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LG debuts robo-vacuum with augmented reality, home security features

LG debuts robo-vacuum with augmented reality, home security features

The robotic vacuum market is currently being dominated by Roomba, with Dyson making moves as well, but that doesn't mean other manufacturers aren't looking to compete with their own advanced floor cleaners. LG is one such company, having just announced their HOM-BOT Turbo+, a flat, automated vacuum with a rounded-corner square shape and a handful of unique features, including augmented reality (AR) and home monitoring capabilities.

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LG HOM-BOT Turbo+ weds AR and security cameras

LG HOM-BOT Turbo+ weds AR and security cameras

If it seems that the world of "living room" robotics have moved away from the likes of the Roomba, LG might have a word or two to say about that. Coming to CES 2016 is a trio of new vacuuum cleaners from the consumer electronics maker. And one of them is practically a smart robot. It even looks like a Roomba. What makes this cleaner different is how users can employ augmented reality to control the vacuum and the way it also doubles as a security guard as well.

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LG outs massive hi-res monitors, laptop to woo gamers, creatives

LG outs massive hi-res monitors, laptop to woo gamers, creatives

CES 2016 is just around the corner, which means we are on the verge of seeing the latest innovations, and even crazy experiments, in the world of consumer electronics. Like it's custom, LG is pre-announcing what it has in store, leaving more time to just play around with its latest toys. For this round, it is revealing a few new monitors and, amusingly, a laptop to entice gamers and professionals with their ultrawide sizes, 4K resolutions, and lightweight builds.

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LG Music Flow welcomes new sound bars, X-Boom speakers

LG Music Flow welcomes new sound bars, X-Boom speakers

LG might be more known these days for smartphones, TVs, and some home appliances, but at CES 2016 next month, it will show that it also got what it takes to be a force to reckon with in the audio market. There, it will unveil the new members of its Music Flow line of speakers, including three sound bars with support for wireless receiving tunes to play. It also has new X-Boom audio systems that deliver the needed oomph for a loud and lively music party.

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New LG Minibeam projectors boast Bluetooth wireless freedom

New LG Minibeam projectors boast Bluetooth wireless freedom

Gone are the days when all projectors are hulking boxes of weight and heat that you'd only use sparingly at the office or some public speaking event. Now projectors are small enough to fit inside tablets and even smartphones. While that latter part might still be an eccentricity, portable projectors are becoming quite the fad. And the new members of LG's Minibeam projector line, specifically the PH550, PW1000, and PW1500 take that portability even further by adding Bluetooth connectivity into the wireless mix.

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LG K7 specs leak highlighting low-end hardware

LG K7 specs leak highlighting low-end hardware

Some details about a new low-end LG smartphone have leaked ahead of the official unveil of the device. The rumors claim that the smartphone will be called the LG K7. The specs of the device are clearly low-end and the device should be inexpensive for people to purchase. The K7 will have a 5-inch screen with a resolution of only 480 x 854.

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LG Zero, company’s first all-metal smartphone, goes global

LG Zero, company’s first all-metal smartphone, goes global

Although Samsung has finally moved over to metal for its premium line, its chief Korean rival has remained solidly on plastic for the past two or so iterations. So when LG did finally unveil its first metal clad smartphone last September, there was a bit of excitement. Sadly, the LG Class, as it was called, was exclusive to the South Korean market. Today, LG is offering some glad tidings. It is making that smartphone available globally as the LG Zero. The bad news? It is a far cry from being a flagship contender.

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LG pumps $8.7bn into OLED for your car, TV and wrist

LG pumps $8.7bn into OLED for your car, TV and wrist

LG really, really wants your next TV, smartwatch, and car to use an OLED panel and, preferably, one that's come off its new $8.71bn production line. The company's panel arm, LG Display, has announced a whopping 1.84 trillion South Korean Won investment into a brand new facility dubbed P10, which will cater for what LG predicts will be blockbuster demand for OLED in a range of sizes.

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LG Watch Urbane 2 cancellation blamed on faulty screen

LG Watch Urbane 2 cancellation blamed on faulty screen

LG has somewhat broken its silence on the recent fiasco over what should have been one of its hottest wearables to date. Apparently, the reason why it suddenly decided to stop the sales of its LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition was due to a faulty component that would affect image quality over time. Other than that, however, LG isn't saying much else, preferring to keep mum over the real issue and possibly earning the distrust, if not ire, of some who have been looking forward to the smartwatch.

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LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition’s cancellation: details on a tragedy

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition’s cancellation: details on a tragedy

The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition has a bit of a hardware issue - one large enough that after just a week on the market, it's been pulled from shelves indefinitely. What's this mean for people who already own it? And what does this mean for LG, a company that's been releasing highest-end Android Wear watches since the very start of the Android Wear platform? Likely very little, as it were - and the watch itself might just end up heading back to stores early next year. Don't worry.

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LG Watch Urbane 2 LTE rollout halted over quality issue

LG Watch Urbane 2 LTE rollout halted over quality issue

Following a message AT&T sent to its customers vaguely detailing an issue with the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, LG has announced that it is nixing the smartwatch’s rollout across the globe due to a quality issue. It still isn’t clear what problem has prompted LG to pull the wearable, but AT&T cited a “quality issue” as the reason and will be refunding those who have already purchased a unit. Sources state the issue is related to hardware troubles.

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LG V10 Review Part II: what no other phone has

LG V10 Review Part II: what no other phone has

Certainly there have been devices that've had second displays in the past - everything from the Kyocera Echo to the lesser-known Samsung Doubletime. What's been missing from this equation hasn't been the hardware, but the skillfully implemented purpose achieved. In the LG V10, you've got a second display that shows you the time. It'll show you some other things, too, but the second screen shows you the time - and, most important of all - it shows you this information without giving your battery a hit.

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