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Here’s when LG plans to update its phones in India

LG has been putting out some amazing smartphones lately. The LG Velvet represented a change in direction from their usual release plans, as the Velvet is essentially a mid-range phone at a comparatively cheaper price. The LG Wing, on the other hand, packs a lot of weirdness (in a good way) for a phone that...

The LG Velvet’s new UI is coming to 6 other LG smartphones

The LG Velvet is one of the company's most exciting devices in a while, and that largely revolves around the brand new design. While the hardware shows the most drastic change, LG has also refreshed its software for the Velvet. The company has now announced that 6 older smartphones will be getting the updated UI...

[Update 2: AT&T LG V35 ThinQ as well] LG G8X ThinQ receives stable Android 10 update on Sprint

The original LG G8 ThinQ received its Android 10 update back in December 2019 while the "Dual Screen" compatible LG G8X ThinQ is scheduled to get its Android 10 update in Q2 2020. Now, owners of the Sprint LG G8X ThinQ will be glad to know that the device is receiving its dose of Android 10...

LG G7 ThinQ Android 10 kernel source code is now available

LG's G series is expected to be retired soon in favor of the upcoming 'Velvet' lineup, but the company has no plan to abandon the legacy models in terms of software support. 2018's LG G7 ThinQ, for example, is scheduled to receive the Android 10 update in Q3 2020. While we don't know the exact...

[Update: Canada too] The LG G7 is finally getting Android Pie in the US & Europe

Unless things take a turn for the better, slow updates from LG should be expected from here on out. We recently reported on the Android Pie update that finally hit the U.S. market for LG V40 users. Most OEMs go with the strategy of updating their newest smartphones first so that update gave people hope...

Chrome OS Instant Tethering now supports 15 more Chromebooks and 30 more Android smartphones

Chromebooks are known for being lightweight and easy to use. This makes Chrome OS devices perfect for on-the-go computing. While we already carry smartphones that can connect to the internet at all times, most people don't want a separate data plan for their laptop. Chrome OS has made this easy with a feature called Instant...

[Update: KDZ Download] LG G7 ThinQ’s stable Android Pie update is rolling out in Korea

Last month, LG shared their roadmap for Android Pie updates. The LG G7 ThinQ was listed to receive stable Android Pie in Q1 2019. Lo and behold LG is holding up their end of the bargain as the update has started rolling out in Korea. The LG G7 started receiving beta updates in Korea last November,...

Kernel source for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro, Nokia 6.1 Plus/5.1 Plus/7.1, and LG G7’s Android Pie release are live

Kernels are developed under the General Public License (GPL), which essentially states that the development, changes and modifications are to be shared back with the community for the continuous advancement of the open source community. Thus, if you make changes to the Linux kernel and release it, you are bound to release the code for...

Enable all lockscreen weather effects on the LG G7 and LG V30 [Root]

LG phones have a unique feature that displays weather effects on the lock screen of their smartphone. Most OEMs will just use a small icon next to the time or date, but LG takes things a step further and actually adds full visual effects to whatever lock screen image you have chosen. Over the years...

LG’s Android Pie update roadmap includes the G7 for Q1 2019

Even the fiercest LG brand loyalists can't deny that software updates are not the company's forte. We've watched as the company has struggled to deliver major Android software updates (outside of Korea) for many of their devices in a timely manner. LG's UX software is heavily customized Android, which doesn't help in rolling out updates quickly...

Google Camera with Night Sight ported to the LG G6, V20, V30, and V35

At the tail end of last month, we announced a dedicated forum for all of the Google Camera ports we had been seeing from the generous developer community. The forum has only been open for a couple of weeks so it looks a bit bare right now, but activity is picking up and some LG...

LG G7 ThinQ finally gets an Android Pie beta, but only in Korea

Android Pie was officially released in August and it seems as if more devices are being updated to the latest version of Android than ever before. Google has been working closely with OEMs to get the new update on their latest devices. While the LG G7 ThinQ isn't the company's latest flagship smartphone (although the...