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.

LG May Stop Manufacturing Phones In South Korea
LG has really been feeling the pinch the smartphone market for quite some time. It has made some serious attempts to improve its fortunes but they’re not quite yielded the results that it requires. LG isn’t giving up on the business, though, and is making an effort to reform and optimize it. This may include discontinuing smartphone production in its home country of South Korea.

LG's Software Upgrade Center Hasn't Delivered On Its Promise Of Fast Updates
The fragmentation in Android OS updates often sees users having to wait a considerable amount of time for software updates. To fix this problem for its customers, LG launched a Software Upgrade Center about a year ago with the promise of speeding up Android updates for people who own LG smartphones. It turns out that the center hasn’t really delivered on that promise.

Apple Pulls 4K LG UltraFine Displays From Online Store
Several years ago, Apple discontinued its Thunderbolt displays. Instead, they turned to LG who started to make monitors specifically designed for Apple’s computers in the form of 4K and 5K UltraFine displays. However, it seems that maybe Apple’s own displays could be close to making a comeback.

LG 5G Phone Launch Has Been Delayed
LG was supposed to release its first 5G phone in its home country of South Korea this month. Given that its rival Samsung has already put the Galaxy S10 5G on the market in the country, many were looking towards LG to respond. The company has responded, but it’s actually delaying the launch of the LG V50 ThinQ.


LG V50 5G ThinQ Pricing Revealed
At MWC 2019, LG took the wraps off two brand new handsets in the form of the LG G8 and the LG V50 ThinQ. Recently LG had confirmed that the LG G8 would be going on sale come 11th of April, but if you’re more interested in the LG V50 ThinQ, then you might be interested to learn that the handset’s pricing and availability has since been announced.

LG G8 U.S. Release Confirmed For April 11th
About a month after the handset was originally unveiled, the LG G8 ThinQ U.S. release date has finally been confirmed today. The company’s latest Android flagship smartphone will be available for purchase starting April 11th in the country. The handset was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona last month. The LG G8 ThinQ brings a minimalist design that’s blended with new camera hardware, touchless controls, and flagship-level […]

LG Releases Pricing For Some 2019 OLED TV Models
LG showed off its new 2019 OLED TV lineup not too long ago and the company is finally in a position to confirm how much it’s going to ask for the new TVs. The company is great at making premium OLED TVs and they’re obviously priced accordingly. Since the new lineup sticks with that strategy, you can expect them to be as pricey as their predecessors.

LG Snow White Will Do For Ice Cream What Keurig Did For Coffee
Keurig is well known for its single serve pod-based coffee machines. Other companies like Nespresso have similar coffee machines on the market as well. It’s a formula that has worked well for these companies as they sell the machines and then continue to make money by selling customers single-use pods. LG wants to employ the same formula for ice cream, it seems. The company showed off a prototype of a […]

Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2019Editor's Pick
With 5G and foldable phones entering the market in 2019, this year’s Mobile World Congress was full of excitement, but not all products are created equal, and some are more eye-catchy than others. Here’s what we think is worthy of your attention, in no particular order.

New LG G8 and LG V50 Smartphones Announced
The LG G8 new high-volume flagship handset has just been announced alongside the LG V50, LG’s first high-end phone. Typically, the G-Series is the high-end model with a milder price, while the V-Series holds nothing technologically, but costs a premium over the G-Series.

LG Details Upcoming Gesture Sensor Module
LG will be launching the LG G8 ThinQ at MWC 2019. As with what LG has done in the past, the company is slowly teasing features of the upcoming phone ahead of the launch. More recently LG teased that the LG G8 will come with a sound-on display, and now it seems that the company has also confirmed that the phone will support touchless gestures.

LG Says It Won't Launch A Foldable Smartphone At MWC 2019
Foldable smartphones will be all the rage at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona next week. Earlier reports had suggested that perhaps LG might announce one of its own alongside its new flagship smartphones. However, the Korean company has now revealed that it does not have plans to unveil a foldable smartphone at MWC 2019.

FCC Confirms At Least Three LG G8 ThinQ Models
At MWC 2019, LG will be officially unveiling its upcoming handset, the LG G8 ThinQ. The company has actually been slowly teasing the features of the phone, such as its sound-on display, and now a recent sighting at the FCC has confirmed that there will be at least three variants of the phone.

LG Teases Sound-On Display For Upcoming LG G8 Smartphone
One of the rumored features of the LG G8 is that it could use a sound-on display. It turns out that the rumors are right because LG has since announced the feature on its website ahead of the official unveiling. This seems to be in line with what LG has been doing, where they slowly tease features before the full reveal.