LG profit falls
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Friday, 05 April 2019 12:33

LG profit falls


But better than expected

LG Electronics operating profit fell by a smaller than expected 19 percent in the first quarter.

BOE beats LG to become the largest LCD supplier
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Wednesday, 13 February 2019 11:42

BOE beats LG to become the largest LCD supplier


But beware of the panda

LG is no longer the world’s largest LCD panel supplier having been beat by BOE.

LG plans 16 camera lens phone
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 13:51

LG plans 16 camera lens phone


3D movies and replacing objects

LG has designed a smartphone with no less than 16 camera lenses.

LG shows the world's first 8K OLED TV at IFA 2018
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88-inches with over 33 million pixels

LG has officially unveiled the world's first 8K OLED TV at the IFA 2018 show in Berlin, packing a resolution of 7680x4320 on an 88-inch screen panel.

Samsung readies its foldable phone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 15:41

Samsung readies its foldable phone


And so it comes to pass

We've already reported on Samsung's plans to create a  mobile phone with a foldable screen, but now it looks like it will be released in 2019.

LG and Samsung abandon high end smartphone focus
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Copying Apple's plan did not work

Samsung and LG have apparently adopted a policy to launch as many as possible new smartphones in 2018 and are giving up on the plan to focus mostly on high end models.

LG sees profits rise
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Friday, 06 July 2018 11:26

LG sees profits rise


Marketing was a bit of an albatross

LG said operating profit likely rose 16.1 percent in April-June, although it was messed up by a big marketing budget for new products in its TV, smartphone and appliance divisions.

OLED burn in problem gets more public
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 11:54

OLED burn in problem gets more public


LG checks out OLED at Korean airport

LG Electronics has switched its 2018 model OLED TV on display at a South Korean airport to LCD due to burn-in problems, highlighting an under talked about problem for the technology.

LG releases open-sourced version of webOS
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Wednesday, 21 March 2018 11:17

LG releases open-sourced version of webOS

 
Wants it adopted beyond LG tellies

LG just released an open-sourced version of webOS which it hopes will drive further adoption of webOS beyond LG televisions, smart refrigerators, and the never-released smartwatch.

LG Display moves to plastic OLED panels
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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 10:35

LG Display moves to plastic OLED panels


Saved itself from angry shareholders

LG Display saved itself from the wrath of Wall Street for its lack-lustre performance by announcing that it will begin making plastic organic light-emitting diode panels at a new line in South Korea in the third quarter.