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LG reveals 2021 soundbar line with sustainable designs

LG reveals 2021 soundbar line with sustainable designs

LG has announced the global rollout of its 2021 lineup of soundbars. Some of the models in the line promise a premium audio experience along with versatility and community control while sporting eco-conscious designs and packaging. The entire line is also designed to complement LG's 2021 line of televisions.

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LG talks Android 12 updates and support after axing mobile business

LG talks Android 12 updates and support after axing mobile business

LG may be shutting down its phone business, but that doesn't mean you're out of luck if you've been waiting for an Android 12 update - assuming Google's release schedule matches up with LG's closing plans. Announced late on Sunday, the South Korean firm bowed to years of pressure - and an almost equal period of speculation - and confirmed that it would be pulling out of the smartphone business in order to focus on other, more profitable fields.

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LG phones business is officially closing down

LG phones business is officially closing down

It has finally happened. After months of refuting the rumors, LG, as also rumored, has announced what many have already expected to be inevitable. On Monday morning in South Korea, the company has made what may be the painful announcement that it's closing its mobile phone business. While it promises to continue some measure of support for its existing products, it will eventually be shifting its focus to more profitable growth areas like EV components, smart home appliances, and B2B solutions.

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LG mobile shutdown in sight as insiders tip imminent announcement

LG mobile shutdown in sight as insiders tip imminent announcement

The fate of LG's struggling smartphone business has apparently been sealed, with the South Korean company reportedly giving up on attempts to sell off the division and instead preparing to announce it's being shut down completely. Times have been tough for LG, with its attempts to innovate in mobile getting consistently overshadowed by Samsung, Apple, and others.

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LG rumored to announce the fate of its mobile business next week

LG rumored to announce the fate of its mobile business next week

Last year was a bad time for nearly everyone and every market, even the usually strong smartphone industry. While all companies were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic one way or another, those that were already experiencing financial difficulties were hit even harder. In the mobile industry, the likes of HTC, Sony, and LG have long been regarded to be struggling hard to keep their ships afloat. If this latest rumor is true, however, it might soon be curtains for LG's mobile communications or MC division.

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The 2021 LG OLED TVs are arriving: The prices and differences to know

The 2021 LG OLED TVs are arriving: The prices and differences to know

LG's 2021 OLED TVs are finally hitting shelves, including the evo G1 "Gallery" series announced at CES 2021 which promises to look more like a framed picture on your wall. Altogether there are a dozen models in LG's 2021 OLED line-up, spanning 48-inches through to 83-inches, and with pricing kicking off at $1,299 as they go on sale this month and in early April.

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LG mobile business now rumored to fold rather than sell

LG mobile business now rumored to fold rather than sell

Sony, HTC, and LG have all long been expected to close up their smartphone shops sooner or later. For a while, it even seemed that HTC would be the first to go but it miraculously survives to this day. In recent months, however, it is LG that has been the subject of many rumors about its mobile business finally throwing in the towel and the latest word is that LG may decide to just completely close that business down rather than sell it but mostly because it hasn't found a suitable buyer anyway.

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LG Android 11 update – which phones will get it and when

LG Android 11 update – which phones will get it and when

There was a time when LG would boast to be one of if not the first in line to put out a new phone with the latest Android version or at least update its existing products as soon as possible. The company seems to be having a little of bit trouble catching up these days, as many of its latest phones remain on a version of Android released two years ago. That's not to say that LG has been sitting on these updates and has finally revealed its timetable for a handful of phones getting Android 11 this year.

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LG Rainbow flagship now rumored to be on hold indefinitely

LG Rainbow flagship now rumored to be on hold indefinitely

It seems that LG just can't catch a break. Despite finally showing some positive numbers for its mobile business after years of being in the red, the company has been reportedly rumored to be winding down its smartphone projects. First was the supposed communication about LG closing up its mobile business later this year, followed by rumors of the LG Rollable cancellation. Now even the company's "normal" flagship has been rumored to have been put on hold, possibly for good.

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LG V60 ThinQ 5G in the US gets Android 11 finally

LG V60 ThinQ 5G in the US gets Android 11 finally

Before LG set about re-imagining and rebranding its smartphones, the mouthful that is the LG V60 ThinQ 5G, with a "UW" appended in some cases, landed in the US before all hell broke loose around the world. To some extent, it is the last of its kind, closing a chapter in LG's history. It sadly wasn't that celebrated, thanks to numerous reasons, but now owners of the last "V" phone have another reason to celebrate as it is the first LG phone in the US to get the much-awaited Android 11 update.

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LG webOS TV platform is now available for other TV manufacturers

LG webOS TV platform is now available for other TV manufacturers

Despite the popularity of smart TVs, there is currently no clear winner among the handful of smart TV platforms available. Google's Android TV may have the numbers but it doesn't have a wide lead against Samsung's Tizen-based platform, LG's webOS TV, Amazon's Fire TV, and the handful of other custom platforms on the likes of Roku, for example. LG, however, seems to have bigger ambitions and wants to corner that market by licensing its webOS TV platform to other smart TV makers.

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LG Rollable phone fate not yet decided, company says

LG Rollable phone fate not yet decided, company says

LG seems to be the unfortunate victim of rumors that claim its impending demise, including some reportedly from company execs. The company, of course, denied those rumors and, to be fair, their official word carries more weight than hearsay. The latest subject of those rumors is the LG Rollable phone that the company teased just last month. It turns out, LG hasn't actually made any final decision about it yet, meaning its fate still remains in limbo for now.

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