Articles about south korea (page 2)

LG unveils Z330 ultrabook
With ASUS, Acer and Lenovo attempting ultrabooks of their own, we can’t say that we’re too surprised to find out that LG has decided to hop on board the ultrabook bandwagon as well with their Z330 ultrabook, a new addition to their Xnote line.

LG unveils DX2500 glasses free 3D display
For those shopping around for a 3D monitor, LG has recently unveiled their DX2500 series glasses free 3D monitor in South Korea. Customers will be able to choose from either a 20” monitor or a 24” monitor although apart from its size, they both appear to have the same technology built into them which is the parallax barrier 3D technology which is supposedly good enough for the company to earn […]

Android Market to obtain games in South Korea
We all know that South Korea is one nation that is large on gaming – after all, this is a country where you have gaming leagues shown on national TV across different channels, so to see the provision of games hit the Android Market in that part of the world is definitely something. In fact, it has been two years since the first Android-powered device was made available in South […]

Robots to take care of prisons in South Korea
It looks like South Korea is really keen on replacing the country’s workers with robotic counterparts. Earlier this year it was reported that cinema ticket sales would be handled by some robots in the country, and now it looks like robots will be taking over the jobs of prison guards in the future. Some new robots that have been developed in cooperation with the country’s justice ministry will be introduced […]

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LG Optimus EX gets pictured in real life
The LG Optimus EX was unveiled sometime in September for the South Korean market, but unfortunately no pricing or release date was revealed and talk about the device has since died down. Thanks to some new photos, we can now get a glimpse of the device in a real life setting although we still don’t know about a possible stateside launch.

Sony PSN to shutdown at night for underaged Korean players
Sony Computer Entertainment Korea today announced that they would be taking the PSN offline for underage players. This is in compliance with the Shutdown Law in South Korea which prevents underage players from gaming for a six hour block at night. The law was originally intended for online PC games, but it appears to have extended its reach and now includes consoles, thus affecting both Sony’s PSN and Microsoft’s Xbox […]

Kia to rollout electric minicar late 2011
With electric vehicles (EV) slowly, but surely, kicking off, Kia has decided to launch one of their own and is expected to rollout the vehicle by the end of 2011. No word on what the name of their EV will be, but the project has been dubbed with the codename “TAM”. Kia’s EV is also expected to be based on Hyundai’s i10 BlueOn electric minicar (pictured above).

LG Optimus EX press shot leaked
Another day, another leak, and this time we have the upcoming Android phone from LG, the Optimus EX. Previously discovered earlier this week, the Optimus EX has now been spotted in higher quality press shot renders. The phone is headed to Korea and packs some pretty sweet specs. The Optimus EX will feature a dual-core 1.2GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, a 4″ WVGA IPS 700-nit NOVA display, a 5-megapixel camera […]

LG Optimus EX headed to SK Telecom
We just reported that South Korea would be getting the HTC Raider, a handset whose specs seem to rival that of the LG Optimus LTE (LU6200), and now it looks like South Korea will be getting yet another LG device, this time it is the LG Optimus EX (SU880) and it will be making its way onto SK Telecom.

HTC Raider announced
If yesterday’s official announcement of the HTC Rhyme failed to appeal to the male audience (not surprising considering the Rhyme was designed for the female audience in mind), not to worry as HTC has just announced another handset, this time in the form of the HTC Raider which by all accounts appears to be the competitor to the LG Optimus LTE (LU6200).

KT to roll out NFC iPhone 4 case
Just last week we reported that SK Telecom in South Korea had plans to introduce an NFC enabled SIM card, which would allow NFC capabilities on just about any phone. Perhaps not wanting to be left out of the loop, or maybe it’s the NFC craze catching on in South Korea, but another South Korean carrier, KT (formerly known as Korea Telecom), has been reported to have plans to roll […]

LG LU6200 handset leaked
If the recent leak of an LG device is to be believed, for those looking for an alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S2, this could be the device you are looking for. Photos of the LG LU6200 have recently surfaced and it looks like it will be exclusively available in South Korea during its launch, with no word if it plans to go global somewhere down the road.

LG announces Aurora Xnote S series laptops
There have been tons of laptops popping up but if you’re living in South Korea and you’re looking for a “back to school” model, LG’s latest offering, the Aurora Xnote S series laptop could be something worth checking out.

South Korean government to come up with their own smartphone platform
Smartphone users will probably be more than familiar with brands such as Samsung and LG and possibly even Pantech, phone brands which have come out of South Korea. It appears that the South Korean government have decided to start developing their own open-source smartphone operating system.