Posts tagged with: LG
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    In case the nation’s third largest mobile operator and leading “Uncarrier” wasn’t able to convince you it’s the top choice this holiday season with generous incentives for Verizon and AT&T deserters, Binge On unlimited streaming, and Black November deals, perhaps some discounts on probably the best Android phones in the world will pique your interest. By using the promo code “DEAL75OFF” on T-Mobile’s official website, you can take a cool 75 bucks off the regular no-contract prices of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, and LG V10. Moreover, the GS6 was already slashed ...

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    According to one of its designers, Sony may be loosening up on its smartphone development cycle just a tiny bit. Rumors have gone contrary to this spooling down for a while, even as Sony has been making plays for Toshiba's camera unit and figuring out what it really wants to do in mobile. In the end, we may end up remaining on pace for a six-month-or-so update. A screenshot from a T-Mobile presentation in Poland places two new Sony Xperia models for introduction in Q2 of 2016. Also on tap throughout the first quarter: four new Samsung Galaxy phones, two new Lumias and another HTC One. Four ...

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    Unlike most other market research firms, which tend to update their smartphone reports quarterly, Kantar Worldpanel tracks the fluctuations of the world’s leading platforms and manufacturers month after month in EU5 countries, as well as the US, China, Japan, and Australia. You already know September saw iOS and Huawei considerably boost their respective shares on the old continent, but October apparently marked a return to form for both Android and Samsung nearly all around the globe. Google’s dominant operating system managed to surge no less than six percentage points in Italy ...

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    As much as Apple may have tried to keep the launch of its first ever battery life-extending iPhone accessory on the down low, the interwebs blew up with mostly aversion to the “Smart Case’s” distasteful bulge. CEO Tim Cook quickly jumped to the defense of his design team, trying to excuse the poor aesthetic choice by highlighting ease of use and removal simplicity compared to often rigid third-party options. Still, what you see is what stays with you more often than not, and you can’t argue the iPhone 6 or 6s looks pretty when cloaked in the juice pack. Even worse for Cupertino, ...

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    Timing is everything — and money, too. Samsung seems to be biding its time in pushing out the Galaxy S7. Sony will probably launch the Xperia Z6 two minutes from now ... not really. What about LG? It's been pulling its primary flagship launches up earlier and earlier from the summer and into the spring. We may now see it come down to cold, old winter. Specifically, a new Weibo post from Chinese tech blog site ZEALER is throwing the dart on the calendar as to when the G5 will come out. Apparently, it landed on February. Citing Korean industrial sources, the post goes on to list the specs ...

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    We've just seen the most robust fall mobile phone releases in a long time. From the iPhones to an iPhone-like, the Lumias to the DROIDs, the Nexuses to the Priv. And also the OnePlus X, but we can stop counting at this point. A couple of these devices came from manufacturers who put up flagship machines this very same model year: one was a "plus" to a company's device lineage, the other "One" was regarded as a necessary evil to its respective maker. HTC and OnePlus, in the end, decided to trail their main high-end device of the year with "diet flagship" slabs. Enter LG. The V10 comes to ...

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    If you thought Big G’s $300 Nexus 5X listing from a couple of weeks back was a one-time deal just because it expired once Black Friday wrapped up, you were… technically right. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still get LG’s stock Marshmallow-running 5.2-incher at a nice discount for Christmas. Through December 30, the US Google Store will apparently charge $330 for the 16GB N5X configuration, which is a little steeper than the BF offer, yet a cool 50 bucks off the MSRP nonetheless. Even better, a group of third-party electronics merchants including Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H ...

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    We’re less than a couple of weeks away from the theatrical premiere of the seventh installment in the epic Star Wars film series, and both iconic and new characters, as well as symbols instantly associated with the George Lucas-created franchise are already everywhere. You can’t leave the TV on for more than a few minutes without hearing the iconic soundtrack play while the December 18 release date is advertised over and over again, billboards around the world are plastered with lightsabers, and the threatening masked appearance of a cryptic Darth Vader heir is deeply imprinted on the ...

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    Just because the mobile-dedicated rendition of Microsoft’s greatest desktop operating system yet has finally been released to manufacturing, so at least theoretically it’s fully stable and polished, it doesn’t mean Redmond’s engineers will abruptly stop trying to make the platform better. Insider feedback shall continue to be appreciated as well, starting with the first cumulative update to Windows 10 Mobile Preview Build 10586. This carries the 10586.29 designation, so it focuses entirely on crushing bugs, not adding any new features to the mix. Known issues addressed by the ...

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    Most new device launches go the same way: usually the press gets review units before they’re widely available, and we get to use them for a few days -or a week if we’re lucky- as we work on our review. Then press day arrives. The embargo on media coverage lifts, and everyone posts their reviews and videos at the same time. It’s a huge frenzy, commenters go nuts, and it’s a giant explosion of frantic opinion-sharing activity. For about … a day. And then it all goes away. Sure, there’s followup coverage as people find bugs and hidden features, but after that initial blast, not ...

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    When we step back from Samsung's smartphone lineup and look at the phones beyond the flagship Galaxy S and Note series, what do we think about? The A-models like the newly refreshed Galaxy A3, A5, and A7? Sure, but those are far from the only more mid-range handsets Samsung's been cranking out, and this year we've also witnessed the debut of the first Galaxy J smartphones. Most recently that list grew to include the Galaxy J3, as we saw the phone launch in China. What about global release plans; would we ever run across that guy here in the States? As it turns out, we just might, as we get ...

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    It's been a couple months now since LG first introduced the V10, the phone that initially tricked us into thinking it might be a one-note gimmick with its secondary screen, only to absolutely come through with one of the best video-recording experiences you'll find on a smartphone anywhere. As such, we've been excited about seeing more and more shoppers get the opportunity to pick up the V10, first as South Korea got its hands on the smartphone, followed by carriers in the States. Canada may be out of luck when it comes to V10 release plans, but it looks like it's finally about time for ...

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    Whether or not you like them, they're popular. One is the Oxford Dictionaries word of the year (😂). And if the more keyboard-obsessed of your friends are pocketing iPhones, you know the wrath of deciphering messages where a taco city robot joystick Spock or something. And the memes. Dear lord, the memes. Time for Android to step it up, right? SVP of Android Hiroshi Lockheimer thinks so. Look! New emoji coming to #Nexus next week. Fonts and tech details shared with OEMs to include in their updates too. pic.twitter.com/GwvKw2d67p — Hiroshi Lockheimer (@lockheimer) December 3, 2015 ...

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    LG. Could stand for "Life's Good." Could also stand for "Lucky Goldstar" (yep, that really is what it stands for). Could really stand for the "lovely gubbins"  it's been giving away. It's been twice-generous with accessory bundles for the LG G4. The V10 got a ridiculous couple of items tied-in for early bird buyers earlier this month: an extra battery with charging cradle and a 200GB microSD card. In fact, the last day to redeem that deal through LG's website is today. Good news: that same exact deal is back! Bad news: that was a lie. You see, the extra battery, the cradle and the ...

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    One of the world’s hottest Android phones, especially considering its amazing bang for buck factor, recently got hotter in Korea, courtesy of a snazzy new white and gold flavor, as well as the US, thanks to a $100 rebate from Verizon. But European LG G4 owners are apparently in for an even sweeter treat, rolling out in markets like Germany, Portugal, Poland, Spain, Romania, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, the UK, Croatia, and Turkey in the form of savory marshmallows. That’s right, the official Android 6.0 update seems to be finally ready for the old continent spotlight, after a test ...

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    They say holiday shopping is a marathon, not a sprint. They don’t? Well, they should, and we do. Especially nowadays, with many an electronics merchant hell-bent on taking your money before Thanksgiving, as soon as you wrap up your Turkey Day feast, days after, and then on and around Christmas. Forget the biggest shopping day of the year, as stores, chiefly online, are taken by storm practically throughout November and December. Still, December 1, 2014 was responsible all by its lonesome for a record-breaking $2.68 billion worth of e-sales in the US, and there’s no reason to expect any ...

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    Do you like OLED screens in your mobile gadgets? Sure, who doesn't? And are you excited to see what sort of products will arise from the growing availability of OLED screens that are super-durable and flexible? You, my friend, are not alone. Any fan of OLED tech is going to want to keep a close eye on LG going forward, as the company makes a sizable investment in its ability to produce such screens. LG is dropping some $8.7 billion on its investment in a massive plant for the production of OLED screens, not just for big television displays, but also those that will appear in the next ...

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    Uh-oh, it appears that someone in charge of LG’s smartphone roadmap up north binge-watched a few too many classic Seinfeld episodes, arbitrarily blocking the expansion of the surprisingly ingenious V10 as an homage to the TV show’s infamous Soup Nazi character. Can you think of another explanation for the dual display 5.7-incher’s Canadian restrictions? Of course not, and the device manufacturer’s regional Facebook bureau doesn’t bother justifying it either. In a laconic response to an eager prospective customer’s social media query, LG Electronics Canada merely says “there ...

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    Well, this is sure unexpected. Google has never been a stranger to Black Friday deals offered directly on its website, but normally, you were looking at free Play credit with sizzling hot new Android hardware, and actual savings only on older or less popular gear. Not today, though. Today and only today, while inventory lasts, Big G shaves a cool $80 off all Nexus 5X configurations, regardless of storage and paint jobs. That means the 16GB LG 5.2-incher costs just $299 unlocked in black, white and mint, whereas the 32 gig model will set you back 350 bucks in the same three color options. ...

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    We know you’ve been bombarded with so-called mobile “bargains” over the past couple of weeks, as the busiest shopping day of the year neared, but if nothing piqued your interest from our massive list of nationwide Black Friday deals, perhaps eBay can. Or rather third-party eBay electronics merchant mobilepros1, rated 98 percent positive after over 100,000 successful transactions, which makes it pretty much as reliable as any chain store. Granted, the GSM unlocked LG G3 on sale now comes without a valid warranty, but at just $220, it’s a miracle it’s got a screen. Not only that, ...

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    If you're treating yourself or your family to a Christmas-time upgrade and you're on Big Red, you might be in luck if you have LG on the table. It's not exactly the deal T-Mobile came up with — a $100 off-the-top discount for several phones including the LG G4 and V10 — and Verizon's prices for those two phones are higher than on T-Mobile. Heck, LG has made some better promotional offers on its own! But it's something if you decide to purchase either device, be it for initiation or upgrade on Verizon by the end of Christmas day. Head over to LG's promo website before January 8 (or ...

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    So often taken for granted in North America, Europe and big Asian markets, 4G LTE connectivity remains a luxury many people can’t afford, from the CIS region to Latin America. It therefore makes perfect sense for LG to cater directly to Russia and its neighbors, plus Mexico, Argentina or Brazil, with a mid-range Android that would probably be well-received worldwide. Why wouldn’t it be when it packs an “enhanced multimedia and superb visual experience into a slim and simple metallic design?” Of course, “metallic” likely means plastic fashioned to resemble aluminum, and the ...

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    Purchasing mobile gear of any kind around Turkey Day is always wise. Waiting until the last minute to score the best possible Black Friday deals is the complete opposite. Granted, the temptation may feel irresistible, but unless you want to risk getting body slammed by a fellow desperate bargain hunter for that coveted final discounted Apple Watch, it’s good to know beforehand what to expect from every retailer and how to avoid the holiday shopping frenzy. Luckily, many electronics merchants, actual device manufacturers and carriers included, have either already kicked off early Black ...

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    Well, that sure was fast. It only took the largest, greatest online independent developer community 24 hours to spread the CyanogenMod 13 nightly love to an Android device roster of ten. At first, there were just seven phones and tablets supported, but the LG Nexus 5X, Huawei Nexus 6P, and LG G2 have joined the OnePlus One, Nexus 7, LG G4, G3, G Pad 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, and Moto X 2014. Wait, so still nothing on the Samsung Galaxy handheld front? That’s odd, seeing as how the S6, S6 Edge, Edge+, and Note 5 are among the most popular gadgets in the world. Not to forget the ...

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    Save up to $1000 on the price of a year’s worth of smartphone service and more this week at the Pocketnow Deals Store. LG G3 & 1-YR Unlimited Talk & Text from FreedomPop Stay connected with an LG G3 & 1-Yr Unlimited Talk & Text from FreedomPop and save 72 percent this week at the Pocketnow Deals Store. Say goodbye to contracts and early termination fees. Get a quality pre-owned LG G3 smartphone, one year of unlimited talk and text, 500MB of LTE data per month, and premium features like voicemail and tethering. You could save up to $1000 over the course of the year. Pay ...

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