LG

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.

Official LG G5 ‘Friends’ Module Store Launched
While the LG G5 is no doubt a powerful handset, we reckon its selling point would be its modularity in which users can swap out components for other components when necessary. Granted it isn’t fully modular compared to other devices like Project Ara, but it’s a step in the right direction without being too confusing or intimidating.

LG’s Dr. Woo About Modular Phones & VR
At an LG Developer Conference in San Francisco, Ubergizmo sat down for a chat with Dr. Ramchan Woo. Dr. Woo is the Vice President of Product Planning at LG Electronics in Korea, where he is responsible, among other things, for the mobile products line, and its associated accessories, including VR and consumer robotics. The most recent LG product launch he oversaw was the LG G5 and the LG Friends accessories.

New LG Gram 15 Laptops Are Powerful And Lightweight
LG today announced that it’s newest LG Gram 15 laptop series is now out. There are two new 15 inch models in this lineup which the company says are perfect for users that are looking for high-performance laptops which happen to be extremely lightweight coupled with a sleek and modern design which doesn’t compromise the screen size.

LG Unveils Bluetooth Rolly Keyboard 2
Last year LG took the wraps off a rather interesting accessory called the LG Rolly. While Apple might have the Smart Keyboard and Microsoft might have their Surface Type Cover, it seems that the LG Rolly is LG’s answer to that. It’s basically a Bluetooth keyboard that can be rolled up, with the idea being that it makes it easier for transportation.

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LG G5 SE Sports A Snapdragon 652 Chipset
Much has been said about the LG G5 SE which received its trademark in South Korea not too long ago, and not only that, it did seem as though the LG G5 SE would be of the same physical dimensions as with that of the regular LG G5 flagship smartphone from the South Korean consumer electronics giant, based on what we have seen in a screenshot of a Quick Cover […]

LG Invites Developers To Create Friends For The G5
LG introduced the LG G5 with “Friends,” that’s what it calls modules for this modular smartphone, allowing users to get more out of one device. It showcased a few modules for the LG G5 when the handset was unveiled a couple of months ago and now it’s opening up the platform to third-party developers. That was the plan all along with the LG G5 and the company has officially confirmed […]

LG G5’s Hi-Fi Plus Module Will Not Be Arriving Stateside
One of the unique selling points of the LG G5 are its Friends module. For those hearing about the phone for the first time, LG has made the LG G5 modular in which the battery compartment can be taken out and swapped around for other components, like a battery grip and an audio DAC made in partnership with Bang & Olufsen.

LG G5 SE Quick Cover Spotted
The LG G5 SE trademark was apparently brought to our attention just last week, where it was trademarked by LG over in its home country in South Korea. This would naturally bring up thoughts of the consumer electronics giant doing their bit to ensure that the LG G5 SE moniker will see action in a future smartphone, and with speculation that it might be a smaller model than the current […]

T-Mobile’s LG V10 Receives Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update
Last week, we did bring you word that T-Mobile’s LG V10 smartphone would be on the receiving end of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update some time later this week – and it seems that the folks over at T-Mobile have kept to their words, straight and true like an arrow, which would certainly make owners of the LG V10 happy as they get to indulge in a similar operating system […]

T-Mobile LG V10 Marshmallow Update Arriving Next Week
Folks who own the LG V10 on T-Mobile will be interested to find out that they will soon receive the much-awaited Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on their handset. The update has already been released for the international version of this device and Verizon sent it out to users just last week. It has been confirmed that T-Mobile is going to release the update for the V10 next week.

LG G5 Teardown Shows That It Is Pretty Easy To Fix
A lot of modern smartphones these days come with increasingly complex parts, meaning that trying to get it fixed might be harder than you think. However the good news is that if you were eyeing the LG G5, you might be interested to learn that a recent teardown by the folks at iFixit have found that the phone is pretty easy to repair.

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE Now Available
A couple of weeks ago, both AT&T and Verizon started taking pre-orders for the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE. If you had missed out on the pre-order window, fret not because according to a post on the Android Forums, it seems that the watch is currently available for purchase via either carrier.

LG G Pad X 8.0 To Make Its Way To T-Mobile Mid-May
The LG G Pad X series aren’t exactly high-end tablets, but if you’re after a tablet but don’t want to have to spend too much money, you might be interested to learn that the 8-inch version of the tablet could be headed for T-Mobile come mid-May. The tablet has already been launched on carriers such as AT&T and Verizon, so for it to make its way to T-Mobile isn’t really […]

LG G5 SE Trademarked In South Korea
Update: Based on our source, it does seem as though Apple’s iPhone SE came first, although a reader did point out that LG applied for the trademark in February.In what looks to be an idea that Apple had already implemented, LG of South Korea also looks to the SE suffix in one of their handsets that will carry the flagship name along with it. Basically, it seems that LG has […]