Poll: What are you looking forward to most on Sunday?


So we’ve finally made it to Barcelona for MWC 2016. All of the biggest names in the mobile industry will be present to debut new hardware, software, and technology to impress the world with their latest innovations. The two biggest events being held at the annual trade show are going down on Sunday, February 21. Samsung and LG are set to clash once again as both companies’ flagships — the Galaxy S7 and G5 — are going to be introduced within hours of each other. Depending on what these phones offer, their makers could earn or lose millions of customers.

The stakes are high at MWC 2016, and we want to know what you’re looking forward to most before anything is officially announced.

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New image of LG G5 posted on Twitter


Twitter tipster Evan Blass, aka @evleaks, posted a simple image a short while ago that will likely draw a lot of attention. The tweet alleges to show the front and back of the forthcoming LG G5. The new flagship smartphone is slated to be announced only a few days from now as LG goes head-to-head with Samsung on the flagship announcement field. Read more

Bang & Olufsen is powering the LG G5’s sound


A massive report published on VentureBeat yesterday exposed many things coming from LG this weekend. Drones and virtual reality will be part of the company’s MWC 2016 event, yet everyone understands the real star will be the LG G5. The upcoming flagship’s modular design exposed last month and detailed in yesterday’s report is what will give LG a fresh product to bring to the market. One of the modules allegedly being prepared for the G5 will be a digital audio chip (DAC) to improve sound quality from Bang & Olufsen.

On Thursday night, LG announced a partnership with Bang & Olufsen to bring “the best sound experience” to the G5.

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Modules, drones, and virtual reality devices joining the LG G5 this Sunday


The launch of the LG G5 is fast-approaching, but no one cares to stop sharing information about the upcoming flagship. Who says we’ve had enough, right? It gives us all more to think about and discuss. One of the earliest G5 rumors pointed to the phone having a modular design which would enable components like the battery to be swapped with ease. Modular designs are not necessarily new — take a look at Project Ara — but they are still a rarity. Having a modular design would finally give LG something to truly differentiate its flagship from Samsung’s offering. But not much has been said about the G5’s modular design in recent weeks, leaving many to believe the company would not being going forward with the it. Today, though, hope was born and the modular design was basically confirmed.

Evan Blass is spilling a big secret that will be revealed on February 21 at LG’s MWC 2016 event.

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Marshmallow is live for Verizon’s LG G4, G3, and HTC One M9


This morning, Verizon began rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to three phones on its network — the LG G4, LG G3, and HTC One M9 from Big Red are getting that boost to the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system. With it comes everything we know and love about Marshmallow while, ranging from Now on Tap to better handling of app permissions.

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