LG files new trademarks, renews others in the process

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To fly under the radar, LG has filed for some new trademarks just before the real CES craze begins. Among the long list are G Bot, Meta Drive, Fireweb, Air Gap, Zero Gap, Exalt, Reflex, Elite, and Motion. While some of them have never been seen before, others are just old trademarks that LG renewed. Great timing, LG.

Here is some speculation from Phandroid:

  • LG G Bot: the “G” in this bot’s name has us thinking this could be some sort of Android device, but it could be anything… like a competitor for The iRobot smart vacuum.
  • Meta Drive: a new cloud storage service? It’s all the rage these days.
  • Fireweb: could be an Opera Turbo-esque feature for the stock browser where pages are compressed for harsh data connections. Or perhaps a new browser altogether.
  • Air Gap and Zero Gap: new names for a zero gap chassis construction? This is anyone’s guess.

There is an outside chance that some of these names appear at LG’s CES press conference; however, it could be a precursor to what the company plans on delivering next month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Be sure to stick with Talk Android for our CES coverage from Las Vegas.

Source: Phandroid


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Born and raised in New Jersey, Justin Herrick is a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he is a marketing major with a focus on digital marketing. He's very talkative and enjoys discussing anything from technology and sports to video games and television. Justin is a huge Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim fan. As for his current device rotation, he has the HTC One (M8) on Verizon. He chose it because of its stunning hardware and Sense's visual presentation. Justin carries a Nexus 9 while wearing an LG G Watch on his wrist. For 2015, he is awaiting to see what kind of changes Samsung makes with the Galaxy S 6 or whatever its next flagship will go by.