Front-facing speakers top your LG G5 wish list

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0             It’s February already, and that means that Mobile World Congress and its slew of new phones is only a few weeks away. With the anticipated arrival of the LG G5 on the horizon, there is no better time to start thinking about the features you’re hoping to see. Phil asked what you want ... Read More »

First look LG G5 peeks through these case makers’ renders

Share1Share1Share0Share0Share0Share0 While some might have expected LG to steer clear from a major announcement at MWC 2016 in light of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S7 reveal, the manufacturer seems confident enough to go for it. Now confirmed for an unveilingon the 21st of February, thanks to leaks, the LG G5 is starting to feel like less and less of a mystery—and ... Read More »

T-Mobile LG G4 owners, your Android Marshmallow update awaits in LG Bridge

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Normally, we probably wouldn’t bother reporting on 6.0 upgrades for all carrier-specific US versions of all semi-popular 2015 Android devices. But there are still so few of them brought up to date, even after four months of Marshmallow “optimization”, that the T-Mobile LG G4’s software makeover feels like huge news. It’s been a long month and a half since ... Read More »

MWC 2016: what to expect

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Mobile World Congress 2016 is just around the corner and we can’t get any more excited! Just like any other year, MWC will be the single most grandiose and important mobile tech show… at least for the first half of 2016. Traditionally held in Barcelona, Spain, this year’s MWC kicks off on Monday, February 22 and end on Thursday, ... Read More »

The LG V10 survived its first dumb drop

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 The LG V10 has been criticized for being a bit on the chunky side, but that casing comes with the advertised benefit of MIL-STD-810G drop and shock resistance. I’ve been critical of the smartphone industry of late for building pretty phones, but phones that don’t seem well designed to survive daily lifestyle abuse without assistance. I usually use my ... Read More »

Hybrid Polymer breakthrough could lead to self-repairing materials

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Today’s high-end smartphone customers may whine at the very thought of plastic cases, but in the future plastics may be very much back in fashion, albeit with far more interesting properties than what we are familiar with today. A completely new class of material called a hybrid polymer has been developed by researchers at Northwestern University, which could open ... Read More »

Android 6.0 Marshmallow update reaches more LG G4 owners

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Many a disgruntled LG G4 owner has waited patiently for the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to appear, to no avail in many cases. The roll-out has been a rather stuttered affair thus far, and despite the impending nature of the G5, many owners of LG’s current flagship have been left sitting on their hands. After starting out inPoland, trickling ... Read More »

LG just fixed a bug that left 10 million G3 smartphones vulnerable

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Last Thursday, Cynet revealed that their researchers, in collaboration with BugSec, had discovered a pretty serious vulnerability affecting LG G3 smartphones. They let LG know about the issue prior to publicizing it, and the company reacted quickly. A patch is now available that closes the data-theft hole, and LG is encouraging all G3 owners to update their devices as ... Read More »

LG’s new K10 and K4 land in Europe this week

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 LG has announced its two latest entry-level smartphones, the LG K10 and K4, will begin arriving in key international markets this week, beginning in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The devices will continue rolling out in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America in the coming weeks. LG’s K series devices aim to deliver a premium ... Read More »