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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 (32)

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,...

Tags: LG, Android


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...

Tags: LG, Android


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...

Tags: LG, Android


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


Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

10 April, 2015 | comments (2)

The Vivo Xshot was just over at our office for the usual review routine, but apparently it's successor is well in the works. Evidence coming from an internal company meeting suggests further steps are being taken towards a more serious...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


 The 16MP f/1.8 camera of the LG G4 was developed in-house

The 16MP f/1.8 camera of the LG G4 was developed in-house

08 April, 2015 | comments (99)

The 16MP main camera module of the upcoming LG G4 has been designed in-house. The Korean giant’s components manufacturing arm, LG Innotek developed the high-end sensor, which is already in mass production. LG’s innovative camera unit has a wide...

Tags: LG, Android


LG officially announces UX 4.0 for the LG G4

LG officially announces UX 4.0 for the LG G4

07 April, 2015 | comments (25)

LG is showing off the upcoming version of its Android interface, which will power the upcoming LG G4 (coming at the end of the month). LG UX 4.0 builds on the three versions that came before it, starting with the LG Optimus G in 2012. A promo...

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Week 14 in review: One M9 Plus, Xperia Z4 and LG G4

Week 14 in review: One M9 Plus, Xperia Z4 and LG G4

04 April, 2015 | comments (6)

Another week passed and it's time to sum-up the most important stories of the past few days. Xiaomi has had its share of the spotlight, most notably with the 64GB Mi 4 going on sale in India. Another ultra-budget device - the Xiaomi Redmi 2A also...


LG G3 users on T-Mobile receive an update to Android Lollipop

LG G3 users on T-Mobile receive an update to Android Lollipop

01 April, 2015 | comments (16)

In the United States, LG started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop for G3 owners on the Sprint and AT&T network since early February. And now, LG G3 owners on T-Mobile also received the firmware update. LG G3 owners on the T-Mobile network...

Tags: LG , Android


Images of LG G4 in a protective case make the rounds

Images of LG G4 in a protective case make the rounds

31 March, 2015 | comments (60)

Images of the yet to be announced LG G4 wearing a protective case made the rounds online, courtesy of the manufacturer of mobile accessories Verus. The successor of LG G3 will make its official debut next month, on April 28. The case maker’s...

Tags: LG , Android, Rumors


Verizon rolls out Android Lollipop update for LG G2

Verizon rolls out Android Lollipop update for LG G2

30 March, 2015 | comments (59)

Android Lollipop update season is still upon us, and going strong by all accounts. The latest smartphone to be blessed with an upgrade that will make it run Lollipop is LG's G2. Specifically, Verizon's LG G2. The carrier nicknamed Big Red has...


LG G4 hits GFX Bench with Snapdragon 808 chipset

LG G4 hits GFX Bench with Snapdragon 808 chipset

30 March, 2015 | comments (55)

The LG G4 has appeared in the GFX Benchmark database, revealing the key specs. They are pretty close to what has been rumored so far, though the chipset is a surprise. The chipset reported features a hexa-core processor with Cortex-A57 cores plus an...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors