Post Thumbnail

Korea's two largest companies are Samsung and LG, and while Samsung has been making a big splash in the VR world, LG has remained conspicuously silent. That's because the company has been working with Google to build a headset for the LG G3 that'll do a similar job to the Gear VR. The charmingly-n...

1 month ago 0 Comments
February 9, 2015 at 12:24PM
Post Thumbnail

We spend a lot of time in front of our computers, which could be why we're so keen to track all the times we actually step away from our screens and get a little walking or running done. To that end, every manufacturer seems to be coming out with a fitness band to brandish on your wrist. But when ...

1 month ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

LG is still trailing Samsung and Apple in total smartphone sales (and profits from them), but the company just revealed its financial data for the last year and has plenty to be happy about. It sold 59.1 million smartphones last year, up nearly a quarter from what it moved in 2013. The report didn...

1 month ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We liked the LG G Flex 2 enough to both bring it onstage at CES this year and put it in the running for our Best of Show awards. The curved flagship phone didn't go all the way in the end, but hey, if you happen to be in Korea this month a mere 800,000 won (around $737 domestically) will put one i...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

CES is a tech show that isn't lacking in TVs. That's especially true for the major central hall, where you're never far from the glow of a giant sumptuous TV. It makes choosing the Best TV on show a difficult task, but we got there. LG's Art Slim 4K OLED took the prize, boasting the beauty of OLED...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A tragic gas leak at one of LG's domestic OLED TV panel plants this week might have some big ramifications for the TV market. South Korea's Ministry of Employment and Labor has ordered LG to shut down the factory while it investigates the accident, which killed two workers and injured four. A spok...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Sure, there are plenty of Ultra HD televisions floating around the Las Vegas Convention Center, but how will you find anything suitably super high-res to play on them? Netflix, Amazon and a few others have started 4K internet delivery, while DirecTV and Comcast also have limited approaches, but so...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Even though this year's CES is coming to a close today, the Engadget stage is still going strong. Yesterday, we sat down with LG and WakaWaka, which makes a solar-powered portable charger that drives a buy-one-give-one initiative -- similar to what Toms does with its shoes. LG Mobile's Lee talke...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

LG will probably be best remembered at this year's CES for showing off what appears to be a very nice curved-screen phone. But as ever, LG had a very big booth here in Vegas and as ever, it contained way more than just a few smartphones. Take a look around and you'll find walls full of 8K displays...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Audi briefly, ever so briefly, brandished a not-before-seen smartwatch at its CES event, showcasing some wearable-car connectivity that it's working on. And while that's pretty cool in itself, the watch used to show it off looked pretty darn classy, with stainless steel construction, a substantial...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

LG debuted its Music Flow series of wireless speakers last summer, offering a range of speakers targeted squarely at competitor Sonos' products. More recently, it moved away from aping Sonos with the H4 Portable, a battery-powered speaker that acts just like its larger siblings. At CES 2015, we to...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

For 48 years, journalists, technologists and futurists alike have flocked to the biggest tech show on Earth in the hopes of sighting the next great technological wonder. And now you too can explore the exotic objects on display at CES 2015. In an effort to direct the gaze of the armchair gadget g...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

According to the CEA's official schedule, CES 2015 actually starts today -- but the onslaught of unfiltered news actually started two days ago. Before the Las Vegas Convention Center even opened its doors, Samsung and LG both held press conferences; Intel and NVIDIA outed new processors; and Lenov...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We've seen at past CES how overzealous money grabs by electronics manufacturers can turn the public off to new technology (hello 3D), but it appears the industry might be learning. A long list of big names just announced they're joining the "UHD Alliance" to "set the bar" for next-generation video...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Netflix is launching a new initiative to recommend the best TV for its streaming service. Starting this spring, a "Netflix Recommended TV" logo will start appearing on TVs from Sony, Sharp, Vizio, LG and manufacturers of Roku TVs (so far TCL, Best Buy's in-house Insignia brand and a few other seco...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Picture the scene: You're doing your laundry, separating silken "intimates" from your jeans, but you don't have enough time to wash both before you go out. You fall to the floor and beat the ground with your fists, cursing your inability to plan ahead. But then you remember that you bought LG's Tw...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

LG is ready to show off its new 2015 HDTVs -- LCD and OLED -- and along with the new webOS 2.0 smart TV platform, it's promising some new upgrades to apps. Amazon, YouTube and Netflix are all ready with support for 4K (assuming the TV can do it), but new this year is GoPro's app -- exclusive to LG...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Quantum dot 4K LCD screens are nice, but it's LG's OLED TVs that we're most interested in, and the second generation is ready to ship this year. The best news? If last year's curved displays bothered you, these are all available in flat "Floating Art Slim" designs as well as curved. The top-of-the...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

8 am. Eight am. And we're liveblogging LG this early, kicking off CES 2015 with the first of many press events. High-end TVs, some new phones and probably (untampered with) washing machines are on our prediction list. Join us right here in 30 minutes for when it all kicks off. ...

2 months ago 0 Comments