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LG Heart Rate Earphones release tapped officially (no Secret needed)

LG Heart Rate Earphones release tapped officially (no Secret needed)

Two entries into the wearables universe have been re-revealed today by LG for release in the United States. In addition to the Lifeband Touch, the LG Heart Rate Earphones were given the hands-on treatment earlier this year at CES 2014. There we discovered that not only were heart rate-tracking earbuds real, but that LG had a pair ready to go at the start of this season.

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LG Lifeband Touch detailed for release in USA

LG Lifeband Touch detailed for release in USA

Since our introduction to LG’s wearable environment earlier this year at CES 2014, we’ve been anxiously awaiting product release here in the United States. Today LG shows off both the Lifeband Touch and the Heart Rate Earphones in their final form, ready for release in the United States first, then abroad.

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LG Volt aims to take on Moto G in budget arena

LG Volt aims to take on Moto G in budget arena

In an effort to rule - once again - the arena of lower-end smartphones in the United States, LG has revealed the LG Volt. This device will be rolling out with a (relatively large for a lesser-smartphone) 4.7-inch IPD display covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 2. This device will also be delivered with an 8-megapixel camera at its back.

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LG G3 detailed in silver, black, and gold

LG G3 detailed in silver, black, and gold

This week we’re getting closer to the LG G3, today spotting a leaked photo of three different color iterations of the smartphone. Quite likely at launch will be the availability of gold, silver (or white), and black versions of the LG G3. This device will be delivered with a mix of glass, plastic, and metal in its physical build.

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LG G3 specifications released with gold edition photos

LG G3 specifications released with gold edition photos

This week we’ve gotten an anonymous tip on the gold edition of the LG G3. This device appears to be working with the same body as the normal LG G3, only bringing on the brushed metal gold look we’ve seen with recent brands outside of the LG universe. This device has back-facing buttons, much like the LG G2 and LG G Flex, here working with a slightly flatter design.

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LG G3 5.5-inch QHD display teased by KDDI Isai FL

LG G3 5.5-inch QHD display teased by KDDI Isai FL

LG has unveiled the Isai FL for Japanese carrier KDDI, previewing the 5.5-inch QHD 2K display we're expecting to see in the upcoming LG G3. The new panel runs at 2560 x 1440 resolution for a pixel density of 538ppi, but LG claims the on-screen images should be more accurate not just more detailed, with 100-percent RGB color reproduction. In fact, LG suggests, you could watch a Blu-ray quality video with the same sort of detail as you'd get from a projector or vast TV.

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LG HomeChat talkative kitchen appliances go live

LG HomeChat talkative kitchen appliances go live

LG's HomeChat system of talkative appliances has hit stores, a range of high-tech kitchen kit with which users can have two-way conversations over messaging app LINE, including seeing exactly what's left in your fridge. Previewed at CES, HomeChat - which will be offered in South Korea only, at least initially - uses natural language processing to allow you to confide in your washing machine "much like chatting with a close friend."

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