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Google Chrome tests moving tabs to secondary displays on Android

In an effort to make multitasking easier on smartphones with a secondary display, the Google Chrome team is working on a new feature that will allow users to open different tabs in each display. While Google Chrome does include support for phones with a secondary display, it currently only allows users to expand a single...

The LG Velvet supports Google’s Live Caption for automatic media captions

The LG Velvet is one of the few Android smartphones to support Google’s Live Caption, an accessibility feature for the hearing impaired. With the number of people who have "disabling hearing loss" predicted to reach more than 900 million by 2050, it’s crucial that technology companies take steps to make their devices more accessible. Google is an excellent...

MediaTek announces the Dimensity 1000C debuting in the T-Mobile LG Velvet 5G

MediaTek on Thursday announced the Dimensity 1000C, the company's newest 5G-enabled SoC for mobile devices. It's the chip that will power the new T-Mobile LG Velvet announced by the carrier today. The new chip from MediaTek brings upper mid-tier performance at an affordable price, and its use in the LG Velvet marks the first time...

LG Velvet comes to Verizon in Aurora Red for $699

Verizon subscribers are being treated to a nice surprise today: the LG Velvet 5G UW is coming to the carrier on Friday, August 21, and Verizon will be the only U.S. carrier to have the mesmerizing Aurora Red color. The device will retail for $699, which breaks down to $29.17 a month for 24 months. For...

Nreal’s new augmented reality smart glasses will be bundled with a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 or LG Velvet on Korea’s LG U+

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and LG Velvet are the latest and greatest Android smartphones from the two Korean tech giants, and both Samsung and LG are competing to offer the most value to consumers in their home country. When you purchase either device on South Korea’s LG U+ carrier, you’ll get a discount on...

The European LG Velvet can now be bootloader unlocked

Do you fancy flashing a GSI, custom ROM, or custom kernel on your LG Velvet? Well, you'll have to either wait for development to pick up on our forums or start porting AOSP yourself, but now that the Velvet can be bootloader unlocked, you can get started with the latter. LG this week updated its supported...

LG Velvet goes on sale in the U.S. this week for $599

The LG Velvet was announced back in May and it's one of the few LG devices that has seen pretty good buzz from the press around it. The company massively changed up the design and put more care into the smaller details, which is something that has been missing in the past. As mentioned last...

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...

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G and LG Velvet are both headed to Verizon

Back in April, Samsung announced the availability of the Galaxy A51 5G for the U.S. market. The original Galaxy A51 was a vast improvement over the original Galaxy A50 and A50s with upgrades such as a more modern Infinity-O display, quad cameras, a different design language, and more. The Galaxy A51 5G took it even...

LG Velvet goes on sale in Italy for €649 with pre-order benefits of up to €400

The LG Velvet was announced last month with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC and stylus support. This phone is significant because it marks a shift for LG, turning around the focus from the spec sheet to the design and greater general availability of the phone. The idea with the LG Velvet is to bring a...

The LG Velvet is coming to Europe, North America, and other regions soon

After LG teased the device for several weeks, the LG Velvet was finally announced last month. The device grabbed a lot of attention initially for marking a pretty drastic design shift for LG. It also signified the company's possible shift away on flagship phones as it features the upper mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC. Today,...

A 4G LG Velvet is launching in some regions with the 2-year old Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

The LG Velvet was recently announced after a heated period of rumors and leaks, as well as teasers from LG themselves. While we were expecting LG to release the LG G9, that did not happen. Instead, LG's only 2020 flagship is the LG V60, while the LG Velvet is taking the LG G series's place...