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Should LG ditch the secondary display in the V30?

On August 31, LG has announced that it's going to announce something new. It's technically possible the company could just surprise everyone and announce a new tablet or something, but the safest bet is it's going to be a new smartphone. A new flagship phone, too, and under the V-series banner. Rumor has it that it's going to be called the V30, which wouldn't be too surprising considering the V20's launch last year. The rumor mill has revealed some of…

Mobile

The LG Q8 is the mini variant worth considering

Over the years we've seen plenty of different "mini" variants of flagship phones. Samsung is certainly no stranger to the idea, that's for sure. Sony has done it, too. The idea is to build a phone that looks similar enough, if not exactly like, a flagship handset, but then drop the price by shaving some of the features. It's a strategy, to be sure, but not one that might have ever really taken off. The idea itself is a solid…

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LG 360 CAMERA REVIEW : CHEAP THRILLS

THE GOOD Less expensive than most 360-degree cameras Easy to hold and operate Portable, pocketable design THE BAD Uploading videos in 360-degree format requires desktop app Hard-to-hear audio cues outdoors Not water-resistant VERDICT This 360-degree camera doesn’t take the highest-quality video, but it’s easy to use and is half the cost of its competition. The 360-degree camera for the selfie generation, LG’s 360 cam ($199) takes reasonably good videos of you — and everything around you — and does so…

Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5

Samsung's two new smartphones and LG's one phone with a clique of Friends accessories have stirred up most of the hype and excitement around Mobile World Congress this year. It's actually been a terrific show for improved industrial design from all manufacturers, and we've seen more interesting concepts and ideas than usual this year. Still, the biggest interest has been reserved for the two giant chaebols from Korea. Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are the latest iterations of the…

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THE LG G5 ARRIVES IN THE U.S. IN EARLY APRIL

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge go on sale Friday Android smartphone fans should be smiling. LG announced today that its new LG G5 is coming to the U.S. in early April at major carriers and retailers. Meanwhile, Samsung's new Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones go on sale tomorrow, March 11. All three new phones run Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). Whether the new phones will sell in record numbers is questionable, since U.S.smartphone sales were actually down by…

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LG to showcase Chromebase AIO PC at CES 2014

  LG has started revealing its wares that they’ll showcase at the world’s largest technology show. They have unveiled the Chromebase, which is nothing but an all-in-one computer powered by Google’s Chrome OS. In addition to the light and fast Chrome OS, the Chromebase is equipped with a 21.5-inch widescreen full HD IPS display along with Intel’s fourth-generation Celeron CPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB SSD, HDMI-in, 3 USB 2.0 ports and 1 USB 3.0 port, Ethernet port, webcam and integrate 5W…