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Google Play Movies & TV heading to LG smart TVs this month

Google Play Movies & TV heading to LG smart TVs this month

LG Smart TV owners will soon be able to watch content from Google Play Movies and TV, it has been announced. The service will be available to users in more than 100 countries around the globe, working with LG’s webOS smart TV system, as well as the old NetCast 4.0 and 4.5 platforms. Google’s movies and television content include everything spanning from indie releases to new shows and long-standing classics. The support will be coming to LG Smart TVs later this month.

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Walmart’s now offering a $10 Android smartphone

Walmart’s now offering a $10 Android smartphone

Smartphones have come down in price considerably over the years; those willing to deal with barebones features and lowest-end specs have been able to find ultra-cheap options at around the $35 mark, for example. Wal-Mart just undercut that already low figure, however, introducing a sub-$10 smartphone that'll meet someone's most basic needs, the most important of which is being exceptionally budget-friendly.

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LG Watch Urbane 2nd Ed launches worldwide, on Verizon too

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Ed launches worldwide, on Verizon too

Hot on the heels of Google announcing official support for independent cellular connectivity on Android Wear, LG has also announced the start of the global rollout of the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, the first Android Wear smartwatch to boast of that very same feature. And while LG only has a vague "starting this month" schedule, at lesat for the US and South Korea, Verizon has more specific dates. Interested buyers can pre-order the smartwatch starting November 12 while general availability starts on November 19.

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Verizon GizmoGadget, GizmoPal 2 wean kids on wearables

Verizon GizmoGadget, GizmoPal 2 wean kids on wearables

Who says only adults should get all the hi-tech, almost sci-fi wearable technology fun? LG and Verizon definitely don't think so.That is why the two are launching not one but two wearables made just for kids. The GizmoPal 2 is, as the name clearly says, is the successor to last year's gadget of the same name. The real start of the show, however, might be the GizmoGidget, which practically gives kids a colorful though slightly dumbed down smartwatch that also offers parents some peace of mind.

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LG V10 Review Part I: replacing the Galaxy Note

LG V10 Review Part I: replacing the Galaxy Note

Over the past several years, Samsung and LG have waged a silent battle against one another. This was a battle of the big phones. The Samsung Galaxy Note reigned supreme for several generations, checking all the boxes for a power user. These must-haves included a removable battery, a massive display, expandable storage (via microSD slot), and an excellent camera. But in the same year that Samsung does away with two of these "must have" features for their most powerful smartphone, LG picks up the slack. In the LG V10 is the home for the power user.

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AT&T LG V10 first look: did LG just hit another home run?

AT&T LG V10 first look: did LG just hit another home run?

The LG V10 is a smartphone we did not expect to see - all the good parts of the LG G4 with the added oddity of a second display. What's the reason for this device to exist? Our questions quickly disintegrated once we got to handle the smartphone. Not only is this device coming with a quirky secondary display, the design of the phone has changed significantly, too. Now far easier to handle and a big larger, to boot, the LG V10 might be the kicker for folks not quite convinced by the G4.

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LG V10 market availability starts this week in the US

LG V10 market availability starts this week in the US

It's finally time for the LG V10 to take the stage and soon we will know if LG's oddball of a smartphone really has what it takes to be the new darling of mobile market. Aside from checking off almost every item in the laundry list of feature for high-end smartphones, the V10 also brags about some rather unique features that you won't find in any other smartphone in the market today. Of course, it does come with a heavy price to pay for all those.

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LG V10 brings its dual screens to AT&T, T-Mobile this week [UPDATED]

LG V10 brings its dual screens to AT&T, T-Mobile this week [UPDATED]

LG's latest smartphone offering, the dual-screened V10, will be making its US debut in the near future — as in, this very week. The device is launching on both AT&T and T-Mobile, starting October 27th (that's tomorrow!) and October 28th, respectively. Wednesday's launch for T-Mobile, however, applies to their online store only, as physical stores won't accept orders until Friday, October 30th. Similarly, AT&T won't have the V10 in store for hands-on time until November 6th.

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Some Nexus 5X units may have an overly-yellow hue

Some Nexus 5X units may have an overly-yellow hue

This week it would appear that a number of Google's newest Nexus devices made by LG have an overly-yellow hue to their displays. Customers reporting from various locations around the United States have sent in images to a Reddit thread in which they also suggest that Google customer service has been contacted with mixed results. While some users suggest Google has sent a replacement unit, other say that the new yellowish hue is just a feature of the newest display.

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LG, GM team up to develop Chevrolet Bolt EV

LG, GM team up to develop Chevrolet Bolt EV

When you hear of tech companies' involvement with modern, high tech cars, it's usually limited to a few pieces of technology inside the cabin, more often than not, the infotainment system. General Motors, however, is trying to be special by involving LG, popular for its smartphones, TVs, and appliances, in the development of its upcoming Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle. This makes LG perhaps one of if not the first major consumer electronics manufacturers to be a strategic partner in developing one of the cars of the future.

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AT&T teases stylus-enabled LG G Vista 2 coming soon

AT&T teases stylus-enabled LG G Vista 2 coming soon

Although Samsung and LG are usually painted as compatriot rivals, the latter hasn't exactly tried to always match the former when it came to product lines. Although LG did have its own take on the curved smartphone and is even rumored to have a wireless payment service in the works, it hasn't been to keen to take on the Samsung Galaxy Note series. The LG G Vista, which it launched on AT&T and Verizon last year, is one such attempt and is now getting a very slight upgrade.

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Nexus 5X now available in US, UK, Japan and other markets

Nexus 5X now available in US, UK, Japan and other markets

Back at the end of September, we spent some hands on time with the slick Nexus 5X smartphone by LG. If you liked what you saw in that hands-on and all the rumors that swirled about the smartphone, you will be glad to hear that as of today you can now purchase the Nexus 5X in five key markets around the world.

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