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.

LG G8 ThinQ Might Be Priced Starting At $900
The LG G8 ThinQ is expected to be officially announced at MWC 2019 which takes place in the next week or so. This will represent LG’s flagship smartphone for 2019 and as such, we expect that it will be priced at typical flagship prices. If you were hoping that LG might price it more affordably, think again.

LG Confirms 3D Time-Of-Flight Sensor For New G8 Flagship
LG has made no secret of the fact that it’s going to unveil a new flagship smartphone at MWC 2019 in Barcelona. The company also revealed that the LG G8 ThinQ is going to feature a 3D time-of-flight sensor for improved facial recognition.

LG Unveils 31.5-inch 4K Monitor With USB-C
Thanks to LG’s partnership with Apple, the company has in the past put out a couple of UltraFine displays catered towards Mac users. These monitors came in 21.5-inch and 27-inch offerings, but in case those sizes are still not big enough for you, not to worry as LG might have something bigger for you.

LG's 5G V50 May Be Launched Next Month
Like many other companies, LG will be heading to Barcelona next month for the Mobile World Congress 2019. It will be unveiling new devices there and a new report suggests that the rumored 5G LG V50 is going to be unveiled alongside the LG G8 at the event.

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Some LG Handsets Are Having Autofocus Problems In AR
Augmented reality (AR) is something that we’re starting to see more handset makers include in their devices and software. It does seem to be more popular than VR at the moment due to the fact that you don’t need an extra headset, making it a lot more practical. Unfortunately for some LG devices, it seems that they are running into some issues with it.

LG Already Beginning Research On 6G
5G is expected to begin rolling out this year, and it will probably be a few years before it becomes the new standard around the world. This also means that just like 4G, there will come a point in time when 5G will be replaced presumably by 6G, and it looks like LG wants to start researching the technology already.

LG Mobile Exits Another Market In Asia
In the early days of the smartphone, companies like Apple, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, and HTC more or less dominated the field. These days while some of the old guard remain, some of them aren’t doing as well as they used to. Some are reportedly considering pulling out of more markets that they operate in.

New LG G8 ThinQ Render Revealed
The LG G8 is expected to be officially announced at MWC 2019. There have been some leaks that we’ve come across in the past that show what the phone could look like, but a new render from the folks at XDA Developers has shown us more angles. It also confirms what the previous renders showed us, so at the very least the rumors are consistent.

LG Confirms Its 5G Smartphone Will Be Unveiled At MWC 2019
We know that many smartphone makers plan on launching a 5G smartphone this year, and if you’re a fan of LG’s products, you’ll be pleased to learn that the company has confirmed that come MWC 2019, they will be taking the wraps off its 5G smartphone, although whether or not this will be the LG G8 or a standalone device remains to be seen.

LG Is Teasing A Gesture Control Device For MWC 2019
The Mobile World Congress 2019 is just around the corner. It will take place in the final week of February. Many companies will be headed to Barcelona, Spain in order to show off their latest wares. LG is now teasing one such announcement for the event. It appears that the device it unveils at MWC will offer gesture control.

LG To Launch Phone With Second Screen Attachment
LG is reportedly working on an as-yet-unnamed smartphone which will come with a second screen attachment. What that means is that you will be able to effectively snap on an additional screen on the phone. This sounds reminiscent of LG’s ill-fated “Friends” modules that allowed you to expand the functionalities of certain smartphones.

LG Discounts Its 4K OLED TVs To Its ‘Best Price Ever’
When terms like “4K” and “OLED” are used together with TVs, there is a good chance that one of the first things that comes to mind is how pricey these TVs will cost. Usually you wouldn’t be wrong, but there is some good news because LG has announced that they will be launching a limited-time offer for some of their 4K OLED TV models.

Ubergizmo's Best of CES 2019Editor's Pick
Goodbye CES 2019, this was Ubergizmo’s 14th CES! It was difficult to navigate the avalanche of new products and technologies announced there. Including the pre-show work, it took out a huge chunk of December and all of the Holidays, but the chips have fallen, and here are the best products and technologies we’ve seen at CES 2019, in no particular order!

LG G5, LG V20 Will No Longer Receive Security Updates
If you’re the owner of either the LG G5 or LG V20, it might be time to start considering upgrading your phones to a newer model. This is because according to LG’s Security Bulletin (via XDA), it appears that both the LG G5 and LG V20 are no longer listed on the page. This means that neither handset will be receiving future Android security updates.