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OCUK spurs production of LG ultra-wide 1440p monitor

If you are in the market for an ultra-wide 21:9 monitor then Overclockers UK has you covered as the retailer will be exclusively selling the LG 34UC97-P 34 Inch 3440×1440 curved LED monitor for the next few months. Originally, LG didn’t plan to bring this monitor to the UK but OCUK …

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Google and LG to share patents for the next decade

Google and LG have entered in to a new cross-licensing deal, allowing the two companies to freely use each other’s patents, including old and new ones, for the next ten years. There’s no official word on why the two entered this new partnership but there are some possibilities. For a …

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LG to launch IPS monitor with ‘true 4K’ resolution

LG is set to launch a new IPS monitor sporting ‘true 4K’ resolution (4096×2160), the new panel is aimed at professionals and is marketed as a ‘Digital Cinema 4K monitor’. Most 4K monitors on the market have a 3840×2160 resolution but the Ultra HD resolution is an easy to work …

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Samsung, LG in washing machine scandal

I know that in general we cover light hearted news here at KitGuru, but today we have to take a swing at real, hard hitting journalism, as it turns out that Samsung, is accusing LG of sending its employees to showrooms in Germany, in order to damage Samsung’s high end washing …

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LG to unveil 21:9 curved ultra-wide monitor next month

LG Electronics on Monday said that it would unveil the world’s first curved ultra-wide computer display with 21:9 aspect ratio next month at IFA 2014 trade-show in Berlin, Germany. The display is designed for both professionals as well as home entertainment enthusiasts. LG’s Curved UltraWide Monitor (model 34UC97) features 34” …

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LG readies Windows Phone 8.1-based smartphone

Although Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics announced intention to bring Windows Phone-based smartphones to the market earlier this year, LG has not yet introduced any actual products. According to unofficial information, the South Korean maker of smartphones is working on a mid-range Windows Phone-based handset, which is projected to emerge …

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Luxa2 TX-200 wireless dual phone charger review

While the whole world seems fixed on the idea of saving energy, we have more electrical devices than ever before. Anyone who’s plugged a 4-way adapter into the end of an extension that was already plugged into a double adapter, knows exactly what we’re talking about. We all need the …

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LG won’t be making the Nexus 6

It doesn’t look like LG will be making a new Nexus handset for Google this year as the company’s Communications Director, Ken Hong, has revealed that Google has not got in touch with them in regards to a new Nexus deal. According to Hong, he would be the person Google would …

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LG G3 expected to be revealed May 27th

It’s that time of year where all of the top Android handset competitors are releasing new flagship devices, We just recently had the HTC One M8, the Galaxy S5 and now LG is jumping in to the arena with the G3, which is expected to be announced on the 27th …

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Global shipments of 4K TVs totaled 1.6 million in 2013

DisplaySearch, a leading display market tracker, said this week that shipments of ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions in 2013 totaled 1.6 million units. Moreover, in the last quarter of the year various manufacturers supplied one million units, which means that the demand for such displays with 3840*2160 resolution is on the rise. …

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Google smartwatch details leak

Rumours have been pointing to Google creating its own Smartwatch for some time now, supposedly in conjunction with current Nexus maker LG, but like most devices coming out today, details have leaked before the announcement. This recent leak has come from none other than EvLeaks, a common name when it …

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Samsung shipped 320 million smartphones in 2013

Samsung has officially set a new record as it has been revealed that the manufacturer managed to ship 320 million smartphones throughout last year, the largest ever achieved by a single vendor. Collectively, phone makers managed to sell 990 million smartphones world wide which is a 41 per cent increase …

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S. Korea mulls 5G wireless Internet with 1000x 4G/LTE speed by 2020

The South Korean government plans to invest approximately 1.6 trillion of won ($1.49 billion, €1.088 billion, £895.89 million) into joint development and commercialization of the 5G wireless telecommunication technology with commercial companies. The 5G promises to be around a thousand times faster than existing standards. The science ministry of South …

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BBM to come pre-loaded on Android smartphones

As soon as the Blackberry Messenger app went cross platform it became a hit, garnering over ten million downloads in its first 24 hours on both the Play Store and the IOS App Store. Thanks to the massive surge in popularity, you may find BBM coming pre-installed on several Android …

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LG’s upcoming webOS-powered HDTV pictured

Last year LG Electronics acquired assets related to the webOS operating system from Hewlett-Packard. Rumours about possible TV-sets based on the operating system started almost immediately after LG finalized the deal, but the company did not confirm the information. Nonetheless, a leaked photo of a TV, published on Thursday, clearly points …

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LG announces Vu 3 smartphone

The new Vu 3 smartphone was announced today by Seoul based smartphone developer LG from their South Korean headquarters. The new mobile device comes equipped with a 5.2 inch 4:3 aspect ratio display, continuing the theme of the Vu series phones. Like the preceding models in the series, the Vu …

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LG combining OLED and 4K TVs for mainstream in 2014

Every TV manufacturer and his dog are pushing 4K resolution right now, hoping to make it mainstream as soon as possible. Likewise, they’re also gunning for people to upgrade their LCDs and Plasmas, to OLED set ups, but few are pushing both at the same time – that’s where LG …

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LG trolls potential employees with fake meteor strike

Anyone thinking 4K TV isn’t true to life, should have a chat with the four unfortunate stars of LG’s latest marketing campaign, who were brought in under the assumption that they were applying for the job but instead found themselves as part of a prank to advertise the latest display …

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LG Announces G2 Smartphone

LG has officially announced its new flagship smartphone, the G2. The flagship device will run Android 4.2.2 at launch. The South Korean company’s flagship device will feature a 5.2″ 1080P screen that provides over 400 pixels-per-inch (PPI) and an IPS panel. Hardware powering the device includes Qualcomm’s 2.26GHz, quad-core Snapdragon …

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LG fails to meet targets after awful TV sales

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LG Electronics, one of the biggest TV manufacturers in the world, has missed its financial targets by a wide margin, after it managed during 2012’s Christmas period, to make just ten percent of what it did during the same time last year on TV sales. It’s not all LG’s fault …

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LG planning a return to Windows Phone?

LG was an original Windows Phone 7 partner way back when the platform originally launched in late 2010 but apart from a couple of launch day devices we have yet to see a follow-up Windows Phone device from them. Now, new rumours suggest that the Korean company will debut a …

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Panel makers fined for TFT price fixing – again!

How many times can a company get fined millions of dollars for acting illegally – yet still carry on with the same kind of practices? When it comes to LCD panels, there doesn’t seem to be a limit. KitGuru gets word that the Chinese government themselves are now fining the …

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LG debuts 84in Ultra HD 4k TV

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LG has today shown off its new Ultra Definition Television (UDTV) set for the first time. Featuring a display resolution of 3840 × 2160 and an 84in span from diagonal corner to corner, making this the company’s biggest TV set to date. UDTV is one of the new high resolution …

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LG proves 5-inch 1080p mobile displays are possible

LG isn’t the sort to sit back and be content with Samsung leading the mobile display evolution, today announcing their latest – perhaps even over the top – accomplishment. LG Display has today introduced a Full HD mobile display, complete with over 2 million pixels packed into a 5 inch …

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