Samsung readies its foldable phone
Published in Mobiles


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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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


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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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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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.

Power cut hits giant electronics show
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Viva, Las Vegas

A power cut, of all things, downed the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.

LG unveils its ThinQ Google Assistant speaker
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The rest of speaker 2018 lineup

LG has unveiled its full lineup of speakers that will be available as of next year, including the ThinQ Speaker with built-in Google Assistant.

LG unveils new Nano IPS HDR600 monitors
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Answer to Samsung's Quantum Dot (QLED)

LG has announced its new line of monitors that will be officially showcased at the CES 2018 show in January, and which is based on Nano IPS technology with better color reproduction, support for HDR600 and Thunderbolt 3 compatibility.

LG Display sees 80 percent profit surge
Published in Graphics


Hi-end tellies and mobile demand

LG Display has seen an 80 percent surge in quarterly profits just ahead of expectations, helped by strong demand for its screens used in high end TV sets as well as mobile devices.