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LG says no plans for G4 Android 5.1.1 update at the moment

LG says no plans for G4 Android 5.1.1 update at the moment

25 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Just over a week after LG said that it currently has no plans to update the G3 to Android 5.1 Lollipop, the company has given a similar heads-up about the G4 Android 5.1.1 update. As you can see in the image above, both O2 UK (left) and LG...

Tags: LG, Android


Week 25 in review: Xperia Z4v, OnePlus 2, Note 5

Week 25 in review: Xperia Z4v, OnePlus 2, Note 5

21 June, 2015 | comments (0)

Another week is gone and it's time to have a quick look at what was most-exciting during the past seven days. We saw quite a few rumors and announcements, but the Xperia Z4v definitely was the most exciting one. Sony announced the Verizon-exclusive...


Samsung and LG allegedly working on iris recognition

Samsung and LG allegedly working on iris recognition

18 June, 2015 | comments (40)

Thanks to devices like the Fujitsu Arrows NX F-04G and the vivo X5 Pro, iris recognition seems to be becoming trendy once again. In fact, the technology was quite a buzzword last year and rumors were floating around of the LG G3 and Galaxy S5,...

Tags: Samsung, LG, Rumors


LG G3 may skip Android 5.1, jump straight to Android M

LG G3 may skip Android 5.1, jump straight to Android M

15 June, 2015 | comments (26)

Now that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge have become the first devices with software updates not directly handled by Google to get Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, you may be wondering when this version of the OS will land on other phones. For example,...

Tags: LG, Android


T-Mobile LG G3 Android Lollipop OTA update set to roll out shortly

T-Mobile LG G3 Android Lollipop OTA update set to roll out shortly

10 June, 2015 | comments (6)

T-Mobile has announced that the Android Lollipop update for the LG G3 smartphone is set to roll out soon. The announcement was made by the company's Senior Product Manager Des Smith on Twitter. T-Mobile Software Update: The #LGG3 Lollipop Update...

Tags: LG, Android, T-Mobile


LG unveils Disney-themed, Swarovski-studded droid

LG unveils Disney-themed, Swarovski-studded droid

09 June, 2015 | comments (20)

Here's something I didn’t think I'd see – a Disney-themed, Swarovski-studded smartphone. It's an NTT DoCoMo exclusive and comes with the iconic Mickey Mouse silhouette on the front flip cover (a version of LG's Quick Circle cases) that also...

Tags: LG, Misc


LG starts unlocking its bootloaders,  G4 goes first

LG starts unlocking its bootloaders, G4 goes first

02 June, 2015 | comments (14)

LG has announced that it will be providing official bootloader unlock tools for some of its handsets. Such actions are definitely not unheard of, but, it is always a nice touch when a manufacturer shows such love for third party developers. An...

Tags: LG, Android


Asus ZenFone Selfie with 13MP front camera announced

Asus ZenFone Selfie with 13MP front camera announced

01 June, 2015 | comments (20)

Asus has joined the Selfie phone club by announcing a new ZenFone Selfie model at the Computex 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. The new ZenFone Selfie has a 13MP camera in the front for the self-portrait loving folks across the globe. Both cameras...


Counterclockwise: Lumia 928 does stunts, Galaxy S II climbs Everest

Counterclockwise: Lumia 928 does stunts, Galaxy S II climbs Everest

17 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Counterclockwise is our version of stories by the campfire. And as with any good campfire story, there needs to be exaggeration - this phone climbed Everest, the other crossed a desert, one launched into space. Publicity stunts Advertising...

Tags: Misc


Verizon and Sprint variants of LG G4 get approved by the FCC

Verizon and Sprint variants of LG G4 get approved by the FCC

09 May, 2015 | comments (13)

The Verizon and Sprint variants of the LG G4 smartphone, which was made official late last month, seem to have cleared the FCC hurdle. While the FCC listings doesn't explicitly mention the G4, the confirmation comes from the fact that the...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G3 S starts receiving Android Lollipop update in Europe

LG G3 S starts receiving Android Lollipop update in Europe

30 April, 2015 | comments (42)

The LG G3 has been running Android 5.0 Lollipop for quite a while now, but so far the same hasn't been true for the G3 S. This is the midrange handset that looks like the G3, but comes with lesser specs. It's probably the closest thing to a G3 Mini,...


Week 17 in review: Sony Xperia Z4, Xiaomi Mi 4i and LG G4

Week 17 in review: Sony Xperia Z4, Xiaomi Mi 4i and LG G4

26 April, 2015 | comments (5)

Here we are, again, at the end of a busy week and, naturally, we give you a quick recap of the most-interesting topics in the news. The past few days were jam-packed with new device announcements, as well as a few interesting scoops on upcoming...


Stylus-toting LG G Stylo mid-ranger goes official in Korea

Stylus-toting LG G Stylo mid-ranger goes official in Korea

22 April, 2015 | comments (19)

LG took the wraps off the LG G Stylo mid-range smartphone in Korean. The newcomer features stylus pen just like last year’s LG G3 Stylus. The specs of the LG G Stylo include a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with 1.2GHz quad-core CPU,...

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LG offering one year free screen replacement for the G4 in Korea

LG offering one year free screen replacement for the G4 in Korea

20 April, 2015 | comments (10)

LG has announced that those who purchase the company's upcoming flagship smartphone, the G4, before May 31 will get free one-time screen replacement (valid up to one year after purchase) as well as a free 64GB microSD card. As of now, the...

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Week 16 in review: Huawei P8, LG G4

Week 16 in review: Huawei P8, LG G4

19 April, 2015 | comments (3)

Another busy week has passed and the mobile realm is ever so active with plenty of interesting news to go around. Once again, we will briefly recap what you, our loyal readers, found most-interesting during the past few days. We kick the list off...


Analyst says LG G4 might not surpass G3 in sales

Analyst says LG G4 might not surpass G3 in sales

18 April, 2015 | comments (100)

The LG G4, which is set to be officially unveiled on April 28, might not sell better than its predecessor, the G3, according to a Korean analyst from Seoul-based IBK Investment & Securities. It's worth mentioning that the South Korean company has...

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LG G4 allegedly photographed, Snapdragon 808 inside

LG G4 allegedly photographed, Snapdragon 808 inside

17 April, 2015 | comments (90)

A benchmark revealed that the LG G4 won't use the flagship Snapdragon chipset, opting instead for the Snapdragon 808, which has a hexa-core processor – dropping two of the four power-hungry Cortex-A57 cores of the 810 chipset. More evidence of...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG's upcoming Stylus smartphone pictured again

LG's upcoming Stylus smartphone pictured again

17 April, 2015 | comments (12)

LG is in full throttle for the upcoming G4 flagship release. Everything seems to be going according to plan and the device should premiere on April 28. Before that, though, the manufacturer is launching an ambitious beta testing campaign, #TryLGG4b,...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G4 teaser boasts about the device’s Quantum QHD display

LG G4 teaser boasts about the device’s Quantum QHD display

15 April, 2015 | comments (70)

LG released a short teaser video for the upcoming G4 flagship smartphone. The clip focuses on the device’s next generation 5.5” QHD IPS Quantum display. Developed by LG Display, the brand new component with 120% color gamut was...

Tags: LG, Android


Verizon LG G3 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update

Verizon LG G3 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update

13 April, 2015 | comments (26)

Verizon will be updating the LG G3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop through an OTA update. The update has been available through Verizon's desktop app but for those who don't want to deal with that the update will now be available directly on the device...

Tags: LG, Android