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South Korean LG G3s will get Lollipop soon

South Korean LG G3s will get Lollipop soon

24 November, 2014 | comments (15)

LG has won the domestic Lollipop update race with the impending rollout of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its LG G3 flagship. The three major carriers in South Korea will get the update at roughly the same time. The 5.0 update brings a new...

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Android 5.0 factory image for Nexus 4 is now available

Android 5.0 factory image for Nexus 4 is now available

14 November, 2014 | comments (82)

Android 5.0 Lollipop factory image for LG Nexus 4 is now available for download from Android Developers. The build number of the release is LRX21T. Google took extra two days to release the latest Android build to its 2012 flagship...

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Meizu MX4, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha lead AnTuTu chart

Meizu MX4, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha lead AnTuTu chart

13 November, 2014 | comments (51)

AnTuTu has posted a chart with the top 10 best performing smartphones throughout the Q3 this year. The king of the chart is Meizu MX4, while the runner-ups are the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy...

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Strategy Analytics: LG has record market share in North America

Strategy Analytics: LG has record market share in North America

12 November, 2014 | comments (26)

According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, LG reached a record market share in North America - for Q3 2014, the company had 16.3%. For the same period last year the company had just 7.4%, making its achievement particularly...

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Blue Steel LG G3 now available at BestBuy

Blue Steel LG G3 now available at BestBuy

12 November, 2014 | comments (17)

The LG G3 is already available in a myriad of colors - Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet and Burgundy Red - but now we can add a brand new color to that list - Blue Steel. The Blue Steel LG G3 has gone on sale in the US for...


Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

12 November, 2014 | comments (928)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to members of the Nexus product family. The latest firmware is available over-the-air or through factory image available for download. The Pure Google devices that are getting the Android 5.0 treatment...


CES 2015 Innovation awards: Samsung grabs 36, LG snags 10

CES 2015 Innovation awards: Samsung grabs 36, LG snags 10

12 November, 2014 | comments (55)

Samsung and LG happily announced they've been recognized for their products in the CES 2015 Innovation Awards. Samsung grabbed awards for 36 of its products - 12 more than last year - while LG won 10. Out of the overall 36 CES awards for...

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LG unveils the Aka - a smartphone that has an eye on you

LG unveils the Aka - a smartphone that has an eye on you

11 November, 2014 | comments (54)

Sure, Siri can crack a joke, but can it really look at you? Of course it can't, silly, it doesn't have eyes – not like the LG Aka. Supposedly pronounced "aw-kuh", this Android-powered phone has eyes, which peek out from its case, and tries to...

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LG roadmap promises bending, foldable, rollable screens

LG roadmap promises bending, foldable, rollable screens

10 November, 2014 | comments (41)

For many years now there's been speculation of "flexible displays" coming to smartphones. In 2013 we even saw the first two devices to come with curved screens (though you couldn't bend them yourself): the LG G Flex and the Samsung Galaxy...

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Lollipop-powered LG H440n leaks via benchmark

Lollipop-powered LG H440n leaks via benchmark

09 November, 2014 | comments (15)

It has been a particularly eventful weekend for LG, the Koreans following the Android 5.0 Lollipop leak for their G3 flagship with an official confirmation of its rollout. Now we understand that the company is also busy testing another 5.0 Lollipop...

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LG G3 will begin receiving Android 5.0 this week

LG G3 will begin receiving Android 5.0 this week

09 November, 2014 | comments (79)

LG G3 will begin receiving update to Android 5.0 Lollipop this week. The Korean manufacturer announced its OS upgrade plans shortly after an Android 5.0 ROM for its flagship leaked out. The rollout of Android 5.0 to the handset will begin in...

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LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM gets leaked

LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM gets leaked

08 November, 2014 | comments (32)

We have seen screenshots of an Android 5.0 Lollipop update running on the LG G3 before. Now, an xda user has uploaded a working ROM that you can install on your phone and try it out for yourself. The user notes that the ROM is an early build and...

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LG G watch R arrives in the Google Play store in the US

LG G watch R arrives in the Google Play store in the US

06 November, 2014 | comments (13)

LG G Watch R is now available in the Google Play store in the United States. The wearable device is listed in stock and will will leave the warehouse in 1-2 business days after a user orders it. With a price tag of $299.99, LG G Watch R is...

Tags: LG, Android Wear


Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 hit the web

Screenshots of Android 5.0 Lollipop for LG G3 hit the web

06 November, 2014 | comments (43)

LG is already busy working on the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Nexus devices, but it's also taking care of its current flagship, the LG G3. A working version of the new software fell in the hands of eager bloggers who posted several...

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LG unveils G2 Lite and L Prime entry-level droids

LG unveils G2 Lite and L Prime entry-level droids

05 November, 2014 | comments (42)

LG unveiled two new phones on its Brazilian website. We haven't found them anywhere else yet, but before you get jealous you should know both are entry-level devices. One bears the G2 name but doesn't deserve it much. As one of our readers points...

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LG and Google announce global patent license agreement

LG and Google announce global patent license agreement

04 November, 2014 | comments (23)

LG and Google announced a global patent agreement. The cross-licensing deal is a long-term one and covers a broad range of products and technologies. The agreement covers the tech giant’s existing patents, as well as those that will be...

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LG G3 Dual-LTE launches in Russia in early November

LG G3 Dual-LTE launches in Russia in early November

31 October, 2014 | comments (6)

LG has officially revealed its plans to launch a dual-SIM version of the G3 in Russia. Dubbed the LG G3 Dual-LTE, the phone will make its debut in the country in early November. The suggested retail price is about $640 (RUB 26,990). The phone has...

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LG sells 16.8M smartphones in Q3, posts record profits

LG sells 16.8M smartphones in Q3, posts record profits

29 October, 2014 | comments (52)

LG had a record-breaking quarter, mostly on the back of its smartphone division. It sold 16.8 million smartphones, a record for the company, and the phone division saw the best revenue and operating income since the third quarter of 2009. In the...

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AT&T confirms that it will carry LG G Watch R

AT&T confirms that it will carry LG G Watch R

27 October, 2014 | comments (4)

AT&T confirmed that it will officially carry the LG G Watch R in the United States. The wearable gadget will be compatible with all smartphones by the carrier running Android 4.3 and up. Pricing and exact availability of the Android Wear...

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LG Isai VL debuts in Japan with 3GB of RAM and VoLTE

LG Isai VL debuts in Japan with 3GB of RAM and VoLTE

27 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Before the LG G3 got official, we caught a glimpse of what to expect from it through the Isai FL, a handset that has basically been Japan's version of the flagship. It was the first LG smartphone to come with QHD (2,560x1,440) resolution, for...

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