LG G3 (D855) gets Lollipop through flashable ROM from latest build

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So far, LG has only pushed the Lollipop update to the G3 in Poland, but that won’t stop others from enjoying it. If you have the European model (D855), Skin1980 from XDA has a surprise for you.

He put together a flashable Zip that’s even rootable. You will need the TWRP recovery installed and you will need to do a factory reset. If this is something that interests you, hit the source link below for full instructions, and be sure to consider giving Skin1980 a donation because I’m sure this took a lot of work.

source: XDA

LG’s new AKA smartphone will be your emotional buddy

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We had a glimpse of something very unique from LG last month, and they are now official. If you’re looking to make a deeper connection with your smartphone, then LG’s AKA (pronounced “AW-kuh”) is the phone for you.

There are actually four AKA’s to choose from…..Eggy, Wooky, YoYo, and Soul. Eggy is yellow and falls in love easily. Wooky is white and always speaks in slang. Soul is blue and loves beer and music. YoYo is pink and the only female in the group. She loves hamburgers and coca cola.

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LG’s POLED display points to devices right around the corner

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With LG finally releasing the LG G Watch R and adding to the choices for a round faced Android Wear device, buyers will also get some more new technology from LG. For the display, LG used Plastic OLED, or POLED, a technology that the company sees as very important to the future development of electronic devices. LG recently added a new page on their web site explaining some of the benefits of the technology and dropping some hints about how they see it being used in the coming years. Read more

You can play classic PlayStation games on Android Wear

croc_android_wearLast month we showed you a Gameboy emulator that runs on Android Wear smartwatches, and today we have some more exciting news for classic game enthusiasts. A two minute clip from Youtube user “EpicLPer” shows an Android Wear smartwatch running a PlayStation emulator playing the game Croc. The emulator is called ePSXe, and seems to play pretty well on LG G Watch’s Snapdragon 400 processor.

It’s a pretty small screen to be playing a game that was meant for televisions, but it’s an incredibly portable way to play your favorite games if you’re feeling nostalgic. You can check out EpicLPer’s video past the break.

Source: Cult of Android

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LG stakes claim as first to get Lollipop upgrade to the market

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LG has announced that they have Android 5.0 Lollipop ready to start rolling out to their flagship device, the LG G3, and in so doing they claim they are the first company to get the upgrade out the door to owners of their devices. The first location slated to get the upgrade will be Poland, where owners of the device should see the update start to hit their devices some time this week. LG is vague on when other global markets will start to see the update, only mentioning the new operating system will hit “key markets in the near future.” LG also indicated the will announce an upgrade schedule for other LG mobile devices, which is good news for LG fans. Read more

LG ‘H Series’ with Android 5.0 Lollipop is coming

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Having the latest version of Android running right out of the box is a beautiful thing. It cuts out having to deal with software updates early on. A new batch a devices from LG, currently going by H Series, will have Lollipop sweetness ready to go. The specifications for such devices are going to be on the low-end. The display resolution, revealed in a user agent profile, was listed as 1280×720.

The H Series from LG is expected to launch in the United States early next year. The only carrier at this time to be offering one of its devices is AT&T.

Via: My LG Phones

LG trademarks multiple names for possible future smart phones

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A week ago Tuesday (Oct. 28) LG applied for several trademarks for possible names of upcoming phones. Some of the names trademarked look to be a part of LG’s upcoming G series including the G Chocolate, G Black, G Plus, and G Tao. Other names include Leon, Comet and Magna. All were trademarked with the US Patent Office under the mobile phones category. Other than that, nothing much to see. We’ll update you when we find out more.

source: My LG Phones

Verizon will carry the kid-friendly LG Kizon smartwatch

KizonWhen LG announced the child-tracking Kizon smartwatch, we weren’t really sure what carriers would pick the wearable up. Thanks to an FCC filing earlier today, though, we’ve got a pretty strong hint that Verizon will be offering the smartwatch later this year.

The filing lists the device with the model number LG-VC100, and some information from the Kizon PC Reset Tool confirms that it should be a Verizon variant of the watch. Verizon hasn’t made anything official, but I think we can expect an announcement sooner rather than later.

source: My LG Phones