LG G4 now has the Guinness World Record for most consecutive selfies taken

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While other manufactures focus on more traditional marketing techniques that only last a short time, LG aims for ones that last forever. LG has just received the Guinness World Record for most consecutive selfies taken. LG got over 2,500 participants in Mexico City for this stunt. The record is for the “longest selfie relay chain” and took over two hours on June 13 in which a total of 746 selfies were taken.

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Analysts adjusting LG Q2 profit estimates down amidst LG G4 disappointment

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LG undoubtedly has produced one of this year’s better flagship smartphones with the LG G4 and they are regularly mentioned in the same breath with the likes of industry giants Samsung and Apple. Even with the positive reviews of the device, it is looking increasingly like LG may not meet internal targets for sales of the device which is prompting numerous financial analysts to pull back on their quarterly profit estimates for the company’s Mobile Communications Division. Read more

Verizon leaving LG G3 owners hanging out to dry?

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When LG rolled out the Lollipop update for their then flagship smartphone, the LG G3, they staked a claim as being one of the first to get Lollipop out to their devices. We all know manufacturers will roll out an update to a small market to make claims like this. Nevertheless, it is usually a decent sign of a commitment to providing the latest version of Android for a given device even if users have to wait a bit longer for kinks to be worked out and carriers to give their blessing. At the time, as a relatively new owner of an LG G3, I was looking forward to seeing what would happen with my device. Fast forward half a year later and Verizon finally pushed out the Lollipop update. That was the beginning of the transition for my “dream” phone to a nightmare and now signs point to Verizon not doing anything to fix the problems they have wrought. Read more

LG launches new LG Minibeam Nano micro projector

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LG has announced the addition of a new projector to their Minibeam line of LED projectors. The LG Minibeam Nano is the company’s smallest, lightest and most affordable projector yet. The Minibeam Nano measures a mere 4 inches by 4 inches by 1.7 inches and weighs only 270 grams (about 9.5 ounces). Despite the small size, the projector is capable of displaying a picture up to 100 inches diagonally in size. Read more

Trademark filing points to a deluxe version of LG’s Watch Urbane

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Android Wear smartwatches are getting better looking with each new design. One only has to look at LG’s offerings to see how each new product has evolved; from the original G Watch’s functional square design (which I actually prefer), the G Watch R‘s sporty round face to the Watch Urbane‘s more sophisticated steel finish. But what if the Watch Urbane simply isn’t luxurious enough for you and you don’t want to splash the cash on a Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01? Read more

LG’s G4 Pro alleged to sport Snapdragon 820 CPU, 5.8-inch QHD display and 27MP rear camera

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LG’s latest flagship, the G4, has generally been well received since launch, carrying on the good work first seen in the G2 and in 2014’s G3 handset. The G4 sports the latest tech, other than using the heat-tastic Snapdragon 810 processor. If LG’s latest and greatest doesn’t make your heart skip a beat, perhaps you would be more interested in the G4 Pro that the Korean manufacturer is rumoured to be releasing in the third quarter of 2015. According to a post on the Chinese social media site, Weibo, the G4 Pro will be packing some very impressive hardware.

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Best Android phones [June 2015]

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There are a wide range of smartphones that are up for grabs today with varying price points. So it can get a bit tricky to pick the best of them, mainly due to the sheer volume of devices. Some handsets, however, stand out in the crowd and we’re going to discuss the best of the best. Choice is one of the best things about choosing an Android device over other platforms. Read more