buying the LG G3 at a crazy pace. In its first 5 days of selling the LG flagship has reportedly passed the 100 thousand unit...

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Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update hitting Nexus devices

Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update hitting Nexus devices

04 June, 2014 | comments (215)

The first wave of Android 4.4.3 KitKat over the air updates have been rolling out to Nexus and Google Play Edition devices this morning. This includes (so far confirmed) the Nexus 7 (2013 edition), Nexus 5, and the Google Play editions of the...


LG G3 Mini shows up in a leaked listing

LG G3 Mini shows up in a leaked listing

03 June, 2014 | comments (47)

Yet another Mini phone hits the market. The LG G3 has shown up in an Indian website's listing, with some specs of the device delineated. According to the leaked information, the LG G3 (model number LGD722) will be making its way to India for the...

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LG G3 outsells the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Korea

LG G3 outsells the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Korea

03 June, 2014 | comments (139)

Knowing where the two companies stand in the smartphone manufacturer pecking order, you'd expect the Samsung flagship to outsell its LG competitor by a comfortable margin, regardless of how good each of the devices is. And while that is most...

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UK pre-orders for LG G3 now open at 500 / 615

UK pre-orders for LG G3 now open at 500 / 615

02 June, 2014 | comments (20)

European stores are getting ready to launch LG's new cutting-edge flagship, the LG G3. The UK should get it first, all phones report they expect the first stock in early July, while continental Europe should get it later in the month. Clove...

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LG readies 6

LG readies 6" QHD displays for mass production

29 May, 2014 | comments (61)

LG Display announced it will be showcasing a 6" QHD phablet display in San Diego's SID expo in June. It is readying it for mass production and LG and its partners will be able to use it this year. The 6" QHD display has a density of 491 ppi,...

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