LG's #KarSalaam initiative achieves a 'Guinness World Records' title

LG's #KarSalaam initiative achieves a 'Guinness World Records' title

New Delhi [India], Mar 15 : LG creates a 'Guinness World Records'® feat for its #KarSalaam initiative launched at the start of this year. The initiative involved the whole nation to come forward and send in their good wishes to the Indian Armed Forces for their undying spirit of bravery.

With this campaign, LG breaks the Guinness World Records by getting more than 114741 handwritten messages from the Indian citizens.

Through this initiative, LG salutes the soldiers' spirit of generous contribution and service towards the nation. The company aims to stand in gratitude for the Indian Armed Forces for assuring that we lead a fearless and safe life in this country while they protect our borders.

LG, GM team up to develop Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle

LG, GM team up to develop Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle

General Motors (GM), American Multinational Corporation headquartered in Detroit, is involving LG, which is famous for its TVs, appliances and smart phones, in the development of its forthcoming Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle. This deal makes LG a part of electronics manufacturers and a partner of GM in developing one of the upcoming cars.

LG, multinational electronics company headquartered in Seoul, is a huge company with multiple businesses and it is not shocking to see that the company would want to enter into this risky voyage. Besides electronics and devices that are consumer-ready, LG also deals in batteries and display. The latter is the reason for the partnership with GM.

LG introduces less than 1mm thick flatscreen TV

LG introduces less than 1mm thick flatscreen TV

South Korean firm LG showed off its newest, thinnest-ever TV panel at a press event in South Korea Tuesday, according to multiple news reports.

The 55-inch display is as thin as a DVD and weighs less than a 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is 4.5 pounds, or 2 kilograms. It can be hung on a wall using a special magnetic mat.

The TV shows the potential of OLED, the technology that makes it possible to make high definition displays flexible, thin and lightweight.

At the press event, the head of LG Display's OLED group told reporters the company would increase its OLED production this year.

AT&T sells LG’s Escape 2 at $179.99 without any contract

AT&T sells LG’s Escape 2 at $179.99 without any contract

AT&T has started selling the Escape 2 at $179.99 with no contract. LG came up with the phone after the mid-range Escape smartphone. The smartphone has a 4.7-inch curved display, which resembles the G Flex and Flex 2 smartphones, also released by LG. Its screen has a 1,280x720 pixel resolution.

The handset is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with 1.2GHz. The smartphone comes with 1GB of RAM with internal storage of 8GB; it is powered by Android 5.0 Lollipop, introduced recently. It has an 8MP rear-facing camera and a 1MP front-facing camera.

LG launches Bello smartphone for Rs 18,500

New Delhi - South Korean electronics giant LG Electronics on Tuesday launched a smartphone under its L series, Bello, priced at Rs 18,500 in India.

LG L Bello is a mid-tier smartphone, which has been developed as an affordable yet powerful alternative to its G3 flagship handset, the firm said in a statement.

The handset features a 5-inch IPS display with 2,540 mAh battery combined with 1.3 GHz quad core processor. It has 1 GB RAM and 8 GB of internal memory, it added.

The Android KitKat-powered smartphone has a 8 megapixel rear camera with powerful features, including Touch and Shoot whereby one can simply touch anywhere on the screen, focus and get instant shots.

LG mulling webOS-based smartwatch: Report

LG mulling webOS-based smartwatchWashington, Oct 3 : The world's favorite abortive mobile operating system, webOS is reportedly returning to mobile devices in the form of a new LG SmartWatch.

A developer website hosted by LG teases a software development kit for a webOS SmartWatch, while the familiar Bean Bird from LG's webOS TVs also shows up, this time supporting a classically styled analog wristwatch, CNET reported.

LG is already an active participant in the developing smartwatch market with two Android Wear models: the G Watch that inaugurated Google's wearable software platform and the G Watch R, which is going on sale later this month.

LG launches new GS smartphone

LG GS smartphoneMumbai: LG Electronics on Monday launched its new flagship smartphone LG G3. The phone is priced at Rs 47,990 for 16GB and Rs 50,990 for 32GB and would be available in three colours.

"With G3, LG has truly broken technological grounds and we aim to spearhead our vision of 10 per cent smartphone market share by end of 2014 for LG's mobile division in India," LG Electronics India Managing Director Soon Kwon said.

The phone is to be endorsed by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the company said.

Now LG's new TV is transparent, can be rolled-up

LG-OLED-TVWashington, July 11 : LG has unveiled a prototype of their future TV, which is transparent and can be rolled like a plastic sheet.

This new set from LG uses a flexible OLED display that can be rolled up and tucked under one's arm or squeezed inside a suitcase. The current prototype from the Korean tech company has an 18-inch screen, but LG reckons in the future it'll be able produce mega 50-inch versions, the Daily Star reports.

Senior Vice President of the R and D Centre at LG Display said that they are confident that by 2017, they will successfully develop an Ultra HD flexible and transparent OLED TV.

LG G3 launched with laser-autofocus, kill switch, knock lock: Report

lg g3Washington, May 28 : The new LG smartphone, LG G3 reportedly has high tech features like a laser guided camera, kill switch, knock lock, and a way to hide files.

According to CNET, LG's latest smartphone is packed with new features to help it stand out against other Androids.

The G3 is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.46 m processor , with 2GB RAM for its 16GB built-in storage variant, and 3GB of RAM for its 32GB variant.

The phone runs on a 3000mAh battery, and supports wireless charging via optional charger.

LG to launch G3 smartphone on May 27

LG to launch G3 smartphone on May 27Washington, May 1 - LG could be launching its new G3 Android smartphone on May 27.

According to The Verge, the Korean company has issued invitations to events in six cities across the world on May 27th and 28th, with San Francisco, New York, and London holding simultaneous gatherings for the launch of a new product.

The invitations sent by LG have been set in a dark brushed aluminum surface, which hints that the company is using a premium new material.

LG showcases curved TV, latest products at Tech Show

LG-curved-OLED-televisionNew Delhi, March 3 : Consumer durables giant LG Electronics is showcasing over 230 “revolutionary products” including the world's largest curved OLED television at the second edition of its technology show here.

Smart-technology and energy efficiency is the core theme of the event called "LG Tech Show 2014".

LG may soon unveil fitness wristband

LG may soon unveil fitness wristbandConsumer electronics giant LG is all set to unveil a wearable fitness device/band, according to a recently published tweet.

Famous Twitter sensation @evleaks posted a tweet claiming that LG is preparing to unveil a fitness band that will be similar to Nike FuelBand; rather than to a smartwatch like the Galaxy Gear. In August 2013, a senior LG executive had said that the company could introduce a branded smartwatch sometime in the near future.

Now, SMS daily tasks to your appliances with new LG app

LG-HomeChatWashington, Jan 2 : LG Electronics ahs partnered with free Line messaging app to create a service that allows users to send SMS to LG compatible appliances and instruct tasks.

The service, dubbed HomeChat, relies on Natural Language Processing ( NLP ) to send the text messages and works on Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Nokia Asha, and Windows Phone devices as well as OS X and Windows computers.

According to Cnet, the feature of 'chatting' with the appliance means that it should be able to process messages like 'I'm going on vacation' and automatically go to a power-saver mode or run auto-programs.

LG preparing to unveil its first webOS-based smart TV: report

LG preparing to unveil its first webOS-based smart TV: reportConsumer electronics giant LG is preparing to unveil its first webOS-based smart TV as soon as next week, according to industry sources.

Citing anonymous industry sources, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that LG will take wraps off its webOS-powered TV at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which will take place from 7th of January through 10th of January in Las Vegas.

LG announces first Google OS based Chromebase desktop PC

LG Chromebase PCLondon, Dec. 19  : LG has reportedly announced the first all-in-one Google-powered Chromebase desktop PC.

The Linux-based operating system used to come pre-installed on laptops or boxes that required similar monitor, however, it would be a first PC to incorporate the system.

According to the BBC, Chrome-based computers tend to be cheaper than Windows-powered systems, in part because Google does not charge manufacturers to include its software.

LG to launch new LTE TDD smartphones in India

LG to launch new LTE TDD smartphones in IndiaSouth Korean electronics giant, LG has said that it is planning to launch a new LTE TDD enabled smartphones in the Indian market and five other countries within this year.

The company will also launch the device in China, North America, Japan and Australia during the year. LG had first begun working with the LTE TDD service in association with China Mobile at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013. LG has said that it will first launch Optimus G smartphone in Saudi Arabia in association with Saudi Telecom Company (STC).

Leaked image of LG Optimus G2 might have appeared online

Leaked image of LG Optimus G2 might have appeared onlineAccording to several reports, a leaked image of what is believed to be LG Optimus G2 has appeared on the internet.

The leaked image on the Evleaks has attracted a lot of attention online and some suggest that the image might be that of Nexus 5 and not LG Optimus G2. The name of the model has not been confirmed by those who uploaded the picture onto the internet.

LG to launch Optimus G Pro smartphone in India

LG to launch Optimus G Pro smartphone in IndiaSouth Korean manufacturer, LG has said that it is planning to launch the new Optimus G Pro flagship smartphone in the growing Indian market.

The company also announced that it will bring its OLED televisions to the Indian customers at the on-going the LG Tech Show 2013, where the company displayed its entire product range in the country. LG also showcased the upcoming models across different product rages. LG will launch the OLED TVs within this year in the Indian market.

LG to launch new Optimus G in India

LG to launch new Optimus G in India South Korean conglomerate, LG might be planning to launch the new Optimus G smartphone in the Indian market today.

Several reports suggest that the company will launch the new smartphone on February 27. The company confirmed reports by announcing that it would launch the "Next Gen Genius" smartphone in Mumbai. Some suggest that the new LG Optimus G is already listed on the official LG India website, which also reveals that the handset will be available in states including Delhi, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.

LG to acquire HP’s webOS platform for undisclosed sum

LG to acquire HP’s webOS platform for undisclosed sum According to reports, South Korea-based LG Electronics has struck a deal with Hewlett-Packard (HP) for the acquisition of HP's mobile-device operating system - webOS - which was part of HP's $1.8 billion acquisition of Palm Inc. in 2011.

Despite the fact that the financial terms of LG's acquisition of HP's webOS platform remain undisclosed, it has been revealed that LG is apparently acquiring webOS to embed the software in a new line of Internet-connected TVs.

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