Every new flagship smartphone usually has a successor within a year. Rumours are quickly making the rounds that LG is planning to phase out the widely popular G2 with the release of the G3. According to an overseas report by Asiae, LG will come to market with the G3 sporting a 5.5-inch QHD display – which
When we reviewed the G2, we thought LG’s flagship phone to be a spec-hunter’s dream, marred by a bad build and worse software. In celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year, LG has announced a new version of the G2 that solves one of those problems. Spec-wise, the LG G2 LE is identical to its
Sony jumped into the activity tracking space last week at CES with the announcement of a line of wearables called SmartWear. We went hands-on with the SmartBand, the first to launch from this line, while at the show. The SmartBand comes in two parts, the wristband itself, and the sensor called Core. The SmartBand is
The LG G2 shipped last year with Android 4.2.2, and an update to KitKat has been promised by the “late Q1,” which roughly translates to the end of March. The company’s flagship has already been updated to Android 4.4 in its native Korea, however, and an English-speaking citizen has screencasted some of the new features. While
LG has announced a new platform for users to interface with its range of home appliances. HomeChat is a mechanism to humanize the often-robotic interactions with refrigerators, dryers and ovens by utilizing Natural Language Processing. Partnering with Line, one of the world’s most popular messaging apps, users will be able to talk to certain appliances
LG has officially unveiled the Lifeband Touch today. This is, as expected, a wristband that takes LG into the “wearable health care” space and tracks your movements, counts steps, distance, and calorie consumption. In addition, like many others, the water-resistant Lifeband Touch will have an OLED colour touchscreen display that allows you to receive notifications,
Looks like Staples Canada has one-upped Google. While the Nexus 7 in white officially launched in several counties back in December, Canada lucked out. No worries now as our time has finally arrived. For those interested in scoring this pristine and pure Google tablet, Staples has received a shipment and ready to take your money.
CES 2014 will be bringing new technology to life, but will also bring one back from the dead. webOS was hailed as Palm’s comeback play back in 2009, but failed to get mass adoption and later sold the farm to HP for $1.2 billion. HP then sold the mobile operating system, which had some unique
One of the unique attributes that the LG G2 launched with was the “KnockON” feature. This made it possible for users to simply double tap the display to wake up the G2. LG quickly expanded Knock to other premium branded devices, such as the LG G Pad 8.3, then the G Flex — both not
In this year’s Best Of, we’re going to focus on our favourite smartphones, tablets, wearables and accessories. In our fourth instalment, we take a look at the best smartphones. This was the year of the “good cheap” smartphone. As parts prices dropped and operating systems matured, we saw sublime offerings from many companies, most notably Motorola and Nokia.