Google is reportedly investing $875M in LG Display to give the Pixel a curved screen

 Here’s a fresh rumor that is all kinds of interesting. Press in South Korea are reporting that Google is in talks to invest one trillion KRW ($875 million) in LG Display, one of the world’s most prominent producer of screens for smartphones and tablets, in a move to give its Pixel smartphones some curves. The Yonhap News Agency, citing sources, said that the investment would… Read More

LG’s Watch Style and Sport are the first two Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches

LG Watch Sport After months of waiting, Android Wear 2.0 is finally upon us. And it’s arrived with two ambassadors  in tow – both designed by LG. The Watch Style and Sport are two sides of the same coin, separated my $100, a handful of key features and a significant chunk of wrist real estate. The Style is the more subtle of the two options, a slim and (as the name implies) nice looking… Read More

LG’s new flagship will be the first phone to ship with Android Nougat

Android Nougat Samsung’s all set to steal the smartphone spotlight tomorrow at its big Unpacked event, but LG’s kicking August off with an important announcement of its own. The electronics giant will attempt to send a shock to its struggling mobile device wing with the launch of the V20, a new flagship that will be the first handset to ship with Android 7.0. LG’s still keeping plenty… Read More

LG Urbane 2, The First Android Wear Smartwatch With Cellular, Pulled From Stores

LGUrbane Last week we brought you news that the first Android Wear smartwatch with access to cellular data — read: doesn’t need to be paired with a smartphone — was on its way to the U.S. market, but now we need to dial down some of that enthusiasm after the device was pulled following issues. Read More

New Android Wear Smartwatches Can Go Online Without Needing Your Smartphone

LGUrbane Google is finally adding cellular connectivity to Android Wear, its operating software for smartwatches and wearables, in a move that could reduce a user’s dependence on their phone. Read More

Nexus 5X Review: Google’s Second Best Flagship Device

Screen Shot 2015-10-18 at 7.33.31 PM LG and Google have worked together again to bring you their latest Nexus incarnation. The Nexus 5X, one of two new flagship phones from Google, is being described fondly by the company as “the all-around champ.” I’m not sure what that means. Also, they’re saying things like the 5X is “capturing the soul of the Nexus family.” I’m not sure what that… Read More

Google Announces Certification Program For Cardboard Clones

Google Cardboard Google Cardboard has been a surprise hit among early adopters, giving an intentionally cheap, approachable device that opens the door to more people having their first virtual reality experience. Providing affordable hardware for optics and input and a software layer that ties into the tools app and game developers already use has made Android a major destination for those looking to… Read More

WebOS Shambles Back From The Grave In LG’s Latest Smartwatch

LG-G-Watch-Urbane-LTE LG has officially announced the Watch Urbane and the Watch Urbane LTE, two handsome wearables that they had previously announced at the end of February. Why should you care? Well, primarily because the Urbane LTE are bucking Google and instead are running webOS and is a fully-featured phone with NFC and a bigger battery. It’s almost as if WebOS, like the old man in the wagon, is calling… Read More

Moto 360 Leads As 720K Android Wear Devices Shipped In 2014, Says Canalys

Android Wear Watchfaces Consumers didn’t want for choice in smartwatches last year, but that doesn’t mean they’re gobbling up the devices: Research firm Canalys reports today that only just over 720,000 Android Wear-based devices shipped in 2014, which is around 16 percent of the total 4.6 million “smart wearable band” shipments that occurred overall. The Moto 360 has the honour of… Read More

Google And LG Strike 10-Year Global Patent Agreement

handshake Fresh from announcing record shipments in the last quarter of business, LG has revealed that it has struck a 10-year global patent agreement with Google. The company says that the arrangement covers all existing patents between the duo, as well as new ones filed over the next decade. Read More
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