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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 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...

These are the best AT&T phones you can buy in April 2021: Samsung, Google, Apple, and more!

There's no getting around the fact carrier compatibility can make your choice of a phone harder if you're in the U.S. Often, you're forced to buy your phone directly through a carrier or jump through hoops to activate it on your carrier, which can introduce several complicated variants. If you import a phone from overseas,...

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...

Google will kill Play Movies and TV app on Roku and several smart TVs

Google is sunsetting the Google Play Movies and TV app on several platforms. The move comes after Google renamed the Google Play Movies and TV app on Android to Google TV last year. In an email sent out to users (via The Verge), Google has announced the Google Play Movies and TV app will no longer...

Here are all the LG phones that will receive Android 12 and Android 13 updates

After denying several rumors, LG finally announced its exit from the smartphone market earlier this month. This raised concern among many LG smartphone users regarding software support for their devices. To address these concerns, LG recently assured that it will continue to deliver three Android OS updates for all premium phones launched in 2019 and...

Despite quitting phones, LG reassures customers it’ll continue to deliver Android OS updates

After months of rumors, finally, the inevitable happened as LG officially declared itself out of the smartphone market for once and for all. While the smartphone community was busy mourning the loss of a key innovator, many existing LG phone owners were worried about what would happen to their smartphones. LG promised to provide service...

This is our first look at LG’s never-to-be-released Rollable and V70 phones

Before LG announced it was pulling out of the mobile market, the company was expected to launch the V70 and a rollable smartphone. While these devices will never officially reach consumer hands, new leaks have revealed they’re very much real products. https://twitter.com/FrontTron/status/1379289404624101376 Twitter user FrontTron shared images of what are allegedly the LG V70 and LG Rollable....

With LG gone, which smartphone are you looking at next?

The smartphone industry has just lost a key player. Last night, LG confirmed it's closing the doors on its mobile division. The Korean electronics company was one of the first brands to sell an Android smartphone, releasing the Android 1.5 Cupcake-running LG GW620 back in 2009. Since then, the company has released hundreds of phones...

7 smartphone trends that LG pioneered and others copied

After weeks of rumors, LG Electronics has officially announced it is shutting down its mobile phone business. While the writing has been on the wall for a while -- LG's mobile business has been a money-loser for the otherwise very profitable South Korean tech giant -- it still leaves many of us phone enthusiasts sad. For me,...