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LG sells 59.1 million smartphones in 2014, net profit doubles

LG has plenty to be excited about, as the South Korean manufacturer's financial results for 2014 indicate that it sold 59.1 million smartphones in 2014, an increase of 24 percent from the previous year. LG's net profit of $474.81 million marked an increase of 125 percent from 2013, with revenue...
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LG: No overheating issues with Snapdragon 810 on G Flex 2

Yesterday, a report by Bloomberg stated that Samsung was ditching Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 in the Galaxy S6 due to overheating issues, with the manufacturer opting to go with its in-house Exynos processor instead. An LG executive has now come forward stating that the G Flex 2, which uses the...
Audi/LG partnership yields mystery Android Wear smartwatch [updated]

Audi/LG partnership yields mystery Android Wear smartwatch [updated]

**Update Jan. 7: Turns out when we were told this watch was running a variation of Android Wear, that wasn't exactly correct. Check out our exclusive hands-on! Update: We have confirmation from LG that this is an LG watch made for Audi, running a variation of Android Wear. LG is working on a...
CES 2015

Missed yesterday's CES action? Watch press conferences from Sony, Samsung and LG right here

Yesterday's whirlwind of announcements from CES 2015 included Sony stating that it would offer Android TV on all of its Bravia lineup for 2015, Samsung launching a content store for its head-mounted VR unit and LG announcing a new bendy phone. To check out all the announcements from yesterday,...
AT&T Digital Life partners at CES 2015

Samsung Gear S and others plug into AT&T's Digital Life connected home system

AT&T has announced at CES 2015 that they're opening up their Digital Life home automation platform to partners, including Samsung, LG, Qualcomm, and Lutron. That means, for example, the Samsung Gear S smartwatch could receive home security notifications, which Samsung is showing off as a...
LG G Flex 2

AT&T and Sprint will sell the LG G Flex 2

Both AT&T and Sprint have confirmed as part of CES 2015 they will sell the newly revealed LG G Flex 2 smartphone, with Sprint confirming that they will offer the phone in an exclusive "Volcano Red" color. LG G Flex 2 Read our review Get the latest news Full G Flex 2 specs Join...
LG at CES

LG CES presser liveblog — 8 a.m. PST!

We're live this morning from LG's press conference ahead of CES in Las Vegas. Expect to see some serious connected kitchen action, as well as new TVs and more new TVs. And if the stars align just right, we'll probably see a new phone or two as well. Join us at 8 a.m. PST — that's 11 a.m. on the...
LG debuts new entrants to its Music Flow series of connected speakers

LG debuts three new entrants to its Music Flow series of connected speakers

LG has just announced a new set of Wi-Fi-enabled speakers aimed at competing with Sonos for a spot in your home. In total, the company is introducing three new speakers (one of which is its first battery powered offering) as part of its Music Flow series which can be controlled from Android...
LG launches LTE variant of G Pad 8.0 in South Korea

LG launches LTE variant of G Pad 8.0 in South Korea

LG may have launched the LTE version of its G Pad 8.0 tablet earlier this year, but it looks like it's taken the Korean giant until now to roll it out in its domestic market. LG has announced today that the G Pad 8.0 LTE is now available for purchase in South Korea at a price of ₩ 330,000. To...
Juno Cho

LG corporate shuffle brings in new mobile CEO

Following corporate restructuring, LG's mobile division has a new CEO, Juno Cho. He has been the president and COO of the LG Corp., the parent company of LG Electronics, and has been in the company since 1986. From 2000 to 2007, he was in charge of business strategy, sales, and marketing for...
LG G Pad

Verizon is now selling the 7-inch and 10-inch LG G Pad LTE tablets

Verizon Wireless is now offering the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE and LG G Pad 10.1 LTE tablets on sale. The 7-inch model is priced at $249.99 without a contract, or for $49.99 with a two-year contract, while the 10.1-inch tablet is being sold for $299.99 without a contract or for $199.99 with a two-year...
LG AKA

LG's new AKA smartphone has four cute personalities with spooky-looking eyes

LG has just announced a new Android smartphone called the LG AKA that's being designed for people, specifically the people in its home country of South Korea, who want a little more personality in their device. The AKA will have up to four different virtual "characters" to choose from. The 5...
LG G2 Lite

LG launches entry-level G2 Lite and L Prime in Brazil

LG just launched two entry-level handsets in Brazil, the G2 Lite and L Prime. Both devices share a passing resemblance to LG's higher-end offerings of late, although the internal hardware is nowhere as good. As far as we can tell, the LG G2 Lite is a downgraded version of the G2 Mini, which in...
LG and Google to cross-license patents in long-term agreement

LG, Google to cross-license patents in long-term agreement

LG and Google announced a long-term cross-licensing patent agreement. The agreement covers existing patents and those that will be filed over the next ten years. According to both companies, the licensing agreement covers a broad range of products and technologies. The scope makes sense when...
LG display

LG announces world's narrowest full-HD display panel with 0.7mm bezel width

LG has announced a new 5.1-inch full-HD display panel today with a bezel width of just 0.7mm, which the vendor claims is the narrowest in the world. LG is no stranger to innovations in the display segment, as the vendor announced the thinnest display in the world earlier this year, although today...
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LG sells record 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 2014, doubles profits

Bolstered by a record 16.8 million smartphone sales in Q3 2014, LG announced that it has almost doubled its profits to $440 million from the same time a year ago. The 39 percent year-on-year increase in sales mark LG's best quarter in five years. In terms of numbers, LG's mobile division...
LG Tone Infinim HBS-900

Using the LG Tone Infinim (HBS-900) Bluetooth headset

Harman-Kardon audio is the big-ticket feature, but retractable earbuds may be the best improvement to LG's wraparound headset The best part about the LG Tone Infinim (HBS-900) Bluetooth headset (available from ShopAndroid.com, AT&T, and at Amazon) has nothing to do with its top bullet point...
Future LG smartwatches may also run webOS

Future LG smartwatches may also run webOS

If you thought we have seen the last of webOS (aside from LG TVs), think again as LG is also looking to use the operating system to power smartwatches. A software development kit for a webOS smartwatch has been teased on an LG-owned developer website (link no longer works). The company already...
LG F60

LG brings LTE to the budget segment with the F60

Budget handsets are miles better from what they used to be thanks to devices like the Moto G, although one factor they can do better is in terms of connectivity. LG is looking to remedy that with the launch of the F60, an LTE-enabled smartphone for budget conscious buyers. While LG has not...
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LG has the world's largest advertisement, and it's in Saudi Arabia

This isn't something you usually brag about — LG has announced it now has the Guinness World Record for the largest billboard advertisement ever made. The advertisement, which is right outside the Riyadh International Airport in Saudi Arabia, is two football fields long and stretches along a road...

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