Posted by dnovak on January 18, 2013 ·
Leaked images of LG’s latest Optimus G Pro were sent to engadget today. The 5-inch handset comes with a new 1,920 x 1,080 display and is packing a 1.7Ghz Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064, 2GB RAM, 32GB Memory, LTE and a 3,000mAh battery.
The new Optimus G Pro weighs in at 160 grams and measures 139 x 70 x 10.1mm. It will run on Jelly Bean, have a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 2.4-megapixel forward-facing [...]
Posted by dnovak on January 1, 2013 ·
While most projectors require a significant amount of “throw” room to display an image properly, the LG “HECTO” Laser TV is a different story. The HECTO uses a special screen and an external Ultra Short Throw (UST) projection technology that allows it to only need 22-inches from the included screen to produce a 100-inch image. That’s less than two feet, and LG even says you can toss [...]
Posted by dnovak on October 29, 2012 ·
LG Intuition: In all it's Glory
LG, for better or for worse is commonly recognized as ‘the third wheel’ when it comes to Android devices in the public conciousness. That said, it’s most recent product releases coming to market hope to change that perception in the minds of consumers. It has a two-pronged strategy in regards to the flagship Optimus G which has aims of usurping [...]
Posted by dnovak on October 9, 2012 ·
Looks like LG is next in line to build a Nexus-branded Android smartphone. LG’s Nexus smartphone will be derivative of the Optimus G, and according to rumors, will sport a quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 1280×768 resolution display, 2GB of RAM, 8-megapixel camera, on-screen soft keys, 8GB and 16GB internal storage models (no microSD card slot), non-removable battery and wireless [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 13, 2012 ·
LG has said it would release its 84-inch 4K (four times the resolution of HDTV) UHDTV outside Korea this month, and the company is backing that up with confirmation that shipments would be on the way during an event at CEDIA 2012 before also announcing an MSRP of $19,999. According to LG, the first units will begin shipping this month, with limited availability through the usual high-end [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 28, 2012 ·
LG recently announced that it has started production to produce screens for the iPhone 5, and it looks as though the new screens will be longer and thinner than previous iPhone models. Sources indicate that the new LG-produced iPhone screens will measure four inches corner-to-corner, or one half-inch longer than current iPhone screens. They are also thinner and include new technology [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 23, 2012 ·
LG is preparing to launch a high-end smartphone that will rival the Galaxy S III. The handset, known as the Optimus G, has a 4.7-inch True HD display, a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, LTE connectivity and a 13-megapixel rear camera. The device also includes VoLTE capabilities, and will feature the company’s Optimus user interface atop Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
LG is expected [...]
Posted by dnovak on June 11, 2012 ·
Russian developer Wexler recently debuted the Flex ONE, the first e-reader in the world to use LG’s Electronic Paper Display (EPD) technology. The end result is a 0.16-inch (4mm) thin, 3.9oz (110g) reader with a body capable of physically bending to a fixed degree. The 6-inch screen can display electronic documents and publications at 1024 x 768 pixels, making the monochromatic reader ideal for [...]
Posted by dnovak on June 7, 2012 ·
During the E3 conference in Los Angeles this June, OnLive, Inc. displayed its cloud-based gaming service on the new LG G2 with Google TV. The company first announced bringing OnLive Viewer to Google TV at CES last January, and teased about console-quality gaming features in the future.
On Tuesday, OnLive founder and CEO Steve Perlman unveiled the development, saying, “It’s always been our [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 3, 2012 ·
LG just launched the beta release of its iCloud competitor, the LG Cloud. The service allows you to manage and consume all types of content across Android smartphones, PCs and smart TVs.
“Most companies today only see the cloud as a storage device or in the case of YouTube or Flickr, only for one type of content,” LG’s Home Entertainment President and CEO Havis Kwon said. [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 24, 2012 ·
In anticipation of the upcoming Mobile World Congress, LG has already taken the wraps off their newest smartphone, the Optimus 3D Max. The Optimus 3D Max is a true follow-up to the Optimus 3D the company released last year, but with several improvements to 3D technology and multimedia consumption and a slightly redesigned body (for the better).
The LG Optimus 3D Max will sports a 1.2Ghz Dual-Core [...]
Posted by dnovak on February 20, 2012 ·
LG recently introduced the new Optimus Vu 5-inch tablet, a week before the handset’s Mobile World Congress debut. The Vu features a 5-inch IPS display and is a hybrid between a smartphone and a tablet. The device is thinner than the competing Samsung Galaxy Note, coming in a 8.5 millimeters.
“The Optimus Vu: was designed to maximize what customers could do with a smart-phone,” [...]
Posted by David on September 8, 2011 ·
The LG 55LW9800 is the world’s first passive 3D TV to achieve the coveted THX® 3D Display Certification
LG Electronics USA just announced its NANO FULL LED CINEMA 3D HDTV, model 55LW9800, the latest 3D new gadgets from LG. The 55-inch LW9800 is the world’s first passive 3D TV to achieve THX 3D Display Certification, and will be exhibited this week at CEDIA in the THX booth.
Posted by David on March 23, 2011 ·
LG just launched a new inductive charging system at CTIA called the LG’s Wireless Charging Pad. Like the Powermat, it is a flat mat that plugs into any standard power outlet. Compatible LG handsets can then be placed on top of the pad, and the device will charge them without the need to connect any wires. Other similar inductive charging solutions currently on the market require users to attach [...]
Posted by David on February 15, 2011 ·
LG is partnering with YouTube that will allow LG Optimus 3D users to share 3D video content using a special YouTube 3D app. The app, which will come pre-installed on LG’s new 3D smartphone, will allow users to upload 3D video content directly to YouTube’s 3D channel.
This is important because the Optimus 3D’s success depends on easily accessable 3D. Unlike videos viewed on the Optimus 3D’s [...]
Posted by David on February 8, 2011 ·
Today a YouTube video has surfaced providing a quick overview of the LG G-Slate from T-Mobile.
The tablet showcases its dual-camera setup and external connections along with its 3D and multitouch capabilities. The HSPA+ device will be available from T-Mobile this spring.
Posted by David on January 27, 2011 ·
LG to announce Optimus 3D next month
—Reports are suggesting that LG will announce their rumored 3D smartphone, the Optimus 3D, next month. LG on Tuesday circulated an invitation to press and bloggers for an event that will be held in Barcelona during this year’s Mobile World Congress. While the invitation does not mention the LG Optimus 3D by name, it does picture an unannounced LG Optimus [...]
Posted by David on January 13, 2011 ·
LG Releases 4G Android 3.0 Tablet running on T-Mobile
—LG is coordinating with T-Mobile to come out with a new Android tablet known as the G-slate. Running Android Honeycomb 3.0, it will also add 4G to the mix.
The Honeycomb user experience improves on Android favorites such as widgets, multi-tasking, browsing, notifications and customization
The press release says the Honeycomb user experience [...]
Posted by David on January 5, 2011 ·
LG says their Optimus Black is world’s thinnest smartphone
—LG announced a new Android device, the Optiums Black. It measures just 9.2mm thick, and the Optimus Black has a ton of high-end features, including: Wi-Fi Direct, a 2 megapixel front-facing camera, a 700 nit NOVA display, and UI gestures.
LG Optimus Black includes Wi-Fi Direct, a 2 megapixel front-facing camera, a 700 nit NOVA display, [...]
Posted by David on January 4, 2011 ·
LG Optimus 2X vs iPhone 4 browsers: Head to Head
—LG’s Optimus 2X has become one of the most anticipated upcoming Android handsets thanks to the dual-core Tegra 2 processor buried within its sleek, slim case. Of course, all that will change on Thursday when new dual-core Android phones are introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but for the time being, all eyes are on the [...]
Posted by David on December 30, 2010 ·
Android Market now has 200,000 apps
—According to independent Android app tracker AndroLib.com, Google’s Android Market is now home to over 200,000 apps. The site also reports that the Market’s apps have been collectively downloaded over 2.5 billion times.
Android’s global market share is skyrocketing as well, having gained a whopping 22% of the world’s smartphone market between the [...]
Posted by David on December 20, 2010 ·
Google requests Google TV partners to delay launch
—Google TV is Google’s WebTV service , a formula of television and the Web in an all-in-one experiece. Now, very close to the initially scheduled launch, Google wants more time to refine the software, which has not been well received by reviewers or early adopters.
Google is delaying launch of Google TV because they are not happy with their [...]
Posted by David on December 17, 2010 ·
Super-Thin LG B Smartphone images in the wild
–The LG B is the latest smartphone from the smartphone giant, presumably running Android 2.3, and has been photographed by blogger Phandroid. This phone is very thin, thinner than the iPhone 4. It also has a 4-inch display that looks amazingly bright. It’s so bright it makes Apple’s Retina Display and even the Super-AMOLED display on Samsung’s [...]
Posted by David on December 16, 2010 ·
LG Optimus 2X first dual-core Android phone
–Those that are looking seriously at the Nexus S today can also look forward to the upcoming Optimus 2X. LG’s upcoming Android phone was just formally announced, and it looks like a doozy.
First dual-cored android phone running Gingerbread
The highlight is that dual-core Tegra 2 processor. The LG Optimus 2X will launch next month in Korea, with releases [...]