Category: LG


LG making Knock a standard feature on future devices

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



The Best Smartphones of 2013

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.



The anguish of updates

Here we are, another year almost gone, and I am weeping into my Cheerios. Not literally, mind, but a proverbial stream of lost opportunities cascades to the ground, one for every unconsummated Android update. Overall, this has been a relatively good year for OEMs: HTC brought Android 4.3 to the One in relatively good time;



Update: Winner announced in our LG G2 contest!

Update: This contest is now closed and the winner is long time reader TomsDisqusted! No worries if this isn’t you as we have one final contest for 2013 – a Nexus 5. Head on over to our contest page to find out more details. One of the hottest smartphones of the 2013 was the G2.



Nexus 5 slightly redesigned, brings larger speaker holes and buttons

Looks like LG and Google have heard the complaints of some users and decided to slightly redesign the Nexus 5 — this is exactly the same fate the Nexus 4 experienced. This time around, users complained about poor speaker quality and that the ceramic volume rocker and power button made a rattling noise. This newly



Android 4.4.2 rolling out to Nexus devices (Update)

We’re getting reports that only days after receiving Android 4.4.1, various Nexus devices, including the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7, are receiving another update to Android 4.4.2, build number KOT49H. While there’s no word on what has been updated this time around around — the generic update blurb is the same as the former one, indicating



LG G2 reportedly selling fewer units than expected

It’s hard to accuse LG of resting on their laurels this year: the company released a number of well-received products, including the flagship G2, and breathed new life into its tablet division with the (yet-to-be-released-in-Canada) G Pad 8.3. It also once again worked with Google on the latest Nexus smartphone, and is rumoured to be