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Apple’s OLED screens for iPhones to come from Samsung, LG

Apple’s OLED screens for iPhones to come from Samsung, LG

The mobile world is sometimes a funny one. The coined word "frenemies" seems to be perfect to describe some of the relationships here. Sometimes vicious rivals in public can actually be partners and suppliers in private. Take for example this latest rumor about Apple's 2018 iPhones, which in turn are rumored to finally switch to OLED displays. Those panels are now said to be provided by two Korean manufacturers, namely LG and Samsung, the latter of whom is Apple's sword rival in the smartphone biz.

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LG’s cylindrical SmartThinQ Hub has its own LCD display

LG’s cylindrical SmartThinQ Hub has its own LCD display

Amazon might have started the "tube trend" with its Echo smart assistant, followed by Google's OnHub router. One thing neither of those have, however, is a visual display. That is what LG is trying to propose with its new SmartThinQ Hub, an IoT nexus with a similarly cylindrical form and loud speakers to deliver music and audible notifications. It sets itself apart, however, with its display that delivers readable messages and statuses for those who prefer more discreet forms of communication from the smart home commander.

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LG G3 Android 6.0 updates rolling out now in Poland [UPDATE]

LG G3 Android 6.0 updates rolling out now in Poland [UPDATE]

Owners of the LG G3 smartphone that have been waiting for the next OS update should be excited to hear this. An update for the G3 is now rolling out that will update the device to Android 6.0. Reports that this update would roll out surfaced last month and the rollout was tipped to start mid-December.

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LG HBS-910 and HBS-900 Bluetooth neckband headsets to debut at CES 2016

LG HBS-910 and HBS-900 Bluetooth neckband headsets to debut at CES 2016

CES 2016 kicks off in a few weeks and there will be hoards of new devices and gadgets unveiled at the show. LG is showing off one of the devices that it will unveil at CES 2016 with a neckband headset that will be offered in two versions. The headsets are the HBS-910 and the HBS-900. The headsets are designed to be light and comfortably worn around the neck.

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LG says it sold 450,000 LG V10 in the US in 45 days

LG says it sold 450,000 LG V10 in the US in 45 days

Although it has almost been leaked to death, the LG V10 still came as a pleasant surprise, especially considering how the rumors about the "second display" were basically spot on. Although LG already had an LG G4 flagship, the V10 practically trumps it in many ways, including, apparently, reception in the US market. The Korean manufacturer was only too happy to reveal that in the 45 days since it launched, it managed to sell more than 450,000 units in the US alone. That's devices sold and not merely shipped, hinting at many changes in the market. At least based on LG's analysis.

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LG G5 specs leak again, full metal body, dual rear cameras

LG G5 specs leak again, full metal body, dual rear cameras

It's never too early to have some juicy gossip about upcoming flagships, especially when said flagship will be coming early as well. That is allegedly the case for the LG G5, which is rumored to debut and launch a lot earlier than LG's usual convention. So here we've got another set of leaked specs for LG's early 2016 flagship, which confirms the previous set we've seen earlier this month but also adds some interesting, and some disappointing, bits as well.

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New premium LG SIGNATURE line to be unveiled at CES 2016

New premium LG SIGNATURE line to be unveiled at CES 2016

Korean manufacturer LG puts dozens of consumer electronics products every year to the point that it might be hard to decide which one to buy or even save up for. This coming CES 2016, LG will be trying to make that decision a bit easier, though probably also more expensive. It will be revealing a new lineup of premium home entertainment and appliance products that will bear its new LG SIGNATURE brand. And from the tone and looks of things, it will be a set that will flaunt some luxury design elements and perhaps price tags to match their class.

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LG G Pad II 8.3 LTE tablet launches with Full HD display

LG G Pad II 8.3 LTE tablet launches with Full HD display

LG has launched a new tablet called the G Pad II 8.3 LTE that takes its place in the tablet line already offered between the 8-inch and 10.1-inch offerings. The new tablet has LTE connectivity and supports WiFi for internet access. The tablet is optimized for multimedia performance.

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LG will show off new webOS 3.0 for smart TVs at CES 2016

LG will show off new webOS 3.0 for smart TVs at CES 2016

webOS started out life as an open source descendant of the now defunct Palm OS, initially geared to become a mobile platform to stand tall and proud beside the likes of Android and iOS. After changing hands from Palm to HP and finally to LG, the platform has been retrofitted to simply become a smart TV OS. The latest iteration of that platform, webOS 3.0, will be the bridge between users and LG's 2016 lineup of smart TVs and LG will be singing its praises come CES 2016, which takes place at Las Vegas in just a few weeks.

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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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