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LG is an electronics company from South Korea. The company’s first Android smartphone was released in 2009. They have released many Android phones, but also tablets and Chrome OS devices. LG also worked with Google on the Nexus program. Visit the LG forums.

LG’s last flagship phone is now in the hands of YouTubers

Following the shutdown of LG's smartphone division, we learned that the company had been gearing up to release two more devices, one of which is a successor to the LG Velvet. They're both only available for LG employees to buy, but the LG Velvet 2 Pro (which only had 3000 units) is now already in...

Best external monitors for the HP Spectre x360: HP, Samsung, LG, and more

The HP Spectre x360 series comes with a premium design language and is available in a range of configurations spread across 13-inch, 14-inch, and 15-inch options. All three size options allow you to flip the display around, giving users the flexibility of using the laptop in different modes depending on the use case. But what...

Best monitors to buy in 2021: LG UltraGear, Samsung Odyssey and more

Looking for the best monitor can be tricky, especially with the many options available on the market. Before you start scrolling through the endless options online, it's best to do some research. First of all, ensure that you know the purpose of your monitor. For instance, are you going to use it for a lot...

XDA Basics: How to Boot into Recovery mode using button combos, ADB, and root apps

Every smartphone, regardless of what OS it's running on (yes, even an iPhone), has a built-in recovery mode. On Android, the recovery on your smartphone can be used to perform tasks like clearing cache, factory resetting the phone, or even installing update packages directly from the phone’s storage or sideloading from a computer via ADB....

Best external monitors for the 24-inch Apple iMac with M1: ASUS, LG, Samsung, and more!

Apple announced a refresh to its iMac range with a new model at its Spring Loaded event last month. The latest version comes in a variety of colors and is redesigned to have a very sleek-looking profile. It's also powered by Apple’s in-house chipset, the M1 Silicon. If you're planning to get your hands on...

LG Pay shuts down this year, leaving LG phones without magstripe payment support

LG announced in April that it was leaving the smartphone business, following years of poor hardware sales. The company promised that it would continue to support its existing phones with Android updates and security fixes, but at least one feature on some of its smartphones won't be around much longer: LG Pay. The shutdown might...

Android 11 Custom ROM List – Unofficially Update Your Android Phone!

As you may be well aware by now, the stable version of Android 11 has now been released to the masses. Google's Pixel series of phones and a handful of Xiaomi devices have joined the update train so far, while official beta builds are available for the OnePlus 8 lineup, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series,...

LG’s unreleased flagship and rollable phones are allegedly being sold to employees

LG had been working on two interesting devices before it shut down its smartphone business earlier this year. According to various reports, the company was developing a full-fledged flagship codenamed Rainbow, along with a phone with a rollable display. While you won't be able to get your hands on either of these phones now, a...

Here are the best external monitors for the Surface Laptop 4: Dell, LG, Samsung and more

The new Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 was announced in April with a design similar to its predecessor. Available in either a 13.5-inch or a 15-inch form factor, the laptops have been bumped up to the latest 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake mobile processors and options for new AMD Surface Edition chipsets that can be configured on...

LG’s latest financial report shows why they had to stop making smartphones

LG recently left the smartphone market, and while many in the tech community were saddened to see one of the most iconic Android OEMs go away at its worst moment, it was also a long time coming, as LG smartphones have been consistently generating losses for LG even though they've tried everything to turn the...

Official LineageOS 18.1 builds arrive for Xiaomi Mi A2, LG G3, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S5

The team at LineageOS dropped LinageOS 18.1 late last month, with the first official builds going live for nearly 60 devices at the time of launch. A week later, a bunch of new devices were added to the roster including the OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T Pro, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and Moto X (2014)....

Does Sony need to follow trends for its smartphones to stay relevant?

The phone industry has changed dramatically since the early 2010s. Brands that were non-existent back then now take up all of our attention, while those that were prevalent are barely mentioned these days. Once a leading mobile phone brand, LG had to shut down its smartphone business after years of inflating losses. Likewise, Sony is...