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On this week’s show: the Trump administration plays with nationalizing private-sector infrastructure, the spec wars continue on in China and Huawei prepares for launch.

No class action settlement for LG bootloop litigation after all, extended warranty available instead

It appears not all US-based owners of LG G4, G5, V10, V20 and Nexus 5X phones plagued by the bootloop defect will be compensated for their sorrow after all.

LG settles bootloop class action with up to $700 in remedies per plaintiff

Those who owned the G4, G5, V10, V20 and Nexus 5X and experienced bootloops during usage are apparently getting vindication.

T-Mobile LG V10 hits the promised land of Android Nougat

The phone was not supposed to be getting this software update, but alas, it has. And only nine months after the last security patch.

Credible LG V30 design rendered as refined G6, just one 6-inch screen in tow

This purported LG V30 looks way more similar to the G6 than the V20, with a single “FullVision” display on deck and a shiny glass back.

LG V30 tipped as company’s first V-series phone to go official at IFA Berlin, on August 31

Radically different from the V20, but perhaps similar to the G6, the narrow-bezel LG V30 is expected out at IFA 2017 in Berlin on August 31.

Even Verizon’s modest LG K8 V gets to run Android 7.0 Nougat before the G4 and V10

One man’s misfortune is another one’s gain, and while LG V10 and G4 users stateside still need to wait for Nougat, LG K8 V owners can rejoice.

LG V10 scores Android 7.0 Nougat a little sooner than expected, at least in Korea

The LG V10 is basically gone from the limelight but far from forgotten when it comes to software support, with Nougat rolling out now in Korea.

Law firm behind LG bootloop lawsuit expanding class eligibility to G5, V20, Nexus 5X

The class, which consisted of G4 and V10 owners, is about to grow as Girard Gibbs, LLP, is looking for affected G5, V20 and Nexus 5X users.

LG G4 and V10 owners plagued by bootloop flaws file class action lawsuit against OEM

LG can’t escape the consequences of its bootloop blunders forever, facing a class action lawsuit started by several disgruntled G4 and V10 users.

LG G4 Android Nougat update coming in Q3, V10 in “second half”

The two phones are rapidly approaching their two-year software support clock and the company said that they aren’t ripe for Nougat. But they’ll get it.

Playing it safe all the way? LG G6 candidate benchmarked with Snapdragon 821, 4GB RAM

We can’t be sure this is the LG G6, although it certainly fits the description, sadly packing a previous-gen Qualcomm SoC and 4 gigs of memory.

Top-rated eBay seller has AT&T unlocked LG V10 up for grabs at a measly $250

A phone’s age doesn’t always tell its full story, as the “archaic” LG V10 feels like a great deal at $250 on eBay in brand-new, unused condition.

LG patching vulnerabilities exclusive to its phones

The issues are considered quite pressing and are being addressed in an early-release software patch before Android has issued its monthly bulletin.

AT&T unlocked LG V10 sold at $260 just in time for Christmas as fresh “Daily Steal”

In the market for a last-minute oldie but goldie Christmas tech present? The LG V10 can be yours for the next few days at a crazy low $260.

LG V20 gets official bootloader unlock support ‘for the US open market’

The “US open market” LG V20 smartphone joins select European versions of the V10, G5 and G4 on the OEM’s official bootloader unlock program.

LG V20 doubled sales pace from V10 in the US

200,000 units is twice as many as 100,000 units. And if this pace keeps up, LG may have a million units up its sleeve in several weeks.

LG V20 vs LG V10 Smartphone Showdown: Should you upgrade?

For LG V10 owners, does the LG V20 deliver enough improvements to warrant a one year upgrade? LG V20 vs LG V10 Smartphone Showdown: Should you upgrade?

Don’t lose hope for modular LG G6, company spokesman says

It’s way too early to start any concrete LG G6 rumors, though the next-gen phone’s modular capabilities are practically etched in stone already.

LG V20 Audio Tour: four DACs and 15 dBs of difference (Video)

The V20 has four DACs and three microphones. Yep, it is a big deal for us at Pocketnow. We have a video tour not really for the eyes, but for the ears.

LG V20 Camera Tour: the “peak” of performance (Video)

We bet your smartphone just cannot shoot video like the smartphone we have in our hands. Take a peek at how the all-new LG V20 handles moving images.

LG V20 vs LG G5 quick comparison: The V20 doesn’t need any ‘Friends’ (Video)

The LG V20 looks be getting quite a few of the G5’s shortcomings right, at least at a first glance in an exclusive side-by-side video comparison.

LG V20 vs V10 from the show floor: different form, same spirit

There are some big differences between the V10 and the V20 — including the inevitable spec gap. But what has the V20 picked up where the V10 left off?

Who really needs LG V20 spec rumors when they can just wait a day?

A Weibo user has put out a hit list of what to expect from the LG V20, running Android Nougat out of the box. Why not wait until tomorrow to find out?

No modular design in store for LG V20, slide-out rear mechanism instead possible

While we still expect the LG V20 to more closely resemble the G5 than the V10, a quirky new design element might be introduced instead of modular add-ons.