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24
Oct
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LG’s next phone will be the first with one of its own CPUs inside


LG has been trying to catch up to competition like Apple and Samsung with its phones for years, and its next step on that path is to build one with its own CPU inside. The G3 Screen phone that it’s releasing this week in Korea will have an eight-core “NUCLUN” (pronounced NOO-klun) processor, based off of an ARM big.LITTLE design similar to Samsung’s octacore Exynos chips. NUCLUN has for 1.5GHz cores for the tough tasks, and for 1.2GHz cores for easier stuff that save on battery life. The G3 Screen is a 5.9-inch phone with a 10808p screen and support for the new, faster LTE-A networks that download at up to 225Mbps.

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Source: LG Newsroom

21
Oct
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Sprint now rolling out LG G2 stability update


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Sprint has today published details of an update it’s now rolling out to all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G2 currently situated in the United States. Unfortunately, the upgrade doesn’t bring much to the table in terms of new features, but it does include a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

  • Improvements to LTE attachment
  • Enhancements to HD Voice
  • Google security patch

If you own a Sprint variant of the G2 and want to initiate the upgrade manually, make sure you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network. Then, from the home screen, press the Menu key, followed by Settings. Scroll to the bottom and tap ‘About Device’, then ‘Software Update and ‘Update Now’.

Source: Sprint

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30
Sep
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Accessory of the Day: Spigen Slim Armor Case for LG G2 $19.99


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Made of a premium polycarbonate anti-stretch TPU, the Spigen Slim Armor case is crafted with precision to perfectly fit your LG G2. Its dual layered housing protects your phone against shock and drops without adding the bulk of some of the larger cases on the market. With 5-star reviews and priced at just $19.99 (Prime eligible), LG G2 owners should be ordering, today.

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4
Aug
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AT&T will sell the G Pad 7.0 for 99 cents — if you buy an LG phone to go with it


AT&T will sell the G Pad 7.0 for 99 cents -- if you buy an LG phone to go with it

We can’t say for sure how great a tablet the new LG G Pad 7.0 is — we haven’t had the chance to try it out yet. But if you were already planning on buying the G3 smartphone on AT&T, you may as well pick up the G Pad too: Starting on Friday, Ma Bell will throw in the tablet for just 99 cents extra. Now, before you get too excited, there is of course a catch. To qualify for that insane 99-cent price, you’ll have to purchase either the G3, G Flex or last-generation G2, and you’ll need to either sign a new two-year service agreement or renew your contract through AT&T’s “Next” early upgrade plan. Again, you’d have to really want one of these phones — and you’d also have to really like AT&T.

If perchance you don’t want one of those handsets, you can also get the tablet for $150 with a two-year contract, or for $12.50 a month for 20 months, with no money down up front. You could even buy it contract-free for $250, but at that point, we’d encourage you to take a closer look at the specs. For $250, you get an Android KitKat tablet with a 1,280 x 800 screen, 5-megapixel camera and quad-core processor. That’s not bad, per se, but for the same price or less you can find similar alternatives, like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0; that’s going for $170 (down from $200), with mostly the same specs, save for a lower-res camera. That’s not to say you shouldn’t buy the G Pad — just that you should do your homework first.

Filed under: Tablets, Wireless, Mobile, AT&T, LG

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Source: AT&T

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11
May
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LG G3 image leak shows off brushed back plates


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It’s been 9 months since the LG G2 was unveiled and to this day it is a great phone. The announcement day for it’s successor, LG G3, is getting closer and along with that we’re getting more and more rumors/leaks regarding that much anticipated LG phone.

A few days ago a gold image of a possible LG G3 unit leaked showing of a brushed back plate, this time around we have a similar image showing the device in black and white colors with the same brushed back. Our best guess is that the back plate is plastic even though it kinda looks metal, we’ll let you be the judge of that.

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Regarding the specs, LG G3 is rumored to have a 5.5-inch 2560×1440 QHD display, Snapdragon 805 processor along with 3GB of RAM and a 13MP camera with OIS+ included in the package. The announcement of LG G3 is going to take place on May 27, we’ll just have to wait and see what LG has up its sleeve for this much anticipated smartphone.

SOURCE: PhoneArena

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4
May
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LG G3 press render leaks in white and black; shows LG’s new flagship, stylus and All [UPDATE]



LG G3 press renderTalk about LG‘s next rumoured flagship, the LG G3, has intensified greatly in the past week, which has been added to by the announcement by LG that there will be an event held in various global cities on May 27th to announce some kind of “G” device. While it’s possible LG may be announcing its Android Wear powered LG G Watch, odds are the Korean manufacturer will in fact be announcing its next flagship device and in a leak of some supposed LG G3 press render material, we get our best look at the device yet.

LG G3 press renderWhile these renders appear to corroborate with previous leaks that the device will indeed retain the rear volume buttons of the LG G2, probably the most notable thing in these press renders is the object embedded in the top of the device. Unless we’re mistaken, that looks awfully like a stylus. This is particularly interesting as LG has neglected to even put a stylus on its 5.9-inch LG G Pro 2, however LG may be trying something new with this device. All we can say is that if that really is a stylus, we’re fascinated to see how they’ve integrated it into the LG G3. UPDATE: We’ve also been informed this could be an TV antenna of the South Korea version of the device.


What do you think about the LG G3 having a stylus? Does this change your mind at all about the device? Let us know what your thoughts are in the comments below.

Source: Twitter (1), (2) via TalkAndroid


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30
Apr
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LG says “Save the Date” for May 27th, is the LG G3 almost Here?



is the LG G3 almost HereWe’ve been hearing a lot more about the rumoured LG flagship that is supposed to succeed the LG G2. Assumed to be called the LG G3, we’ve already gotten a look at what the device might look like and we know that it likely carries over the rear volume buttons that debuted on the LG G2. LG has thrown more fuel on the fire after they sent out invites to a press event on May 27th (or 28th, depending on where you are in the world) for an undisclosed product. Naturally, this begs the question: is the LG G3 almost here?

is the LG G3 on its WayWhile the announcement realistically could be for anything that LG manufacturers (TVs and homewares included), the “G” in the word “Great” does look awfully like the “G” in the LG G2 press materials, albeit, slightly more rounded. It does look like a pretty big hint that the product they are announcing will be a G-branded device and the best bet we have is for the LG G3. So far, we can only speculate what specs the device might have, but judging by its closest competitors, a LG G3 would struggle mightily if it didn’t at least have the new Snapdragon 801 processor, and will likely benefit from the OIS+ enhanced camera that was showcased on the LG G Pro 2.

What do you think about a possible launch of the LG G3 in May? Would you consider the device? Let us know your thoughts.


Source: Phone Arena

 

 


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24
Apr
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Android smartphones ranked by pixels per inch


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It used to be a battle of Megapixels between smartphones to showcase their superiority in the market, but now that has moved over to Pixels Per Inch (PPI), manufactures are now looking at ways of packing more pixels into their displays.

PPI contributes to many factors, but most significantly it is how sharp and crisp the display looks. There is a certain amount of pixels per inch that the human eye can distinguish and this varies given the size of the display, and achieving a higher PPI count means users aren’t able to see those individual pixels during normal operating conditions.

We’ve taken the latest smartphones available on the market and ranked them in order of their PPI count to give an idea who is winning the battle of pixels.

 

Does PPI count of a device play a significant factor when purchasing your Android device? Let us know in the comments below.

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22
Apr
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Android 4.4.2 for the G2 and G-Flex! – Device Updates


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Monday funday? Of course not. But hey, Device Updates is here, and hopefully your device is getting an update, or already got one. Android 4.4.2 shows its face to the LG G2 and the G-Flex. You guys out there with an Xperia Z device will be getting your update next month hopefully. Sony is pretty good at keeping their promises.

Device Updates
Verizon LG G2 gets Android 4.4.2
AT&T LG G-Flex gets Android 4.4.2
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active gets KitKat
Xperia Z line getting Android 4.4 next month

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18
Apr
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Verizon LG G2 Android 4.4.2 Update Rolling Out, Lots of Label Changes


happy Friday Android peeps! Today is a particularly good Friday for those of you rocking a LG G2 with Verizon though. Verizon has begun rolling out an update to your beloved device that brings you up to Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

LG G2 Verizon KitKat Android 4.4.2 UpdateThe list of enhancements is pretty boring though. Looks like they went through and just renamed a bunch of settings. It will be like learning a new phone all over again. In addition to all the label changes and the obvious OS update, they also improved the Premium Visual Voicemail and the Basic Visual Voicemail.

Go ahead and take a quick check for the update in your device’s settings, just make sure you have 50%+ battery, a Wi-Fi connection and some time to download the file needed.

Source: Verizon Via AndroidCentral

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