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LG’s smartphones are no longer hurting the company

July 29, 2017

Chris Velazco / Aol. It’s a testament to how topsy-turvy the mobile world is that a company can make its seventh successive quarterly loss and still feel good. That’s because LG’s mobile division, which managed to burn almost 500 billion Korean won in the last three months of 2016, has managed to stem the flow […]

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MWC’s best phones head-to-head: It’s (mostly) about the display (updated)

July 29, 2017

While flagships may have been scarce at MWC this year, there were still more than a few notable smartphone announcements early in the week. We’ve put the biggest ones so far in a handy table so you can compare specs, features and more to decide which one might be your next daily driver. Who knows, […]

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Apple’s ‘we’re sorry we took away your ports’ dongle sale ends today

July 29, 2017

When Apple rolled out its controversial new MacBook Pro last fall, potential buyers were a bit miffed at the need to buy a host of expensive dongles to make the computer work with their old devices. Apple quickly responded by cutting prices on a host of USB-C cables and accessories, as well as the new […]

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Google might bring curved screens to its next Pixel phone

July 29, 2017

AOL Google, which has taken a hands-off approach to Android hardware until recently, may be getting more involved in smartphone production. It’s reportedly investing up to $875 million in LG Display to develop a stable supply of flexible OLED screens for its Pixel phones, according to reports from Korea’s Yonhap News and Electronic Times (ET). […]

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Netflix HDR arrives on Android, but only for the LG G6

July 29, 2017

AOL Netflix isn’t content to simply stream movies in high dynamic range to your compatible TV — it’s taking the experience mobile, too. As 9to5Google notes, any device with an HDR-capable screen will support the new feature, but the only phone with an HDR display that Dolby has approved — for its Dolby Vision tech […]

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LG’s latest OLED display is flexible, transparent and gargantuan

July 29, 2017

LG Here at Engadget, we’ve covered our fair share of flexible and transparent displays. Small ones, slightly larger ones. But never one that measured 77 inches corner to corner. That particular milestone has now been broken by LG, with a new OLED panel that boasts an Ultra HD resolution of 3840×2160. It should be plenty […]

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LG will reveal the V30 on August 31st

July 29, 2017

LG LG just dropped a big hint as to what’s next for its smartphone roster. The company has sent out a “save the date” teaser that hints at a V30 launch in Berlin on August 31st, right before the start of the IFA technology trade show. The image doesn’t give too much away, but there […]

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The wearables battlefield is strewn with casualties

July 29, 2017

Moment Editorial/Getty Images In business, the phrase “we are reviewing strategic options” is a useful sign that shutters are being drawn. Wareable reports that those words were uttered by TomTom CEO Harold Goddijn when discussing his company’s wearables division. Sales of its running watches have fallen by 20 percent in a year, and Goddijn wants […]

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LG is working on a VR headset with Valve

July 29, 2017

Getty Images LG is teaming up with video game developer Valve to create a head-mounted virtual reality device that uses SteamVR tracking technology. This places LG in direct competition with HTC, which teamed up with Valve to create the HTC Vive. This is not the first time LG has dipped its toes into the VR […]

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Watch LG’s G6 wallpaper get assembled by hand

July 29, 2017

LG During my visit to LG’s headquarters in South Korea a few weeks ago, one surprising thing I learned was that the G6’s hero wallpaper — the one with a subtle “6” in it — was not a digital render, but was in fact a combination of paper, acrylic, paint and two months of patience. […]

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