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LG Appoints Jo Seong-jin as the Company’s New CEO

It's no secret that LG has been struggling to make a profit with some of its divisions within the company. LG's mobile division lost $389 million last quarter, and which was even worse than Q2 when they lost $132 million. Most of the profits LG has been able to bring in over the last couple of...

Samsung and LG Both Announce Their Q3 2016 Financial Reports

Yesterday we saw HTC publishing their financial report for the third quarter of the year, and today we see that both LG and Samsung have done the same. All three companies were not able to put their best foot forward this year for different reasons, but some were able to come out better than others. LG...

LG V20 Users Report Rear Camera Protective Glass is Brittle

Over the years, LG has not built up the best reputation when it comes to manufacturer defects of their products. When the LG G3 was released, many people were having the plastic frame around their phone cracking in multiple locations. This likely happened from prying the plastic cover off the back to swap out a...

Google’s Pixel Exclusitivity Shows Why Carrier Exclusives Suck for Consumers

Writer's Note- Yes, the Pixel is available through the Google Store unlocked. However, this article is primarily targeted for those who already utilize their carrier for the Note7 and plan replace it through the carrier either through a payment plan, lease, or otherwise. In an ideal world everyone would purchase unlocked phones; however, we don't live in...

Opinion: The LG V20 Offers One of the Best Year-on-Year Improvements of 2016

On September 6, LG unveiled their latest flagship device, the V20. A few months back we wrote about the V20, discussing how important this device is for LG. Given LG’s declining sales and increasingly lackluster offerings, many were hoping LG would provide a solid flagship option with this device. Now that the V20 has been officially...

LG V20 Details Leak on Reddit, Includes Pricing and Preorder Information for T-mobile

LG’s has been in a rough spot as of late. We outlined how their next flagship, the LG V20, can really help the company come up from the decline in sales they are facing. Yesterday, a redditor by the username Jordanpeterson234512 posted on the T-mobile subreddit regarding some inside information he had about the release of...

Weekly Debrief

It's Friday at last! There's no need to scroll through the articles you've missed to catch up on the news. Every week we compile all the best stories from XDA and put them into one YouTube video. If you'd rather skip the video, you can jump straight to the articles here. LG Officially Announces the V20; Coming...

LG Officially Announces the V20; Coming in September with Android 7.0 Nougat

We've talked about how important the successor to the LG V10 is to LG. The LG V20, as it stood, had reports coming in that the device would be preponed in its release. With the new iPhone coming in this year that will not be an incremental "S" upgrade over the previous generation, it makes...

The LG V20 is an Important Device for LG, and They Don’t Have Room to Fall Short Again

Last month, we did a report on the walking of LG's product design and how it’s been hurting them in sales. The main takeaway from this analysis is that LG is struggling to hit their stride in product design, and have yet to stick to one design for more than one or two device generations. In the midst...

LG Innotek Unveils Button-less Fingerprint Sensor Module

Fingerprint sensors are not exactly a new feature to grace our phones. They have been around for a quite some time, with one of the first commercial Android smartphone to bear it being the Motorola Atrix 4G, way back in 2011, even predating the launch of the first Samsung Galaxy Note. But one thing unanimous with fingerprint...

The G5’s Build Quality Issues and Misleading Marketing Take Away From the Merit of its Virtues

The G5 has finally arrived to the hands of reviewers and consumers after much anticipation. LG’s odyssey into the world of modularity took us all by surprise, and the original reaction towards the approach was as loud and divisive as you might expect. While many justifiably sang praise to LG for trying something so radically different...

Deceitful Black Borders Around Screens Need to Go

Let me set the scene for you. You’ve just gotten home after purchasing a new phone. The static electricity makes the plastic bag cling, with an almost supernatural will, to the box. You run your fingers over the embossed letters as you open it. The plastic is carefully peeled back as you reveal the phone...