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LG's Odin octa-core chip benchmarked by AnTuTu

LG's Odin octa-core chip benchmarked by AnTuTu

29 December, 2013 | comments (29)

LG's looking to start early in the octa-core chip race, and their processor has just been benchmarked by AnTuTu. The results are good, but not Snapdragon 800 good. It's quite on par with Samsung's octa-core Exynos chipset. Nicknamed the LG Odin,...

Tags: LG, Android


LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

27 December, 2013 | comments (148)

According to mobile industry analysts cited by DigiTimes, a number of smartphone makers including LG, HTC and Huawei may be on track to lose valuable market share in 2014. This is a result of the steady, but overall low sales of the makers' flagship...

Tags: LG, HTC, Huawei, Android


LG may release a G-Arch smart watch and a sports band soon

LG may release a G-Arch smart watch and a sports band soon

26 December, 2013 | comments (25)

With Samsung making a big push to sell customers wearable devices to pair with their higher end devices, one would expect another certain South Korean manufacturer to jump in on bandwagon, too (cough, LG, cough cough). Rumor has it that, in...

Tags: LG, Android


LG GX goes official in Korea with 5.5 screen and Snapdragon 600

LG GX goes official in Korea with 5.5 screen and Snapdragon 600

15 December, 2013 | comments (31)

LG took the wraps off a new Android smartphone with a large display. The LG GX got announced in South Korea with a 5.5 1080p IPS display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset. A quick glance the specs of the LG GX reveals that the LTE device...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC One, LG G Pad 8.3 GPE getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat

HTC One, LG G Pad 8.3 GPE getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat

14 December, 2013 | comments (15)

As you probably know Google recently unveiled a new polished release of the Android KitKat platform with the version number 4.4.2. And the good news is the update is already seeding to a couple of devices outside the Nexus family. The Google Play...

Tags: HTC, LG, Android


Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

13 December, 2013 | comments (63)

The LG-made Nexus 5 flagship by Google has received some minor manufacturing adjustments that aim to improve upon its build quality. New Nexus 5s shipped will feature larger speaker and microphone holes along the bottom of the display, as well as...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE are now available

10 December, 2013 | comments (32)

Google Play Edition Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 quietly went official in the United States - the duo of Android 4.4 KitKat devices is currently available to order in the US Google Play Store. The Xperia Z Ultra is priced at $649, while...

Tags: Sony, LG, ASUS, Android


Press image of T-Mobile bound LG Optimus F3Q leaks

Press image of T-Mobile bound LG Optimus F3Q leaks

06 December, 2013 | comments (29)

The press image of LG's newest smartphone with slide-out QWERTY keypad, named Optimus F3Q has been leaked, courtesy of @evleaks. LG Optimus F3Q will be exclusively offered by T-Mobile, but there is no word on when the magenta carrier will start...


comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

06 December, 2013 | comments (34)

The latest comScore report on the smartphone market in the USA is out. It reveals minor increases of the Android, iOS and Windows Phone shares among the US subscribers, while BlackBerry's share keeps sliding down. As of October 52.2% of the US...


Android 4.4.1 KitKat update improves the Nexus 5 camera

Android 4.4.1 KitKat update improves the Nexus 5 camera

05 December, 2013 | comments (87)

Google's Director of Engineering for Android David Burke has told in an interview for The Verge that Android 4.4.1 KitKat update is coming and it's bringing several improvement for the Nexus 5 camera. He confirmed that the smartphone's camera...

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LG starts rolling out G Flex in global markets

LG starts rolling out G Flex in global markets

04 December, 2013 | comments (32)

LG has announced that they will start rolling out their innovative G Flex smartphone globally starting this month. The phone will initially be available in key Asian markets and then in other regions around the world. In Singapore, you will...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G2 to get the Android KitKat update in Q1, 2014

LG G2 to get the Android KitKat update in Q1, 2014

30 November, 2013 | comments (68)

The LG G2 received favorable reviews from critics as well as customers. Now that Google has announced the Android 4.4 KitKat update, naturally everyone who bought one is wondering when will they be receiving the update. According to Mobile Syrup...

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LGs Odin SoC is rumored to have a quad-core and octa-core version

LGs Odin SoC is rumored to have a quad-core and octa-core version

21 November, 2013 | comments (26)

A report in Korean media made the rounds, shedding light on the development of LGs previously rumored, in-house developed chipset dubbed Odin. The SoC will reportedly come in two different versions one with quad-core CPU, and another with an...

Tags: LG, Rumors


Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

20 November, 2013 | comments (657)

After several restless weeks of waiting, Nexus 4 users are finally getting the Android 4.4 update seeded to their devices. The new update is build KRT16S, which includes a few additional bugfixes introduced with the original KRT16O build. The...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

Nexus 5 and 7 make it to the Play Store in India and Hong Kong

19 November, 2013 | comments (99)

LG Nexus 5 and ASUS Nexus 7 (2013) are now available to purchase directly from the Google Play Store in India and Hong Kong. The word from Google about the availability arrived on the official Nexus account in Google+. In India, the 16 and...

Tags: LG, ASUS, Android


LG G Flex clears FCC and goes on sale in the US

LG G Flex clears FCC and goes on sale in the US

17 November, 2013 | comments (62)

Eager for some curved screen action? Why dont you have an LG G Flex? It will still cost you dearly, but at least you dont have to travel to Korea to get it any more. The smartphone has just gone on sale in the US for a few dollars north of...

Tags: LG, Android


Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

15 November, 2013 | comments (27)

"That's impossible!" you're probably thinking. How could Apple and Samsung take more than 100% of the profits in the mobile business? It's because most other companies are in the red, that's how, at least according to analysts from Canaccord...


LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

14 November, 2013 | comments (6)

It turns out that the LG Nexus 5 will be hitting T-Mobile in the US early. Today, in fact, which comes almost a week ahead of what some leaks suggested. The Nexus 5 on T-Mobile's network isn't quite the same bargain as it is on the Play Store....


LG G Flex to hit at least 3 carriers in the US

LG G Flex to hit at least 3 carriers in the US

14 November, 2013 | comments (20)

Flexible displays may not be here in the way everyone expected them to be just yet, but that hasn't prevented Samsung and LG to out curved display smartphones this year. While both devices have since launched in their native Korea, it looks like the...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G2 goes free on Verizon, deal expires November 11

LG G2 goes free on Verizon, deal expires November 11

08 November, 2013 | comments (15)

The LG G2, which is part of the smartphone elite at the moment, has just gone for free on Verizon Wireless. All you need to do is sign a two year deal with the carrier, add the phone to your cart (showing you a price of $49.99) and add the promo...

Tags: LG, Android, Verizon, LTE