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Samsung and LG just announced new flagship smartphones

On Sunday, the first (unofficial) day of Mobile World Congress 2016, Samsung and LG both revealed their latest all-singing, all-dancing devices to the world. LG G5 LG debuted the G5, the first time it’s attempted a modular smartphone, and featuring a “sleek, metal uni-body featuring a Slide-out Battery and a Modular Type design that gives a greater smartphone […]

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My top of the range LG’s 3,000mAh battery was toast in 5 hours today

Let me first say I am quite enjoying my enforced experiment with the LG G3, LG’s newest flagship model. I like what they’ve done with the device. The operating platform is fcukng shIt. There we go. Let me further revise that statement. The power management of the operating platform is fcukng shIt. I mean, utter […]

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LG UK’s sense of humour: Good to see

During the day on the Windows Phone 7 launch, Joe over at the official LG Blog was having a bad day. That’s because he indadvertedly leaked details of LG’s hot new Optimus 7 line-up (which, by the way, are looking rather nice). Turns out as Joe explains, he failed to notice the timezone on the […]

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LG’s Optimus 7 range is looking nice

What a difference a few years makes, eh? 2 years ago I was going nuts at the LG Renoir launch, dismayed by the built-in limitations of the phone’s proprietary operating system yet delighted at the phone’s brilliant specifications. Sort out the operating system and all of a sudden, the devices get a lot more interesting. […]

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LG Mobile launches Charlie & Chocolate Factory style competition

Have you ever bought an LG Chocolate mobile handset? Here’s a reminder of what it looks like: Well. There could be some cash in it for you, if you did. LG will is going to buy back 5 Chocolate handsets for US$ 10,000 each. Not just any handset though. It has to bear one of […]

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LG’s GW620 is officially a 5MP Android handset!

Chris over at Engadget is reporting that the above pictured GW620 will — at some point — hit mobile operator shelves. It’s rather exciting — this is LG’s first Android handset. Chris points out that the device looks to be very ‘bone-stock Android build’ at the moment — no mention of the whizzy S-Class LG […]

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Orange ‘watch phone’ to hit the UK in August

Orange have today announced plans to launch the world’s first touchscreen ‘watch phone’ in the UK this August. Made by LG, it’s a phone (obviously), a watch (again, I shouldn’t have to mention that), and touchscreen. But what else can it do? It’ll be available on pay as you go, and comes with a bluetooth […]

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Mark Curtis of Flirtomatic: Don’t forget the mobile web

I popped by the Flirtomatic London offices today to meet with founder Mark Curtis and the team.

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T-Mobile UK’s Hey-Jude video sing-a-long in Trafalgar Square

Would you like to see thousands of people singing ‘Hey Jude’ together in London’s Trafalgar Square? Yes? Good

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Vodafone abolishes European roaming charges for the summer

You read that right.

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Verizon Palo Alto Store: ‘Yeah you don’t want the Blackberry Storm, it’s buggy’

If you were reading my Twitter feed earlier this afternoon, you’d have caught my update from outside the Verizon Wireless Store in Palo Alto. Here’s a pic: I was Palo Alto for a few meetings, one with a mobile titan (ID not public alas)

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LG’s new phone pleases the arena

Lucky Goldstar has pre-empted Mobile World Congress, just like many others already have and no doubt many more will this week by unveiling to the unsuspecting public a new handset they’ll be taking to Barcelona next week. It’s a mobile phone they’re calling the LG Arena or the LG-KM900, if you want to get all […]