Ice Cream Sandwich

We are all eagerly awaiting for the multitude of phones and tablets featuring Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to arrive. ICS was first announced and launched (on the Samsung Galaxy... Nexus) in October last year, and since then, every device manufacturer announced upgrades to Android 4.0 for at least some of their devices. But, as of now, according to Google itself, only 1.6% of al...

Samsung Fined

Although the combined $40 million is more like a slap on the wrist than a serious punishment, the fine that South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has applied to Samsung, LG, and Pantech... (the three biggest mobile technology makers in SK) is newsworthy.

First things first – what happened? An inquiry ran by the FTC, South Korea’s corporate watchdog, found that Samsung, LG, and...

LG Optimus Vu

Just about a month since we’ve first heard about the Optimus Vu, LG’s 5-inch phone/tablet hybrid, the device has become available in its native South Korea. With all the vaporware floating... around in the Android ecosystem, it’s good to see that, occasionally, a company delivers on its promises in a timely manner.

The Optimus Vu, LG’s response to Samsung’s 5.3-inch Galaxy Note...

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It’s funny how mobile manufacturers can get too overexcited at times, even up to the point of announcing their flagship devices way ahead of the time for a major event to happen, such... as Mobile World Congress. On the contrary, perhaps, it’s all a part of the master plan. We are actually referring to LG, the South Korean consumer electronics giant who recently revealed their...

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T-Mobile is preparing for a new bunch of Android smartphones and tablets that they will be exhibiting at next month’s Mobile World Congress and the CTIA. This means is that they will be clearing... out their shelves to make room for the new models. And yes, they’re letting go of 6 Android devices which TmoNews has gathered to be:

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Despite the fact that the US smartphone market is thickly populated by Android, Apple’s own iOS platform was able to regain some of its losses in the recently concluded quarter. Based on data... collected by statistical firm Nielsen, the 44.5% of consumers who bought a smartphone between October and December chose an iPhone. Prior to the iPhone 4S launch in October, iPhone only had a ranking of...

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‘Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer.’ This is probably what Microsoft is doing nowadays. Instead of making enemies in the smartphone market, this Redmond, Wash-based software... giant has recently signed a patent agreement with LG for the use of both Google’s highly popular OS platforms, Chrome and Android.

‘We are pleased to have built upon our longstanding relations...

LG Spectrum Hands On

Yesterday at CES 2012 I had the chance to take a look at the LG Spectrum for Verizon Wireless. Let me tell you this handset is set for success from a spec list stand point, the LG Spectrum... is coming packed with a 4.5 measured screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 making the display look absolutely beautiful, 4G LTE connectivity, 8MP camera with LED flash capable of 1080p video recordi...

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It’s hard to imagine a Pay-as-you-Go carrier like Boost Mobile getting a nice higher end phone like the LG Marquee. Yes I know a lot people think badly on LG, but look at how beautiful... that device is. Anyways, Boost Mobile will be selling it for $280 starting January 23rd. And yes it is the same LG Marquee that Sprint currently sells for $0.00 on a new contract or upgrade, I’m...