Verizon starts rolling out Lollipop update for the LG G3

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Verizon has finally started pushing out the much-anticipated and long-awaited Lollipop update for all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G3 located in the United States. In terms of added functionality, this upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a truckload of bug fixes and stability improvements.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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The USPTO awards patent D726,140 to LG for a foldable smartphone-watch mash-up

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With the recent release of its Flex and Flex  2 smartphones, LG has advanced the field of flexible devices. It seems that the Korean company is looking further down the line though, according to patent D0726,140 that was awarded to it by the United States Patent and Trademark office last week. This new patent shows a design for a foldable smartphone-watch mash-up.

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Site lists LG G4 features and images, then gets taken down

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A site full of information about the LG G4 went live earlier today, and although it’s been taken down, it revealed quite a bit about the device.

One of the most important things detailed was what LG was planning on doing with the leather, and it looks like they’ll be offering some leather versions of the phone. The design takes a cue from what Motorola has been doing with the leather-backed versions of the Moto X, but the G4 definitely has LG’s own unique style to it.  Read more

LG teases the amazing camera with f/1.8 aperture on the upcoming G4 [Video]

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LG sent us an invitation this morning to join them in New York City on April 28 for the unveiling of the G4. They also included a short teaser video which reveals that the G4 will feature a camera with a f/1.8 aperture.

This would put the G4 ahead of Samsung’s f/1.9 aperture on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. We have already seen what those phones can do in low light so imagine how much better the G4 might be. The G3 had a fantastic camera so I am expecting big things from the G4.

Hit the break for the short teaser video, and you can also check out LG’s first look of the software that will be on the G4.

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LG teases new user interface (UX 4.0) on upcoming G4

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LG continues trying to drum up some buzz for their upcoming G4 smartphone since Samsung will get a 2 month head start with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

Today, they released a video teasing the new user interface, dubbed UX 4.0. LG claims it will be “human-centered” as in it will have the ability to anticipate the needs of the user.

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