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LG G5 Launches On March 31, Pricing Is Known!

We all know that LG is no longer an underdog on the mobile market. Devices from this Korean OEM are often very powerful, beautiful, innovative and well supported, hence there is a bigger chance today that you have a phone with an LG logo in your pocket. Same applies to the latest war horse released by...

Would/Do You use an Always-On Display Clock/Screensaver?

After a big adoption of ambient display, OEMs like Samsung and LG are taking passive information delivery one step further by adopting always-on display for clocks, notifications and even screensavers, reminiscent of the old nokia brick days (remember the face?). That being said, these can suck up over half a percent per hour. So we...

Galaxy S7 Liquid Cooling Has No Liquid?? Open Source Android Wear Alternative – XDA TV

It's Friday, March 4, 2016, and Jordan talks about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Some of the exciting news from this week include the LG G5 in Latin America will not have the Snapdragon 820. The Samsung S7 Edge teardown shows that there is no liquid in the liquid cooling. Those stories and more...

The G5’s Modularity has Lots of Potential, but it Needs to get Better Friends

The LG G5 and Galaxy S7 look to be the culmination of a pair of trends I’ve been closely examining for a while in both LG and Samsung phones, a dramatic shift in UX design that is what I think will make 2016 so interesting. Whereas Samsung decided to simply fine-tune the experience they delivered with...

What Do You Think of the LG G5’s Modularity? Thoughtful Addition, or Gimmick?

The LG G5 now allows you to detach the bottom chin of the otherwise-unibody design in order to remove the battery and also expand the phone's functionality through its "friends"... little hardware modules that can add camera controls, better sound through a special DAC, a bigger battery and more. The feature also allows LG to...

Hindered Return: Android 6.0’s “Adoptable Storage” Not Supported by LG G5, Galaxy S7

We're excited for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the LG G5. Both the phones arguably stand neck to neck with each other, and there's no doubt that they are one of the best phones you could purchase in the near future. If you are due for an upgrade in the next few months and happen...

LG G5 Has an App Drawer After All! MWC 2016

Yesterday XDA TV Host TK got hands on with the LG G5 at MWC 2016. However, many people had some more questions about the device and we dissatisfied with the lack of an app drawer. However, TK has found an app drawer. In this video he talks about more of the specs of the device...

LG G5 Hands On at MWC 2016

MWC 2016 is upon us and XDA TV Host TK is at the event covering all the exciting announcements. LG has held their event and announced the LG G5. While there may have been no surprise the device is still the next flagship from LG. TK took a moment to get hands on with the...

LG Unveils the LG G5 and its Friends — What You Need to Know

Taking centre stage before the start of the Mobile World Congress 2016, LG has pulled out its gun for the first half of 2016, with the LG G5 and all of its friends as well. Starting off with the LG G5: it's all that one usually expects from a smartphone, and goes a step or three...