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LG Corporation is a South Korean conglomerate that is based in Seoul. LG operates a number of subsidiaries including LG Electronics, LG Display, LG Telecom, and LG Chem. The conglomerate specializes in developing electronics, telecom products, and chemicals. LG Corp. was founded in 1947 by Koo In-Hwoi. Koo first established Lak-Hui Chemical Industrial Corp. in 1947. Today, Lak-Hui (pronounced lucky) is known as LG Chem. The company then expanded its business and created Goldstar Co. Ltd, now known as LG Electronics Inc. Both companies merged and formed Lucky-Goldstar, which was eventually renamed “LG” in 1995.

The LG V20 Will Be First Smartphone With Quad DACs
So we know that the LG V20 is real and that it will launch with Android 7.0 Nougat in tow. We have also received confirmation that it will be unveiled on the 6th of September, and interestingly enough it seems that LG is slowly teasing the specs of the phone ahead of the official reveal because in their latest announcement, they revealed that the phone will pack quad DACs.

Alleged LG V20 Specs Leaked
LG has confirmed the existence of the LG V20 handset, and they have also announced that the phone will be officially unveiled on the 6th of September. Now apart from the fact that it will come with Android 7.0 Nougat and the secondary ticker display, we don’t really know much about the phone and what it will be packing under the hood.

LG V20 Will Be Unveiled On September 6
Just recently LG confirmed that the LG V20 was in the works and will be due for an announcement in September, but the company at that time did not mention when exactly in September it will be launched. However it looks like we now have our official date, which is set for the 6th of September in San Francisco.

Your Nexus 5X/6P Wall Chargers Could Fry Other USB-C Devices
There has been a bit of controversy regarding USB-C cables/chargers. Unlike micro-USB which has been around for a while, USB-C is still relatively new which means that some OEMs are getting it wrong in terms of being compliant. Unfortunately it seems that some of those problems might have spilled over into Google’s Nexus handsets.

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LG V20 Confirmed For September Launch With Android 7.0 In Tow
According to an earlier rumor, LG is said to be working on the successor to last year’s LG V10 called the LG V20, and if the rumors are to be believed, the handset is said to be launched in September. Turns out the rumors were right because according to an announcement by LG Korea, the LG V20 has been confirmed.

LG Counting On V20 To Improve Its Fortunes
LG’s flagship smartphone for 2016 was good but it wasn’t good enough to stand up to competition from the likes of the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. It just didn’t perform as well as the company might have hoped it would. LG’s recent quarterly earnings show that the G5 has contributed more red than green to the balance sheet which is why LG is now counting on the […]

LG Display To Invest $1.75 Billion In Flexible OLED Screens
We have heard rumors that come 2017, Samsung could be unveiling a smartphone with a foldable display. We know that Samsung has been working on the technology, and 2017 could be when it will finally be available commercially. We then heard another report suggesting that LG could be following suit.

LG To Launch Foldable Phones In 2017 As Well [Rumor]
Samsung and LG’s competitiveness is so fierce that whatever one company does, there’s a good chance the other will offer a similar product. For example both companies make smartphones, they make TVs, they make display panels, they make VR headsets, they bought launch a phone with a curved display at the same time, and so on, you get the idea.

LG Action Cam LTE Makes Live Streaming A Breeze
LG today introduced a new “Friend” smartphone companion device called the LG Action Cam LTE. The device makes live streaming a breeze on the go, it offers features that allow for filming in dynamic environments and given that it has built-in LTE, users can live stream to services like YouTube even over a cellular network.

Affordable LG K10 And G Pad X 8.0 Available From AT&T This Friday
AT&T is expanding its smartphone and tablet lineup later this week with the addition of an affordable smartphone and tablet from LG. The LG K10 smartphone and LG G Pad X 8.0 tablet is going to be available from the country’s second largest carrier starting Friday, July 22nd. Customers can purchase one or both of these devices from the carrier’s retail stores across the country or through its website.

LG V20 Reportedly Arriving In September
Recent reports suggest that the LG G5 hasn’t performed as well as the company would have hoped which means that it needs to pin its hopes on another flagship device. LG came out with the V10 last year, it was quite different from other flagship smartphones and was well received, and perhaps the successor could do even better. A new report out of Korea suggests that LG is going to […]

LG’s Rolling Bot Is Now Available For Pre-Order [Updated]
Update – LG has reached out to Ubergizmo and has informed us that the Rolling Bot “has not been greenlit for production yet”, meaning it’s not available for sale or pre-order in the short term. It is possible that the listing on Mobile Fun was made in error. Previously, a listing made it appear as if the Rolling Bot was going to be available soon:

LG & Volkswagen To Team Up For A Next-Gen Connected Car Platform
These days we have cars that are becoming more connected, and we also have homes that are becoming increasingly connected. However we’ve never really had cars that could connect to homes, at least not until now where both LG and Volkswagen have announced that they will be teaming up for a next-gen connected car platform.

LG X5, X Power, X Style Handsets Announced
Earlier this year, LG launched a new line of X series handsets and despite having announced several handsets to date, it seems that LG isn’t quite done with the lineup just yet. In fact they are adding three more devices to the list in the form of the LG X5, the LG X Power, and the LG X Style.